Decision Support and Artificial Intelligence

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Information Systems Decision Support and Artificial Intelligence Chapter 4 Chapter Overview Types of Decisions Decision Support Decision Support Systems (DSS) Collaboration Systems Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Artificial Intelligence (AI) Expert Systems Neural Networks Genetic Algorithms Intelligent Agents Four phases of decision making Types of Decisions Structured Semi-structured Unstructured Recurring vs. ad-hoc Decision Support Systems (DSS) Highly flexible and interactive IT system that is designed to support unstructured and semi-structured decision making. DSS Components DSS Components Model management - consists of both the DSS models and the DSS model management system. Data management - performs the function of storing and maintaining the information that you want your DSS to use. User interface management - allows you to communicate with the DSS. DSS Capabilities Sensitivity Analysis the study of the effect that changes in one or more parts of a model have on other parts of the model What-if Analysis checks the impact of a change in the assumptions or other input data on the
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