Knowledge-Based Systems. Overview and Selected Examples

Weigkricht E & Winkelbauer L (1987). Knowledge-Based Systems. Overview and Selected Examples. IIASA Working Paper. IIASA, Laxenburg, Austria: WP-87-101

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Abstract

The Advanced Computer Applications (ACA) project builds on IIASA's traditional strength in the methodological foundations of operations research and applied systems analysis, and its rich experience in numerous application areas including the environment, technology and risk. The ACA group draws on this infrastructure and combines it with elements of AI and advanced information and computer technology to create expert systems that have practical applications.

By emphasizing a directly understandable problem representation, based on symbolic simulation and dynamic color graphics, and the user interface as a key element of interactive decision support systems, models of complex processes are made understandable and available to non-technical users.

Several completely externally-funded research and development projects in the field of model-based decision support and applied Artificial Intelligence (AI) are currently under way, e.g., "Expert Systems for Integrated Development: A Case Study of Shanxi Province, The People's Republic of China."

This paper gives an overview of some of the expert systems that have been considered, compared or assessed during the course of our research, and a brief introduction to some of our related in-house research topics.

Item Type: Monograph (IIASA Working Paper)
Research Programs: Advanced Computer Applications (ACA)
Depositing User: IIASA Import
Date Deposited: 15 Jan 2016 01:57
Last Modified: 21 Jul 2016 00:07
URI: http://pure.iiasa.ac.at/2951

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