6.871 SPRING 2006
Please answer the following questions in at most one page.
R. Davis paper:
1) MYCINís task:
a) What was the task?
b) Why was that particular domain chosen?
c) What made it suitable for a knowledge-based system?
d) What made it suitable for a rule-based system?
2) What are the basic strengths and weaknesses of rule-based systems, as reported in this paper?