By Samson W. Tu, Michael G. Kahn, Mark A. Musen, L. M. Fagan, Jay C. Ferguson
Communications of the ACM,
Vol. 32 No. 12, Pages 1439-1455
ONCOCIN is a medical expert system that extends the skeletal-planning technique to an applciation area where the history of past events and the duration of actions are important. The system's knowledge base is designed to reflect a hierarchical model of the domain, and its control and inference mechanisms encourage a mixed-initiative style of interaction between the computer and the user.
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