John A. Smith

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<italic>A multi-level system which utilizes both an evidential and a qualitative model for diagnosing fault symptoms in complex electro-mechanical systems is presented. The operation of both models, enhancement by a historical database, and the global control strategy are all discussed. In addition, the constraining of qualitative reasoning with information(More)
The last half-century has seen tremendous progress in computing, genetics, and clinical care. In computing we have gone from the ENIAC in 1946 [1] to the explosion of the World Wide Web in 1996 to the Internet becoming part of the fabric of society today. In genetics we have gone from the elucidation of DNA as the mechanism of inheritance in 1953 [2] to the(More)
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