Abstract: A broad introduction to the concepts and methods of expert systems written by 38 researchers and developers in the field.
Keywords: book review, ai, expert systems, computer science, system design.

Title: Building Expert Systems
Editor: Frederick Hayes-Roth, Douglas B. Lenat, Donald Arthur Waterman
Publisher: Addison-Wesley
Date Published: 1983
ISBN: 0201106868
LOCN: QA76.9.E96B84 1983
Dewey: 001.64/2 19
Pages: 444
Bibliography: 318
Figures: 30
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Part I: Introduction

Chapter 1: An Overview of Expert Systems

Chapter 2: What are Expert Systems?

Chapter 3: Basic Concepts for Building Expert Systems

Part II: Building an Expert System

Chapter 4: The Architecture of Expert Systems

Chapter 5: Constructing an Expert System

Chapter 6: An Investigation of Tools for Building Expert Systems

Part III: Evaluating an Expert System

Chapter 7: Reasoning about Reasoning

Chapter 8: Evaluation of Expert Systems: Issues and Case Studies

Part IV: Expert System Tools

Chapter 9: Languages and Tools for Knowledge Engineering

Part V: A Typical Problem for Expert Systems

Chapter 10: Emergency Management of Inland Oil and Hazardous Chemical Spills: A Case Study in Knowledge Engineering


Title:         Building expert systems / edited by Frederick
                  Hayes-Roth, Donald A. Waterman, Douglas B. Lenat.
Published:     Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley Pub. Co., 1983.
Description:   xvi, 444 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series:        Teknowledge series in knowledge engineering ; v.
LC Call No.:   QA76.9.E96B84 1983
Dewey No.:     001.64/2 19
ISBN:          0201106868
Notes:         Bibliography: p. 405-420.
               Includes indexes.
Subjects:      Expert systems (Computer science)
               System design.
Other authors: Hayes-Roth, Frederick.
               Waterman, D. A. (Donald Arthur), 1936-
               Lenat, Douglas B.
Control No.:   82024511 


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