Course: COMP 560. Expert Systems (3)
Prerequisite: COMP 469. Extensive introduction to the concepts and techniques of expert systems. Rationale for such systems, including evaluation of prospective domains. Explores existing systems, those under development and likely future areas. Basic architecture is demonstrated using both example and rule-based systems. Commercial tools for building expert systems are surveyed and evaluated. Knowledge acquisition methods. Guidelines given for planning and managing development projects.