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The thin end of the wedge: Efficiency and the generalised directive model methodology

  • Kieron O'Hara
  • Nigel Shadbolt
Theoretical and General Issues
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1076)

Abstract

Problem-solving methods (PSMs) are often used as means to achieve efficient knowledge-based systems. However, depending on how ‘efficiency’ is characterized, different conceptions of PSMs are possible. The value of a particular view of efficiency in knowledge engineering is defended, and it is shown how such considerations lend support to the GDM methodology.

Keywords

Knowledge Acquisition Knowledge Engineering Problem Space Generic Task Knowledge Engineer 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kieron O'Hara
    • 1
  • Nigel Shadbolt
    • 1
  1. 1.Artificial Intelligence Group, Dept. of PsychologyUniversity of NottinghamUniversity ParkUK

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