Knowledge Base Management Systems in the Field of High Energy Physics

  • Renate Meyer
  • Gunter Schlageter
Conference paper


The huge amount and the complexity of data that occur in high energy physics experiments require the use of knowledge based techniques. Conventional coupling of expert systems and data base systems leads to complex application programs on top of the data base systems which makes explicit access to the knowledge about the stored data difficult or impossible. Therefore, knowledge base management systems are considered which are based on a deductive database system with external rule management. In this paper we introduce two application fields in the area of High Energy Physics, motivate the use of Knowledge Base Management Systems in this field, and present a prototype system.


Application Program Rule Management Data Base System Rule Editor High Energy Physic Experiment 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Renate Meyer
    • 1
  • Gunter Schlageter
    • 1
  1. 1.FernUniversität HagenHagenGermany

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