Expert Systems in Developing Countries: Practice and Promise, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Expert Systems in Developing Countries

Practice and Promise, 1st Edition

Edited by Charles K. Mann

CRC Press

296 pages

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This book focuses on the pioneering applications of an expert system in development relate to agriculture in many of the developing countries, introducing the reader to some of the key concepts underlying most expert systems.

Table of Contents

Introduction and Overview -- Harnessing Shell-Based Knowledge Engineering Environments: An Applications-Based Perspective -- Roles for Expert Systems in Agricultural Development -- Expert Systems for Agrotechnology Transfer -- AGASSISTANT: A New Generation Tool for Developing Agricultural Advisory Systems -- Knowledge Acquisition: A Case History of An Insect Control Expert System -- Knowledge Engineering: Creating Expert Systems for Crop Production Management in Egypt -- A Knowledge-Based Expert System for Planning and Design of Agroforestry Systems -- Expert Systems for Information Transfer About Soil and Crop Management in Developing Countries -- DREAGIS: A Knowledge-Based Agricultural Geographic Information System for the Dominican Republic -- Diffusion of Computer Technology in Primary Health Care in the Third World -- A Decision Support System for Village Health Workers in Developing Countries -- Financing Scheme Portfolio for Health Services in Developing Countries: An Expert System Approach -- Design of an Expert System for Water Pollution Determination/Prevention -- Expert System as Metaphor: The AskARIES Knowledgebase -- Future Promise in Light of Current Practice

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General