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Expert Systems

Expert Systems

January 1991 | 96 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
This book introduces the process of expert systems development as a model for acquiring, representing and validating knowledge about relatively limited domains. Many examples derive from the authors' own development experiences in the social sciences, both with normative and with descriptive modeling systems. It will be an informative introduction to expert systems for anyone working within the social sciences.
Artificial Intelligence and Expert Systems
Applications of Expert Systems in the Social Sciences
Knowledge Acquisition
Pragmatic Strategies
Multiple Experts and the Testing Models

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Robert A. Benfer

Retired, my wife and I divide much of the year between Mexico and Perú.My research programs should be winding down, but a series of unexpected discoveries has them expanding with each field trip. They are in an area of archaeological investigation new to me in 2004, archaeoastronomy. In that year we excavated the first temple with astronomical alignments at the site of Buena Vista, Perú. The excavations were designed to test a political-economic hypothesis of coastal/mid-valley interactions at the time, 2,000 BC, when monumental architecture and large sites first developed in the Chillón Valley. In 2005 we excavated a second temple, in... More About Author

Edward E. Brent Jr.

Edward Brent is a professor in computer science and sociology. He has been at the University of Missouri since 1976 after getting a Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota. His specialty interests are in methodology, statistics and computing. More About Author

Louanna Furbee

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