On the Legacy of Herbert Simon and his Contribution to Decision-making Support Systems and Artificial Intelligence

  • Jean-Charles Pomerol
  • Frédéric Adam
Part of the Decision Engineering book series (DECENGIN)


Herbert Simon is a key researcher in a number of areas of the IS field. Although his work has been used as like foundation for much research in DMSS, it is in the area of artificial intelligence that he has most directly contributed to the progress of scientific thinking. In this chapter, we examine his legacy and illustrate the impact of his research on DMSS and AI.


Decision Maker Decision Support System Heuristic Search Organizational Learning Representation Level 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jean-Charles Pomerol
    • 1
  • Frédéric Adam
    • 2
  1. 1.Université Pierre et Marie CurieParis 5France
  2. 2.Business Information SystemsUniversity College CorkCorkIreland

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