The art of designing and building expert systems. In particular, collecting knowledge and heuristic rules from human experts in their area of specialty and assembling them into a knowledge base or expert system.
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Ontological Foundations of Conceptual Modeling and Knowledge Engineering at LADSEB-CNR
This group performs basic and applied research on the ontological foundations of knowledge engineering and conceptual modeling, exploring the role of ontology in knowledge representation, database design, information retrieval, natural-language processing, multi-agent systems, software engineering, and information systems in general.