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  • Challenges for aided online shopping and product selection - a decision making perspective. 

    Dabrowski, Maciej; Acton, Thomas; Golden, Willie (2009)
    Consumers often face a task to select a best option from a large set of alternatives, such as choosing a car to buy1, an apartment to rent2, or an unforgettable trip to book3. E-commerce sites frequently provide the ...
  • Comparing techniques for preference relaxation: a decision theory perspective 

    Dabrowski, Maciej; Acton, Thomas (Springer, 2010-09-01)
    This research proposes a decision aid based on a novel type of preference relaxation, which enables consumers to easily make quality choices in online multiattribute choice scenarios. In contrast to ltering and ...
  • Contribution behaviours in systems development - a position paper 

    Coyle, Sharon; Conboy, Kieran; Acton, Thomas (2009-12-02)
    This development research paper explores concepts associated with contribution behaviours. Contribution, in its simplest context occurs in organization settings where employees share knowledge with one another. Usually, ...
  • Decisive and Incisive - The Path of DSS 

    Sharkey, Ultan; Acton, Thomas; Conboy, Kieran (2008)
    Through this study we explore the literature discussing what management information systems are what decision support systems are in an attempt to clarify the taxonomies available in the literature into a holistic discourse. ...
  • Improving customer decisions using product reviews: CROM - Car Review Opinion Miner 

    Dabrowski, Maciej; Acton, Thomas; Jarzebowski, Przemyslaw; O'Riain, Sean (2010-04-07)
    Online shopping is a very goal-oriented activity. Consumers have a set of preferences for a product or service that is used as criteria for assessment of the available alternatives. However, crucial information about ...
  • Improving decision quality through preference relaxation. 

    Dabrowski, Maciej; Acton, Thomas (IOS press, 2010)
    In online shopping scenarios, it can be difficult for consumers to process the vast amounts of information available and to make satisfactory buying decisions. Interactive decision aids are a potential solution to this ...
  • The influence of quality on the success of e-commerce systems 

    Sharkey, Ultan; Scott, Murray; Acton, Thomas (ECIS, 2006)
    Appraising the success of information systems has long been a difficulty for management. Indeed, the definition of 'success' is controversial as the term itself is multi-dimensional and can be assessed at various levels ...
  • The influence of quality on the success of e-commerce systems 

    Sharkey, Ultan; Scott, Murray; Acton, Thomas (2006)
    Appraising the success of information systems has long been a difficulty for management. Indeed, the definition of 'success' is controversial as the term itself is multi-dimensional and can be assessed at various ...
  • Modelling preference relaxation in e-commerce. 

    Dabrowski, Maciej; Acton, Thomas (IEEE, 2010-09-23)
    In multi-attribute decision choice scenarios, although decision-makers desire access to very large sets of possible choice options (alternatives), their cognitive resources are limited. They may simply be unable to process ...
  • Modelling the Effects of Decision Tools in Online Shopping 

    Sharkey, Ultan; Acton, Thomas; Conboy, Kieran (2009)
    The provision of tools to focus user interaction in analysing data to come to a decision is the core principle of a decision supporting system. This became the inherent characteristic of decision support systems to ...
  • Optimal Product Information Display Formats in Online Shopping Scenarios: Implications for Management Practice and Policy Formation 

    Sharkey, Ultan; Acton, Thomas; Conboy, Kieran (2009)
    The second key challenge noted by the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment (2004) eBusiness Strategy report is the building of confidence among Irish SME's and Micro-enterprises in the development of online ...