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knowledge base

[′näl·ij ‚bās]
(computer science)
A collection of facts, assumptions, beliefs, and heuristics that are used in combination with a database to achieve desired results, such as a diagnosis, an interpretation, or a solution to a problem.

knowledge base

(artificial intelligence)
A collection of knowledge expressed using some formal knowledge representation language. A knowledge base forms part of a knowledge-based system (KBS).

knowledge base

(1) The most common occurrence of the term is the vendor's technical support section on its website. The knowledge base includes a repository of articles and a search capability. In many cases, the content is a combination of support articles and frequently asked questions.

(2) A Web-based repository of links that define the interrelationships between the public data on the Web. See Semantic Web, virtual assistant, Wikidata, Google Knowledge Graph and DBPedia.

(3) A database of information and rules about a subject used in artificial intelligence applications. This was the first formal definition of a knowledge base. See expert system.
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Dynamic weight multiplier [dwm.sub.i,j] is inferred in runtime from knowledge base. Let S be a set of possible situations that ITA can be aware of [absolute value of (S)] = k.
Algorithm 1: // FP[i] are the XPaths extracted from the XML-file (i=1,n) // MP[j] are the XPaths contained in the Mapping Knowledge Base (j=1,m) // MCol[j] are the columns of the transient table mapped to the MP[j] // We search for the FCol[i], the columns of the transient table to map // to FP[i] FOR i=1,n { // Loop on the XPaths extracted from the XML-file maxSim = 0 ; FOR j=1,m { // Loop on the XPaths contained in the Mapping Knowledge Base CALCULATE sim(FP[i],MP[j]); IF (sim(FP[i],MP[j] > maxSim) { maxSim = sim(FP[i],MP[j]); sim[i] = maxSim; FCol[i]= MCol[j]; IF (sim[i]=1) EXIT LOOP; } } } Processing time, which may be several hours or even several days, is definitely a problem in the processing of large files [10,11].
In search of the knowledge base of language teaching: Explanations by experienced teachers.
In addition, the knowledge base required to pursue the CRM/NS designation would be almost valueless for general records managers not actively engaged in nuclear environments.
Teachers who recognize and appreciate "Student Appropriateness" integrate the Student Knowledge Base and the Learning Knowledge Base in order to establish a classroom environment that will facilitate the actualization of each student's learning within a group setting.
Delivered with more than 13,000 targets to link to full text and abstracts for citations, the LinkFinderPlus Knowledge Base is designed for minimal staff maintenance once the library activates its local subscriptions.
The new generation of students wants more information to expand their views and their knowledge bases. They deal with social issues not only with their textbooks.
Starting from such a declarativist standpoint, Levesque and Lakemeyer view a knowledge base as an epistemic agent, and they set out to specify formally what knowledge can be attributed to such a system.
To fully understand the subject, a broad knowledge base that includes the measurement process, the language of measurement, devices, standards, traceability, and statistics is necessary (1).
have signed an agreement enabling First DataBank to incorporate Healthnotes' extensive databases on complementary and alternative medicine information into their drug knowledge base products.
"We had Ph.D.s going around the world, updating everybody's personal knowledge base on a face-to-face basis," says Buckman.

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