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2-Simplex Prism as a Cognitive Graphics Tool for Decision-Making

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-08234-9_285-1



The following definitions from the papers (Yankovskaya 2011; Yankovskaya et al. 2015a) are used:

A cognitive graphics tool (CGT) visually reflects a complex object, phenomenon, or process on a computer screen, enabling the users to form a new decision, idea, or hypothesis based on the visuals.

2-Simplex is an equilateral triangle.

3-Simplex is a regular tetrahedron.

2-Simplex prism is a triangular prism which has identical equilateral triangles (2-simplexes) in its bases.

The height of the 2-simplex prism (Yankovskaya et al. 2015a) in intelligent dynamic systems corresponds to the dynamic process time interval under consideration. It is divided into a number of time intervals. The number of time intervals corresponds to the number of diagnostic or predictive decisions.

The distance between two adjacent 2-simpleces is proportional to...

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The research was funded by RFBR grant (Project No. 16-07-0859a).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Tomsk State University of Architecture and BuildingTomskRussia
  2. 2.National Research Tomsk Polytechnic UniversityTomskRussia
  3. 3.National Research Tomsk State UniversityTomskRussia
  4. 4.Tomsk State University of Control Systems and RadioelectronicsTomskRussia