Ch 4 MIS

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following is an artificial intelligence system that applies reasoning capabilities to reach a conclusion?  
    • A. 

      Database management

    • B. 

      Geographic information systems

    • C. 

      Web analytics

    • D. 

      Expert system


  • 2. 
    When you make a choice that may not necessarily be the best choice but it meets your needs, you're making a(n) _____ choice.
    • A. 

      Satisficing

    • B. 

      Compromising

    • C. 

      Suitable

    • D. 

      Strategic


  • 3. 
    A(n) _____ is a small piece of software that acts on your behalf (on behalf of another piece of software) performing tasks assigned to it.  
    • A. 

      Agent-based technology

    • B. 

      Virtual robot

    • C. 

      Vicarious software

    • D. 

      I-robot


  • 4. 
    What type of intelligent agent operates in a data warehouse discovering information?  
    • A. 

      Data-mining agent

    • B. 

      Information agent

    • C. 

      Personal agent

    • D. 

      Monitoring-and-surveillance agent


  • 5. 
    If you were using your PDA and it was analyzing and reacting to every word you typed on the pad, what type of system would you be using?
    • A. 

      Handwriting analysis

    • B. 

      Expert system

    • C. 

      Neural network

    • D. 

      Knowledge management system


  • 6. 
    _____ is the concept of learning from ecosystems and adapting their characteristics to human and organizational situations.  
    • A. 

      Evolution

    • B. 

      Ecology

    • C. 

      Biomimicry

    • D. 

      Sociology


  • 7. 
    A DSS typically has three components. The _____ component allows you to communicate with the DSS.  
    • A. 

      Data management

    • B. 

      User interface management

    • C. 

      Model management

    • D. 

      Query management


  • 8. 
    Which of the following data mining tools helps you apply various mathematical models to information to discover new information?  
    • A. 

      Geographic information systems

    • B. 

      QBE tools

    • C. 

      Statistical tools

    • D. 

      Artificial intelligence


  • 9. 
    The goal of regression is:  
    • A. 

      To discover clusters with various similarities.

    • B. 

      Compile more data and information to ease decision making.

    • C. 

      To evaluate historical, known data to derive structures and inferences.

    • D. 

      To find corollary and causal relationships between sets of data.


  • 10. 
    _____ is a process of using statistical, artificial intelligence, and linguistic techniques to convert information content in surveys, e-mails, blogs, and social media into structured information.  
    • A. 

      Web analytics

    • B. 

      Text analytics

    • C. 

      Endless analytics

    • D. 

      Predictive analytics


  • 11. 
    Which of the following is the science of making machines imitate human thinking and behavior?
    • A. 

      Database management

    • B. 

      Machine intelligence

    • C. 

      Artificial intelligence

    • D. 

      Swarm management


  • 12. 
    When the aircraft manufacturer, Porco Rosso uses intelligent agents to observe inventory levels and help identify and solve potential problems, Porco Rosso is using a(n) _____ agent.  
    • A. 

      User

    • B. 

      Data-mining

    • C. 

      Monitoring-and-surveillance

    • D. 

      Reporting


  • 13. 
    _____ decisions happen repeatedly, and often periodically, whether weekly, monthly, quarterly, or yearly.
    • A. 

      Recurring

    • B. 

      Ad hoc

    • C. 

      Defined

    • D. 

      Structured


  • 14. 
    The _____ management component consists of a wide variety of statistical and analytical tools and techniques.
    • A. 

      Data

    • B. 

      User interface

    • C. 

      Model

    • D. 

      Query


  • 15. 
    _____ is the handling of differing noun phrases that refer to the same object.  
    • A. 

      Verbosity

    • B. 

      Coreference

    • C. 

      Lexical analysis

    • D. 

      Disambiguation


  • 16. 
    Which type of DSS allows you to analyze spatial information?  
    • A. 

      GIS

    • B. 

      EIS

    • C. 

      SCM

    • D. 

      SIS


  • 17. 
    Which of the following artificial intelligence systems is capable of finding and differentiating patterns?  
    • A. 

      Neural networks

    • B. 

      Expert systems

    • C. 

      Geographic information systems

    • D. 

      Decision support systems


  • 18. 
    _____ information is any information that can be shown in map form.  
    • A. 

      Cartographic

    • B. 

      Topographic

    • C. 

      Spatial

    • D. 

      Representative


  • 19. 
    _____ is the study of word frequency distributions.
    • A. 

      Lexicography

    • B. 

      Lexical analysis

    • C. 

      Verbosity

    • D. 

      Prolixity


  • 20. 
    Which of the following data mining tools displays key information gathered from several sources on a computer screen in a format tailored to the needs and wants of an individual knowledge worker?  
    • A. 

      Artificial intelligence

    • B. 

      Digital dashboards

    • C. 

      QBE tools

    • D. 

      MDA tools


  • 21. 
    A decision support system (DSS) typically has three components. Which of the following performs the functions of storing and maintaining information?  
    • A. 

      User interface management

    • B. 

      Query management

    • C. 

      Model management

    • D. 

