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Open Source

A computer program in which the source code is available to the general public for use and/or modification from its original design

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Proprietary

Owned by an individual or a company (usually the one that developed it). There are almost always major restrictions on its use, and its source code is almost always kept secret.

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Bespoke

Written for a customer’s specific need

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Off-the-Shelf

Software products that are ready-made and available for sale to the general public

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Expert System

rule-based, specific systems that are designed to reproduce the role of a human expert.
Must have three components: Knowledge base, Inference engine and User Interface