Institution: 1964 Country: France Interests: DSS MCDA MCDM GDSS Cooperative Decision Making Website: https://www.irit.fr/~Pascale.Zarate/Pascale Zaraté is a Professor at Toulouse 1 Capitole University. She conducts her researches at the IRIT laboratory (http://www.irit.fr). She holds a Ph.D. in Computer Sciences / Decision Support from the LAMSADE laboratory at the Paris Dauphine University, Paris (1991). She also holds a Master degree in Computer Science from the Paul Sabatier University, Toulouse, France (1986); as well as a Bachelors degree Toulouse, France (1982). Pascale Zaraté’s current research interests include: Decision Support Systems; Group Decision Support Systems, Distributed and Asynchronous Decision Making Processes; Knowledge Modelling; Cooperative Knowledge Based Systems; Cooperative Decision Making. She is the editor in chief of the International Journal of Decision Support Systems Technologies (Ed IGI Global).