On successful completion of this course, students:
- Understand the role of knowledge within business processes
- Are able to perform knowledge elicitation from an expert in practice
- Are able to model organizational structure and task structure using BPM
- Are able to model facts and rules for a task in Prolog
- Are able to implement a working knowledge system in Prolog
- Are able to analyze the position and implications of a knowledge system within the business process, including procedures for embedding a system in the organizational structure
- Group project (50%)
- Exam (50%)
This course is focused on the relation between data available within a business or organization and expert knowledge that is used to process this data in order to successfully complete tasks, such as diagnosing an illness, assessing damage to a product, monitor or schedule a manufacturing process, etc.
Two important aspects of knowledge-based systems are covered by the course: knowledge elicitation and organizational modeling.
In the group project, students implement a functional knowledge system using a real-world expert for knowledge elicitation and process modeling.
- Two 2-hour lectures per week
- One 2-hour tutorial per week