6.871 Reading Summary:  Lecture 11

Due Tuesday, March 16,  9:35am



Lecture 11:  Pragmatic Issues of Knowledge Acquisition


Please answer the following questions in at most one page.




     Cooke, N.J.  Varieties of Knowledge Elicitation Techniques


Cooke describes three families of knowledge elicitation techniques: observations and interviews, process tracing, conceptual techniques. 



  1. Briefly describe the techniques she includes in each family.


  1. Briefly discuss the advantages and disadvantages of each family of techniques, and when each is appropriately used.