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Expert system

A software system designed to emulate the processes and procedures conducted by humans in particular areas of expertise, thereby automating decision-making processes.

expert system

a COMPUTER programme which simulates the problem-solving and decision-making behaviour of a technical expert in a particular field such as engineering and medicine. Like human technical experts, expert systems are able to learn from experience and restructure their knowledge in order to improve their future problem-solving.
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The remainder of this article provides a thumbnail sketch of the IRS's current expert systems projects.
A variety of issues emerge in the development stage of expert systems.
The specific problem addressed with expert systems must be fully evaluated to determine if it is appropriate.
Despite these common considerations and inputs, the three expert systems did vary, depending on the nature of the instructional area.
We are guided toward fuzzy expert systems for applying fuzzy logic in line with those fuzzy rule-based system sets or knowledge.
Finally, the fruit fly expert system gives detailed information about the insect once it is identified and provides ways to verify the identification, Thompson adds.
While applications in highway design, engineering, and operations have not gained the wide acceptance that expert systems have achieved in other fields, they are increasing in use.
A prototype Reasonable Cause Expert System running at the Fresno, Cal.
Commercially available programs, known as shells, provide the foundation for building customized expert systems using If-Then rules.
Its potential application is the management of uncertainty in expert systems and, more generally, in the design of decision-support systems in which common sense knowledge plays and important role.
Expert systems can preserve the diagnostic knowledge of a plant's most experienced workers after they leave or retire.
Rule-based expert systems are perhaps the most common form of expert systems.
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