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Prof. Daniel J. Power assembled this glossary of key Decision Support Systems terms. This glossary is copyright (c) D. J. Power, 1995-2016.

  1. Actuator - view
  2. Ad Hoc Query - view
  3. Ad-Hoc Query Tool - view
  4. Agents - view
  5. Aggregate Data - view
  6. Alerts - view
  7. Algorithm - view
  8. Analytical Hierarchy Process - view
  9. Analytics - view
  10. Artificial Intelligence - view
  11. Automation - view
  12. Automaton - view
  13. Avatar - view
  14. Backward chaining - view
  15. Balanced Scorecard - view
  16. Behavioral Analytics - view
  17. Big Data - view
  18. Block diagram - view
  19. Build versus Buy Decision - view
  20. Bulletin Board System (BBS) - view
  21. Business Activity Monitoring - view
  22. Business Analytics - view
  23. Business Data - view
  24. Business Intelligence - view
  25. Business Logic - view
  26. Business Model - view
  27. Business Process Automation - view
  28. Business Process Management - view
  29. Business Rules - view
  30. Business Transaction - view
  31. Calculated Member - view
  32. Case-based reasoning (CBR) - view
  33. Cell - view
  34. Cellular automata - view
  35. Children - view
  36. Client/server architecture - view
  37. Closed-loop control - view
  38. Cognitive Overload - view
  39. Collaborative decision support - view
  40. Communications-driven DSS - view
  41. Community of Practice (CoP) - view
  42. Computer Supported Cooperative Work - view
  43. Computer-Mediated Communication - view
  44. Computerized Planning Support Systems - view
  45. Conferencing - view
  46. Conformed Dimension - view
  47. Consolidate - view
  48. Control Aids - view
  49. Controllable Variables - view
  50. Corporate Performance Management - view
  51. Corporate Planning System - view
  52. Cost/Benefit Analysis - view
  53. Critical Success Factors - view
  54. Cross-Dimensional Formula - view
  55. Cyborg - view
  56. Cycle Time - view
  57. Daemon - view
  58. Dashboard - view
  59. Data - view
  60. Data Conferencing - view
  61. Data Dictionary - view
  62. Data Element - view
  63. Data Mart - view
  64. Data Mining - view
  65. Data Quality - view
  66. Data Scientist - view
  67. Data Visualization - view
  68. Data Warehouse - view
  69. Data-Driven DSS - view
  70. Database - view
  71. Decision - view
  72. Decision Analysis Tools - view
  73. Decision Automation - view
  74. Decision Diary - view
  75. Decision Making Support - view
  76. Decision Room - view
  77. Decision Scientist - view
  78. Decision Support - view
  79. Decision Support System (DSS) - view
  80. Decision System - view
  81. Decision Variables - view
  82. Declarative Knowledge - view
  83. Deep Knowledge - view
  84. Demon or Daemon - view
  85. Dense - view
  86. Derived Data - view
  87. Derived Members - view
  88. Descriptive Analytics - view
  89. Descriptive Model - view
  90. Detail Member - view
  91. Deterministic Model - view
  92. Development Environment - view
  93. Dialog Generation and Management System (DGMS) - view
  94. Dialog System - view
  95. Dimension - view
  96. Dimension Member - view
  97. Distributed Denial of Service Attack - view
  98. Document Management System - view
  99. Document-Driven DSS - view
  100. Domain Expert - view
  101. Drill Down/Up - view
  102. DSS Development Tools - view
  103. DSS Generator - view
  104. e-Meeting - view
  105. Effector - view
  106. Enterprise Decision Management - view
  107. Enterprise-wide DSS - view
  108. Evolutionary Design Process - view
  109. Exception Reporting - view
  110. Executive Information Systems (EIS) - view
  111. Executive Support Systems (ESS) - view
  112. Expert - view
  113. Expert System - view
  114. Expertise - view
  115. Explicit Knowledge - view
  116. Facilitator - view
  117. Feasibility Study - view
  118. Feedback Control - view
  119. Feedforward Control - view
  120. Firewall - view
  121. Formula - view
  122. Forward chaining - view
  123. Function-Specific DSS - view
  124. Fuzzy Logic - view
  125. Generators - view
  126. Geographic Information Systems (GIS) - view
  127. Goal-Seeking - view
  128. Granularity - view
  129. Graphical User Interface (GUI) - view
  130. Group Decision Support Systems (GDSS) - view
  131. Groupware - view
  132. Heuristics - view
  133. Hierarchical Generation - view
  134. Hierarchical Level - view
  135. Hierarchical Relationships - view
  136. Human-Computer Interface [HCI] - view
  137. Hypermedia - view
  138. Hypertext - view
