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SPIRIT is an expert system shell for probabilistic knowledge bases. Knowledge acquisition is performed by processing facts and rules on discrete variables in a rich syntax. The shell generates a probability distribution which respects all acquired facts and rules and which maximizes entropy. The user-friendly devices of SPIRIT to define variables, formulate(More)
We define the very rich language of composed conditionals on a three-valued logic and use this language as the communication tool between man and machine. Communication takes place for three reasons: Knowledge acquisition, query and response. Learning, thinking and answering questions are of pure information theoretical nature. The pivot of this knowledge(More)