Decision Support Systems in the 21st Century
, (2002) Prentice Hall
Introduction to Decision Support Systems
History of DSS
This link contains information about the history of decision support systems.
Teaching Resources for DSS
ns a lot of useful links and resources for DSS instructors.
This link contains a fairly comprehensive listing of current
and past DSS textbooks.
DSS Research Resources
This contains a lot of useful links and resources for DSS researchers.
Decisions and Dec
This is a link to Statistical Analysis of Floating Point Flaw in the
Pentium(TM) Processor (1994).
The Pentium Problem
This link provides a thorough narrative of the Intel Pentium problem by Mark Jan
This link discusses Simon's model of decision making.
This link provides Rationality and Interactive Decision Theory Related sites on the net.
This link contains a thorough explanation of game theory.
Game and Decision Theory
k provides a narrative of game and decision theory by Dario Cziraky.
Decisions in the Organization
Understanding the Organization
This link provides a great overview of organization theory.
his link contains a selection of some of the best of the latest articles abstracted in the
Operations & Production field by Emerald Insight. The page is revised once a week to keep up
date with the leading theories and thinking.
Decision Making and Crisis Management Simulation
This website contains a detailed discussion of crisis management activities during the Cu
The Business Strategy Game
This link has the most widely distributed business simulator in the world.
This link contains several useful add
ins for Microsoft Excel.
Command Decision Modeling
This website contains an excellent overview of the decision modeling techniques used in the U.S.
Group Decision Support and Groupware Technologies
This link is the homepage for Lotus Development.
AT&T Teaching Theatre
This is a link to the state
art teaching theatre at University of Maryland.
Arizona Public Service Technical Classroom
This links to the Arizona Public Service Technical Classroom at the Center for the Management
of Information, at University of Arizona, in Tucson.
This links to a Canadian software company that specializes in group decision making tools
(developed a decision support system called Resolver).
This link provides an introduction to Oracle InterOffice.
This link is the home
page for Netscape Communicator.
This links to GroupSystems, a suite of team
based, decision support software developed by
This link is the homepage for Microsoft Exchange.
This link is the homepage for Novell's Groupwise.
Workflow and Groupware Products
This links to a we
b site that provides direct access to sites containing workflow and groupware
product information. The overview currently includes 66 products.
s links to a consulting firm developed methodologies to support both developers and users of
Executive Information Systems
What Exactly is an EIS
This links to a doc
ument overview of LillySoftware’s EIS.
Why Are Top Executives So Different?
This is a link to several papers that address this issue by University of York in UK.
This link provides some basic qualities of an EIS.
This list describes some of the available EIS or EIS
This link is the homepage for MicroStr
This link is the homepage for Pilot Software.
This link is the homepage for PLATINUM Forest & Trees.
Expert Systems and Artificial Intelligence
The Intelligence of Artificial Intelligence
This link provides literally hundreds of AI
This link answers frequently asked questions about AI.
CMU AI Repository
This is a link to the Artificial Intelligence Repositor
y at Carnegie Mellon University.
This is a link to Matrix Cognition: Computer
This link is the Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research.
ES FAQ Shells
This link is another site with literally hundreds of useful ES links.
This links to Prescient Systems, a company that specializes in providing intelligent planning and
This links to Clips: A tool for building expert systems.
Knowledge Engineering and Acquisition
Knowledge Science Institute
wledge Science Institute (KSI) was founded at the University of Calgary with a mandate
to study all aspects of the knowledge economy.
This provides Personal Construct
ion Theory and related links.
Repertory Grid Analysis
This link provides an introduction to The Repertory Grid.
This links to Acquire
A knowledge acquisition system and expert system shell.
This links to a site with hundreds of KM
Validating and verifying the Knowledge Base
This is a link v
alidating the KBS.
Machines That Can Learn
Fuzzy Logic and Linguistic Ambiguity
This is a link to a Fuzzy Logic and Fuzzy Expert Systems FAQ.
Quadralay's Fuzzy Archive provides some web links related to "Fuzzy Logic." The materi
include a Fuzzy Systems tutorial, Fuzzy for Beginners, and Fuzzy Expert Systems.
Artificial Neural Networks
This is a link to some information about Neu
ral Networks by Z solutions.
This links to Artificial Neural Networks frequently asked questi
Commercial Neural Nets
This link provides information about specific applications of Neural Networks in com
This links to Neural Networks at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
International Neural Machines
International Neural Machines Inc. (INM) is a company which applies neural network technology
This links to NEURAL NETWORKS GROUP of Austrian Research Institute for Artificial
This is a link to the CNCA
a University research group dedicated to developing Neural
Computing and SMART software solutions to real world problems.
Genetic Algorithms and Genetically
This is a Genetic Algorithms FAQ.
The Data Warehouse
Stores, Warehouses, and Marts
This links to a Taxonomy of Corporate Data Warehouses By Aaron Zornes, Executive VP,
Application Delivery Strategies, META Group.
