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A Development-Oriented IS Evaluation Approach: Case Demonstration for DSS

Shah J Miah, Justin Debuse, Don Kerr
2012 Australasian Journal of Information Systems  
This paper presents a development-oriented approach for evaluating DSS applications.  ...  The findings suggest that this strategy is of use for improving the overall design qualities in every phase of DSS development, and could be useful for evaluating DSS design with target users and DSS designers  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The authors would like to thank Dr Simon Lawson, Dr Helen Nahrung, Dr Valerie Debuse and Dr Manon Griffiths for their valuable assistance with this research and in-kind support.  ... 
doi:10.3127/ajis.v17i2.694 fatcat:546ioxoejjdd7j3sxeiszmhcei

An Approach of Purchasing Decision Support in Healthcare Supply Chain Management

Shah Jahan Miah, Kamrul Ahsan, Kabossa A.B. Msimangira
2014 Operations and Supply Chain Management An International Journal  
Our approach is based on a decision support system (DSS) solution principle in which each selection component is assessed and supported by a new type of DSS model previously developed for rural industries  ...  We further demonstrate case data through the features of the DSS model. We believe that the proposed approach addresses a complex supplier selection decision in healthcare purchasing.  ...  The decision structure was developed and evaluated by a demonstration of hypothetical case data of procuring a hospital x-ray machine. We demonstrate case data through the DSS model features.  ... 
doi:10.31387/oscm0140087 fatcat:4f554wzctnb2jogcjm76kxecue

Meta-synthesis approach to complex system modeling

Jifa Gu, Xijin Tang
2005 European Journal of Operational Research  
Such a demonstration shows how to model complex problems, such as macroeconomic problems in Hall for Workshop on Meta-Synthetic Engineering with versatile resources in information collection, model integration  ...  Then we discuss two main issues, model integration and opinion synthesis, which are often confronted when applying meta-synthesis approach, together with an exhibit of the development of an embryonic meta-synthetic  ...  Acknowledgements The work addressed by this paper is principally supported by National Natural Sciences Foundation of China (No. 79990580), which is a 4-year major project ended in July of 2003.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ejor.2004.03.036 fatcat:d26buqk6lbhcbbicn4zo3wrnzq

Building an Arabic Flight Booking Dialogue System Using a Hybrid Rule-Based and Data Driven Approach

Al-Hanouf Al-Ajmi, Nora Al-Twairesh
2021 IEEE Access  
The data-driven approaches show more promising results, but owing to a lack of available training data for Arabic task-oriented DSs, development of an Arabic task-oriented DS has typically been conducted  ...  Approaches for developing Dialogue Systems (DSs) are typically categorized into rule-based and data-driven.  ...  A number of studies have identified the difficulty in locating sufficiently large datasets for training end-to-end DSs. This is especially the case for task-oriented DSs [31] . Williams et al.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2021.3049732 fatcat:ezr2yfrhmvc25kihjuaxf5i4fq

A Multicriteria Analysis Approach for Evaluating the Performance of Agriculture Decision Support Systems for Sustainable Agribusiness

Sophia Xiaoxia Duan, Santoso Wibowo, Josephine Chong
2021 Mathematics  
An empirical study is presented for demonstrating the step-wise process for evaluating and selecting the most appropriate agriculture DSS for sustainable agribusiness.  ...  To help decision makers effectively deal with these issues, this paper presents a multicriteria analysis approach for evaluating and selecting the most appropriate agriculture DSS for sustainable agribusiness  ...  As a result, the development of an effective approach for comprehensively evaluating the overall performance of agriculture DSS is critically important [2, 13] .  ... 
doi:10.3390/math9080884 fatcat:nnkuzt3sbbfizjvjdgwjgtkniu

A fuzzy rule-based approach for screening international distribution centres

Santoso Wibowo, Hepu Deng
2012 Computers and Mathematics with Applications  
An example is given to demonstrate the applicability of the proposed approach in improving the effectiveness of the decision making process in multicriteria decision making.  ...  A decision support system based on the proposed approach is presented to improve the effectiveness of the screening process.  ...  To help the decision maker effectively deal with the IDC evaluation and selection problem in a user-friendly manner, a DSS framework can be developed.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.camwa.2012.03.026 fatcat:urvnsxq3vjeztefjlodcsfgzee

Evaluation approaches of fish swimming performance

Fukun Gui, Ping Wang, Changwen Wu
2014 Agricultural Sciences  
It was concluded that these three swimming speeds, in a sense, can be regarded as the equivalent indices for the evaluation of fish swimming performance.  ...  Taking into consideration of the widely used evaluation approaches of the fish swimming performance by different researchers, a recommended classification methodology of the fish swimming performance was  ...  The spontaneous swimming is, needless to say, a status of unsteady swimming but not an index for evaluating a fish's swimming performance.  ... 
doi:10.4236/as.2014.52014 fatcat:qz7dhnk2gbd7bcovxhf5tt5xmu

