Founder & Chairman, HealthWatch
Expert Systems: the Promise, the Disappointment, the Comeback
The tale of Expert Systems as unveiled in this dissertation reflects an ambitious project of imitating a phenomenon created by nature: being able to adapt, so as always to make the right decision. The conclusion, which calls for the adoption of nature's "strategy" – evolution and natural selection – seems to be the unavoidable solution. In the struggle for survival, Expert Systems must adopt the same strategy which made their human partner a winning species.