  139. Icon - view
  140. Independent Variables - view
  141. Industrial Automation - view
  142. Industry-Specific DSS - view
  143. Inference - view
  144. Inference Engine - view
  145. Inference rule - view
  146. Information - view
  147. Information Economics - view
  148. Information System Architecture - view
  149. Input Members - view
  150. Integrated Development Environment - view
  151. Inter-Organizational DSS - view
  152. Interdependent Decisions - view
  153. Internet - view
  154. Intranet - view
  155. Java - view
  156. JavaScript - view
  157. Knowledge - view
  158. Knowledge Acquisition - view
  159. Knowledge Base - view
  160. Knowledge Discovery - view
  161. Knowledge Engineer - view
  162. Knowledge Engineering - view
  163. Knowledge Management (KM) - view
  164. Knowledge Management System (KMS) - view
  165. Knowledge-Driven DSS - view
  166. Linear Programming - view
  167. Local Area Network (LAN) - view
  168. Machine Data - view
  169. Machine Learning - view
  170. Management Information System (MIS) - view
  171. Management Reports - view
  172. Marketing Automation - view
  173. Master-Detail Report Interface - view
  174. Member Combination - view
  175. Memory Aids - view
  176. Meta-Knowledge - view
  177. Metadata - view
  178. Methodology - view
  179. Middleware - view
  180. Mobile Cloud Services - view
  181. Model Base - view
  182. Model-Driven DSS - view
  183. Modeling Tools - view
  184. Multi-Dimensional Analysis - view
  185. Multi-Dimensional Array - view
  186. Multi-Dimensional Database - view
  187. Multi-Dimensional Query Language - view
  188. Multi-Participant DSS - view
  189. Multipoint Conference - view
  190. Multipoint Control Unit - view
  191. Navigation - view
  192. Nesting - view
  193. Neural Network - view
  194. Normalization - view
  195. Object - view
  196. OLAP Client - view
  197. On-line Analytical Processing (OLAP) - view
  198. Online transaction processing (OLTP) database system - view
  199. Operational Business Intelligence System - view
  200. Operational or Transaction Database - view
  201. Operations - view
  202. Optimize - view
  203. Organizational DSS (ODSS) - view
  204. Page Dimension - view
  205. Page Display - view
  206. Parent - view
  207. Pivot - view
  208. Planning - view
  209. Post-Relational Database - view
  210. Predictive Analytics - view
  211. Predictive Control - view
  212. Prescriptive Analytics - view
  213. Procedural Knowledge - view
  214. Prototyping - view
  215. Quantitative Analysis - view
  216. Query - view
  217. Rapid Application Development (RAD) - view
  218. Rational Decision Behavior - view
  219. Reach Through - view
  220. Real-Time Decision Support - view
  221. Record - view
  222. Redundant Array of Independent Devices (RAID) - view
  223. Report - view
  224. Report and Query Tools - view
  225. Report Generation Software - view
  226. Representation - view
  227. Requirements gathering - view
  228. REST API - view
  229. Result Variables - view
  230. Robot - view
  231. ROMC Design Approach - view
  232. Rotate - view
  233. Rule - view
  234. Scalability - view
  235. Scenario Analysis - view
  236. Scoping - view
  237. Screen Design - view
  238. Selection - view
  239. Semantic Network - view
  240. Semi-structured Decision Situation - view
  241. Sensitivity Analysis - view
  242. Sensor - view
  243. Shallow Knowledge - view
  244. Shell - view
  245. Simulation - view
  246. Slice - view
  247. Slice and Dice - view
  248. Sparse - view
  249. Spatial DSS - view
  250. Specific Decision Support System - view
  251. Spreadsheet - view
  252. Spreadsheet-based DSS - view
  253. Star Schema - view
  254. Storage - view
  255. Strategic Decision - view
  256. Strategic Planning - view
  257. Structured Decision Situation - view
  258. Suggestion DSS - view
  259. Symbolic Processing - view
  260. Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) - view
  261. Table - view
  262. Taxonomy - view
  263. Ticker - view
  264. Unstructured Decision Situation - view
  265. Use Case - view
  266. User Interface - view
  267. User-Friendly - view
  268. Virtual World - view
  269. Visualization - view
  270. Web Services - view
  271. Web-Based DSS - view
  272. Web-Enabled DSS - view
  273. What-If Analysis - view
  274. Workflow Automation - view

How to cite this glossary

The overall glossary should be cited as:

Power, D. J. Decision Support Systems Glossary, DSSResources.COM, World Wide Web, http://DSSResources.COM/glossary/, 2014.