6.871 SPRING 2006

Reading Summary:Lecture 6

Due Thursday, Feb 28, 9:35AM

 

 

Please answer the following questions in at most one page.

 

Lecture 6:Rule-Based Systems

 

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?