Management Information Systems

researcher

Peter Keenan

Associate Professor

School Of Business
Quinn School of Business
Belfield
Dublin 4

Tel: +353 1 7164727
Email: peter.keenan@ucd.ie

Biography

2015
Academic Visitor, Pepperdine University, California, USA

2011-2014
 
Subject area Head - Management Information Systems

2006-
Senior Lecturer,
University College Dublin

1993 - 2006
College Lecturer,
University College Dublin

1990 - 1993
Assistant Lecturer,
University College Dublin

1987 - 1990
Administrator of the Business Microcomputer Centre,
University College Dublin.

1985 - 1987
Analyst with University Software Systems.
Logistics and networks analysis related projects

Professional

 

Associations

Association: AIS : Special Interest Group on Geographic Information Systems (SIGGIS) , Function/Role: Founder member
Association: AIS : Special Interest Group on DSS (SIGDSS), Function/Role: Member
Association: IFIP 8.3 Working Group : Decision Support Systems , Function/Role: Member
Association: Euro Working Group on Decision Support Systems, Function/Role: Member
     

Conference Contributions

Elliott, R.; Horn, D.; Keenan, P. (2012) The Automatic Geocoding of Address Strings to Electoral Divisions in the Republic of Ireland. [Poster Presentation], GIS Ireland 2012, Dublin , 11-OCT-12 - 11-OCT-12.
Keane, L.; Atiyota, B.;Keenan, P.B. (2012) Determining the Optimum Location for a Theoretical Biomass CHP Plant. [Poster Presentation], GIS Ireland 2012, Dublin , 11-OCT-12 - 11-OCT-12.
Peter Keenan (2014) Spatial Decision Support for Disaster Management. [Refereed Abstracts], DSS 2.0 Supporting decision making with new technologies, Paris, France , 02-JUN-14 - 05-JUN-15.
Peter Keenan (2015) Chair:Business Analytics, Big Data and Knowledge Management (SIGDSA). [Chaired Session], Twenty-first Americas Conference on Information Systems, Puerto Rico , 13-AUG-15 - 15-AUG-15.
Keenan, Peter. (2015) Spatial Data: the fuel for spatial decision making. [Invited Oral Presentation], Workshop series, Center for Business GIS and Spatial Analysis, University of Redlands, USA , 08-APR-15 - 08-APR-15.
Peter Keenan (2016) Changes in DSS disciplines in the Web of Science. [International Refereed Conference], IFIP 8.3 2016 Open Conference, Cork , 23-JUN-16 - 25-JUN-16.
Peter Keenan (2016) Local Organising Committee. [Conference Organising Committee Member], International Conference on Information Systems, Dublin , 11-DEC-16 - 14-DEC-16.
Keenan, Peter. (2016) Spatial Decision Making. [Invited Lecture], Pre-ICIS Workshop on Locational Analytics, Spatial Decision Making, and Big Data, Dublin , 11-DEC-16 - 11-FEB-17.
Keenan, P. Carroll, P. et al. (2017) Spatial modelling of climate change in Irish forestry. [International Refereed Conference], Americas Conference on Information Systems AMCIS, Boston, USA , 10-AUG-17 - 12-AUG-17.
Keenan, P.; (1997) Geographic Information Systems: Their contribution to the IS mainstream. [International Refereed Conference], AIS Americas Conference on Information Systems, Indianapolis USA , 15-AUG-97 - 17-AUG-97.
Keenan, P.; (1998) Spatial Decision Support Systems: Extending the technology to a broader user community. [International Refereed Conference], IFIP TC8.3 conference, Context Sensitive Decision Support Systems, Bled, Slovenia , 13-JUL-98 - 15-JUL-98.
Keenan, P. B., Grimshaw, D. J., Pick, J.; (1999) IS and GIS: Mapping the way forward. [International Refereed Conference], European Conference on Information Systems, Copenhagen, Denmark , 23-JUN-99 - 25-JUN-99.
