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A Comprehensive Evaluation of Expert System Tools
Author(s): John F Gilmore; Charles Howard; Kirt Pulaski
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Paper Abstract

Current trends in knowledge-based computing have produced a large number of expert system building tools. This onslaught of high-tech software stems from the discovery that expert systems can be effectively applied to a variety of industrial and military problem domains. A variety of vendors provide expert system prototyping and development tools which greatly accelerate the construction of intelligent software. Today's expert system tool generally provides the user with a friendly interface, an efficient inference engine, and formalisms that simplify the creation of a domain knowledge base. This paper presents a formalism for expert system tool evaluation and critiques an exhaustive variety of commercially available tools.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 April 1987
PDF: 15 pages
Proc. SPIE 0657, Applications of Artificial Intelligence IV, (6 April 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.938514
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John F Gilmore, Georgia Tech Research Institute (United States)
Charles Howard, Georgia Tech Research Institute (United States)
Kirt Pulaski, Georgia Tech Research Institute (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0657:
Applications of Artificial Intelligence IV
John F. Gilmore, Editor(s)

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