Validation of agricultural expert systems

Harrison S.R. (1991) Validation of agricultural expert systems. Agricultural Systems, 35 3: 265-285. doi:10.1016/0308-521X(91)90159-8


Author Harrison S.R.
Title Validation of agricultural expert systems
Journal name Agricultural Systems   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0308-521X
Publication date 1991-01-01
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1016/0308-521X(91)90159-8
Volume 35
Issue 3
Start page 265
End page 285
Total pages 21
Subject 1102 Cardiovascular Medicine and Haematology
Abstract The methodology of expert systems as decision support aids in agriculture is undergoing rapid evolution. Questions of how to assess the appropriateness of these systems for their intended purposes and how much refinement to carry out have not yet been adequately addressed. While it is sometimes possible to compare the output of an expert system against that of a human expert, many practical difficulties can arise; also, this may not be a meaningful comparison if the expert system has access to different information to the human expert. Some of the evaluation procedures for farming systems models, as well as some of the pitfalls of these procedures, are relevant to the testing of expert systems. Judgment of the market place will be an important component of system evaluation.
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Unknown

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
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