Knowledge analysis and design system

(KADS) A structured way of developing knowledge-based systems (expert systems). KADS was developed as an alternative to an evolutionary approach and is now accepted as the European standard for knowledge based systems.
[“Knowledge Based Systems Analysis and Design: A KADS Developers Handbook”, Tansley and Hayball]


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