Expertise: The basis for expert system development

Cheryl Bagley Thompson, Sheila A. Ryan, Harriet Kitzman

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Expert systems in nursing are developed with traditional knowledge engineering techniques. These techniques focus on the behavior and logic of the expert, not qualities of expertise. Expertise has been described but not explained. This article proposes a theoretical framework for the study of expertise that can be used to facilitate the development of expert systems.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1-10
Number of pages10
JournalAdvances in Nursing Science
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1990

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nursing(all)


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