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Issue 3 • Date Fall 1991

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  • Impact of expert systems: the technique dimension

    Publication Year: 1991, Page(s):18 - 20
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    Techniques used in expert system development and techniques used in the problem domain are examined. Three stages are distinguished and discussed: predevelopment, during development, and postdevelopment. Consequences of expert systems for education are considered. It is concluded that examining the social impact of expert systems by examining the technology related to expert system development is ... View full abstract»

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  • Instrumentation for verifying conventional forces in Europe

    Publication Year: 1991, Page(s):21 - 28
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    The requirements of verifying the Treaty on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe (CFE-I), signed in Paris in November 1990, are outlined. The goals of verification are discussed. Some problems specific to verifying conventional forces are identified. Two basic inventory models that have been proposed for use in CFE treaties are described and their technology requirements are examined.<> View full abstract»

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