Accession Number : ADA197941

Title :   BaRT Manual Preliminary Version 2.0.

Descriptive Note : Interim rept. for period 1986-1987,

Corporate Author : NAVAL RESEARCH LAB WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Ramsey, C. L. ; Booker, L. B. ; Hota, N.

Report Date : 22 JUN 1988

Pagination or Media Count : 43

Abstract : BaRT(Bayesian Reasoning Tool) is an inference engine which has been developed to aid in classification problem solving. This tool is belief maintenance component of an expert system shell currently under development. This inference engine uses Bayesian reasoning and can handle problems associated with incomplete and uncertain evidence. It has successfully been used to perform ship classification. This manual describes how to load the BaRT program and how to use all of the available commands. This manual also provides some theoretical background and some implementation details concerning BaRt. Keywords: Computer program documentation, Computer files. (KR)

Descriptors :   *COMPUTER PROGRAM DOCUMENTATION, BAYES THEOREM, CLASSIFICATION, COMPUTER FILES, MAINTENANCE, MATHEMATICAL LOGIC, PROBLEM SOLVING, SHIPS, THEORY.

Subject Categories : Computer Programming and Software

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE