This course integrates systems analysis, programming, database and networking for better decision making. Decision Support Systems (DSS) characteristics are covered followed by a survey of the various DSS models. Topics covered will include hardware and software technologies that support a DSS, Expert Systems, Data Warehousing, OLAP and Data Mining. Case studies will be used to illustrate these systems. The course will provide a strong foundation for the use of models within the context of building and using decision support systems, and it will focus on multi-dimensional databases. Credits: 3.00
BCS 262, BCS 260, BCS 300, BCS 301. All have a minimum grade of D.
At the completion of this course, students will:
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