Presenting Significant Information in Expert System Explanation

  title={Presenting Significant Information in Expert System Explanation},
  author={Michael Wolverton},
This paper presents a method for eliminating insigni cant portions of an explanation of a conclusion { those portions that include terminology and inferences that the user does not have the expertise to understand, and those portions that add little to the user's belief in the conclusion. The method exploits a user model to select for presentation only those portions of an expert system's reasoning that add signi cantly to the user's belief that the conclusion is the right one. Examples… CONTINUE READING