Keenan, P. B. & Brodie, S.; (2000) A Prototype Web-based Carpooling System. [International Refereed Conference], Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), Long Beach, California , USA, Association for Information Systems , 10-AUG-00 - 13-AUG-00.
Brabazon, P. & Keenan, P.; (2003) A Hybrid Model for Prediction of Corporate Failure, Proceedings of Intelligent Decision Systems Workshop. [International Refereed Conference], International Conference on Computational Management Science, Chania, Greece , 27-MAY-03 - 30-MAY-03.
Keenan, P. B.; (2004) Geolibraries and Business GIS. [International Refereed Conference], 10th Americas Conference on Information Systems, New York, USA. Association for Information Systems , 06-AUG-04 - 08-AUG-04.
Keenan, P., McGarraghy, S., McNamara, C., & Phelan, M.; (2004) Human Resource Management DSS. [International Refereed Conference], 2004 IFIP TC8.3 International Conference on Decision Support Systems, Tuscany, Italy , 01-JUL-04 - 01-JUL-04.
Fisher, L., Butler, M., Keenan, P., O'Neill, G.; (2005) Student Laptop Use in Learning Practice: participant observation from inside the undergraduate classroom. [Other], World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education, Norfolk, VA , 24-OCT-05.
Fisher, L., Butler, M., Keenan, P., & O'Neill, G; (2005) This was a joint paper based on research carried on out in this area: 'Integrating laptops into undergraduate busienss curricula: descriptive narrative from a community of teaching and learning practitioners.'. [International Refereed Conference], European Educational Research Association Conference, UCD September 2005, UCD , 01-SEP-05 - 01-SEP-05.
Fisher, L., Butler, M., Keenan, P., O'Neill, G. ; (2005) Use of Social Practice Theory to interpret mandatory student use of laptops in learning: an analysis of ten undergraduate business courses. [Oral Presentation], International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies, Kaohsiung, Taiwan , 05-JUL-05.
Fisher, L., Butler, M., Keenan, P., O'Neill, G.; (2005) Use of Social Practice Theory to interpret mandatory student use of laptops in learning: an analysis of ten undergraduate business courses. [International Refereed Conference], International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies, pp. 884-886, Kaohsiung, Taiwan , 05-JUL-05 - 08-JUL-05.
Keenan, P.; (2006) Meeting of IFIP 8.3. [Conference Organising Committee Member], International Conference on Creativity and Innovation in Decision Making and Decision Support (CIDMDS 2006), London , 28-JUN-06 - 01-JUL-06.
Keenan, P.; (2007) Spatial Data and GIS adoption. [International Refereed Conference], 12th Americas Conference on Information Systems. Association of Information Systems, Acapulco, México , 04-AUG-07 - 06-AUG-07.
Keenan, P.; (2011) SDSS: From Geographic Information to Management Decisions. [Invited Lecture], GIS Ireland 2011, Dublin , 12-OCT-11 - 12-OCT-11.
Keenan, P.; (2011) Cloud computing and DSS: The Case of spatial DSS. [International Refereed Conference], EURO Working Group on Decision Support Systems London 2011 Workshop on Decision Support Systems, London , 23-JUN-11 - 24-AUG-11.
Keenan, P.; (2011) Session D2-12: Decision Making in Organizations. [Chaired Session], EURO Working Group on Decision Support Systems London 2011 Workshop on Decision Support Systems, London , 23-JUN-11 - 24-JUN-11.
   

