By S. L. Kendal, M. Creen (auth.)

Knowledge Engineering, as a self-discipline and a occupation, has emerged from the sensible software of many years of analysis into man made intelligence and clever structures. particularly, wisdom engineering refers back to the improvement of platforms that use wisdom, instead of facts, to resolve many novel computing difficulties. this is often completed through the appliance of computing innovations, heavily linked to human cognitive strategies, for remodeling facts into knowledge.

An creation to wisdom Engineering offers an easy yet unique exploration of present and validated paintings within the box. Its uncomplicated but complete therapy of data established platforms will give you the reader with a considerable grounding in such applied sciences as:

•expert systems

•neural networks

•genetic algorithms

•case dependent reasoning structures

•data mining

•intelligent agents.

The textual content comprises actions and self exams that supply possibilities for the reader to mirror on and strengthen their figuring out of the techniques as they progress.

The booklet might be appropriate for either undergraduate and postgraduate scholars in computing technological know-how and similar disciplines equivalent to wisdom Engineering, man made Intelligence, clever platforms, Cognitive Neuroscience, Robotics and Cybernetics.

In addition, it truly is anticipated that anybody or all in favour of subtle details process advancements will locate the booklet a worthwhile resource of principles and counsel.

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Types of Knowledge-Based Systems 55 SECTION 3: CASE-BASED REASONING Introduction This section shows how one form of human reasoning can be used within knowledge-based systems. Objectives By the end of the section you will be able to: r explain the use of CBR in the development of knowledge-based systems r evaluate the usefulness of CBR systems. What Is a Case? A case has two parts: r Description of a problem or a set of problems r Description of the solution of this problem. Possible additional components might be explanations, and comments on the quality of the solution, etc.

With years of experience in this field they decided to try and capture some of their knowledge in order to benefit trainee engineers. Working with the University of Sunderland (UK) they decided to capture this knowledge in an expert system. While the development of an expert system was possible there were some programming hurdles that needed to be overcome. Expert systems, unlike NNs, are not adept at processing sensory information. Thus before the expert system could make decisions the spectra needed Types of Knowledge-Based Systems 53 to be pre-processed to identify relevant peaks in the spectra.

R Where necessary, adapt the stored cases to solve the current problem. r Validate the new solution and store as a new case. r Where a case match is not found, then find an alternative solution and record both problem and solution. Where more that one case match is found, the CBR system will need to: r resolve any ambiguities if multiple solutions are found r recognise that multiple solutions may sometimes be acceptable. The CBR system is effectively following important processes or rules to: r Retrieve the most relevant cases for comparison with the current problem.

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