inference engine


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inference engine

A program that infers new facts from known facts using inference rules. Commonly found as part of a Prolog interpreter, expert system or knowledge based system.

inference engine

The processing program in an expert system. It derives a conclusion from the facts and rules contained in the knowledge base using various artificial intelligence techniques.
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The combination of machine learning, inference engines and ontologies leads to the powerful capabilities that are emerging and in some cases have emerged from cognitive computing.
Last but not the least, the defuzzification step transforms the fuzzy set obtained through the inference engine into a crisp value.
The inference engine controls the operation of the rules to infer a summary from these data.
3--Fuzzificated fuzzy systems and non-fuzzificated fuzzy systems The fuzzy inference engine place in fuzzifier and defuzzifier system is shown in Figure 6.
The scheme overcomes the empirical setting of inference engine and output MFs.
The inference engine checks all the rules concerning John Smith.
It has four key modules namely, fuzzification module, fuzzy inference engine, fuzzy rule-base and defuzzification module.
The inference engine comprises of a list of embedded SQL statements and an application module developed by Perl.
Another algorithm monitors what happens when such a banner ad appears - "click through", "buy" or "ignore" - and this is fed back to the inference engine, so that its predictions get better over time.
To adjust for the high potassium abundance, spectra used by the inference engine are preprocessed to re-scale based on the highest peak excluding potassium.
It builds all the files to field systems online as part of a company website using the Exsys Inference Engine.