Issue No. 11 - November (1985 vol. 11)
J. Doyle , Department of Computer Science, Carnegie-Mellon University
Elements of the artificial intelligence approach to expert systems offer great productivity advantages over traditional approaches to application systems development, even though the end result may be a program employing no AI techniques. These productivity advantages are the hidden truths behind the "myth" that symbolic reasoning programs are better than ordinary ones.
symbolic reasoning, Automatic programming, expert systems, Lisp, programmer productivity, Prolog, prototypes, specifications
J. Doyle, "Expert Systems and the "Myth" of Symbolic Reasoning," in IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, vol. 11, no. , pp. 1386-1390, 1985.