knowledge-based system


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knowledge-based system

[′näl·ij ‚bāst ‚sis·təm]
(computer science)
A computer system whose usefulness derives primarily from a data base containing human knowledge in a computerized format.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

knowledge-based system

(artificial intelligence)
(KBS) A program for extending and/or querying a knowledge base.

The related term expert system is normally used to refer to a highly domain-specific type of KBS used for a specialised purpose such as medical diagnosis.

The Cyc project is an example of a large KBS.
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Meanwhile, a knowledge-based system is capable of utilizing computer programming to simulate the human intelligence in a limited way.
Then, these estimates are passed to the knowledge-based system for further reasoning.
In the same way, process monitoring, quality estimation and fault diagnosis activities could be automated and supervised by embedding them into a real-time knowledge-based system (RTKBS).
With an international reputation and an impressive client base (for example Rolls-Royce and Corus), TES wanted to reduce the time from enquiry to quote by using a knowledge-based system for rapid estimation.
A knowledge-based system is a computer system that automates intelligent processes.
Wen-Chung Shih and Shian-Shyong Tseng in their paper entitled "A Knowledge-based Approach to Retrieving Teaching Materials for Context-aware Learning" propose a knowledge-based system to solve content retrieval problems of the context-aware learning.
Organizations also need to understand and acknowledge that replacing PINs/passwords is unlikely because some knowledge-based system for fallback will always be required.
In a knowledge-based system, year-over-year savings are less meaningful.
More recently a computerised knowledge-based system, SmartCare[TM]/PS, has become available commercially as a software application for the EvitaXL ventilators (Drager Medical AG & Co.
RECON's knowledge-based system, developed through more than 100 years of compressor and turbine experience, helps clients make decisions about operation, maintenance, upgrades and outages to prevent costly downtime.
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Figure 4 shows a schematic of the structure of this fuzzy knowledge-based system.

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