Checking a rule base with certainty factor for incompleteness and inconsistency

  • Sangchul Kim
Knowledge Representation
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 313)


Checking a rule base for incompleteness and inconsistency should be based on possible execution paths of rules. For checking a rule base with certainty factor, we should consider not only simple execution paths, but also complex execution paths of rules. A goal can be resolved with a qualified hypothesis. This paper describes how to find all the possible execution paths, which can generate a qualified hypothesis for a goal, and how to check a rule base with certainty factor by using them.


Leaf Node Rule Base Execution Path Certainty Factor Tion Path 


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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Sangchul Kim
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  1. 1.Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute Daedog DanjiTaejeonKorea

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