Accession Number : ADP003034

Title :   Expert Systems,

Corporate Author : NATIONAL ACADEMY OF ENGINEERING WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Gevarter,W. B.

Report Date : 31 JAN 1984

Pagination or Media Count : 14

Abstract : This paper is an overview of Expert Systems, currently the most popular topic in Artificial Intelligence. Expert Systems are computer programs that use knowledge and reasoning techniques to solve problems difficult enough to normally require the services of a human expert. Topics covered include: what an Expert System is, the structure of Expert Systems, existing systems, constructing an expert system and future trends and applications. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Computer programs, *Problem solving, Artificial intelligence, Humans, Reasoning, Architecture, Construction, Data bases

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE