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expert system

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Definition of expert system in English:

noun

Computing
A piece of software which uses databases of expert knowledge to offer advice or make decisions in such areas as medical diagnosis.
Example sentences
  • Similarly, non-biological entities such as expert systems, computer viruses or artificial intelligence could conceivably be considered to be ‘alive’.
  • Unlike other artificial intelligence systems, like medical expert systems, COG was meant to test theories of human cognition and developmental psychology.
  • An inference engine is the component of an expert system that applies a knowledge base to current data to arrive at a conclusion.

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