knowledge-based system

<artificial intelligence> (KBS) A program for extending and/or querying a knowledge base.

The related term expert system is normally used to refer to a highly domain-specific type of KBS used for a specialised purpose such as medical diagnosis.

The Cyc project is an example of a large KBS.

Last updated: 1999-09-07

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