Group Decision and Negotiation

, Volume 14, Issue 2, pp 147–158 | Cite as

Distributed Decision Making: A Proposal of Support Through Cooperative Systems

  • Jean-Luc Soubie
  • Pascale ZaratÉ


In this paper we show that decision making processes evolve to be more and more distributed and asynchronous. In order to support decision-makers who are not at the same place at the same time we define cooperation processes and a set of models models able to support designers of Cooperative decision support framework. These models come from a more general architecture of a Cooperative Knowledge Based System and are based on the knowledge acquisition field. A definition of cooperative decision support framework is also given.

Key words

distributed decision support systems cooperative systems knowledge modelling 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.CSC Group, IRITToulouse CedexFrance

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