Ch 4 Mis

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1.  A DSS typically has three components. The _____ component allows you to communicate with the DSS.  
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2.  _____ 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.  
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3.  _____ agents are intelligent agents that take action on your behalf.
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4.  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.  
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5.  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?  
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6.  Which of the following data mining tools helps you apply various mathematical models to information to discover new information?  
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7.  A(n) ______ works on multiple distinct computer systems.  
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8.  Which of the following artificial intelligence systems is capable of finding and differentiating patterns?  
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9.  _____ is the handling of differing noun phrases that refer to the same object.  
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10.  _____ decisions happen repeatedly, and often periodically, whether weekly, monthly, quarterly, or yearly.
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11.  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?  
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12.  In a(n) _____ decision, there may be several "right" answers, and there is no precise way to get a right answer.  
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13.  _____ is a mathematical method of handling imprecise or subjective information.  
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14.  A decision support system (DSS) typically has three components. Which of the following performs the functions of storing and maintaining information?  
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15.  Which of the following is an artificial intelligence system that applies reasoning capabilities to reach a conclusion?  
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16.  What is the difference between an expert system and a genetic algorithm?  
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17.  _____ are GIS systems that use GPS technology to gather information regarding people's location.  
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18.  The goal of regression is:  
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19.  A prediction _____ is a specific measurable value based on an attribute of the entity under consideration.  
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20.  What type of intelligent agent operates in a data warehouse discovering information?  
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21.  _____ refers to discovering groups of customers that are in some way or another "similar", without using any a priori and known structures.  
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22.  There are four main types of decisions. Which type of decision is also called an ad hoc decision?  
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23.  _____ 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.  
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24.  A(n) _____ is a software agent that can relocate itself onto different computer systems.  
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25.  A(n) _____ decision involves processing a certain kind of information in a specified way so that you will always get the right answer.
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26.  _____ help gather, store, and organize a wealth of information from which business intelligence can be derived.  
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27.  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?  
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28.  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.  
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29.  Which of the following is the science of making machines imitate human thinking and behavior?
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30.  _____ is the concept of learning from ecosystems and adapting their characteristics to human and organizational situations.  
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31.  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?  
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32.  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?
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33.  Which of the following data-mining technologies uses historical information to predict future events and outcomes?  
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34.  _____ information is any information that can be shown in map form.  
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35.  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?  
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36.  _____ is the study of word frequency distributions.
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37.  Which of the following software agents can adapt and alter the manner in which it attempts to achieve its assigned task?  
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38.  Which type of DSS allows you to analyze spatial information?  
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39.  The _____ management component consists of a wide variety of statistical and analytical tools and techniques.
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40.  When you make a choice that may not necessarily be the best choice but it meets your needs, you're making a(n) _____ choice.
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