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James S Bennett, Jay S Lark: Hierarchical knowledge system. Teknowledge, Leydig Voit & Mayer, May 27, 1986: US04591983 (210 worldwide citation)

A knowledge system has a hierarchical knowledge base comprising a functional decomposition of a set of elements into subsets over a plurality of hierarchical levels, a plurality of predefined functions or conditions of the elements within the subsets of a plurality of the hierarchical levels, and a ...


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Lee D Erman, William J Clancey, Philip E London, A Carlisle Scott, James S Bennett, Jay S Lark: Knowledge engineering tool. Teknowledge, Leydig Voit & Mayer, April 14, 1987: US04658370 (196 worldwide citation)

A tool is used for knowledge engineers for building and interpreting a knowledge base having separate portions encoding control knowledge, factual knowledge, and judgmental rules. The tool has an inference engine applying the judgmental rules according to a built-in control procedure defining discre ...


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Jay S Lark, Lee D Erman, Michael Fehling, Frederick Hayes Roth: Architecture for composing computational modules uniformly across diverse developmental frameworks. Cimflex Teknowledge Corporation, Arnold White & Durkee, July 24, 1990: US04943932 (119 worldwide citation)

A Multi-Level Architecture for developing intelligent computer systems composes computational modules uniformly across diverse developmental framework. The modules interact via message passing and are assembled to form application-specific systems. A first level of the Multi-Level Architecture inclu ...