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Decision Support Systems

 

 

Instructor:

Dr. Saeed Shiry

Spring 2009

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A Decision Support System (DSS) is an interactive computer-based system or subsystem intended to help decision makers use communications technologies, data, documents, knowledge and/or models to identify and solve problems, complete decision process tasks, and make decisions.
Decision Support System is a general term for any computer application that enhances a person or groupís ability to make decisions.
Also, Decision Support Systems refers to an academic field of research that involves designing and studying Decision Support Systems in their context of use.
 

 

Reading Material: 

There is no required texts. The following texts are recommended:

  • Hand Book On Decision Support Systems, F. Burstein, Springer, 2008

  • Decision Support Systems and Intelligent Systems, Ephraim Turban and Jay Aronson, Prentice-Hall, 2001.

  • Making Hard Decisions Second Edition, Robert Clemen, Duxbury, 1996

  • M. Seref, R. Ahuja, and W. Winston, Developing Spreadsheet-based Decision Support Systems, Dynamic Ideas (2007).
     

Course Evaluation: 

Grades will be based on:

  • a final exam

  • a paper review
        Read a paper from the literature
        Write report on paper
        Give oral presentation

  • a group project,
        Small groups
        Design and implement DSS for problem of your choice
        Written report
        Oral presentation
     

Syllabus

Introduction

مقدمه

Decision Analysis

Intelligent Decision Support Systems

Neural Networks

Genetic Algorithms  

Modeling  

Mathematical Programming  

Sensitivity Analysis  

Clinical Decision Support  

 

     
     

 

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Course Email: shiry-at-aut.ac.ir
 
Last update: 1/06/2009