INF 308: Expert systems

Course description
The course is about principles, techniques, and tools of developing and managing expert systems, with special emphasis on the practical application of expert systems in Information and Communication Management. Expert knowledge-based problem-solving systems; Theory and application of expert systems: computer systems that capture and use human expertise; The architecture, knowledge and problem- solving style of expert systems; Applications include computer configuration, fault diagnosis, computer-aided instruction, data interpretation, planning and prediction, and process control.

Learning Outcomes:

At the end of the course candidates should be able to: -

  1.   Identify and describe the key characteristics of expert systems
  2.     Demonstrate an understanding of key principles, techniques, and tools of developing and managing expert systems
  3.   Use tools and techniques to develop expert systems.



Course Contents:

  1. Expert knowledge-based problem-solving systems;
  2. Theory and application of expert systems: computer systems that capture and use human expertise;
  3. The architecture, knowledge and problem- solving style of expert systems;
  4. Applications include computer configuration, fault diagnosis, computer-aided instruction, data interpretation, planning and prediction, and process control.

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