Towards a Cloud-Based Group Decision Support System

  • Ciprian Radu
  • Ciprian Cândea
  • Gabriela Cândea
  • Constantin B. Zamfirescu
Part of the Studies in Computational Intelligence book series (SCI, volume 513)


Decision Support Systems have constantly benefited from the technological advances in Computer Science. Cloud Computing is a technology that could become useful for the Decision Support Systems, too. Moreover, Decision Support Systems may support the “global brain” programming paradigm. This paper presents iDS, a system designed to become a collaborative- and cloud-based Group Decision Support System. This Decision Support System will be made available as a Business as a Service model. After presenting the architecture of the developed iDS, the main design directions for integrating it into the cloud are described. The goal is to obtain a platform that supports collective intelligence, in terms of human-computer networking.


Group Decision Support System Cloud Computing Collaborative Platform Collective Intelligence 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ciprian Radu
    • 1
  • Ciprian Cândea
    • 1
  • Gabriela Cândea
    • 1
  • Constantin B. Zamfirescu
    • 1
  1. 1.Ropardo S.R.L.SibiuRomania

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