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Expert Systems and Optimization
August 1989 (vol. 15 no. 8)
pp. 1017-1020

A problem-solving approach involving the integration of expert systems and optimization techniques is presented. A class of expert systems called tandem expert systems is introduced. Three variants of the tandem expert system, the data-reducing, model-based, and model-modifying expert systems, are explained with examples. It is emphasized that optimization techniques can be used more frequently in future expert systems.

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Index Terms:
data-reducing expert system; model-based expert systems; model-modifying expert systems; problem-solving; optimization techniques; tandem expert systems; future expert systems; expert systems; optimisation; problem solving
A. Kusiak, "Expert Systems and Optimization," IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, vol. 15, no. 8, pp. 1017-1020, Aug. 1989, doi:10.1109/32.31358
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