This link provides a glimpse at the past and a peek at the future of data warehouses, data marts,
and data mining.
Data Has Data
This links to a Briefing Paper: What is Metadata.
Tools to Support the Data Warehouse
This link provides Data Extraction, Cleansing and Migration Tools to support Data Warehouse,
Database Consolidation, and Systems Reengineering Projects.
This links to the DataProvider Homepage
an integral solution for Data Management and Data
This is a link to the homepage for Pilot Software.
This is a link to the homepage for SAS Warehouse.
This links to data
warehouse.com, a one
stop resource for industry professionals who want to
keep abreast of the latest developments in information systems and data warehousing
Data Mining and Visualization
A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words
This link provides an overview of data mining.
Data Mining Sli
This link is an introduction to data mining in slide form.
Data Mining Books
This link provides a bibliography of printed materials on data mining.
Data Mining Models
This links to Visualizing Data Mining Models.
Knowledge Discovery Nuggets
This links to Knowledge Discovery Nuggets Directory: Data Mining and Knowledge Discove
Intro to Data Mining
This links to An Introduction to Data Mining Contents: Data Mining Overview, The Foundations of
Data Mining, The Scope of D
ata Mining, How Data Mining Works, An Architecture for Data
Mining, Profitable Applications, Conclusion, and Glossary of Data Mining Terms.
The Data Mine
The Data Mine contains a short introduction to data mining, Papers/Bibliographies, other data
mining sites, Software, Biographies, Journals, Conferences, AI & Machine Learning Resources,
line Analytical Processing (OLAP)
information, Miscellaneous, and Usenet News Articles.
Data Mining WWW Gallery
This provides tons of DM links.
ation on the Web
Data Visualization Sites: This is a listing of sites from which you can download images and
This links to NETMAP® for Claims With visual analysis technology and proven investigative
techniques (including some data visualization image out
This site introduces Daisy (data analysis using some data visualization tech for databases),
answers your questions, and is the first place to come for applications, demonstra
and product support.
Data Access Tools
This link provides Tools for Data Access Evolving Rapidly
talking about some issues related to
Market share analysis
This link provides OLAP market share analysis.
Exploding OLAP Databases
This links to Exploding OLAP databases by OLAP Report (provides some very good figures to
explain the issue).
This links to Visibl
e Decisions' Visualization Gallery (a lot of images to demonstrate the concept
of "seeing" the data).
is is a link to Visualization Demo: Store Placement.
This link provides a good overview of the concept.
This link provides a volcanic eruption simulated with a numerical 3
Data Mining Tools
This link offers a listing of current DM tools and products.
Reflections on DM Software
This links to: Some Thoughts on the Current State of Data Mining Software Applications.
Using DV as Feedback
This link provides information on Building Data Visualization for Diagnostics, Operator Feedback,
and Performance Optimization.
This link discusses Data Distilleries
Putting Data Mining Technology to Practice.
DAVID is one of the visualization tools developed in the Laboratory for Visiometrics and
This is a link to: From Data Mining to Database Marketing
a paper written by Kurt Thearling,
This is a link to DEcision Support system for Evaluation of River basin sTrategies (DESERT).
is a link to O
Matrix for Windows, an interactive analysis and visualization environment.
This is the website for our software partner.
Designing and Buil
ding the Data Warehouse
Based data Warehouse
This link provide a detailed conceptualization of building a data warehouse vi
a the Internet.
Ohio Bureau of Worker’s Compensation
This page contai
ns a downloadable case study of the construction of the OBCW data warehouse.
making and the Data Warehouse
Excellent paper on the value of building a data warehouse to organizational decision making.
The Systems Perspective of a DSS
The Systems Perspective
Good article on the systems perspective.
This links to DSS Design: A case example involving end
user systems development.
Designing and Building the DSS
Building the DSS
Excellent WWW resource on DSS design.
What is a DSS?
Lots of useful des
ign ideas from Dan Power.
Implementing and Integrating Decision Support Systems
Overview of DSS Implementati
on in the Military
DSS Design Questionnaire
Development questionnaire by Dan Power.
Creative Decision Making and Problem Sol
What is Creativity?
This link provides definitions of creativity and other related
Techniques for Thinking Creatively
This is a link to Techniques for Creative Thi
This is a link to the Mind Tools Homepage.
Creative Aerobics Homepage uses advanced ideation and mind
set breaking techniques to
develop powerful consumer insights, innovative communication ideas, and effective marketing
strategies. (Note: Occasionally this site ta
kes a while to load due to server activity but it is really
worth the wait.)
This links to: Brain Dancing
a broad range of highly useful self
particular emphasis on ideas helpful in building technical skills, such as learning software.
Intelligent Software, Agents, Bots, Delegation, and Agency
UMBC Agent Web
Excellent resource for intelligent agents
CMU Software Agents Lab
Website for Carnegie Mellon Software Agent Laboratory
line bibliography by Steve Gant.