The University ofMississippi 

MIS-410 Decision Support Systems
Fall 2005

Tuesday 6:00-8:30pm
Conner Hall, Room 11
School of Business Administration
University of Mississippi


INSTRUCTOR:                                                    
Brian J. Reithel, PhD, CDP
Holman Hall 253
(662) 915-5469
Office Hours: by appointment.

Email: breithel@bus.olemiss.edu

Homepage: http://faculty.bus.olemiss.edu/breithel/

TEACHING ASSISTANT:

            Mr. Jody Strong
            326 Holman Hall
            (662) 915-1576
            Office Hours: by appointment

            Email: jstrong@bus.olemiss.edu


REQUIRED TEXTS:

None.  We will be making extensive use of Internet-based resources.


DESCRIPTION OF COURSE:
A study of decision support systems in terms of the roles an individual assumes in developing the components of a DSS, i.e., DSS builder, intermediary and technical adviser.  Included are topics in expert systems and artificial intelligence. 
Prerequisite: MIS-309.

MAJOR OBJECTIVES OF THE COURSE:

The purpose of this course is to allow the student to:


TEACHING METHOD: MAKE-UP EXAMS:: ASSIGNMENTS: INCOMPLETE GRADES: STANDARDS OF HONESTY:


School of Business Administration Statement of Academic Integrity

    The School of Business Administration upholds honor and academic integrity in all of its teaching, research, and service activities.  All business faculty, staff, and students are charged with the responsibility to behave with personal and professional integrity and to refrain from dishonorable conduct.

CLASS ATTENDANCE: COMPUTER LABORATORY ACTIVITIES: GRADES:

SEMESTER GRADING:  

Midterm One 15%
Midterm Two 15%
Homework 15%
Semester Project 20%
Final (comprehensive) 35%

TEST DATES:

Midterm One September 20, 2005
Midterm Two October 18, 2005
Final (comprehensive) Tuesday December 6, 2005
7:30-10:30pm

Instant Replay!!

Lectures will be captured using Silicon Chalk. This software will create a screen capture synchronized with the audio of the lecture for students to review after the lecture. Additionally, students will be able to annotate the lecture with their own comments.

Additionally, digitized videos of previous semesters' lectures in MIS-410 are available.  You must have a computer with a sound card, Windows 2000/XP, and the latest version of the Microsoft Media Player to view these videos.  


ASP Reference Links

Simple Sample Web Site


MIS 410 Schedule - Fall 2004

MIS-410 Tentative Schedule Fall 2005

DATE   DISCUSSION TOPIC AND RELATED LINKS
Aug 23  

 

Aug 30

 

 

 

 
 

Sept 6

 

 

 

 

 



NOTE: For all sample files, hit "View | Source" once the file is displayed in your browser window to see the actual source code
 

Sept 13

 

Sept 20   EXAM 1
Sept 27

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Note: Last Day to Withdraw is October 3rd

Oct 4

 

 

 

  • Introduction to Intelligent Agents
  • Working with SQL Server Enterprise Manager
  • Using SQL Server Data Sources in .NET
  • Data Binding and Assorted List Controls
  • Populate a data grid from an SQL Server database (.Net sample)
  • XML Tutorial from w3schools.com
  • XML FAQ edited by Peter Flynn
  • XSL Tutorial from w3schools.com
  • XML Data Objects in .NET
  • Using web.config file in .NET
  • Cascading Style Sheets in .NET
Oct 11

 

 

 


Oct 18  

    EXAM 2
Oct 25

 

 

 

 

 

 


Nov 1

 

 

Nov 8

 

 

Nov 15
Nov 22   Thanksgiving Break
Nov 29   Presentations
Dec 2   Projects Due - 5:00pm
Dec 6   Final Exam - Tuesday 7:30-10:30pm

Last Modified: Wednesday June 27, 2007 12:32:32 PM -0500
Copyright 2002-2004 Brian J. Reithel, Ph.D.. All rights reserved.
Comments: breithel@bus.olemiss.edu