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Stat: A Probabilistic Knowledge Based Induction Program for Building Expert Systems

  • Rense Lange
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Abstract

This report describes the STAT computer program designed to induce classification rules from example cases. The purpose of this system is to automate the knowledge acquisition process for the construction of new expert systems. Two major features of STAT are its capability to induce classification trees from noisy data and the possibility to include domain relevant knowledge to guide the induction process in accordance with experts’ conceptualization of the domain.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rense Lange
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  1. 1.Dept. of Computer ScienceUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign1304 W. Springfield AvenueUrbana, I1USA

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