Support Systems (DSS). These advances include theory, systems, computer aided methods, algorithms, techniques, applications and technologies supporting decision making.
DSS 2010 is sponsored by the International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP), the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon, Operations Research Center-UL and FCT.
Submissions from academics and practitioners are invited and showcases of real case studies will be especially welcomed. Manuscripts will be peer-reviewed. The acceptance of the contributions will be based on the originality of the work, the relevance for the conference theme and its overall quality.
Suggested research topics include, but are not limited to:
- Affect and emotion in Decision Support Systems, e.g.
- From rationality to intuition in decision making
- Decision making in high risk situations
- Decision Models in the real-world, e.g.
- Inclusion of ethical considerations in real-world decision models
- Supporting complex decisions, e.g. urban planning and environmental policy
- Supporting multiple perspectives and conflicting objectives
- Executive Information Systems, e.g.
- Value judgments in executive information systems
- Understanding how to represent soft information for decision support
- Communication and decision support in managerial groups
- Negotiation Support Systems, e.g.
- Cultural diversity in negotiation support systems
- Problem specific design of NSS
- Knowledge Management, e.g.
- Organizational issues in knowledge management
- People management as KM – designing DSS to leverage human capital
- Social software and networks in KM
- Knowledge and Resource Discovery, e.g.
- Knowledge and resource discovery in corporate decision making
- Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing, e.g.
- Role of context in business intelligence and data warehousing
- Methods and tools to support the communication between developers and managers
- Developing BI systems that educate as well as provide information
- Group Support Systems, e.g.
- Supporting creativity in self-directed groups
- Distributed DM
- Collaborative Decision Making, e.g.
- Tradeoffs in collaborative decision making
- Understanding the articulation of individual and group decision making /how are managers’ contributions integrated into the corporate decision making
- Socio-technical aspects for DM in Geographic Information Systems, e.g.
- Privacy in geographic information systems
- Socio behavioral dynamics of geographic information system
- Rich language for Decision Support, e.g.
- Methods and tools to support the communication between DSS
developers and managers
- Developing decision support systems that educate as well as provide information
- Web 2.0 Systems in Decision Support, e.g.
- Crowd sourcing decisions in Web 2.0
- Collective intelligence and Web 2.0
- Incorporating Complex Factors in Decision Support, e.g.
- Including the value of intellectual capital
- Framing the decision problem
- Decision making for socio-technical systems
- Understanding the role of context in decision making
All accepted papers will be published in conference proceedings. Papers will be considered for publication as chapters of a book with the conference theme, published and distributed by Springer-Verlag.
Submitted manuscripts must be original contributions which have not been previously published or submitted for publication elsewhere.
Accepted papers will be published only if at least one of the authors is registered to attend the conference in due time.
Following the tradition of IFIP WG 8.3 conferences, authors of the best papers will be invited to submit extended versions to special issues of such international scientific journals as Group Decision and
Negotiation (GDN), Intelligent Decision Technologies International Journal (IDTJ), International Journal of Decision Support System Technology (IJDSST), and the Journal of Decision Systems (JDS).
The submission categories are the following:
- Full papers – 8-12 pages
- Short papers – maximum of 6 pages
- Posters – maximum of 4 pages
- Workshop proposals – 2 pages
Paper submission due: December 15th, 2009
Workshop proposal submission due: January 15th, 2010
Doctoral Consortium submission due: April 1st, 2010
Notification to authors: February 15th, 2010
Final version of accepted papers: March 15th, 2010
Poster submission due: April 1st, 2010
Main Conference: July 8th-10th, 2010
Doctoral Consortium: July 7th, 2010
Workshops: July 7th, 2010
The official language of the conference is English.
For updated relevant informations, Committees, Programme, Submission, and Venue, please visit DSS 2010 website at http://dss2010.di.fc.ul.pt