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An illustration of verification and validation in the modelling phase of KBS development

Vanthienen, J., Mues, C. and Aerts, A. (1998) An illustration of verification and validation in the modelling phase of KBS development Data & Knowledge Engineering, 27, (3), pp. 337-352. (doi:10.1016/S0169-023X(98)80003-7).

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Reliability has become a key factor in KBS development. For this reason, it has been suggested that verification and validation (V&V) should become an integrated part of activities throughout the whole KBS development cycle. In this paper, it will be illustrated how the PROLOGA workbench integrates V&V aspects into its modelling environment, such that these techniques can be of assistance in the process of knowledge acquisition and representation. To this end, verification has to be performed incrementally and can no longer be delayed until after the system has been completed. It will be shown how this objective can be realised through an approach that uses the decision table formalism as a modelling instrument.

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Published date: 1998
Keywords: verification & validation, decision tables, KBS building tools, knowledge modelling
Organisations: Management


Local EPrints ID: 36163
ISSN: 0169-023X
PURE UUID: 36cb08a5-02ee-4fac-b7d0-25fde62c5353

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Date deposited: 01 Aug 2006
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 15:45

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Author: J. Vanthienen
Author: C. Mues
Author: A. Aerts

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