This article discusses the issues that arise in the design and implementation of expert systems. These issues include: task selection; the stages of development of expert system projects; knowledge acquisition; languages and tools; development and run-time environments; and organizational and institutional issues. The article closes with some speculation about the future development of expert systems.
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C. L. Dym, “Issues in the Design and Implementation of Expert Systems,” Artificial Intelligence for Engineering Design, Analysis and Manufacturing, 1 (1), 37-46, December 1987. DOI: 10.1017/S0890060400000135