Decision Support News
D. J. Power, Editor
April 29, 2018 Vol. 19, No. 09

In this issue

1) How can ambient intelligence assist people in decision making?
2) Recent Decision Support News Headlines
3) Upcoming Decision Support Conferences/Call for Papers

1) How can ambient intelligence assist people in decision making?

by Daniel J. Power
and Ciara Heavin

Placing sensors and other computing devices in working and living spaces creates opportunities for real-time computer processing and faster, better informed decision making. In an Ambient Intelligence (AmI) environment people are surrounded by embedded devices that should merge unobtrusively and in natural ways with the surroundings. Using analytics, decision support and artificial intelligence (AI) enmeshed in a secure local area network connecting these devices, an AmI environment aids people in the environment. Internet of Things (IoT) devices with specialized capabilities work together to provide a variety of services, improve safety and the quality of life of people.

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2) Recent Decision Support Headlines

04/27/2018 FICO delivers mission critical artificial intelligence in the Cloud. Check release.

04/23/2018 How may Artificial Intelligence and robotic technologies shape the future of work. Check release.

3) Upcoming Decision Support Conferences

1. ICDSST PROMETHEE DAYS 2018, 4th International Conference on Decision Support System Technology ICDSST 2018, 22 25 May 2018 Hellenic Centre for Marine Research, Heraklion, Crete, Greece. Check here.

2. 2018 Open Conference of IFIP WG 8.3 on Decision Support Systems, June 13, 2018 - June 15, 2018, Ljubljana, Slovenia. Check here.

3. ECIS 2018 Conference, June 23rd -28th, 2018, Portsmouth, UK. Check

4. Call for papers: DSI 2018 Annual Meeting November 17 - 19, 2018 in Chicago, IL. Check

5. Call for Papers: Special issue Journal of Decision Systems on Cognitive Bias, Decision Styles and Risk Attitudes. Check release.


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