A flexible framework for Group Decision Support: WINGDSS version 3.0

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A flexible framework for Group Decision Support on PCs in Microsoft Windows environment is presented. WINGDSS does not replace human judgment but highly supports the entire process of decision making, from problem structuring to post-decision analysis. The latest version of WINGDSS is a modular, open system with a dynamical connection to relational databases, an interpreter for defining problem specific evaluation procedures, a lot of interactive features from setting up the tree of criteria until the sensitivity analysis on individual/group ranking. By providing tools for recursively redefining the decision problem, WINGDSS helps the decision makers in achieving a result satisfactory to the whole group.

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Research supported in part by the Hungarian Foundation for Scientific Research, Grant No. 2568 and by the Hungarian National Committee for Technical Research and Development, Grant No. 93-97-67-0553.

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Csáki, P., Csiszár, L., Fölsz, F. et al. A flexible framework for Group Decision Support: WINGDSS version 3.0. Ann Oper Res 58, 441–453 (1995). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02032380

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Keywords

  • Multi-attribute utility theory
  • multi-criteria programming
  • group technology
  • Group Decision Support System (GDSS)
  • software