Lecture Notes in Economics and Mathematical Systems

Decision Making and Knowledge Decision Support Systems

VIII International Conference of RACEF, Barcelona, Spain, November 2013 and International Conference MS 2013, Chania Crete, Greece, November 2013

Editors: Gil-Lafuente, Anna Maria, Zopounidis, Constantin (Eds.)

  • Explores the concepts and methods of decision making systems
  • Presents decision making in the context of fuzzy sets and intelligent systems
  • Links knowledge based decision making with current decision support systems
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This book presents recent advancements of research, new methods and techniques, applications and projects in decision making and decision support systems. It explores expert systems and neural networks, knowledge engineering and management, fuzzy sets and systems and computational methods for optimization, data analysis and decision making. It presents applications in Economics, Finance, Management and Engineering. The book undertakes to stimulate scientific exchange, ideas and experiences in the field of decision making in Economy and Management. Researchers and practitioners alike will benefit from this book, when they are dealing with imprecision, vagueness and uncertainty in the context of decision making.

About the authors

Anna-Maria Gil-Lafuente is a Full Professor at the University of Barcelona. She holds a Master and a PhD degree in Business Administration from the University of Barcelona. She has published more than 450 publications in journals, books and conference proceedings. She has also published several books including two volumes in the Springer book series "Studies in Fuzziness and Soft Computing". She is co-editor in chief of the 8 international journals that are published by the AMSE organization and the "Journal of Computational Optimization in Economics and Finance". She has participated in a wide range of scientific committees and as a reviewer in international journals. She is academician of the Royal Academy of Economics and Financial Sciences of Spain, the Royal Academy of Doctors of Spain and the Academy Delphinale of France.

Constantin Zopounidis is Professor of Financial Engineering and Operations Research at Technical University of Crete, Greece, Distinguished Research Professor in Audencia Nantes, School of Management, France and Senior Academician of the Royal Academy of Economics and Financial Sciences of Spain. He is Editor-in-Chief of "Operational Research: An International Journal" (Springer), "International Journal of Multicriteria Decision Making", "The International Journal of Financial Engineering and Risk Management" (Inderscience), "The Journal of Computation Optimization in Economics and Finance" (Nova Publishers) and "The International Journal of Corporate Finance and Accounting" (IGI Global). He is also elected President since early 2012, of the Financial Engineering and Banking Society (FEBS).

In recognition of his scientific work, he has received several awards from international research societies. in 1996 he received the Gold Medal and Diploma of Social and Human Sciences from the MOISIL International Foundation, for his research in multicriteria intelligent decision support systems and their applications in financial management. In 2000 he received the Best Interdisciplinary Research Paper Award from the Decision Sciences Institute and in 2010 he received the highly commended paper award from the Emerald Literati Network. The European Journal of Operational Research has awarded him the Best Reviewer Award in 2010 and the Certificate of Excellence in Reviewing in 2012. Also, in 2012 he was the recipient of the Long-lasting Research Contribution Award in the field of Financial Engineering & Decision Making by ECSP Europe. In 2013 he received the Edgeworth-Pareto prestigious Award from the International Society of Multicriteria Decision Making.

He has edited and authored 75 books in international publishers and more than 450 research papers in scientific journals, edited volumes, conference proceedings and encyclopedias in the areas of finance, accounting, operations research and management science.

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  • Globalisation and Crisis of Values

    Gascon, Lorenzo

    Pages 1-9

  • Models Estimation of National Social and Human Capital Qualities

    Imanov, Gorkhmaz (et al.)

    Pages 11-18

  • Risk Management in Sports Sponsorship

    Torres, Ramón Poch

    Pages 19-23

  • The Cultural Heritage Between Protection and Enhance

    Bianchi, Alessandro

    Pages 25-27

  • Uncertain Optimal Inventory as a Strategy for Enterprise Global Positioning

    Federico, González S. (et al.)

    Pages 29-42

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eBook $69.99
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Softcover $99.00
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  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Decision Making and Knowledge Decision Support Systems
Book Subtitle
VIII International Conference of RACEF, Barcelona, Spain, November 2013 and International Conference MS 2013, Chania Crete, Greece, November 2013
Editors
  • Anna Maria Gil-Lafuente
  • Constantin Zopounidis
Series Title
Lecture Notes in Economics and Mathematical Systems
Series Volume
675
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-03907-7
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-03907-7
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-03906-0
Series ISSN
0075-8442
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 223
Number of Illustrations and Tables
32 b/w illustrations, 11 illustrations in colour
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