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The Handbook of Applied Expert Systems is a landmark work dedicated solely to this rapidly advancing area of study. Edited by Jay Liebowitz, a professor, author, and consultant known around the world for his work in the field, this authoritative source covers the latest expert system technologies, applications, methodologies, and practices. The book features contributions from more than 40 of the world's foremost expert systems authorities in industry, government, and academia.
The Handbook is organized into two major sections. The first section explains expert systems technologies while the second section focuses on applied examples in a wide variety of industries. Key topics covered include fuzzy systems, genetic algorithm development, machine learning, knowledge representation, and much more.

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A comprehensive reference for practitioners, educators, managers, and student of expert systems. First explains the relevant technologies, then focuses on applied examples in a wide variety of industries. Covers the development process and a selection of its important elements, associated critical technologies, engineering-related systems, systems related to business and management, and medical and other important applications. Among the topics are fuzzy systems, genetic algorithm development, machine learning, knowledge representation, military applications, and agriculture. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780849331060
  • Publisher: CRC Press
  • Publication date: 12/29/1997
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 736
  • Product dimensions: 7.26 (w) x 10.23 (h) x 1.68 (d)

Table of Contents

Expert System Development Process
Methodologies for Building Knowledge-Based Systems: Achievements and Prospects, R. de Hoog
Knowledge Acquisition, Y.I. Liou
Knowledge Representation, T. Vamos
Expert System Development Tools, J. Durkin
Foundation and Application of Expert System Verification and Validation, A.I. Vermesan
Selected Important Elements of the Expert System Development Process
Expert System Interface, C. Chen and R. Rada
Design and Use of Explanation Facilities, J.S. Dhaliwal
Expert Systems and Uncertainty, P.R. Harrison and J.G. Kovalchik
Model-Based Reasoning, R.A. Fjellheim
Knowledge Sharing and Reuse, A. Gómez-Pérez
Critical Technologies Associated with Expert Systems
Case-Based Reasoning, L.S. Ong and A.D. Narasimhalu
Genetic Algorithms, G. Hluck
Hybrid Systems: Fuzzy Neural Integration, I.B. Türksen
Multimedia Expert Systems, J.M Ragusa
Unification of Artificial Intelligence with Optimization, J.K. Lee
Intelligent Agent Technology, D. Prerau, M. Adler, D.K. Pathak, and A. Gunderson
Constraint Programming, M. Wallace
Logic, R.G. Goebel and F.J. Cantu-Ortiz
Natural Language Processing Associated with Expert Systems, G.P. Zarri
Engineering-Related Expert Systems
Power Industry, O. Taylor, P. Smith, J. MacIntyre, and J. Tait
Configuration Design: An Overview, T.P. Darr and C.L. Dym
Intelligent Manufacturing and Engineering, G. Yasuda
Scheduling, J. Liebowitz, V. Krishnamurthy, I. Rodens, and W. Potter
Telecommunications, M. Tan
Software Engineering, P. Grogono
Business- and Management-Related Expert Systems
Finance and Investments, B. Back, J. Davis, and A. Sangster
Accounting and Auditing, C.E. Brown, A.A. Baldwin, and A. Sangster
Designing Innovative Business Systems Through Reengineering, T. Beckman
Expert Systems for Marketing: From Decision Aid to Interactive Manufacturing, S.K. Lee, J.K. Lee, and K.J. Lee
Expert Systems for Management of Natural Resources, B.A. Bremdal
Medical and Other Important Expert Systems Applications
Diagnosis, J. Pazos
Expert Systems in Medicine, Y.M. Chae
Non-Defense Government Services and Operations, A.A. Baldwin, P.L. Bowen, and L. Gamill
Military Systems Applications, T.P. Galvin
Agriculture, A. Rafea

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