Chapter 2. Decision Support Systems

  1. Carlo Vercellis

Published Online: 17 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470753866.ch2

Business Intelligence: Data Mining and Optimization for Decision Making

Business Intelligence: Data Mining and Optimization for Decision Making

How to Cite

Vercellis, C. (2009) Decision Support Systems, in Business Intelligence: Data Mining and Optimization for Decision Making, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470753866.ch2

Author Information

  1. Politecnico di Milano, Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 20 MAR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470511381

Online ISBN: 9780470753866

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Keywords:

  • decision support system (DSS) - interactive computer-based application;
  • systems sharing a common characteristic;
  • effectiveness measurements - expressing level of conformity of a given system;
  • representation of decision-making process;
  • decision-making process - problem solving;
  • logical structure of decision-making process;
  • phases of decision-making process;
  • semi-structured decision;
  • evolution of information systems;
  • development of decision support system

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Definition of system

  • Representation of the decision-making process

  • Evolution of information systems

  • Definition of decision support system

  • Development of a decision support system

  • Notes and readings