Improved Data Warehousing: Lessons Learnt From The Systems Approach

Roelien Goede
2011 Zenodo  
The paper presents a model for the application of Churchman-s systems approach in data warehouse development.  ...  A data warehouse is still a system and it is worth investigating whether systems thinkers such as Churchman can enhance our practices today.  ...  DSS can be divided into dataoriented DSS, model-oriented DSS and process-oriented DSS.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1078577 fatcat:ad253xpm45h7xiupvnrdnp3rgm

Dynamic AI-Geo Health Application based on BIGIS-DSS Approach

Torky Sultan
2013 IOSR Journal of Computer Engineering  
Also this paper will explores case research for implementation of proposed approach in developing countries like Egypt at health sector as dynamic health map web application.  ...  Thus, the approach is not just a technical or business analytical process; But discipline which includes both.  ...  Table 2 display the Evaluation of BIGIS-DSS Approach by compare it with the approach called OLAP-GIS which developed at the University of Pittsburgh.  ... 
doi:10.9790/0661-1333642 fatcat:m2x3xvtl4ngvvjrnms6sfte27e

Multi-Sectoral Uses of Water & Approaches to DSS in Water Management in the NOSTRUM Partner Countries of the Mediterranean

Khaled Abuzeid, Sameh Afifi
2006 Social Science Research Network  
On the other hand, the need for Decision Support System (DSS) as a tool in developing and implementing Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) is in growing demand.  ...  In spite of the great potential for the research and the development of DSS, the utilization of DSS in water management is not widely spread in the partner countries.  ...  Unfortunately, to date there is not a single successful experience of use of DSS in decision-making. Most tools were either left at the developmental stage or are currently under development.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.914516 fatcat:oo5bykfkyfgchori5uv4sg5rta

Toward a decision support tool for operative dispatching of agricultural bulk goods – A 4PL approach

Jens Mehmann, Frank Teuteberg
2014 Journal of Agricultural Informatics  
The evaluation of this DSS was implemented with transportation data typical for this sector, which resulted in a practice-oriented trial.  ...  In case of acceptance a preliminary order is filed.  ... 
doi:10.17700/jai.2014.5.2.142 fatcat:byo43myv2rff5pcub5sdhogzqe

The Adaptive Decision-Making Process as a Tool for Integrated Natural Resource Management: Focus, Attitudes, and Approach

Padma Lal, Hazel Lim-Applegate, Michelle C. Scoccimarro
2002 Conservation ecology  
The adaptive decision-making process as a tool for integrated natural resource management: focus, attitudes, and approach. Conservation Ecology 5 (2) : 11.  ...  The following is the established format for referencing this article: Lal, P., H. Lim-Applegate, and M. Scoccimarro. 2001.  ...  Michelle Scoccimarro is  ... 
doi:10.5751/es-00306-050211 fatcat:bbb66el4vze5vfjdocf33mxoxy

A Participatory Approach to Assess the Effectiveness of Responses to Cope with Flood Risk

Lucia Ceccato, Valentina Giannini, Carlo Giupponi
2010 Social Science Research Network  
Participatory workshops allowed for the identification of four categories of possible responses and a set of nine evaluation criteria, three for each of the three pillars of sustainable development.  ...  Participatory workshops allowed for the identification of four categories of possible responses and a set of nine evaluation criteria, three for each of the three pillars of sustainable development.  ...  In Section 2, the methodological framework adopted for the case studies, the information base and the DSS design is introduced.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1593506 fatcat:ywqgsazwprbgtag6npj2wng2dy

Evolutionary approach to the development of decision support systems in the movie industry

Jehoshua Eliashberg, Sanjeev Swami, Charles B. Weinberg, Berend Wierenga
2009 Decision Support Systems  
The approach reported here is evolutionary, and the model was designed to assist exhibition executives in movie scheduling.  ...  This paper reports the development and implementation of a decision support system in a non-traditional domainthe motion picture industry.  ...  Acknowledgement The authors thank the management of Pathé chain of movie theaters for their help and cooperation. The authors gratefully acknowledge the computational support provided by Sumit Raut.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.dss.2008.12.008 fatcat:uumflqwemngg5brwrxdblolrey

A Modular Factory Planning Approach Based on Vertical Integration of the Information Flow

Max Hoffmann, Tobias Meisen, Daniel Schilberg, Sabina Jeschke
2013 Applied Mechanics and Materials  
The advantages of the approach are demonstrated by a process chain formation use case.  ...  An innovative approach, which facilitates efficient planning, is represented by a model-based approach using the concept of the Digital Factory.  ...  Acknowledgements This work is supported by the German Research Foundation (DFG) within the Cluster of Excellence "Integrative production technology for high-wage countries" at RWTH Aachen University.  ... 
doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/amm.457-458.1673 fatcat:voyskiwzhne55bwnkoegd7q4pe
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