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Unformatted text preview: rmation Systems Fuzzy Logic • Fuzzy logic – a mathematical method of handling imprecise or subjective information • Used to make ambiguous information – Not everything in life is yes / no • Applications – Google’s search engine – Washing machines – Antilock breaks OIM 210 - Introduction to Business Information Systems Genetic Algorithms • Genetic algorithm – an artificial intelligence system that mimics the evolutionary, survival-ofthe-fittest process to generate increasingly better solutions to a problem OIM 210 - Introduction to Business Information Systems Evolutionary Principles 1. Selection – or survival of the fittest or giving preference to better outcomes 2. Crossover – combining portions of good outcomes to create even better outcomes 3. Mutation – randomly trying combinations and evaluating the success of each Dror Shmerling © 2012 10 OIM 210 - Introduction to Business Information Systems Intelligent Agents • Intelligent agent – software that assists you, or acts on your behalf, in performing repetitive computer-related tasks • Types – Information agents – Monitoring-and-surveillance or predictive agents – Data-mining agents – User or personal agents OIM 210 - Introduction to Business Information Systems Information Agents • Information Agents – intelligent agents that search for information of some kind and bring it back • Ex: Buyer agent or shopping bot – an intelligent agent on a Web site that helps you, the customer, find products and services you want OIM 210 - Introduction to Business Information Systems Data-Mining Agents Data-mining agent – operates in a data warehouse discovering information Dror Shmerling © 2012 11 OIM 210 - Introduction to Business Information Systems Summary 1. Decision support system 2. Geographic information systems 3. Artificial intelligence 4. Expert systems 5. Neural networks and fuzzy logic 6. Genetic algorithms 7. Artificial agents Dror Shmerling © 2012 12...
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