Knowledge acquisition from cases

  • Sonja Branskat
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 622)


This paper presents a hypermedia, domain independent system supporting the acquisition, formalization, and representation of cases. The system assists a knowledge engineer in a step by step transformation of an informally represented case into a formally represented one. Each case consists of five components: context, task, solution trace, solution and evaluation of the solution. The knowledge engineer builds a formalization sequence of case descriptions. An attribute/value description is considered to be formal. The data structure is derived from Memory Organization Packages. The sequence itself documents the formalization process.


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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Sonja Branskat
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  1. 1.German Research Center for Mathematics and Data ProcessingInstitute for Applied Information TechnologySt. Augustin 1

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