ISSN 2071-8594

Russian academy of sciences


Gennady Osipov

A.V. Smirnov, A.V. Ponomarev, T.V. Levashova, N.N. Teslya Human-computer cloud for decision support in tourism


Tourism is one of the most intensively developing economy sectors. Today, in this sector decision support is more important than ever. The up-to-date decision supports systems use a wide range of technologies based on information processing by both machines and humans. This paper demonstrates application of the human-machine concept as a new architectural approach to development of decision support systems for tourism. The proposed approach enables to combine two contrast perspectives on decision support in the tourism sector: the tourist view and the destination management organization view. Typical decision support tasks for tourism are distinguished. Then, these tasks are mapped on a multilevel cloud service architecture that is proposed in the paper. Three service/resource interaction scenarios illustrate the proposed architecture from the perspective of architectural scenarios implementation.


decision support, human-machine cloud, cloud service architecture, tourism.

PP. 90-102


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