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Heuristic Classification
  • W. Clancey
  • Computer Science
  • Artif. Intell.
  • 1 June 1986
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We describe the knowledge needed to solve a problem, independent of its representation in a particular computer language. Expand
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The Epistemology of a Rule-Based Expert System - A Framework for Explanation
  • W. Clancey
  • Computer Science
  • Artif. Intell.
  • 1 November 1981
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Production rules are a popular representation for encoding heuristic knowledge in programs for scientific and medical problem solving. Expand
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  • Open Access
Knowledge-based tutoring: the GUIDON program
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"Knowledge-Based Tutoring" describes the advantages and difficulties of adapting an expert system for use in teaching and problem solving and opens the door to what will most likely be a dramatic growth in interest in the use of expert systems for teaching. Expand
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Model Construction Operators
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This paper reviews different ways of describing expert system reasoning, emphasizing the use of simple logic, set, and graph notations for making dimensional analyses of modeling languages and inference methods. Expand
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Tutoring rules for guiding a case method dialogue
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The first version of an “intelligent computer-aided instruction— program built on MYCIN-like expert systems has been implemented. Expand
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Situated Action: A Neuropsychological Interpretation Response to Vera and Simon
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Symbols in computer programs are not necessarily isomorphic in form or capability to neural processes. Expand
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  • Open Access
The conceptual nature of knowledge, situations, and activity
Situated action can be viewed as a psychological theory about the dynamic relation of conceiving and acting; and as a social theory about the nature of activity as a social choreography. ConventionalExpand
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A Tutorial on Situated Learning
The theory of situated learning claims that every idea and human action is a generalization, adapted to the ongoing environment, because what people see and what they do arise together. From thisExpand
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  • Open Access
From Guidon to Neomycin and Heracles in Twenty Short Lessons: ORN Final Report 1979-1985
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I review the research leading from the GUIDON rule-based tutoring system, including the reconfiguration of MYCIN into NEOMYCIN and the generalization in the heuristic classification shell, HERACLES. Expand
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Methodology for building an intelligent tutoring system
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This paper describes the progression of the research, and explalns how theories from artlficlal intelligence, medicine, and cognitive psychology are combined in a computational model. Expand
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