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SHYSTER and the calculation of distance between cases

Popple, James


The SHYSTER project is concerned with the development of a hybrid legal expert system. The case-based part of SHYSTER chooses the cases upon which to base its opinion by measuring the similarity between previously-decided cases and the case in question. Statisticians make use of many different similarity measures, however – for SHYSTER - each of the commonly used similarity measures reduces to one of three measures. These measures can be weighted so that some facts in the cases can be given...[Show more]

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Date published: 1992
Type: Working/Technical Paper


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