Education

Year 2001 Institution: University College Dublin
Qualification: PhD Subject: Spatial Decision Support Systems for Large Arc Routing Problems
Year 1984 Institution: University College Dublin
Qualification: BComm Subject:
Year 1985 Institution: University College Dublin
Qualification: MMangtSc Subject:
         

Publications

 

Book Chapters

Keenan, P. B.; (2008) 'Geographic Information and Analysis for Decision Support' In: Keenan, P. B.; (eds). Handbook on Decision Support Systems. Springer. , pp.65-80 [Details]
Keenan, P. B.; (2008) 'Market and Infrastructure for Spatial Data' In: Keenan, P. B.; (eds). Encyclopedia of GIS. Springer. , pp.634-637 [Details]
Keenan, P; (2007) 'Using a GIS as a DSS generator' In: Keenan, P; (eds). Geographic Information System. Hyderabad: ICFAI University Press. , pp.97-113 [Details]
Brabazon, Anthony ,Delahunty, Alice ,O'Callaghan, Denis ,Keenan, Peter ,O'Neill, Michael; (2006) 'Financial Classification using an Artificial Immune System' In: Brabazon, Anthony ,Delahunty, Alice ,O'Callaghan, Denis ,Keenan, Peter ,O'Neill, Michael; (eds). Business Applications and Computational Intelligence. Hersey, PA, USA: Idea Group Publishing. , pp.389-406 [Details]
Brabazon, Anthony,Delahunty, Alice,Keenan, P,O'Callaghan, Denis,O'Neill, Michael; (2006) 'Bond Rating using AIS' In: Brabazon, Anthony,Delahunty, Alice,Keenan, P,O'Callaghan, Denis,O'Neill, Michael; (eds). Biologically Inspired Algorithms for Financial Modelling. Berlin: Springer-Verlag. , pp.249-254 [Details]
Brabazon, Anthony,Carty, Edward,Keenan, P,Meagher, Katrina,O'Neill, Michael; (2006) 'Intra-day Trading using Grammatical Evolution' In: Brabazon, Anthony,Carty, Edward,Keenan, P,Meagher, Katrina,O'Neill, Michael; (eds). Biologically Inspired Algorithms for Financial Modelling. Berlin: Springer-Verlag. , pp.203-210 [Details]
Keenan, P. B.; (2005) 'Concepts and theories of GIS in business' In: Pick, J (eds). Geographic Information Systems in Business. , pp.28-39 [Details]
Keenan, P. B.; (2005) 'Geolibraries' In: Kempf-Leonard, K (eds). Encyclopedia of Social Measurement. , pp.1800 [Details]
Keenan, P. B.; (2003) 'Geographic Information Systems' In: Bidgoli, H (eds). Encyclopedia of Information Systems, San Diego, CA, USA: Elsevier Science (USA), vol. 2. , pp.421-432 [Details]
Keenan, P. B.; (2003) 'Spatial Decision Support Systems' In: Forgionne, G., Gupta, J. N. D. & Mora, M. (eds). Decision Making Support Systems: Achievements and challenges for the New Decade. , pp.28-39 [Details]
Keenan, Peter B.; (2003) 'Geographic Information Systems' In: Keenan, Peter B.; (eds). Encyclopedia of Information Systems. San Diego, CA, USA: Elsevier Science (USA). , pp.421-432 [Details]
Keenan, P.; (1997) 'A Decision Support System for Arc Routing' In: Mendes-Gieb I (eds). DSS: Viewpoints and Applications. , pp.103-107 [Details]
Keenan, P. & Naughton, M.; (1996) 'Arc routing for rural Irish networks' In: Dolezal, J. & Fidler, J (eds). System Modelling and Optimization. , pp.599-606 [Details]
Keenan, P.; (1996) 'Using a GIS as a DSS Generator' In: Darzentas, J., Darzentas, J.S. & Spyrou, T (eds). Perspectives on DSS. , pp.33-40 [Details]
 

Peer Reviewed Journals

O'Neill, M, Brabazon, A, Nicolau, M, Mcgarraghy, S, Keenan, P, ; (2004) 'pi Grammatical evolution'. LOCATION- AND CONTEXT-AWARENESS, PROCEEDINGS, 3103 (NA):617-629. [Details]
Brabazon, Anthony ,Meagher, Katrina ,Carty, Edward ,O'Neill, Michael ,Keenan, Peter; (2005) 'Grammar-Mediated Time-Series Prediction'. Journal of Intelligent Systems, 14 (2-3). [Details]
Fisher, L., Butler, M., Keenan, P., O'Neill, G. ; (2005) 'Using interpretive ethnography to explore mandatory laptop use in undergraduate teaching and learning practice : research in progress'. Learning Technology, 7 :53-56. [Details]
Brabazon A., Meagher K., Carty E., O'Neill M. and Keenan P.; (2005) 'Grammar-mediated time-series prediction'. Journal of Intelligent Systems, 14 (2-3):123-143. [Details]
Keenan, P. B. (2013) 'Cloud computing and DSS: the case of spatial DSS'. International Journal of Information and Decision Sciences, 5 (3):283-294. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Keenan, P; (2008) 'Modelling vehicle routing in GIS'. OPERATIONAL RESEARCH An International Journal, 8 (3):201-218. [DOI] [Details]
Keenan, PB; (2006) 'Spatial Decision Support Systems : A coming of Age'. Control and Cybernetics, 35 (1):9-27. Available Online [Details]
Butler, M, Herlihy, P, Keenan, PB, ; (2005) 'Integrating information technology and operational research in the management of milk collection'. Journal of Food Engineering, 70 (3):341-349. [Details]
Fisher, L., Butler, M., Keenan, P., O'Neill, G. ; (2005) 'Using interpretive ethnography to explore mandatory laptop use in undergraduate teaching and learning practice : research in progress'. Learning Technology, 7 :53-56. [Details]
Brabazon, A. & Keenan, P.; (2004) 'A hybrid genetic model for the prediction of corporate failure'. Computational Management Science, 1 (3-4):293-310. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Fischer, L., Butler, M., Keenan, P., O'Neill, G.; (2004) 'Laptop use in teaching practice: Current research in the Quinn School of Business, UCD'. Learning Technology, 6 (4):51-54. [Details]
Keenan, P.; (1998) 'When the Question is Where? Integrating geographic information systems and management science'. Or Insight, 11 (1):23-28. [Details]
Keenan, P.; (1998) 'Spatial Decision Support Systems for Vehicle Routing'. Decision Support Systems, 22 (1):65-71. [Details]
 

