ERIC Number: EJ491133
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: 0
SMH.PAL: An Expert System for Identifying Treatment Procedures for Students with Severe Disabilities.
Hofmeister, Alan M.; And Others
Exceptional Children, v61 n2 p174-81 Oct-Nov 1994
This article describes an assessment approach for students with severe and multiple disabilities, SMH.PAL, that employs expert system technology. The system matches behavior topography with studies describing treatment approaches and then generates case-specific, annotated descriptions of potentially useful articles. It also models an approach to searching intervention literature. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Bibliographic Databases, Bibliographies, Computer Assisted Testing, Diagnostic Teaching, Expert Systems, Intervention, Multiple Disabilities, Outcomes of Treatment, Research and Development, Research Utilization, Search Strategies, Severe Disabilities, Theory Practice Relationship
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special Issue: Technology-Based Assessment within Special Education.