A Simulation-Based Procedure for Expert System Evaluation

  • Chunsheng Yang
  • Kuniji Kose
  • Sieu Phan
  • Pikuei Kuo
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1821)


It is well recognized that the evaluation of the knowledge-based system is very important and difficult in the development of expert systems in the domains such as aviation and navigation. To alleviate some of the difficulties, and to reduce the development cost, the authors proposed an evaluating procedure based on simulation. The proposed procedure was designed to validate the functionality and capability of an expert system that was developed to provide decision-making support in ship navigation. In this paper, the developed expert system for collision avoidance is first outlined, and the procedure to evaluate the developed expert system by using a simulation-based approach is presented in details. It is also concluded that the simulation-based procedure is feasible and effective for evaluating expert systems in a number of different domains.


Expert System Domain Expert Collision Avoidance Traffic Simulation Integrate Navigation System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Chunsheng Yang
    • 1
  • Kuniji Kose
    • 2
  • Sieu Phan
    • 1
  • Pikuei Kuo
    • 3
  1. 1.National Research CouncilOttawaCanada
  2. 2.Faculty of EngineeringHiroshima UniversityHigashi-HiroshimaJapan
  3. 3.National Taiwan Ocean UniversityKeelungTaiwan, Republic of China

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