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Building and testing the SHYSTER-MYCIN hybrid legal expert system

O'Callaghan, Thomas A; Popple, James; McCreath, Eric


SHYSTER-MYCIN is a hybrid legal expert system created by combining rule-based and case-based reasoning. The MYCIN part uses a system of rules to reason with provisions of an Act of a parliament; the SHYSTER part uses analogy to reason with cases that explain “open-textured” concepts encountered in legislation. The construction of the expert system is focused upon: creating and evaluating a model of legal reasoning, and improving the reporting made by the MYCIN part. The model of legal...[Show more]

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Date published: 2003
Type: Working/Technical Paper


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