XPS-99: Knowledge-Based Systems. Survey and Future Directions

5th Biannual German Conference on Knowledge-Based Systems, Würzburg, Germany, March 3-5, 1999. Proceedings

  • Frank Puppe
Conference proceedings XPS 1999

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1570)

Also part of the Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence book sub series (LNAI, volume 1570)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
  2. Invited Papers

    1. Rudi Studer, Dieter Fensel, Stefan Decker, V. Richard Benjamins
      Pages 1-23
    2. Oskar Dressler, Frank Puppe
      Pages 24-46
    3. Andreas Günter, Christian Kühn
      Pages 47-66
    4. Brigitte Bartsch-Spörl, Mario Lenz, André Hübner
      Pages 67-89
  3. Technical Papers: Methods

    1. Thomas Guckenbiehl, Heiko Milde, Bernd Neumann, Peter Struss
      Pages 90-100
    2. Minghong Liao, Knut Hinkelmann, Andreas Abecker, Michael Sintek
      Pages 125-137
    3. Mario Lenz, Alexander Glintschert
      Pages 148-156
  4. Technical Papers: Applications

    1. Karoline Epke
      Pages 167-175
    2. Gregor Kaufmann, François Braun, Kurt Egli, Marc Hodel
      Pages 176-185
    3. Petra Knaup, Timm Wiedemann, Andreas Bachert, Ursula Creutzig, Reinhold Haux, Michael Schäfer et al.
      Pages 210-217
  5. Back Matter

About these proceedings


A special year like 1999 invites one to draw a balance of what has been achieved in the roughly 30 years of research and development in knowledge based systems (still abbreviated as XPS following the older term “expert systems”) and to take a look at th what the future may hold. For the 5 German conference on knowledge-based systems we therefore asked current and former speakers of the four working groups (FG’s) in the subdivision of knowledge-based systems (FA 1.5) of the German association of Informatics (GI) to present a survey of and future prospects for their respective fields: knowledge engineering, diagnosis, configuration, and case-based reasoning. An additional 14 technical papers deal with current topics in knowledge-based systems with an equal emphasis on methods and applications. They are selected from more than 50 papers accepted in the 4 parallel workshops of XPS-99: a) Knowledge Management, Organizational Memory and Reuse, b) various fields of applications, c) the traditional PuK Workshop (planning and configuration), and d) the GWCBR (German workshop on case-based reasoning). The other papers presented at these workshops are not included in this volume but are available as internal reports of Würzburg university together with the exhibition guide that emphasizing tool support for building knowledge based systems.


Engineering Expert Systems Intelligent Information Systems Knowledge Knowledge-Based Systems case-based reasoning expert system knowledge base knowledge engineering knowledge-based system therapy

Editors and affiliations

  • Frank Puppe
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of WürzburgWürzburgGermany

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1999
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-65658-6
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-49149-1
  • Series Print ISSN 0302-9743
  • Series Online ISSN 1611-3349
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