This new edition combines a thorough, balanced treatment of theory and practice with a complete package of CLIPS 6.0 software tools for developing expert systems. It features a balanced blend of expert systems theory and practice; a detailed presentation of CLIPS Version 6.0, a rule-based programming language for expert systems design; and an IBM PC 3 1/2'' disk which contains the complete CLIPS 6.0 executable shell and sample programs for developing expert systems.
A hands-on guide to the theory and practice of expert systems design and practical issue in rule-based programming. Outlined are: frames, backward and forward chaining, and rule induction. The book also provides insight into probabilistic methods and avoidance of fuzzy logic traps. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)