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The Use of Knowledge Engineering Teams as a Method for the Development of Expert Systems

  • Rense Lange
  • Leslie Hearn
  • Frank W. Kearney

Abstract

The purely acquisitional approach to knowledge engineering is insufficient for the task of constructing larger scale expert systems intended for practical use in the field. This paper describes our solution for this problem in the form of knowledge engineering teams consisting of a knowledge acquisition specialist, a knowledge based programming specialist, and a user specialist. Based on our experience with several projects, the role of each specialist and the interaction between the specialists are discussed in detail.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Rense Lange
    • 1
  • Leslie Hearn
    • 2
  • Frank W. Kearney
    • 2
  1. 1.Dept. of Computer ScienceUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignUrbanaUSA
  2. 2.US Army Corps of EngineersConstruction Engineering Research LaboratoryChampaignUSA

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