Research expert systems built in the past 5 years. What are their features? How are they different from earlier expert systems described in this chapter?
What is machine learning and why is it such an important subfield of AI? List several ML paradigms.
Describe three different forms of feedback in ML systems.
Who owns expert systems? Expert systems have long been considered a major success story from the field of artificial intelligence; however, they have also become somewhat standard and common.
Should expert systems be considered a computer science technology or do they strictly belong to AI?
Why is it important for an expert system to be cost effective?
Explain why expert systems are different from conventional programs
? Explain the difference between procedural knowledge, declarative knowledge, and meta knowledge.
Explain why MYCIN was such an important program to all future expert systems and shells.