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A Case Study in Structured Knowledge Acquisition

Paul de Greef, Joost Breuker
1985 International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence  
Building an expert system usually comprises an entangled mixture of knowledge acquisition and Implementation efforts.  ...  An emerging methodology based on cognitive psychology end software development guides and supports knowledge acquisition while Implementation is deferred.  ...  This case study is meant as e test of this KADS methodology (knowledge Acquisition Documentation end Structuring).  ... 
dblp:conf/ijcai/GreefB85 fatcat:tlp6lxt26bhqfcdeavjufsix7e

Structural social capital and knowledge acquisition: implications of cluster membership

Pedro M. García-Villaverde, Gloria Parra-Requena, F. Xavier Molina-Morales
2017 Entrepreneurship and Regional Development  
This paper analyzes the implications of belonging to a cluster through the relationship between structural capital and knowledge acquisition.  ...  However, structural dimension also maintain a direct impact on knowledge for the external firms.  ...  Thus, we can accept hypothesis 2, since in the case of firms outside the industrial clusters, structural social capital exerts a direct and an indirect effect on knowledge acquisition through the relational  ... 
doi:10.1080/08985626.2017.1407366 fatcat:loc7szl2rfbhlhahrd4kdweqom

Innovation-Expansion In The ICT-Industries: R&D Acquisition And Integration Success From A Knowledge Perspective

Torsten Brodt, Sebastian Knoll
2004 Bled eConference  
We illustrate our model with a telecommunication case example.  ...  This paper investigates the role of early stage integration mechanisms in acquisitions where the prime goal is to acquire the research and development capabilities of the target firm, i.e. the knowledge  ...  Tsai (2002) In depth case study of a large, multiunit petrochemical company to assess how a multiunit organization Formal hierarchical structure, in the form of centralization, has a significant negative  ... 
dblp:conf/bled/BrodtK04 fatcat:27uqouyus5dgbot5osdszxnpmy

Selection of knowledge acquisition techniques based upon the problem domain characteristics of production and operations management expert systems

William P. Wagner, Mohammad K. Najdawi, Q.B. Chung
2001 Expert systems  
In this paper 76 we present a mapping between these empirical studies and a generic taxonomy of expert system problem domains.  ...  In so doing, certain knowledge acquisition techniques can be prescribed based on the problem domain characteristics.  ...  In either case, well-structured knowledge acquisition techniques seem to work best in analytic problem domains and protocol analysis performs poorly in all of the comparative studies.  ... 
doi:10.1111/1468-0394.00159 fatcat:gcwq5kprljdafmwsuwwz6j3onq

Error repair and knowledge acquisition via case-based reasoning

Takeshi Kohno, Susumu Hamada, Dai Araki, Shoichi Kojima, Toshikazu Tanaka
1997 Artificial Intelligence  
To cope with the knowledge acquisition bottleneck, the authors propose a new architecture combining rule-based reasoning (RBR) , case-based reasoning (CBR) and knowledge acquisition technology in a system  ...  The knowledge acquisition part relates each case family to an incomplete rule in the RBR knowledge base and proposes modifying the rule.  ...  In knowledge acquisition studies, several new approaches which search bugs in the rules using stored cases and improve the rules, for instance [S], have been presented.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0004-3702(96)00059-8 fatcat:zrd5ndczgjetvf2tnyu5mqejom

Invented Predicates to Reduce Knowledge Acquisition [chapter]

Hendra Suryanto, Paul Compton
2004 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
As the expert provided knowledge the system would generalize from this knowledge in order to reduce the need for later knowledge acquisition.  ...  The aim of this study was to develop machine learning techniques that would speed up knowledge acquisition from an expert.  ...  This lack of internal structure has been a criticism of RDR in the knowledge acquisition community.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-30202-5_20 fatcat:rhmvncwmnvfj5ewbpkuysbsxfy

Grammar as a Maturational Controlled Behavior: Minimality in Development and Impairment

Maria Garraffa
2017 Biolinguistics  
If this is the case, we should aspect to find in nature a developmental disorder selective for this operation, a dissociation in the process of acquisition of grammatical based intervention structures  ...  The fundamental argument in these studies is that some aspects of syntax are affected by lack of language input (as in the case of hearing loss) or by a neurocognitive deficiency (as in the thiamine deficiency  ... 
doi:10.5964/bioling.9097 fatcat:pkkkltuarnfihefppirv3d5mqu

Innovative Organizational Forms that Add Value to Both Organizations and Community: The Case of Knowledge Management

Victoria Pekka-Economou, Stamatina Hadjedima
2011 EUROPEAN RESEARCH STUDIES JOURNAL  
Data from actual cases have been employed in order to provide an empirical support to the theoretical development of a conceptual model.  ...  In this context, knowledge society can also be viewed as the society that is basically attached to knowledge acquisition, knowledge sharing and knowledge application in order to improve prosperity and  ...  More specifically, the findings of the present study indicate that knowledge acquisition, knowledge sharing and knowledge application play a significant role in the process of improving both individual  ... 
doi:10.35808/ersj/320 fatcat:5w3mv7mvxjaw7n74lykm2bshpq

