EWG-DSS goes to the ICT Proposers’ Day 2017


The EWG-DSS is proud to be represented in the event ICT Proposers’ Day 2017, organized by the European Commission in Budapest during the period of 9-10 November, 2017.

Our Co-Coordinator Fatima Dargam will present the competences available in the EWG-DSS, among its group members, for being applied in collaboration Research and Innovation Projects (see hand-out below).

Follow the link below to get to know more about the event:

EWG-DSS Profile Page at the ICT Proposers’ Day 2017:


EWG-DSS at ICT ProposersDay 2017

EWG-DSS at ICT Proposers’ Day 2017

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New EWGDSS coordination board member – Pavlos Delias

We sincerely welcome Pavlos Delias as a new coordination board member of the EWG-DSS. Pavlos Delias has been actively involved in the EWG-DSS activities since 2013.  We hope for a very fruitful and successful cooperation for the success of our Working Group!

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EWGDSS 2017 Award – Marta Dell’Ovo

Marta Dell’Ovo has been awarded the EURO Working Group on Decision Support Systems EWG-DSS 2017 Young Researcher of the Year award with the paper “Multicriteria decision making for healthcare facilities location with visualization based on FITradeoff method” presented during the EWG-DSS 2017 International Conference on Decision Support System Technology in Namur, Belgium, May 29 – 31, 2017. We sincerely congratulate Marta!

The official award ceremony will be held at the 4th International Conference on Decision Support System Technology – ICDSST 2018 & PROMETHEE DAYS 2018, 22 – 25 May 2018 – Hellenic Centre for Marine Research, Heraklion, Crete, Greece.


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Save the date!

The EWG-DSS next ICDSST Conference will happen during the period of 22-25 May 2018, in Heraklion, Crete, in Greece!

The ICDSST 2018 Conference Main Topic is:
Sustainable Data-Driven & Evidence-based Decision Support
with applications to the Environment and Energy sector


The ICDSST in 2018 is a jointly organized event
by the EURO Working Group on Decision Support Systems
and the PROMETHEE DAYS group.

For more information about the ICDSST 2018 
visit the Conference Homepage:


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Newsletter EWG-DSS 2016-2017

The EWG-DSS Newsletter Nr-15 is already available online in our blog.
As usual, the EWG-DSS Newsletter Nr.15 includes the summary of our group‘s activities in the period of 2016-2017, announcements from group members, publications reviews and upcoming events. Check it out!

Newsletter EWG-DSS Nr.15 – Year 2016/2017
Jason Papathanasiou; Fatima Dargam; Shaofeng Liu; Boris Delibasic; Isabelle Linden; Pascale Zaraté; Rita Ribeiro. Communications of the Association of European Operational Research Societies – EURO Working Group on Decision Support Systems, Nr.15 – Year 2016/2017, IRIT, Université Paul Sabatier Report (Rapport de recherché) IRIT/RR–2017—17—FR, IRIT, Oct. 2017.

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EWG-DSS organises five sessions at IFORS 2017 Conference

banner-topThe 21st Conference of the International Federation of Operational Research Societies – IFORS 2017 – Main Theme: “OR/Analytics for a better world”. www.ifors2017.ca

EWG-DSS is organising and chairing five sessions at IFORS 2017 Conference to take place in Quebec during 17-21 July 2017 under the “Stream: Decision Support Systems”. Details of the sessions are as follows:

Session TA-16        Intelligent DSS

Chair: K. Nadia Papamichail         Tuesday, 8:30-10:00, 308A

  • A next-item recommendation approach based on Borda majority count, by Li-Ching Ma
  • New evidential reasoning modelling approach for data driven system analysis and prediction, by Shuaiyu Yao, Jian-Bo Yang, Dong-Ling Xu, Paul Dark
  • The impact of organizational factors on knowledge sharing performance, by Oluwafemi Oyemomi
  • Factors affecting knowledge-based decision support systems in multinational corporations, by Mahmoud Abdelrahman, K. Nadia Papamichail

 Session TB-16        DSS applications

Chair: Oluwafemi Oyemomi           Tuesday, 10:30-12:00, 308A

  • A preference modelling approach in tourism destination choice based on the FITradeoff method, by Rodrigo José Pires Ferreira, Alexandre Leoneti, Adiel Teixeira de Almeida
  • Forecasting of bivalve landings with multiple regression and data mining: The case of the Portuguese artisanal dredge fleet, by Manuela Maria de Oliveira, Ana Camanho, John Walden, Vera Miguéis, Nuno Ferreira, Miguel B. Gaspar
  • Assessing airline competition – A multi attribute decision making approach, by Aman Gupta
  • A comparative study on breast cancer risk factors assessment, by Tuncay Gürbüz, Elif Do˘gu, Y. Esra Albayrak

Session TD-16        MCDM/ MCDA DSS

Chair: Caroline Mota and Adiel Teixeira de Almeida Tuesday, 15:00-16:30, 308A

  • C1: Multi-criteria model to identify vulnerable areas: An application in a Brazilian context, by Debora Pereira, Caroline Mota, Martin Andresen
  • Map-based multicriteria analysis to support stakeholder-oriented urban energy scenarios, by Sara Torabi Moghadam, Patrizia Lombardi, Jacopo Toniolo, Francesca Abastante, Isabella Lami
  • Decision aid with partial information using FITradeoff for preference elicitation, by Adiel Teixeira de Almeida, Eduarda Frej, Rodrigo José Pires Ferreira
  • Flexible and interactive DSS for ranking problematic, by Eduarda Frej, Adiel Teixeira de Almeida

Session TE-16 DSS technologies

Chair: Adiel Teixeira de Almeida and Caroline Mota    Tuesday, 16:45-18:15, 308A

  • Pricing real options premium based on conditional value at risk concept, by Kyongsun Kim, Chan S. Park
  • Relative inner evaluation of an individual by interval group AHP, by Tomoe Entani
  • Improving educational quality through QFD and AHP, by Tetsuro Morita, Yuki Muro, Aozora Kawana, Shin-ichiro Yokoyama, Tsutomu Mishina
  • Sequential exploration with geological dependencies and uncertainty in oil prices, by Babak Jafarizadeh

Session WA-16       Decision theory

Chair: Shaofeng Liu           Wednesday, 8:30-10:00, 308A

  • Complexity, decision support and human behaviour, by Winnie Pelser
  • R&D project selection using recent advances in multicriteria ordinal classification methods, by Edy López Cervantes, Eduardo René Fernández González
  • Aggregating opinions on ordinal proximities among linguistic terms of qualitative scales, by José Luis García-Lapresta, Raquel Gonzalez del Pozo, David Perez-Roman
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ICDSST 2017 Pictures

Thank you all for your contribution to the success of ICDSST 2017.

The pictures are now available on https://phototheque.unamur.be/evenements/ICDSST-2017


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