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Multicriteria Decision Making for Enhanced Perception-Based Multimedia Communication

G. Ghinea, G.D. Magoulas, C. Siamitros
2005 IEEE transactions on systems, man and cybernetics. Part A. Systems and humans  
This paper proposes an approach that integrates technical concerns with user perceptual considerations for intelligent decision making in the construction of tailor-made multimedia communication protocols  ...  Thus, the proposed approach, based on multicriteria decision making (MDM), incorporates not only classical networking considerations, but, indeed, user preferences as well.  ...  Multicriteria Decision Making for QoP Managements According to the experimental QoP results discussed in Section III, multimedia QoP varies with the number of media flows, the type of medium, the type  ... 
doi:10.1109/tsmca.2005.851281 fatcat:rwgrjzoj7naoxh5vswgebavlvi

Perceived Role of Multimedia Instructional Materials on Multicriteria Technology and Engineering Decisions*

Victor W. Mbarika, Chetan S. Sankar, P. K. Raju
2003 Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education  
These results show that multimedia instructional materials were perceived to be very useful in making multicriteria engineering and technical decisions.  ...  Studies have shown that it is difficult for people to deal with multicriteria decisionmaking situations.  ...  Studies have shown that it is difficult for people to deal with multicriteria decision-making situations.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1540-4609.2003.00019.x fatcat:o4gsb2kgevfxncdi362gdqvdae

Participatory multicriteria decision analysis with Web-HIPRE: a case of lake regulation policy

Jyri Mustajoki, Raimo P. Hämäläinen, Mika Marttunen
2004 Environmental Modelling & Software  
Multicriteria decision analysis provides transparent ways to elicit and communicate individual preferences.  ...  Computer software provides a substantial enhancement to support participatory decision making processes, for example, in the preference elicitation and in the analysis of the results.  ...  Acknowledgements The research reported on the application of multiobjective decision support methods in environmental decision making has been in part funded by the Academy of Finland through the RESTORE  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.envsoft.2003.07.002 fatcat:zfsa7kmnvjdlvf5q6rgzhlp6za

Intelligent multimedia communication for enhanced medical e-collaboration in back pain treatment

George Ghinea, George D. Magoulas, Andrew O. Frank
2004 Transactions of the Institute of Measurement and Control  
To this end we present a framework which allows for not only runtime construction of tailored multimedia communication protocols, but also, through the incorporation of intelligent mechanisms, for the  ...  Section IV describes the framework for the construction and operation of multiple adaptable communication protocols employed by the underlying agent-based architecture of the back pain collaborative tool  ...  The integration agent exhibits a goal-directed behaviour using a reasoning mechanism which is based on Multicriteria Decision Making (MDM) as the decision making process must marry a range of technical  ... 
doi:10.1191/0142331204tm113oa fatcat:phk7jtvny5hcpfzla23rsgwwji

Using Nonadditive Fuzzy Integral to Assess Performances of Organizational Transformation Via Communities of Practice

Mei-Tai Chu, Joseph Z. Shyu, Gwo-Hshiung Tzeng, Rajiv Khosla
2007 IEEE transactions on engineering management  
This research has chosen Communities of Practice (CoPs) as the subject of discussion for an assessment model to reform organizations that undertake CoPs for collective knowledge to enhance their core competencies  ...  Index Terms-Analytic hierarchy process (AHP), communities of practice (CoPs), core competency, fuzzy integral, organizational transformation, knowledge management (KM), multiple criteria decision making  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors express their deep gratitude to the department editor and anonymous reviewers for their valuable comments and insightful suggestions.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tem.2007.893987 fatcat:lmuzjbe5a5dz5if2fckiausapu

GIS-based land-use suitability analysis: a critical overview

Jacek Malczewski
2004 Progress in Planning  
The concluding chapter summarized the main points of the monographs and discusses problems and prospects for GIS-based land-use suitability analysis. q  ...  Chapter 4 gives an overview of the methods for GIS-based land-use suitability modeling. The overview provides a background against which selected case studies are discussed in Chapter 5.  ...  Massam of York University, Ontario, for his encouragement and advice as I was preparing and writing this monograph. The author is grateful for helpful comments from two anonymous reviewers.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.progress.2003.09.002 fatcat:tncoufkbxngqzoe7bcxlm3mdhy

Assessing Moodle as Learning Management System Platform for English Course Based TOEFL
English

Irfan Syamsuddin, Ali min
2014 International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology  
This study investigates and assesses how the similar platform might also be used to enhance English teaching which contents have been enriched based on TOEFL system.  ...  Our findings suggest that while most Moodle's features ready for delivering TOEFL based English course, except in handling Listening skills.  ...  An example of expert judgment assessment of LMS software is the application of fuzzy multicriteria decision making to evaluate e-learning software quality for successful digital learning environment [  ... 
doi:10.14445/22312803/ijctt-v18p158 fatcat:p72ekc4hqjggrat55z2shx4qye

The Social Construction of Meaning: An Alternative Perspective on Information Sharing

Shaila M. Miranda, Carol S. Saunders
2003 Information systems research  
R esearch on information sharing has viewed this activity as essential for informing groups on content relevant to a decision.  ...  We explore these relationships in terms of the effects of both the media environment in which the group is situated and the medium that group members choose to utilize for their communication.  ...  Hence, groups in the multimedia treatment may have engaged in subjective interpretation, resulting in enhanced decision quality.  ... 
doi:10.1287/isre.14.1.87.14765 fatcat:wupblx47rjeghmmtzjbzlcu2x4

