(2 hours lecture/3 hours laboratory)
3 semester credit hours /meets part of advanced informatics competencies
This course will focus on decisions made with high degrees of uncertainty. The focus will be on modeling the decisions and the types of uncertainty that are present in the decision making process. The focus will be on developing ways to reduce the amount and types of uncertainty while still maintaining the key elements of the decision making process. In addition, the course will focus on ways to automate the decision making process in terms of the way in which data, information and knowledge is aggregated, the modeling of the decision data against existing standards or protocols, and presenting alternative display approaches to the understanding of the data, information and knowledge employed in the decision making process.