A tool for task‐based knowledge and specification acquisition

Jonathan Lee, John Yen, Josette Pastor

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Abstract

Knowledge acquisition has been identified as the bottleneck for knowledge engineering. One of the reasons is the lack of an integrated methodology that is able to provide tools and guidelines for the elicitation of knowledge as well as the verification and validation of the system developed. Even though methods that address this issue have been proposed, they only loosely relate knowledge acquisition to the remaining part of the software development life cycle. to alleviate this problem, we have developed a framework in which knowledge acquisition is integrated with system specifications to facilitate the verification, validation, and testing of the prototypes as well as the final implementation. to support the framework, we have developed a knowledge acquisition tool, TAME. It provides an integrated environment to acquire and generate specifications about the functionality and behavior of the target system, and the representation of the domain knowledge and domain heuristics. the tool and the framework, together, can thus enhance the verification, validation, and the maintenance of expert systems through their life cycles. © 1994 John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)839-851
Number of pages13
JournalInternational Journal of Intelligent Systems
Volume9
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1994

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Knowledge Acquisition
Knowledge acquisition
Verification and Validation
Specification
Specifications
Life Cycle
Life cycle
Knowledge Engineering
Knowledge engineering
Elicitation
Domain Knowledge
Expert System
Expert systems
Software Development
Software engineering
Maintenance
Heuristics
Prototype
Testing
Target

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Software
  • Theoretical Computer Science
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Artificial Intelligence

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In: International Journal of Intelligent Systems, Vol. 9, No. 9, 01.01.1994, p. 839-851.

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