Integrating models of knowledge and Machine Learning

  • Jean-Gabriel Ganascia
  • Jérôme Thomas
  • Philippe Laublet
Position Papers Inductive Learning and Applications
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 667)


We propose a framework allowing a real integration of Machine Learning and Knowledge acquisition. This paper shows how the input of a Machine Learning system can be mapped to the model of expertise as it is used in KADS methodology. The notion of learning bias will play a central role. We shall see that parts of it can be identified to what KADS's people call the inference and the task models. Doing this conceptual mapping, we give a semantics to most of the inputs of Machine Learning programs in terms of knowledge acquisition models. The ENIGME system which implements this work will be presented


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jean-Gabriel Ganascia
    • 2
  • Jérôme Thomas
    • 1
    • 2
  • Philippe Laublet
    • 1
  1. 1.ONERA, DMI, GIAChatillon Cedex
  2. 2.LAFORIA-CNRS Université Pierre et Marie CurieParis Cedex

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