code IS461
credit_hours 3
title Decision Support Systems
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prequisites CS366
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Description/Outcomes This course is focused around delivering the appropriate understanding and utilization of Decision Support Systems (DSS), and how they are used to support managerial decision-making. It covers a broad range of topics including: management support systems, DSS, business intelligence as well as intelligent systems. The course will concentrate on the concepts of both conventional DSS and intelligent systems and explore in-depth how those systems are used in various business occasions.
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objectives Upon completion of this course, students should be able to:
1. Understand the concepts of decision support systems structure and the principles of their design.
2. Analyze typical decision situations to determine whether it is practical to support them with computer technology and, if so, how.
3. Design and implement a decision support system.
4. Understand emerging technologies and issues in the context of decision support systems as well as the management of information technology.
5. Understand decision support, expert, and group decision support system use, development, and evolution.
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ref. books Sauter V., Decision Support Systems for Business Intelligence, 2nd Edition, Wiley Publishing, 2011.
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textbook Turban E., Aronson J., and Liang T., Decision Support Systems and Intelligent Systems, 9th Edition, Prentice Hall Inc., 2010.
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