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Benefits and risks of knowledge-based systems

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  • Alan Bundy
  • M. Boden
  • M. Sharples
  • M. Cooley
  • D. Dawson
  • D. Hopson
  • J. Neuberger
  • B. Sherman
  • P. Sieghart

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Original languageEnglish
PublisherOxford University Press
ISBN (Print)978-0198547433
Publication statusPublished - 1989


This concise yet highly informative title provides a unique treatment of the many benefits, as well as the potential dangers, of the new advice-giving computer systems used in many major institutions. The volume gives readers authoritative coverage of the applications and social implications of such knowledge-based systems, and includes a useful account that details how these powerful systems function. Recommendations for the development and marketing of advanced information technology are set forth, with complete analyses that will be of interest to everyone who works with, or is concerned about, this new technology.

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