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Computer-Aided Decision Making In Choosing Education Programmes - A Prototype

Fatihah, Mohd (2002) Computer-Aided Decision Making In Choosing Education Programmes - A Prototype. Masters thesis, Universiti Utara Malaysia.

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Abstract

Decision Support System (DSS) is a computer programme that can analyzes data and presents information in order to help user to make decision more effective. Therefore a prototype system, name Computer-Aided Decision Making in Choosing Education Programmes (CASCEP) is developed. The main purpose of this system is searching suitable education programmes for SPM holders. In this prototype system, an agent element is applied to become the system more interactive and have the ability to suggest the most suitable education programmes based on student's SPM result. Five programmes are offered by Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) have been selected as a sample programmes. Rule-based reasoning technique is used in engine to search the most suitable education programme based on SPM result and minimum programme requirements. In this engine, marks or value of each programme is generated to rank the programmes. Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 is used to build rule-based engine and graphical user interface (GUI) CASCEP. Microsoft Agent, James is applied as animated agent to make the system more interactive. Microsoft Access 97 is chosen as the database medium.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Decision Support System, Rule-Based Reasoning Technique
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
Divisions: Faculty and School System > Sekolah Siswazah
Depositing User: Mrs Hafiza Mohd Akhir
Date Deposited: 19 Oct 2009 08:52
Last Modified: 24 Jul 2013 12:07
URI: http://etd.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/495

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