Advanced Software Applications in Japan

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Part I Knowledge-Based Systems in Japan Executive Summary 1. Introduction Expert Systems and Artificial Intelligence The Applications of Expert Systems Benefits to End Users The Expert Systems Business Advanced Research in Knowledge-Based Systems: Inventing the Next Generation Design of the JTEC Study Group on Knowledge-Based Systems and the Selection of Japanese Sites 2. Applications of Knowledge-Based Systems in Japan Trends in AI Applications in Japan Case Studies of High-Impact Systems Types of Applications Company-Specific Applications Observations and Conclusions 3. Tools and Infrastructure for Knowledge-Based Systems Introduction Expert Systems Building Tools: Definitions Profile of a Tool: ES/KERNEL2 Profile of a Tool Vendor: Hitachi Infrastructure: Industrial Research and Technology Transfer Observations and Conclusions 4. Advanced Knowledge-Based Systems Research University Research Industrial Research 5. National AI Research Projects Introduction Electronic Dictionary Research (EDR) Project ICOT Fuzzy Logic Research and Life Real World Computing (RWC) Project 6. Integration of ES with Conventional Data Processing Systems Introduction Integration with Physical Systems Integration of Problem-Solving Techniques Future Visions Analysis 7. Business Perspective History and Trends Business Advantages of KBS Technology Business Impact on the Japanese Computer Manufacturers (JCMs) Business Impact on Non-JCM Companies Comparison with Conventional Data Processing Problems with Current Generation KBS Technology Are Knowledge-Based


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William Andrew
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