Flashcards in 4g Expert Systems Deck (4):
Describe what is meant by an expert system.
Any three from:
a computer program that attempts to solve a
problem/ draws conclusions (1)
in the same way as a (human) expert (1)
it has a knowledge base/inference engine/user
narrow range of expertise (1)
can learn from experience/heuristic (1)
asks questions based on previous response (1)
based on probabilities not certainties (1)
Identify three components of an expert system.
One per component:
knowledge base (1)
inference engine (1)
user interface (1)
Describe three applications of an expert system.
One mark for identification of application, one for expansion e.g.
car engine fault diagnosis (1) to identify problems with the car engine (1)
medical diagnosis (1) to find out the illness the person has (1)
broadband ISP fault diagnosis (1) to find out why the broadband is not working
social services (1) to find out benefits entitlement (1)
HM revenue and customs (1) to determine the amount of tax due (1).