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A program that uses available information, heuristics, and inference to suggest solutions to problems in a particular discipline.
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(Computer Science) a computer program that can offer intelligent advice or make intelligent decisions using rule-based programs
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a computer program that imitates the functions of a human expert in a particular field, as in diagnosing a problem, by using logical operations to draw inferences from a stored body of specialized knowledge.
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n (Comput) → Expertensystem nt
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