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A Survey Of Diagnostic Expert Systems
Author(s): John F. Gilmore; Kurt Gingher
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Paper Abstract

Diagnostic expert systems is an area of growing interest in the application of expert system technology. Diagnosis is a step-by-step process that attempts to ascertain the internal characteristics of a physical system. The first generation of knowledge-based systems for hardware diagnosis are based primarily on the largely empirically derived knowledge of human experts. A number of diagnostic expert systems dealing with electronic and computer hardware have been developed over the last several years. The majority of these systems have utilized a variety of diagnostic techniques and concepts to solve a specific hardware application. This paper surveys four of the most successful diagnostic expert systems in the areas of computers and electronic hardware and analyzes each in a comparative manner. Several additional systems are summarized to provide the reader with a relatively extensive overview of existing research and development activities in the area of diagnostic expert systems.

Paper Details

Date Published: 11 May 1987
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 0786, Applications of Artificial Intelligence V, (11 May 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.940596
Show Author Affiliations
John F. Gilmore, Georgia Institute of Technology (United States)
Kurt Gingher, Georgia Institute of Technology (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0786:
Applications of Artificial Intelligence V
John F. Gilmore, Editor(s)

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