DEXi Documentation and Publications

Both DEXi installation packages, Slovene and English, include an English help file.

Documentation in Slovene

An early DEXi User's Manual is available as:

Jereb, E., Bohanec, M., Rajkovič, V.: DEXi: Računalniški program za večparametrsko odločanje, Moderna organizacija, Kranj, 2003.

Further information on decision analysis, multi-attribute modeling, fundamental DEXi concepts and underlying methods is available in:

Bohanec, M.: Odločanje in modeli. DMFA - založništvo, 1. ponatis, 2012. [O knjigi...]

Documentation in English

The English help file, which is distributed with the installation, is up-to-date and describes DEXi version 5.04.

The DEXi 5.04 User's Manual in English is available as:

Bohanec, M.: DEXi: Program for Multi-Attribute Decision Making, User's Manual, Version 5.04. IJS Report DP-13100, Jožef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana, 2020.
[Also available: a printer-friendly version without hyperlinks.]

Publications

M. Bohanec, V. Rajkovič: Večparametrski odločitveni modeli. Organizacija 28(7), 427-438, 1995.

Bohanec, M., Rajkovič, V.: Multi-attribute decision modeling: Industrial applications of DEX. Informatica 23, 487-491, 1999.

Bohanec, M., Zupan, B., Rajkovič, V.: Applications of qualitative multi-attribute decision models in health care, International Journal of Medical Informatics 58-59, 191-205, 2000.

Cestnik, B., Bohanec, M.: Decision support in housing loan allocation: A case study, IDDM-2001: ECML/PKDD-2001 Workshop Integrating Aspects of Data Mining, Decision Support and Meta-Learning: Positions, Developments and Future Directions (eds. Giraud-Carrier, C., Lavrač, N., Moyle, S., Kavšek, B.), Freiburg, 21-30, 2001.

Mladenić, D., Lavrač, N., Bohanec, M., Moyle, S. (eds.): Data mining and decision support: Integration and collaboration. Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2003. Chapters:

Moyle, S., Ostrowski, E., Bohanec, M.: Knowledge development using data mining: A specific application in the construction industry. Leveraging corporate knowledge (ed. Truch, E.), Gower, 181-197, 2004.

Vintar, M., Grad, J. (ur.): E-uprava: Izbrane razvojne perspektive, Univerza v Ljubljani, Fakulteta za upravo, 2004.:

Bohanec, M., Džeroski, S., Žnidaršič, M., Messéan, A., Scatasta, S., Wesseler, J.: Multi-attribute modeling of economic and ecological impacts of cropping systems, Informatica 28, 387-392, 2004.

Leben, A., Kunstelj, M., Bohanec, M., Vintar, M.: Evaluating public administration e-portals. Information Polity 21(3/4), 207-225, 2006.

Bohanec, M., Messéan, A., Angevin, F., Žnidaršič, M.: SMAC Advisor: A decision-support tool on coexistence of genetically-modified and conventional maize. Proc. Information Society IS 2006, Ljubljana, 9-12, 2006

Verdev. M., Bohanec, M., Džeroski, S.: Decision support for a waste electrical and electronic equipment treatment system. Proc. Information Society IS 2006, Ljubljana, 89-92, 2006

Taškova, K., Stojanova, D., Bohanec, M., Dleroski, S.: A qualitative decision-support model for evaluating researchers. Informatica 31(4), 479-486, 2007.

Omerčević, D., Zupančič, M., Bohanec, M., Kastelic, T.: Intelligent response to highway traffic situations and road incidents. Proc. TRA 2008, Transport Research Arena Europe 2008, 21-24 April 2008, Ljubljana, Slovenia (ed. A. Žnidarič). Ljubljana: DDC svetovanje inženiring: ZAG, Zavod za gradbeništvo Slovenije: DRC, Družba v cestni in prometni stroki Slovenije, 1-6, 2008.

Žnidaršič, M., Bohanec, M., Kok, E.J., Prins, T.W.: Qualitative risk assessment for adventitious presence of unauthorized genetically modified organisms. Proceedings of ISIT 2009, 1st International Conference on Information Society and Information Technologies, Novo mesto: Faculty of information studies. 12.-13.10.2009, Dolenjske Toplice, 7 p., 2009.

Žnidaršič, M., Bohanec, M., Lavrač, N., Cestnik, B.: Project self-evaluation methodology: The Healthreats project case study. Proc. Information Society IS 2009, Ljubljana, 85-88, 2009.

