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Building rule-based expert systems in case-based law Deedman, Galvin Charles


This thesis demonstrates that it is possible to build rule-based expert systems in case-based law using a deep-structure analysis of the law and commercially available artificial intelligence tools. Nervous shock, an area of the law of negligence, was the domain chosen. The expert whose knowledge was used to build the system was Professor J.C. Smith of the Faculty of Law at the University of British Columbia

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