A problem solving framework for group decision support system

  • Chen Xiao-hong 
  • Zhou Yan-ju 
  • Hu Dong-bin 


A new problem solving framework for group decision support system using layer model approach is proposed. This kind of framework includes four basic layers, namely, application layer, task layer, logical layer and physical layer. Based on indicating the respective meanings of those layers a task skeleton of group decision support system and a logical structure of group decision support system generator are put forward and discussed in detail. The framework provides theoretical guidance for developing group decision support system to lower systematic development complexity and support reuse of software.

Key words

group decision support system layer model approach group decision support system generator 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Chen Xiao-hong 
    • 1
  • Zhou Yan-ju 
    • 1
  • Hu Dong-bin 
    • 1
  1. 1.School of BusinessCentral South UniversityChangshaChina

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