Bohanec, M., Žnidaršič, M.: Izkušnje z večparametrskimi odločitvenimi modeli pri podpori odločanja o gensko spremenjenih organizmih. DAES 2010: Sodobni izzivi menedžmenta v agroživilstvu (ur. Č. Rozman, S. Kavčič), Pivola, 18.-19.3.2010, 29-37, 2010.

Marinič, S., Bohanec, M.: Večparametrsko vrednotenje variant v odvisnosti od konteksta: Model za vrednotenje strešnih kritin Proceedings of the 15th International Conference Information Society IS 2012, 8.-12.10.2012, Ljubljana, 76-79, 2012.

Bohanec, M., Rajkovič, V., Bratko, I., Zupan, B., Žnidaršič, M.: DEX methodology: Three decades of qualitative multi-attribute modelling. Informatica 37, 49-54, 2013.

Alić, I., Siering, M., Bohanec, M.: Hot stock or not? A qualitative multi-attribute model to detect financial market manipulation. eInnovation: Challenges and impacts for individuals, organizations and society, Proceedings of 26th Bled eConference (ed. D.L.Wigand), June 9-13, 2013, Bled, Slovenia, Kranj: Moderna organizacija, 64-77, 2013.

Trdin, N., Bohanec, M., Janža, M.: Decision support system for management of water sources. Proceedings of the 16th International Conference Information Society IS 2013, 7.-11.10.2013, Ljubljana, 118-121, 2013.

Bohanec, M., Aprile, G., Costante, M., Foti, M., Trdin, N.: A hierarchical multi-attribute model for bank reputational risk assessment. DSS 2.0 -- Supporting Decision Making with New Technologies (eds. Phillips-Wren, G., Carlsson, S., Respício, A., Brézillon, P.), Amsterdam: IOS Press, ISBN 978-1-61499-398-8, 92-103, 2014.

Mileva Boshkoska, B., Bohanec, M., Boškoski, P., Juričić, Đ.: Copula-based decision support system for quality ranking in the manufacturing of electronically commutated motors. Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing 26, 281-293, 2015.

Bohanec, M., Delibašić, B.: Data-mining and expert models for predicting injury risk in ski resorts. Decision Support Systems V - Big Data Analytics for Decision Making, First International Conference ICDSST 2015, Belgrade, Serbia, May 27-29, 2015, Springer, 46-60, 2015.

Craheix, D., Bergez, J.-E., Angevin, F., Bockstaller, C., Bohanec, M., Colomb, B., Doré, T., Fortino, G., Guichard, L., Pelzer, E., Méssean, A., Reau, R., Sadok, W.: Guidelines to design models assessing agricultural sustainability, based upon feedbacks from the DEXi decision support system. Agronomy for sustainable development 35, 1431-1447, 2015.

Bohanec, M., Trdin, N., Kontić, B.: A qualitative multi-criteria model for the evaluation of electric energy production technologies in Slovenia. SOR-2015: 13th International Symposium on Operational Research in Slovenia, Bled, Slovenia, September 23-25, 2015 (eds. Zadnik Stirn, L., et al.), Ljubljana: Slovenian Society Informatika, Section for Operational Research, 11-16, 2015.

Mihelčić, M., Bohanec, M.: Empirical comparison of three methods for approximating DEX utility functions. SOR-2015: 13th International Symposium on Operational Research in Slovenia, Bled, Slovenia, September 23-25, 2015 (eds. Zadnik Stirn, L., et al.), Ljubljana: Slovenian Society Informatika, Section for Operational Research, 29-34, 2015.

Rozman, Č., Pažek, K., Pavlovič, V., Bohanec, M., Pavlovič, M.: Application of multi criteria DEX model in hop breeding. SOR-2015: 13th International Symposium on Operational Research in Slovenia, Bled, Slovenia, September 23-25, 2015 (eds. Zadnik Stirn, L., et al.), Ljubljana: Slovenian Society Informatika, Section for Operational Research, 40-44, 2015.

Kontić, B., Bohanec, M., Kontić, D., Trdin, N., Matko, M.: Improving appraisal of sustainability of energy options - A view from Slovenia, Energy Policy 90, 154-171, 2016.

Damij, N., Boškoski, P., Bohanec, M., Mileva-Boshkoska, B.: Ranking of business process simulation software tools with DEX/QQ hierarchical decision model, PloS one 11(2), 0148391-1-0148391-16, 2016.

Ravnikar, T., Bohanec, M., Muri, G.: Monitoring and assessment of anthropogenic activities in mountain lakes: A case of the Fifth Triglav Lake in the Julian Alps Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 188(4), 1-17, 2016.

