A SOA Web-Based Group Decision Support System Considering Affective Aspects

  • Luís ConceiçãoEmail author
  • João Carneiro
  • Goreti Marreiros
  • Paulo Novais
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10423)


The topic of Group Decision Support Systems (GDSS) has been studied over the last decades. Supporting decision-makers that participate in group decision-making processes is a complex task, especially when decision-makers have no opportunity to gather at the same place and at the same time. In this work, we propose a Web based Group Decision Support System (WebGDSS) which intends to support decision-makers anywhere, anytime and through almost any kind of devices. Our system was developed under a SOA architecture and we used a multi-criteria algorithm that features decision-makers’ cognitive aspects, as well as a component of generation of intelligent reports to provide feedback of decision-making processes to the decision-makers.


Group Decision Support Systems Group decision-making Intelligent reports Cognitive decision-making 



This work was supported by EUREKA - ITEA2 Project INVALUE (ITEA-13015), INVALUE Project (ANI|P2020 17990), and has received funding from FEDER Funds through NORTE2020 program and from National Funds through FCT - Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology) under the project UID/EEA/00760/2013 and with the João Carneiro Ph.D. Grant with the Reference SFRH/BD/89697/2012.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Luís Conceição
    • 1
    Email author
  • João Carneiro
    • 1
    • 2
  • Goreti Marreiros
    • 1
  • Paulo Novais
    • 2
  1. 1.GECAD - Research Group on Intelligent Engineering and Computing for Advanced Innovation and Development, Institute of EngineeringPolytechnic of PortoPortoPortugal
  2. 2.ALGORITMI CentreUniversity of MinhoBragaPortugal

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