Unit 127 - Spatial Decision Support Systems

by Jacek Malczewski, Department of Geography, University of Western Ontario, Canada

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Unit 127 - Spatial Decision Support Systems

1. Historical background

2. Spatial decision-making and GISystems

2.1 Spatial decision problems

2.2  Decision-making process

2.3  Decision support

3. SDSS definition

4. Principles of SDSS

4.1. The DDM paradigm

4.2. The components of SDSS

4.3.  Technologies for developing SDSS

5. Summary

6. Review and Study Questions

6.1. Essay and Short Answer Questions

6.2. Multiple-choice questions

Choose the best or most appropriate answer(s) to the question.

7. Reference Materials

7.1. Print References

7.1.1. Cited references 7.1.2. Other relevant publications

7.2. Web References

7.2.1. Some introductions to SDSS

7.2.2. Selected technologies for developing SDSS


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