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4 1.1.1 Types of Knowledge 5 1.1.1 Types of Knowledge
• Causal knowledge
– Rules representing links such as physical principles, empirical
knowledge and heuristics.
– Causal knowledge is also easy to implement in computers
because most computer languages have if … then …
• Control knowledge
– linking procedures, rather than data, together.
– An example of control knowledge is a set of steps to study for
an exam. 6 1.2 Representing Knowledge
• How is knowledge represented in knowledge systems?
• We can represent knowledge using techniques:
– Database: relations and functional dependencies
– Object hierarchies or other types of semantic networks (UML,
– (Control knowledge) process modeling techniques, e.g.
flowcharting, network diagram, IDEF0 7 1.3 Knowledge Systems for Decision Support
• A Knowledge System (KS) is broadly defined as a computer-based
system that aids the process of decision...
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- Fall '14