Bohanec, M., Mileva-Boshkoska, B., Prins, T.W., Kok, E.: SIGMO: A decision support system for identification of genetically modified food or feed products. Food Control, 71, 168-177, 2016.

Mihelčić, M., Bohanec, M.: Approximating incompletely defined utility functions of qualitative multi-criteria modeling method DEX. Central European Journal of Operations Research, 1-23, 2016.

Bohanec, M., Trdin, N., Kontić, B.: A qualitative multi-criteria modelling approach to the assessment of electric energy production technologies in Slovenia. Central European Journal of Operations Research, 1-15, 2016.

Bohanec, M.: Multi-criteria DEX models: An overview and analysis. SOR-2017: 14th International Symposium on Operational Research in Slovenia, Bled, Slovenia, September 27-29, 2017 (eds. Zadnik Stirn, L., et al.), Ljubljana: Slovenian Society Informatika, Section for Operational Research, 155-160, 2017.

Bohanec, M., Dovgan, E., Maslov, P., Vodopija, A., Luštrek, M., Puddu, P.E., Schiariti, M., Ciancarelli, M.C., Baert, A., Pardaens, S., Clays, E.: Designing a personal decision support system for congestive heart failure management. Proceedings of the 20th International Conference Information Society IS 2017, Volume A, Ljubljana, 67-70, 2017.

Trdin, N., Bohanec, M.: Extending the multi-criteria decision making method DEX with numeric attributes, value distributions and relational models. Central European Journal of Operations Research, 1-24, 2018.

Dobnik, D., Gruden, K., Žel, J., Bertheau, Y., Holst-Jensen, A., Bohanec, M.: Decision support for the comparative evaluation and selection of analytical methods: Detection of genetically modified organisms as an example. Food Analytical Methods, 2018.

Nusev, G., Boškoski, P., Bohanec, M., Mileva Boshkoska, B.: A DSS model for selection of computer on module based on PROMETHEE and DEX methods. Decision Support Systems VIII: Sustainable data driven and evidence-based decision support: 4th International Conference, ICDSST 2018 Heraklion, Greece, May 22-25, 2018 (ed. Dargam, F.), ISSN 1865-1348, LNBIP 313, 157-168, 2018.

Bohanec, M., Miljković, D., Valmarska, A., Mileva Boshkoska, B., Gasparoli, E., Gentile, G., Koutsikos, K., Marcante, A., Antonini, A., Gatsios, D., Rigas, F., Fotiadis, D.I., Tsiouris, K.M., Konitsiotis, S.: A decision support system for Parkinson disease management: Expert models for suggesting medication change. Journal of Decision Systems 27, 164-172, 2018.

Delibašić, B., Radovanović, S., Jovanović, M., Bohanec, M., Suknović, M.: Integrating knowledge from DEX hierarchies into a logistic regression stacking model for predicting ski injuries. Journal of Decision Systems 27, 201-208, 2018.

Kikaj, A., Bohanec, M.: Complex Decision Rules in DEX Methodology: jRule Algorithm and Performance Analysis. Proceedings of the 21th International Conference Information Society IS 2018, Volume A, Ljubljana, 17-20, 2018.

Berčič, T., Bohanec, M., Ažman Momirski, L.: Role of decision models in the evaluation of spatial design solutions, Annales: Anali za istrske in mediteranske študije 26(1), 621-636, 2018.

Žnidaršič, M., Ženko, B., Osojnik, A., Bohanec, M., Panov, P., Burger, H., Matjačić, Z., Debeljak, M.: Multi-criteria modelling approach for ambient assisted coaching of senior adults. IC3K 2019: Proceedings of the 11th International Joint Conference on Knowledge Discovery, Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management, September 17-19, 2019, Vienna, Austria, Volume 2, KEOD (ed. Dietz, J.L.G), 87-93, 2019.

Kikaj, A., Bohanec, M.: Towards web-based decision modeling software based on DEX methodology. CECIIS 2019: Proc. 30th Central European Conference on Information and Intelligent Systems, October 2--4, 2019, Varaždin (eds. Strahonja, V., Hertweck, D., Kirinić, V.), Varaždin: Faculty of Organization and Informatics, ISSN 1847-2001, 333-340, 2019.

Bohanec, M., Vrbanić, I., Bašić, I., Debelak, K., Štrubelj, L.: Conceptual Design of a Decision Support Tool for Severe Accident Management in Nuclear Power Plants. Proceedings of the 22th International Conference Information Society IS 2019, Volume A, Ljubljana, 5-8, 2019.

Repository of Publications

An extended collection of publications related to DEXi is available at this Dropbox link.