Stanford University, Stanford University Board of Trustees., and Morgan Kaufmann (Firm)
McCarthy discusses common sense knowledge of the world and how to formalize it. Especially important for many purposes is knowledge about the effects of actions. Some tasks for which expert systems are used require this knowledge and some don't. These general considerations are illustrated in connection with the task performed by the MYCIN expert system that helps a doctor diagnose and treat bacterial infections of the blood.
videorecording, Expert systems (Computer science), and Common sense