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Module Detailed Information for [BT2101]
Academic Year : 2017/2018 Semester : 2
Correct as at 30 Mar 2018 04:27

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Module Information
Module Code :
BT2101 IVLE
Module Title : Decision Making Methods and Tools
Module Description : This module provides a general introduction to using various IT-driven tools, software and techniques for decision making support. The module will start off by describing the decision-making process in businesses today, including the hierarchy of decision making responsibilities to address business problems and challenges. It will proceed to cover methods to properly structure business problems and explicitly evaluate multiple criteria. Algorithms and software tools for multi-criteria decision analysis (MCDA) and its varieties, e.g., analytic hierarchy process (AHP), multi-attribute utility theory (MAUT), Case-Based Reasoning (CBR), Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA), etc., will be introduced and explained with appropriate business case studies. The module will be complete with the inclusion of intelligent techniques and tools for decision making and diagnosis, e.g., expert systems, Decision Tree, Bayesian networks etc., and visualization of output to make sense of it all and provide a path to take action and measure results. Examples will also be drawn from various industry domains and applications.
Module Examinable : -
Exam Date : 08-05-2018 AM
Modular Credits : 4
Pre-requisite : (CS1010 Programming Methodology or its equivalent) and (MA1521 Calculus for Computing or MA1102R Calculus)
Preclusion : NIL
Module Workload (A-B-C-D-E)* : 2-1-0-3-4
Remarks : Nil
* A: no. of lecture hours per week
B: no. of tutorial hours per week
C: no. of laboratory hours per week
D: no. of hours for projects, assignments, fieldwork etc per week
E: no. of hours for preparatory work by a student per week


Lecture Time Table
Class TypeWeek TypeWeek DayStartEndRoom
1 LECTUREEVERY WEEKWEDNESDAY9001100COM1-0204,

Tutorial Time Table
Attention: The tutorial timetables could be updated from time to time. Students are advised to check regularly for the latest update on the change of tutorial timing.
Class TypeWeek TypeWeek DayStartEndRoom Iteration
1 TUTORIALEVERY WEEKWEDNESDAY11001200COM1-0204,
Available in Tutorial Balloting [Iteration 2].
2 TUTORIALEVERY WEEKMONDAY16001700COM1-0209,
Available in Tutorial Balloting [Iteration 2].
3 TUTORIALEVERY WEEKMONDAY17001800COM1-0209,
Not Available in Tutorial Balloting yet.
4 TUTORIALEVERY WEEKTUESDAY16001700COM1-0209,
Available in Tutorial Balloting [Iteration 2].





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