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Survey of the Problem-Solving Type Classification

  • Frank Puppe

Abstract

The term classification (diagnostics) is given to the solution procedure for problems with the following properties:
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    The domain consists of two finite, disjunctive sets-one containing observations and the other problem solutions-and of typically uncertain, complex knowledge about the relationships between these two sets.

     
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    A problem is defined by a given subset of observations, which may be incomplete.

     
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    The result of the classification is the selection of one or more solutions to the problem.

     
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    If the quality of the solution can be improved by considering additional observations, one of the tasks of classification is to determine which additional observations are to be requested.

     

Keywords

Problem Type Decision Table Knowledge Type Uncertain Knowledge Uncertain Observation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Frank Puppe
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  1. 1.Institut für Informatik Lehrstuhl für Künstliche Intelligenz Am HublandUniversität WürzburgWürzburgGermany

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