Questions tagged [expert-systems]

For questions related to expert systems, which are computer systems that emulate the decision-making ability of a human expert. Expert systems are designed to solve complex problems by reasoning through bodies of knowledge, represented mainly as if-then rules. The first expert systems were created in the 1970s and then proliferated in the 1980s. Expert systems were among the first truly successful forms of artificial intelligence software (symbolic AI).

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How to build an expert system similar to ES-Builder Web

I made a simple expert system using ES-Builder. Please click the link to view it. ES-Builder is a web-based expert system shell. There is a tree-based knowledge representation. In ES builder, User ...
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Can a system of If-Then rules be regarded as AI? [duplicate]

Expert Systems (ES) are regarded as AI. However, ES can be as simple as a system of If-Then rules. But AI seems like a big name for a set of (could be rather simple) If-Then rules. Is this indeed the ...
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Is there any other (possibly less popular) approach to create AI apart from statistical methods?

From what I have gathered so far, an AI has some prior (stored in the form of some probability distribution), and, based on experiences/data, changes the distribution (via Bayes rule) accordingly. ...
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Apart from ontologies, which other methods for knowledge representation are there in Artificial Intelligence?

From what I have been reading, I see statements like Ontology is a common method used for knowledge representation in artificial intelligence. But there is never really a discussion around what ...
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A comparison of Expert Systems and Machine Learning approaches in terms of run-time-efficiency and time/space complexity

For part of a paper I am writing on Clinical Decision Support Systems (computer-aided medical decision making, e.g. diagnosis, treatment), I am trying to compare Expert Systems with systems based on ...
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Is there a modern alternative to AceWiki?

I'm looking for software (command line or GUI, whatever) that allows me to write a knowledge base in a formalized language, ask questions and check the consistency of the whole. I have found a project ...
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What was the actual role of Edward Feigenbaum in development of the MYCIN expert system?

Regarding the MYCIN expert system, I found some contradicting accounts on the role of Edward Feigenbaum in its development. This and this articles cite Edward Shortliffe as the original developer of ...
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Is there any neural network model that can perform multiple NLP steps at once?

I realize most NLP algorithms have multiple steps. (e.g. OCR/speech rec > syntax > semantics > response logic > semantic output > natural language output) Is there any NN model that can ...
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How do I write production systems?

I understand that I can draw a state-space graph for any problem. However, here is the problem: I can't really figure out how to make production systems. I am solving the FWGC (Farmer, Wolf, Goat, ...
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Trying to get started with LISA and Lisp

I am trying to to do a sort of block-validator for bitcoin(and alike chains), in it I need to depending on chain and block-height only allow certain operators in the transactions scripts. One thought ...
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What is the cognitive architecture with the highest IIT measure?

What contemporary information system or cognitive architecture is the one with the highest measure of the Integrated Information Theory (IIT) (that is, a theory of consciousness, which states that a ...
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Are Relational DBs and SQL used in Expert Systems?

In the book Prolog Programming for Artificial Intelligence, a large and intricate chapter (chapter 14) is dedicated to Expert Systems. In these systems, a knowledge-database is represented through ...
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Is the expert system still in use today?

In my country, the Expert System class is mandatory, if you want to take the AI specialization in most universities. In class, I learned how to make a rule-based system, forward chaining, backward ...
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If expert systems are a bunch of if-then-else statements, then how are they termed as AI?

An artificial intelligence (AI) is often defined as something that can learn over time and can imitate human behaviors. If an Expert system (e.g. MYCIN) that only involves if-then-else statements ...
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Why did MYCIN fail?

I've been reading about expert systems and started reading about MYCIN. I was astonished to find that MYCIN diagnosed patients better than the infectious diseases physicians. http://www.aaaipress.org/...
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Defining rules for an expert system

I'm doing a project for my last university examination but I'm having some troubles! I'm making an expert system who should be able to assemble a computer after asking some questions to the user. It ...
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What roles knowledge bases play now and will play in the future?

Nowadays, artificial intelligence seems almost equal to machine learning, especially deep learning. Some have said that deep learning will replace human experts, traditionally very important for ...
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Are CRUD webapps today the modern version of the "expert system"?

From Wikipedia, citations omitted: In artificial intelligence, an expert system is a computer system that emulates the decision-making ability of a human expert. Expert systems are designed to solve ...
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Is anybody still researching GOFAI?

A lot of textbooks and introductory lectures typically split AI into connectionism and GOFAI (Good Old Fashioned AI). From a purely technical perspective, it seems that connectionism has grown into ...