GERTIS: A dempster-shafer approach to diagnosing hierarchical hypotheses

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Gertis—a prototype expert system—not only demonstrates the feasibility of applying the Dempster-Shafer-based reasoning model to diagnosing hierarchically related hypotheses, but also suggests ways to generate better explanations by using knowledge about the structure of the hypothesis space and knowledge about the intended effects of the rules.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)573-585
Number of pages13
JournalCommunications of the ACM
Issue number5
StatePublished - Jan 5 1989

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Computer Science

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