Chhattisgarh Swami Vivekanand Technical University, Bhilai
Semester: VIII Branch: Common to all Branches
Subject:Decision Support and Executive Information System
Total Theory Periods: 50 Total Tut Periods: Nil.
Total Marks in End Semester Exam: 80.
Minimum number of class tests to be conducted: 02.
UNIT-I Decision Support System:
What is a DSS, Decision Making Rational Decisions, Definitions of Rationality, Bounded
Rationality and Muddling Through, The Nature of Managers, Appropriate Data Support,
Information Processing Models, Group Decision Making?
UNIT-II Component OF DSS:
Data Component : Information and its Usefulness, Characteristics of Information, Databases
to Support Decision Making, Database Management Systems, Data Warehouses, Data
Mining and Intelligent Agents
Model Component-:Models Representation Methodology, TimeModel Based
ManagementSystems, Access to Models Understandability of Results, Integrating Models
Sensitivity of aDecision,
Brainstorming and Alternative Generation, Evaluating Alternatives, Running External Models.
Mail Component: Integration of Mail Management Examples of Use implications for DSS.
Unit-III Intelligence and Decision Support Systems
Programming Reasoning, Backward Chaining Reasoning, Forward Chaining Reasoning,
Comparison, Certainty Factors,User-Interface Component:User Interface Components, The
Action Language, Menus, Command Language, I/O Structured Formats, Free Form Natural
Language, The Display or Presentation Language, Windowing Representations, Perceived
Ownership of Analyses, Graphs and Bias Support for All Phases of Decision Making, The
Knowledge Base Modes of Communication
Designing A DSS:Planning for DSS, Designing a Specific DSS, Interviewing
Techniques, OtherTechniques, Situational AnalysisDesign Approaches, Systems Built from
Using Technology to Form the Basis of the DSS, Evaluating a DSS Generator, Using a DSS
Generator,The Design Team, DSS Design and Re-engineering Discussion .
Implementation and Evaluation of DSS : Implementation Strategy , Prototypes,
Interviewing , User Involvement , Commitment to Change, Managing Change, Institutionalize
System, Implementation and System Evaluation, Technical Appropriateness, Measurement
Challenges , Organizational Appropriateness.
Name Of Text Books-:
Decision Support System By Vicki l Sauter
Management Information system-Gerald V. Post & David L. Anderson