Developing Intelligent Decision Support Systems: A Bipartite Approach

  • Alexandre Gachet
  • Pius Haettenschwiler
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2774)


The construction of an intelligent decision support system borrows concepts from two fields: software engineering and knowledge engineering. Yet the development processes of the purely technical components of the system and of the knowledge base of the DSS are very different in terms of development time, paradigms, tools, technical evolutions and the expertise required by the developer. In this paper, we propose an innovative approach taking these fundamental differences into consideration. The novelty of this bipartite approach lies in the clear and generic separation between the container of the DSS (responsible for the software engineering part) and the contents of the DSS (responsible for the knowledge engineering part).


Decision Support System Decision Context Knowledge Engine Software Development Life Cycle Intelligent Decision Support System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alexandre Gachet
    • 1
  • Pius Haettenschwiler
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of InformaticsUniversity of FribourgFribourgSwitzerland

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