Homework 6 - Caim Ridge Consulting

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Oct 20, 2013 (3 years and 9 months ago)

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Homework #
6

CSC 200 Information Technology for Management


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Date:

1.

Describe the manager’s major roles.


2.

Define models and list the major types used in DSSs.


3.

Explain the phases of intelligence, design, and choice.


4.

What are structured (programmed) and

unstructured problems? Give one example of each in
the following three areas: finance, marketing, and personnel administration.


5.

Give two definitions of DSSs. Compare DSS to management science.


6.

Explain sensitivity analysis.


7.

List and briefly describe the

major components of a DSS.


8.

What is the major purpose of the model base component in a DSS?


9.

Define GDSS. Explain how it supports the group decision
-
making process.


10.

What is an organizational DSS?


11.

What is the difference between an EIS and an ESS?


12.

Why do

executives need specialized support?


13.

What causes different decision support systems to fail?


14.

Define artificial intelligence and list its major characteristics.


15.

What is the Turing test?


16.

List the major advantages and disadvantages of artificial intellig
ence as compared with natural
intelligence.


17.

List the commercial AI technology.


18.

List three major capabilities and benefits of an ES.


19.

Define the major components of an ES.


20.

Which component of ES is mostly responsible for the reasoning capability?


21.

List
the 10 generic categories of ES.



22.

Describe some of the limitations of ES.


23.

Describe a natural language and natural language processing; list their characteristics.


24.

List the major advantages of voice recognition and voice understanding.


25.

What is an
artificial neural network?


26.

What are the major benefits and limitations of neural computing?


27.

Define fuzzy logic, and describe its major features and benefits.



28.

Describe simulation as a decision support tool.


29.

Define semantic Web and describe its
purposes.


30.

How can frontline employees be supported for decision
-
making?