      Data management


  • 22. 
    If your Internet business helped customers find the right product for their needs and then suggested other products based on the information you've gathered on this customer and similar customers, what intelligent agent would you be using?  
    • A. 

      Data-mining agent

    • B. 

      User agent

    • C. 

      Predictive agent

    • D. 

      Shopping agent


  • 23. 
    A(n) _____ is a software agent that can relocate itself onto different computer systems.  
    • A. 

      Mobile agent

    • B. 

      Distributed agent

    • C. 

      Intelligent agent

    • D. 

      Autonomous agent


  • 24. 
    What is the difference between an expert system and a genetic algorithm?  
    • A. 

      An expert system uses a genetic algorithm to assist in understanding the problem.

    • B. 

      An expert system provides more accurate solutions that a genetic algorithm.

    • C. 

      A genetic algorithm provides you with the best solution; an expert system applies reasoning capabilities to reach a conclusion.

    • D. 

      Expert systems belong in the category of artificial intelligence; genetic algorithms work with large database and warehouse systems that are not considered artificially intelligent.


  • 25. 
    Jake needs to analyze the types of career paths he wishes to follow. There are hundreds of different possibilities based on the geographical area, industry, salary, etc. What type of artificial intelligence system can Jake employ to find a suitable career?  
    • A. 

      Artificial intelligence synthesis system

    • B. 

      Neural network

    • C. 

      Expert system

    • D. 

      Genetic algorithm


  • 26. 
    _____ are GIS systems that use GPS technology to gather information regarding people's location.  
    • A. 

      Enterprise resource planning

    • B. 

      Enterprise information systems

    • C. 

      Global information systems

    • D. 

      Social locationing systems


  • 27. 
    A(n) _____ decision involves processing a certain kind of information in a specified way so that you will always get the right answer.
    • A. 

      Recurring

    • B. 

      Ad hoc

    • C. 

      Defined

    • D. 

      Structured


  • 28. 
    If you were to shop regularly at a clothing store and this store provided you with regular discounts on clothes because it recognized you as a valuable customer, this store would be employing which of the following type of systems?  
    • A. 

      Expert systems

    • B. 

      Neural network

    • C. 

      Geographic information system

    • D. 

      Text analytics


  • 29. 
    _____ help gather, store, and organize a wealth of information from which business intelligence can be derived.  
    • A. 

      MDA tools

    • B. 

      Databases and DBMSs

    • C. 

      QBE tools

    • D. 

      Digital dashboards


  • 30. 
    Which of the following data-mining technologies uses historical information to predict future events and outcomes?  
    • A. 

      Artificial intelligence

    • B. 

      Digital dashboards

    • C. 

      Multidimensional analysis tools

    • D. 

      Predictive analytics


  • 31. 
    A(n) ______ works on multiple distinct computer systems.  
    • A. 

      Autonomous agent

    • B. 

      Distributed agent

    • C. 

      Multi-agent system

    • D. 

      Mobile agent


  • 32. 
    Which of the following intelligence-related tasks attempts to evaluate historical, known data to derive structures and inferences that can be applied to newly gathered or future data?  
    • A. 

      Summarization

    • B. 

      Clustering

    • C. 

      Classification

    • D. 

      Regression


  • 33. 
    There are four main types of decisions. Which type of decision is also called an ad hoc decision?  
    • A. 

      Nonstructured

    • B. 

      Nonrecurring

    • C. 

      Structured

    • D. 

      Defined


  • 34. 
    In a(n) _____ decision, there may be several "right" answers, and there is no precise way to get a right answer.  
    • A. 

      Recurring

    • B. 

      Ad hoc

    • C. 

      Nonstructured

    • D. 

      Structured


  • 35. 
    A prediction _____ is a specific measurable value based on an attribute of the entity under consideration.  
    • A. 

      Indicator

    • B. 

      Goal

    • C. 

      Scope

    • D. 

      Index


  • 36. 
    _____ is a mathematical method of handling imprecise or subjective information.  
    • A. 

      Decision support system

    • B. 

      Fuzzy logic

    • C. 

      Neural network

    • D. 

      Knowledge management system


  • 37. 
    _____ is the collective behavior of groups of simple agents that are capable of devising solutions to problems as they arise, eventually leading to coherent global patterns.  
    • A. 

      Group intelligence

    • B. 

      Swarm intelligence

    • C. 

      Social intelligence

    • D. 

      Crowd behavior


  • 38. 
    _____ refers to discovering groups of customers that are in some way or another "similar", without using any a priori and known structures.  
    • A. 

      Summarization

    • B. 

      Clustering

    • C. 

      Classification

    • D. 

      Regression


  • 39. 
    _____ agents are intelligent agents that take action on your behalf.
    • A. 

      Data-mining

    • B. 

      User

    • C. 

      Monitoring-and-surveillance

    • D. 

      Buyer


  • 40. 
    Which of the following software agents can adapt and alter the manner in which it attempts to achieve its assigned task?  
    • A. 

      Mobile agent

    • B. 

      Distributed agent

    • C. 

      Intelligent agent

    • D. 

      Autonomous agent


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