Integrating Decision Support and Social Networks

Francisco Antunes, João Paulo Costa
2012 Advances in Human-Computer Interaction  
As the characteristics of the relevant components are different from traditional decision support systems, we present necessary adaptations when adopting social networks for decision support within an  ...  We elaborate on the shifting of decision support systems towards social networking, which is based on the concepts of Web 2.0 and Semantic Web technology.  ...  Introduction The overall objective of decision support systems (DSSs), whether individual or group based, is to counterbalance decision makers' intuition, against rational techniques or models (multicriteria  ... 
doi:10.1155/2012/574276 fatcat:42h3foxwgjdbzgbiwe4l6jjkze

Effectiveness of Mobile Advertising: The Indian Scenario

Shalini N Tripathi, Masood H Siddiqui
2008 Vikalpa The Journal for Decision Makers  
'Effectiveness' for the purpose of this study has been concretized in terms of impact of mobile advertising on the purchase decision of the consumer.  ...  and perceived usefulness (for the target customers), and were disruptive in nature.  ...  AHP is a multi-criteria decision-making procedure. Here the decision maker provides weighted preferences for the criteria, which are used to determine the preferences for the decision alternatives.  ... 
doi:10.1177/0256090920080404 fatcat:fjvciqrctjaaddw6oct2kfctse

On the Development of Knowledge Management Services for Collaborative Decision Making

Christina E. Evangelou, Nikos Karacapilidis, Manolis Tzagarakis
2006 Journal of Computers  
elicitation, sharing and construction, thus enhancing decision making quality.  ...  Index Terms-Knowledge Management, Decision Making, Software Development Based on "Handling knowledge-based decision making issues in collaborative settings: An integrated approach", by Christina E.  ...  construction, thus enhancing decision making quality.  ... 
doi:10.4304/jcp.1.6.19-28 fatcat:z3zzg4gzajdzfk6ritpqxzkzsq

Challenges in the application of mathematical programming in the enterprise-wide optimization of process industries

Ignacio E. Grossmann
2014 Theoretical foundations of chemical engineering  
decisional maps Valérie Brison, Marc Pirlot -Using the Choquet-extended TODIM method for a multicriteria analysis of improvements in a major road in the Southeastern Region of Brazil: the Paraty-Cunha  ...  to session TA-41Utilization of Multi-Criteria Decision Making Methods at the Phase of Compare and Contrasting of the Course of Actions within the Military Decision Making Process.  ...  TD-38 Tuesday, 14:30-16:00 HH-Colombus Multiobjective Optimization for Decision Support Chair: Heinz Roland Weistroffer -IND-NIMBUS Framework for Interactive Multiobjective Optimization -A new rule-based  ... 
doi:10.1134/s0040579514050182 fatcat:3ra5yqooyzgmroo5qccbnauftm

Challenges in the Application of Mathematical Programming in the Enterprise-wide Optimization of Process Industries

Ignacio E. Grossmann
2014 Теоретические основы химической технологии  
decisional maps Valérie Brison, Marc Pirlot -Using the Choquet-extended TODIM method for a multicriteria analysis of improvements in a major road in the Southeastern Region of Brazil: the Paraty-Cunha  ...  to session TA-41Utilization of Multi-Criteria Decision Making Methods at the Phase of Compare and Contrasting of the Course of Actions within the Military Decision Making Process.  ...  TD-38 Tuesday, 14:30-16:00 HH-Colombus Multiobjective Optimization for Decision Support Chair: Heinz Roland Weistroffer -IND-NIMBUS Framework for Interactive Multiobjective Optimization -A new rule-based  ... 
doi:10.7868/s0040357114050054 fatcat:kli7aeuyxbaplfhup2t6nmuyxq

Multimedia Internet of Things: A Comprehensive Survey

Ali Nauman, Yazdan Ahmad Qadri, Muhammad Amjad, Yousaf Bin Zikria, Muhammad Khalil Afzal, Sung Won Kim
2020 IEEE Access  
Finally, we present a detailed discussion on the open research issues and several potential research areas related to emerging multimedia communication in IoT.  ...  We explore the importance of Quality-of-Experience (QoE) and Quality-of-Service (QoS) for multimedia transmission over IoT.  ...  Authors exploit entropy-based weight aggregation to reduce multicriteria decision problems into a single criterion problem.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.2964280 fatcat:ilihkpik65bdvblyal6rp7tb2y

QoE in multi-service multi-agent networks

Fidel Liberal, Armando Ferro, Harilaos Koumaras, Anastasios Kourtis, Lingfen Sun, Emmanuel C. Ifeachor
2010 International Journal of Communication Networks and Distributed Systems  
In order to evaluate this impact, new VoIP and video perception assessment methods were developed, while state-of-the-art methods were used for web and online game services.  ...  However, most QoE-related research studies are service-specific, not easily expandable to other multimedia services and unsuitable for tuning up network management procedures.  ...  In order to do so, the AHP multicriteria decision tool makes it possible to weight the relative importance of each service in the overall satisfaction for comparison purposes.  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijcnds.2010.031186 fatcat:qdxe2lor2rapvivncwgtuq4gw4
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