National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis
Unit 74 - Knowledge Based Techniques
- Author(s): Unit 74, CC in GIS
- Lanter, David
- Editor(s): Goodchild, Michael F.
- Kemp, Karen K.
- et al.
This unit introduces knowledge based techniques for addressing ill-structured problems. It describes how a knowledge base may be constructed, alternative methods for representing knowledge in a database, search mechanisms, and machine inference to create new knowledge. Each is illustrated with GIS-related examples.