Knowledge Acquisition and Verification Tools for Medical Expert Systems

  • Nicolaas J. I. Mars
  • Perry L. Miller
Part of the Computers and Medicine book series (C+M)


Research in artificial intelligence has shown that a large amount of domain knowledge is needed to allow expert systems to solve problems in all but the most trivial domains. The process of acquiring this knowledge (knowledge acquisition, or KA) and of determining if the knowledge is consistent, complete, and correct (knowledge verification, or KV) are time-consuming tasks that at present are major obstacles to the introduction of expert systems into many domains.


Knowledge Base Expert System Knowledge Acquisition Domain Expert Production Rule 
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  • Nicolaas J. I. Mars
  • Perry L. Miller

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