Linking the witness simulation software to an expert system to represent a decision-making process


Expert systems, and artificial intelligence more generally, can provide a useful means for representing decision-making processes. By linking expert systems software to simulation software an effective means of including these decision-making processes in a simulation model can be achieved. This paper demonstrates how a commercial-off-the-shelf simulation package (Witness) can be linked to an expert systems package (XpertRule) through a Visual Basic interface. The methodology adopted could be used for models, and possibly software, other than those presented here.

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Divisions: College of Business and Social Sciences > Aston Business School > Operations & Information Management
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Uncontrolled Keywords: simulation,artificial intelligence,expert systems,decision making processes
Publication ISSN: 1846-3908
Last Modified: 03 Jun 2024 07:08
Date Deposited: 30 Oct 2009 15:19
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Published Date: 2003-06
Authors: Robinson, Stewart
Edwards, John S. (ORCID Profile 0000-0003-3979-017X)
Yongfa, Wu



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