Explanation-based Similarity: A Unifying Approach for Integrating Domain Knowledge into Case-based Reasoning for Diagnosis and Planning Tasks

  • Case-based problem solving can be significantly improved by applying domain knowledge (in opposition to problem solving knowledge), which can be acquired with reasonable effort, to derive explanations of the correctness of a case. Such explanations, constructed on several levels of abstraction, can be employed as the basis for similarity assessment as well as for adaptation by solution refinement. The general approach for explanation-based similarity can be applied to different real world problem solving tasks such as diagnosis and planning in technical areas. This paper presents the general idea as well as the two specific, completely implemented realizations for a diagnosis and a planning task.

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Author:Ralph Bergmann, Gerd Pews, Wolfgang Wilke
URN (permanent link):urn:nbn:de:hbz:386-kluedo-935
Document Type:Preprint
Language of publication:English
Year of Completion:1993
Year of Publication:1993
Publishing Institute:Technische Universität Kaiserslautern
Date of the Publication (Server):2000/04/03
Tag:Case-Based Reasoning
Faculties / Organisational entities:Fachbereich Informatik
DDC-Cassification:0 Informatik, Informationswissenschaft, allgemeine Werke / 00 Informatik, Wissen, Systeme / 004 Datenverarbeitung; Informatik
Licence (German):Standard gemäß KLUEDO-Leitlinien vor dem 27.05.2011

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