Conference Publications

Keenan, P. Miscione, G. (2015) Desperately seeking the IS in GIS Pre-ICIS Workshop on Locational Analytics and Big Data Available Online [Details]
Keenan, PB (2016) Changes in DSS disciplines in the Web of Science 2016 IFIP WG8.3 Conference Cork, Ireland, , 22-JUN-16 - 24-JUN-16 , pp.542-549 Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Keenan, Peter; Carroll, Paula; Conway, Henry; Lee, Stephen (2017) Spatial modelling of climate change in Irish forestry Twenty-third Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS) Boston, USA, , 10-AUG-17 - 12-NOV-17 Available Online [Details]
Keenan, Peter; Miscione, Gianluca; Berger, Andrea; (2015) A Postcode not for Post Twenty-first Americas Conference on Information Systems, Puerto Rico, 2015 Puerto Rico, , 13-AUG-15 - 15-AUG-15 Available Online [Details]
Brabazon, A. and Keenan. P. ; (2003) A Hybrid model for Prediction of Corporate Failure Proceedings of Intelligent Decision Systems Workshop, International Conference on Computational Management Science Chania, Greece, , 27-MAY-03 - 30-MAY-03 [Details]
O'Neill, M; Brabazon, A; Nicolau, M; Mcgarraghy, S; Keenan, P (2004) pi Grammatical evolution . In: K. Deb, R. Poli, W. Banzhaf, H.-G. Beyer, E. K. Burke, P. J. Darwen, D. Dasgupta, D. Floreano, J. A. Foster, M. Harman, O. Holland, P. L. Lanzi, L. Spector, A. Tettamanzi, D. Thierens, A. M. Tyr eds. Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO 2004) Seattle, WA, USA, , 26-JUN-04 - 30-JUN-04 , pp.617-629 [Details]
Cahill, J.; Keenan, P.; Walsh, D.; Brabazon, A.; (2010) Identifying Online Credit Card Fraud using Artificial Immune Systems 2010 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (IEEE CEC 2010) Barcelona, , 18-JUL-10 - 23-JUL-10 , pp.2897-2903 [Details]
Fisher, L., Butler, M., Keenan, P., O'Neill, G. ; (2005) Student Laptop Use in Learning Practice: participant observation from inside the undergraduate classroom Proceedings of World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education Norfolk, VA, , 24-OCT-05 - 28-OCT-05 , pp.2562-2569 [Details]
Meagher, K., Carty, E. , Brabazon, A., ONeill, M. & Keenan, P.; (2004) Intra-day Financial Asset Trading Using Grammatical Evolution International Conference on Artificial Intelligence 2004 (ICAI 04) Las Vegas, , 21-JUN-04 - 24-JUN-04 , pp.411-417 [Details]
Keenan, Peter; (2006) 12th Americas Conference on Information Systems An Electronic Market for Spatial Data Acapulco, México, , pp.1606-1609 [Details]
Keenan, Peter ,McGarraghy, Sean ,McNamara, Conor ,Phelan, Michael; (2004) The 2004 IFIP International Conference on Decision Support Systems (DSS2004) Human Resource Management DSS Prato, Tuscany, Italy, , pp.525-534 [Details]
Keenan, Peter B.; (2004) Tenth Americas Conference on Information Systems, New York Geolibraries and Business GIS New York, USA, [Details]
Keenan, Peter B.,Brodie, Shane; (2000) Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS) A Prototype Web-based Carpooling System Long Beach, California, USA, , pp.362-364 [Details]
Keenan, Peter B.,Grimshaw, David J.,Pick, James B.; (1999) European Conference on Information Systems IS and GIS: Mapping the way forward Copenhagen, Denmark, , pp.1018-1022 [Details]
Keenan, Peter B.; (1998) IFIP TC8/WG8.3 International Conference on Context Sensitive Decision Support Systems Spatial Decision Support Systems: Extending the technology to a broader user community Bled, Slovenia, , pp.21-30 [Details]
Keenan, P. B.; (1997) AIS Americas Conference on Information Systems Geographic Information Systems : Their contribution to the IS mainstream Indianapolis, USA, , pp.691-693 [Details]
         

Encyclopedia Entry

Keenan, P. Miscione, G. (2016) Spatial data: market and infrastructure in Encyclopedia of Geographic Information Systems. Boston: Encyclopedia Entry [Details]
                                                                                                                           

Research

Research Interests

I am a Management Information Systems faculty member and member of the Centre for Business Analytics in the College of Business at University College Dublin. My primary research areas include decision support for routing problems, the integration of geographic information systems (GIS) and decision support systems and the use of GIS in business.

I am a member of the EURO Working Group on Decision Support Systems , the IFIP 8.3 Working Group on DSS and the AIS SIGDSA. I am a founder member of the AIS SIGGIS.  I am an affiliate of the Irish National Centre for Geocomputation.

     

Discover our Rankings and Accreditations