CERISE: A cyclic approach for knowledge acquisition

Life Cycle and Methodologies Refinement
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 723)


In this paper, we present CERISE, a workbench for cyclic acquisition of knowledge.

Our approach is based on the following features:

The origin of this approach is to be found in the KADS modelisation.

This approach is complete because it guides the expert during the acquisition process right to the expression of knowledge rules.

Moreover, it is twice cyclic:
  • an “internal” acquisition cycle is supported by a progressive refinement of the knowledge model;

  • an “external” cycle, made possible by the operationnalization of CERISE, is supported by the validation of the model on real data.

Lastly, this approach is checked, in order to preserve the internal coherence of various knowledge models along the acquisition process.


Domain Knowledge Knowledge Acquisition Knowledge Source Acquisition Process Knowledge Model 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Banque de France DOD-CIANoisielFrance
  2. 2.LAFORIAUniversité Paris VIParis Cedex 05

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