Knowledge Acquisition from Multiple Experts Based on Semantics of Concepts

  • Seppo Puuronen
  • Vagan Terziyan
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1621)


This paper presents one approach to acquire knowledge from multiple experts. The experts are grouped into a multilevel hierarchical structure, according to the type of knowledge acquired. The first level consists of experts who have knowledge about the basic objects and their relationships. The second level of experts includes those who have knowledge about the relationships of the experts at the first level and each higher level accordingly. We show how to derive the most supported opinion among the experts at each level. This is used to order the experts into categories of their competence defined as the support they get from their colleagues.


Knowledge Acquisition Knowledge Source Domain Object Conceptual Graph Multiple Expert 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Seppo Puuronen
    • 1
  • Vagan Terziyan
    • 2
  1. 1.University of JyväskyläJyväskyläFinland
  2. 2.Kharkov State Technical University of RadioelectronicsKharkovUkraine

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