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Lenka Lhotska

Czech Institute of Informatics, Robotics and Cybernetics, Czech Technical University in Prague, Prague, Czech Republic


  • Commentary   
    Decision Support Systems: Present and Future
    Author(s): Lenka Lhotska*

    Background: Information and communication technologies have become inevitable and an almost inseparable part of our lives. They have also penetrated many application areas including medicine. Objectives: The paper demonstrates the importance of correctly understanding the terms data, information and knowledge that represent the core of decision support and decision making processes. Methods: In the paper we describe the development of decision support systems from the first generation using a simple knowledge representation up to complex distributed solutions. Results: Based on the purpose, we identify three major groups of systems, namely recommendation, decision support and deci.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.24105/ejbi.2018.14.2.7