This paper describes how to carry out a feasibility study for a potential knowledge based system application. It discusses factors to be considered under three headings: the business case, the technical feasibility, and stakeholder issues. It concludes with a case study of a feasibility study for a KB S to guide surgeons in diagnosis and treatment of thyroid conditions.


Feasibility Study Technical Feasibility Business Case Task Type Knowledge Engineer 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • John Kingston
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  1. 1.Joseph Bell Centre for Forensic Statistics and Legal ReasoningUniversity of EdinburghUK

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