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The Handbook of Applied Expert Systems

1st Edition

Edited by Jay Liebowitz

CRC Press

736 pages

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pub: 1997-12-29
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The Handbook of Applied Expert Systems is a landmark work dedicated solely to this rapidly advancing area of study. Edited by Jay Liebowitz, a professor, author, and consultant known around the world for his work in the field, this authoritative source covers the latest expert system technologies, applications, methodologies, and practices. The book features contributions from more than 40 of the world's foremost expert systems authorities in industry, government, and academia.

The Handbook is organized into two major sections. The first section explains expert systems technologies while the second section focuses on applied examples in a wide variety of industries. Key topics covered include fuzzy systems, genetic algorithm development, machine learning, knowledge representation, and much more.

Table of Contents

PART A: EXPERT SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY

Expert System Development Process

Methodologies for Building Knowledge-Based Systems: Achievements and Prospects, R. de Hoog

Knowledge Acquisition, Y.I. Liou

Knowledge Representation, T. Vamos

Expert System Development Tools, J. Durkin

Foundation and Application of Expert System Verification and Validation, A.I. Vermesan

Selected Important Elements of the Expert System Development Process

Expert System Interface, C. Chen and R. Rada

Design and Use of Explanation Facilities, J.S. Dhaliwal

Expert Systems and Uncertainty, P.R. Harrison and J.G. Kovalchik

Model-Based Reasoning, R.A. Fjellheim

Knowledge Sharing and Reuse, A. Gómez-Pérez

Critical Technologies Associated with Expert Systems

Case-Based Reasoning, L.S. Ong and A.D. Narasimhalu

Genetic Algorithms, G. Hluck

Hybrid Systems: Fuzzy Neural Integration, I.B. Türksen

Multimedia Expert Systems, J.M Ragusa

Unification of Artificial Intelligence with Optimization, J.K. Lee

Intelligent Agent Technology, D. Prerau, M. Adler, D.K. Pathak, and A. Gunderson

Constraint Programming, M. Wallace

Logic, R.G. Goebel and F.J. Cantu-Ortiz

Natural Language Processing Associated with Expert Systems, G.P. Zarri

PART B: SELECTED EXPERT SYSTEMS APPLICATIONS

Engineering-Related Expert Systems

Power Industry, O. Taylor, P. Smith, J. MacIntyre, and J. Tait

Configuration Design: An Overview, T.P. Darr and C.L. Dym

Intelligent Manufacturing and Engineering, G. Yasuda

Scheduling, J. Liebowitz, V. Krishnamurthy, I. Rodens, and W. Potter

Telecommunications, M. Tan

Software Engineering, P. Grogono

Business- and Management-Related Expert Systems

Finance and Investments, B. Back, J. Davis, and A. Sangster

Accounting and Auditing, C.E. Brown, A.A. Baldwin, and A. Sangster

Designing Innovative Business Systems Through Reengineering, T. Beckman

Expert Systems for Marketing: From Decision Aid to Interactive Manufacturing, S.K. Lee, J.K. Lee, and K.J. Lee

Expert Systems for Management of Natural Resources, B.A. Bremdal

Medical and Other Important Expert Systems Applications

Diagnosis, J. Pazos

Expert Systems in Medicine, Y.M. Chae

Non-Defense Government Services and Operations, A.A. Baldwin, P.L. Bowen, and L. Gamill

Military Systems Applications, T.P. Galvin

Agriculture, A. Rafea

Index

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
COM051240
COMPUTERS / Software Development & Engineering / Systems Analysis & Design
COM059000
COMPUTERS / Computer Engineering