Multicriteria Spatial Decision Support Systems

  title={Multicriteria Spatial Decision Support Systems},
  author={Salem Chakhar and Vincent Mousseau},
  booktitle={Encyclopedia of GIS},
DEFINITION A spatial decision support system (SDSS) is an interactive, computer-based system designed to support a user or a group of users in achieving a higher effectiveness of decision making while solving a semi-structured spatial decision problem [10]. It lies at the intersection of two major trends in the spatial sciences: geographic information sciences (GIS) and spatial analysis [10]. What really makes the difference between a SDSS and a traditional decision support system (DSS) is the… CONTINUE READING
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