EXSEMA-An EXpert System for SElecting Simulation Software for Manufacturing Applications
This paper describes the development of EXSEMA, an expert system (ES) prototype for providing advice on the most appropriate simulation software environment for a particular manufacturing application. During a typical consultation session the user is prompted for information which describes the proposed application and the existing development and organization constraints. EXSEMA then identifies the simulation system which provides the best fit with the user’s needs and provides appropriate explanations.
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