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WE-DECIDE: A Decision Support Environment for Groups of Users

  • Martin Stettinger
  • Gerald Ninaus
  • Michael Jeran
  • Florian Reinfrank
  • Stefan Reiterer
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7906)

Abstract

Group recommendation technologies are becoming increasingly popular for supporting group decision processes in various domains such as interactive television, music, and tourist destinations. Existing group recommendation environments are focusing on specific domains and do not include the possibility of supporting different kinds of decision scenarios. The We-Decide group decision support environment advances the state of the art by supporting different decision scenarios in a domain-independent fashion. In this paper we give an overview of the We-Decide environment and report the results of a first user study which focused on system usability and potentials for further applications.

Keywords

Group recommendation group decision making decision technologies 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Martin Stettinger
    • 1
  • Gerald Ninaus
    • 1
  • Michael Jeran
    • 1
  • Florian Reinfrank
    • 1
  • Stefan Reiterer
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute for Software TechnologyGraz University of TechnologyGrazAustria

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