Automating Argument Construction,
SRI INTERNATIONAL MENLO PARK CA ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE CENTER
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Developed was a, Gister, that supports the construction, modification, and analysis of evidential arguments. Gister supports an interactive, menu-drive, graphical interface that allows these structures to be easily understood and manipulated. The user simply selects from a menu to add an evidential operation to an analysis, to modify operation parameters, or to change any portion of a gallery. In response, Gister updates the analyses, allowing the user to explore quickly the space of alternative arguments. Unlike other expert systems, Gister is designed as a tool for the domain expert. With this tool, an expert can quickly and flexibly develop a line of reasoning specific to a given domain situation. At SRI, this approach has been applied to naval intelligence problems. New work is focusing on adapting this technology to multisource data fusion for the Army.
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