Relationships between structural social capital, knowledge identification capability and external knowledge acquisition

Beatriz Ortiz, Mario J. Donate, Fátima Guadamillas
2017 European Journal of Management and Business Economics  
In this case, the study included eight items taken from the studies on knowledge acquisition by Fey and Birkinshaw (2005) , Díaz et al. (2006) and Valmaseda and Hernández (2012) .  ...  to explain in a better way the acquisition of external knowledge and reaffirms its importance as a driving mechanism of structural social capital toward the acquisition of valuable knowledge.  ...  Appendix Construct Item Source External knowledge acquisition Cooperation Fey and Birkinshaw (2005) , Díaz et al. (2006) , Valmaseda and Hernández (2012  ... 
doi:10.1108/ejmbe-07-2017-004 fatcat:xvckuldz6ndvjbdlvwutwdiy2e

Technological Frames of Reference in Software Acquisition Decisions: Results of a Multiple Case Study

Stefan Harnisch, Jasmin Kaiser, Peter Buxmann
2013 International Conference on Information Systems  
We conducted a multiple case study with 15 experts from IT, business, and procurement.  ...  With this study, we strive to illustrate social interactions in software acquisition decisions through the theoretical lens of technological frames of reference.  ...  Conclusion In our multiple case study, we found support for a general alignment structure of the framing process concerning software acquisition decisions.  ... 
dblp:conf/icis/HarnischKB13 fatcat:r6ysd6z2czddxcfweqyafxgwnq

The Role of Absorptive Capacity in Acquisition Knowledge Transfer

Paulina Junni, Riikka M. Sarala
2013 Thunderbird International Business Review  
This article examines the role of absorptive capacity in acquisitions. We propose that absorptive capacity is an important determinant of acquisition knowledge transfer.  ...  This study contributes to the acquisition literature by elaborating on the role of absorptive capacity in acquisitions and to the general absorptive capacity literature by highlighting the importance of  ...  Only a few studies have examined absorptive capacity in the context of acquisitions.  ... 
doi:10.1002/tie.21554 fatcat:bo2hgoafhfegxly73mz6imyhyy

Knowledge Acquisition in Information System Development: A Case Study of System Developers in an International Bank

Gareth R.T. White, Glenn Charles Parry, Aneka Puckering
2016 Strategic Change  
Knowledge acquisition in information system development: A case study of system developers in an international bank. Strategic Change, 25 (1). pp. 81-95.  ...  This study suggests that, at least in some cases, the performance of work can result in rapid acquisition of developer knowledge and the resultant changes in practice.  ...  Based upon a case study of a department of an international banking organisation in France it explores, 1.  ... 
doi:10.1002/jsc.2048 fatcat:dlwh23vmanf6rbhxfzwr3m3wcy

Towards an explicit account of implicit learning

Christian Forkstam, Karl Magnus Petersson
2005 Current Opinion in Neurology  
The learning of sequences with a fixed order can be viewed as a special case of acquiring knowledge about more general structural regularities or temporal contingencies in stimuli.  ...  Introduction Implicit acquisition of knowledge about structured patterns embedded in stimuli can occur as an unintentional consequence of human experience.  ...  This FMRI study investigated prolonged skill practice in a new bimanual random order stimulus-response task.  ... 
doi:10.1097/01.wco.0000171951.82995.c4 pmid:16003121 fatcat:7eq7tjkgirhtdisyxq7b7wickm

What they know vs. what they do: how acquirers leverage technology acquisitions

Phanish Puranam, Kannan Srikanth
2007 Strategic Management Journal  
This apparent paradox can be resolved once we account for the qualitatively distinct ways in which acquirers leverage technology acquisitions.  ...  Existing research suggests that in acquisitions of small technology based firms by large established firms, post merger integration both enables and hinders acquirer's efforts to leverage the technology  ...  This argument is particularly clear in the case of structural integration, which is essentially a discrete choice about post-acquisition organizational form.  ... 
doi:10.1002/smj.608 fatcat:vawshxlu7naepah4xljma6a2na

Agent-based knowledge acquisition [chapter]

Rose Dieng, Olivier Corby, Sofiane Labidi
1994 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
knowledge acquisition.  ...  In order to build a cooperative KBS, representing the knowledge of several experts and intended to multiple users inside an organization, we propose a model of cognitive agent for guiding the process of  ...  We thank very much our colleagues from the ACACIA project, from INRETS and from Paris V University that took part in the knowledge elicitation phase upon the traffic accident analysis.  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-58487-0_4 fatcat:cd7qfygcjvdtfdls2qhun524te
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