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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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When you need an expert, you can e-mail everyone on the list, requesting names of experts in a given field.
Enabling: These technologies provide systems that scale better in the Internet environment and save expert labor and other resources.
Do you have the academic training, career prominence (published articles), professional certifications, requisite knowledge and experience in a specific area to be a successful expert witness?
A prerequisite to serving as an expert witness is being qualified and credentialed as a specialist in the field being examined.
In 1999, however, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania carved a large exception out of the immunity doctrine for expert witnesses.
The job of an expert witness is to put in plain words not only what the complicated issues of a dispute are, but also more importantly what they mean.
Trial lawyers believe Lustgarten's situation is the first instance of a revocation for expert testimony in a malpractice case and it could set a precedent.
According to court documents, 10 expert witnesses for the District Attorney's Office will be paid a total of about $100,000.
The difference here is that the decision to retain the expert was premised on more than a gut feeling or instinct.
Dreyfus in their book Mind Over Machine: The Power of Human Intuitive Expertise in the Era of the Computer (1986, Free Press), that people who repeatedly confront a particular task move in stages from the rank of novice to that of expert.
Under the terms of the agreement, the clients would pay A one-third of any gross recovery if the case was settled without a lawsuit being filed, or 40% if a lawsuit was filed; any costs incurred by A for expert witnesses and private investigators were to be deducted from the gross recovery.
At the forefront of advances for computer-mediated communication in the foundry industry is the expert system.
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