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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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In order to use the portal, customers will need to request log-in information from the Virtual Knowledge Base team,
We believe that we cannot and should not continue with this debate, especially when it revolves around attempts to reconceptualize the knowledge base of teacher education and modify curricula, unless we can provide stronger empirical support for our positions.
While pursuing the highest quality research studies, each network group must agree to meet the following expectations: 1) to further develop the knowledge base, PharmGKB, which is a database with accurate and derailed definitions of pharmacogenetic phenotypes linked to genotypes; 2) to advance the research field, by defining common goals and needs, and contributing to solving problems of the field through discussions and workshops; 3) to produce and share resources, such as biological reagents, and experimental and computational tools, to be disseminated rapidly and with minimal restrictions; and 4) to communicate with scientists both within and outside the network, and to foster translation and application of this knowledge.
The goal is to provide an intuitive feel for different types of tolerances and to allow an intuitive access to a diverse knowledge base of dimensional metrology information.
Record these sessions and add them to the knowledge base.
In addition, BECU consultants have benefited from Talisma's knowledge base best practices to provide top-notch service to its members.
In about three clicks of a mouse, Privacy Knowledge Base will tell him to focus on key federal statutes governing the collection and use of employee information, including the Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA), Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
With Voice-Enabled Knowledge Base speech applications, TuVox merges the customer's knowledge base with pre-built speech functionality and built-in VUI best practices using patent-pending TuVox SmartGen(TM) technology.
The integration of KANA Agent IQ and desktop search enables agents to continue working in the knowledge base while also seamlessly pulling information from their own desktops.
As a Knowledge Service Provider, RightAnswers provides its customers with access to a comprehensive support knowledge base, continuously updated through the company's unique Knowledge Cycle.
With a large knowledge base, parallel processing and 266MHz operation on multiple concurrent pipelines, NetLogic Microsystems' NL5000 processors deliver the fast look ups we require to process one billion packets per second and support more than one million access control lists with no performance degradation.
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