A machine learning tool designed for a model-based knowledge acquisition approach

  • Jérôme Thomas
  • Philippe Laublet
  • Jean-Gabriel Ganascia
Problem Solving Models Support Tools
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 723)


In this paper, we present a new system, ENIGME. Its purpose is to learn the operative domain knowledge in the form of a rule system that follows as closely as possible the explicit reasoning method chosen for the future system. To this end we have mapped the inputs of a Machine Learning system to different parts of the model of expertise as it is used in the KADS methodology. This knowledge constrains the learning process thereby assuring coherence between the learnt and acquired knowledge, and allowing the expert to guide the learning tool effectively.


Empirical learning knowledge acquisition conceptual modelling 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jérôme Thomas
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • Philippe Laublet
    • 1
  • Jean-Gabriel Ganascia
    • 2
  1. 1.ONERA, DMI, GIAChatillon Cedex
  2. 2.LAFORIA-IBP Université P. et M. CurieParis Cedex
  3. 3.Department of PsychologyAI GroupUniversity Park

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