Automatic Construction of Qualitative Models
The needs for the use of deep domain models and an ability to handle incompletely specified information are evident in most of today’s expert systems. Much AI research in the area of qualitative reasoning (Weld and de Kleer 1990) has addressed this problem. Qualitative models of (usually very simple) physical systems have been formulated and various temporal and spatial reasoning programs working on these models have been developed.
KeywordsInput State Region Normal Operating Region Qualitative Reasoning Qualitative Simulation
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