G.D.Q.-Expert: An Expert System for Assessing Geotechnical Data Quality Application to the Menard Pressuremeter Test

  • Lyes Matmatte
  • Jean Louis Favre
  • Reda M. Bakeer
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This paper describes an expert system for assessing the quality of geotechnical tests. Data from any geotechnical test must be analysed and assessed for quality before use in any formal design. This task requires an extensive geotechnical experience and background which makes it ideal for expert system type software. We used an object-oriented methodology associated with production rules for representing knowledge. The system was developed using an object-oriented expert system shell, called Level 5, to run under the Microsoft Windows graphical environment.


Expert System Triaxial Test Geotechnical Test Geotechnical Data Layer Object 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lyes Matmatte
    • 1
  • Jean Louis Favre
    • 1
  • Reda M. Bakeer
    • 2
  1. 1.Ecole Centrale de Paris, Lab. MSS, CNRS URA 850Chatenay Malabry CedexFrance
  2. 2.Department of Civil and Environmental EngineeringTulane UniversityNew OrleansUSA

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