ERIC Number: EJ420350
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1990
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Using Vector and Extended Boolean Matching in an Expert System for Selecting Foster Homes.
Fox, Edward A.; Winett, Sheila G.
Journal of the American Society for Information Science, v41 n1 p10-26 Jan 1990
Describes FOCES (Foster Care Expert System), a prototype expert system for choosing foster care placements for children which integrates information retrieval techniques with artificial intelligence. The use of prototypes and queries in Prolog routines, extended Boolean matching, and vector correlation are explained, as well as evaluation by controlled testing. (78 references) (EAM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
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