expert system

noun

Definition of expert system

: computer software that attempts to mimic the reasoning of a human specialist

Examples of expert system in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Needless to say, expert systems can’t function beyond their rules. Alan Zeichick, Ars Technica, "Never mind the Elon—the forecast isn’t that spooky for AI in business," 25 Sep. 2017 For a particular diagnosis, an oncologist can study which of those rules was activated to validate that the expert system is working correctly. Alan Zeichick, Ars Technica, "Never mind the Elon—the forecast isn’t that spooky for AI in business," 25 Sep. 2017

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1977, in the meaning defined above

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“Expert system.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/expert%20system. Accessed 26 Feb. 2020.

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