Generating Context-Based Explanations

  • Anneli Edman
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Abstract

Explanations are vital in knowledge-based systems. One problem, however, is that they ought to describe the domain context, not only the formal part utilised in the reasoning. A solution is thus to reproduce informal knowledge relating and complementing the formal one. The term “context-based explanations” is used for explanations based on formal and informal domain knowledge. An architecture generating such context-based explanations is described and appropriate knowledge to be presented is investigated.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anneli Edman
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  1. 1.Department of Information Science, Computer Science DivisionUppsala UniversitySweden

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