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Evidence flow graph methods for validation and verification of expert systems

Evidence flow graph methods for validation and verification of expert systems

final report on NASA grant NAG-1-809

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Published by Intelligent Machines Project, Artificial Intelligence Research Group, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, National Technical Information Service, distributor in Worcester, Mass, [Washington, DC, Springfield, Va .
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    StatementLee A. Becker, Peter G. Green, Jayat Bhatnagar.
    SeriesNASA contractor report -- NASA CR-183399.
    ContributionsGreen, Peter G., Bhatnagar, Jayat., United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15407617M

      Validation and verification is an area of software engineering that has been around since the early stages of program development, especially one of its more known areas: testing. Testing, the dynamic side of validation and verification (V&V), has been complemented with other, more formal techniques of software engineering, and so the static verification traditional in formal methods has 5/5(1). developmental validation of different methods, but usually the forensic community relies on the manufacturer to compile and publish the developmental validation. DEVELOPMENTAL VALIDATION OF EXPERT SYSTEMS Validation of an expert system is an important component of a laboratory’s quality assurance program.

      Verification and Validation Explained. Verification and validation – These are the two important aspects of software quality management. Verification gives the answer to the question whether the software is being developed in a correct way and validation provides the answer whether the right software is being : Eshna. Informal methods of validation and verification are some of the more frequently used in modeling and simulation. They are called informal because they are more qualitative than quantitative. Whereas many methods of validation or verification rely on numerical results, informal methods tend to rely on the opinions of experts to draw a conclusion.

    New Techniques for Verification, Validation, and Test Brett Murphy Manager, Product Marketing Methods Simulink Design Verifier. (Simulink Verification & Validation) PolySpace Link for Analog Devices VisualDSP++ Consulting.   Verification, Validation and Testing in Software Engineering offers thorough coverage of many valuable formal and semiformal techniques of V&V. It explores, depicts, and provides examples of different applications in V&V that produce many areas of software development – including real-time applications – where V&V techniques are required.

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Get this from a library. Evidence flow graph methods for validation and verification of expert systems: final report on NASA grant NAG [Lee A Becker; Peter G Green; Jayant Bhatnagar; United States.

National Aeronautics and Space Administration.]. Validation and verification (V&V) are procedures used to evaluate system structure or behavior with respect to a set of requirements.

Although expert systems are often developed as a series of prototypes without requirements, it is not possible to perform V&V on any system for Cited by: 9.

The validation and verification of EE tool can also been conducted by the vendors that produce these tools. For example, the Encase and FTK are two widely used digital forensic investigation tools in the world. Their developers, Guidance Software and Access Data have conducted some validation and verification work on Encase and by:   Assuring the quality of an expert system is critical.

A poor quality system may make costly errors resulting in considerable damage to the user or owner of the system, such as financial loss or human suffering. Hence verification and validation, methods and techniques aimed at ensuring quality, are fundamentally important.

This paper surveys the issues, methods and techniques for verifying and Cited by: Verification, Validation, and Testing of Engineered Systems is the first resource to explain this process in a comprehensive, implementable manner. Through a practical approach, the text presents VVT activities performable throughout a system's lifetime, from system definition and /5(7).

seen that the location of methods for verification and validation in the development life-cycle is of prime importance. ACM Categories and Subject Descriptors: D [Software Engineering]: Program. Definition of validation methods: each evaluation objective has to be reached in a predetermined way that constitutes the evaluation protocol of the objective.

In respect to clarity, we need to define as many protocols as there are evaluation objectives rather than only.

Validation and verification of expert systems or knowledge-based systems is a critical issue in the development and deployment of robust systems. This article is a comprehensive survey of the developments and trends in this field.

More than references are included in the References and Additional Readings at the end of by: Verification and Validation of Expert System Software and Conventional Software Bibliography Manuscript Completed: February Date Published: March Prepared by L- A.

Miller, J. Hayes, S. Mirsky Science Applications International Corporation Goodridge Drive McLean, VA Prepared for Division of Systems Technology. Verification and Validation of Rule-Based Expert Systems - CRC Press Book This book presents an innovative approach to verifying and validating rule-based expert systems.

It features a complete set of techniques and tools that provide a more formal, objective, and automated means of carrying out verification and validation procedures. Verification, Validation and Evaluation of Expert Systems, Volume I, A FHWA Handbook.

A draft Verification, Validation and Evaluation of Expert Systems.Volume I, A FHWA Handbook, has been purpose of this communication is not to present an official document, but to share a work in process and to solicit advice.

Verification, Validation, and Testing of Engineered Systems (Wiley Series in Systems Engineering and Management Book 73) - Kindle edition by Engel, Avner. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Verification, Validation, and Testing of Engineered Systems (Wiley Series in Systems /5(7). In the present paper, a basic proof method is provided for representing the verification, Validation and evaluation of expert systems.

The result provides an overview of the basic method for. Data Review, Verification and Validation. Data review, verification and validation are techniques used to accept, reject or qualify data in an objective and consistent manner.

Verification can be defined as confirmation, through provision of objective evidence that specified requirements have been fulfilled. Validation can be defined asFile Size: 46KB. methods for performing,validation and verification (V&V) would be deferred.

The original focus was on methodology; however, V&V are concerned with both methodological and technical issues. Because of the criticality of NASA missions, it is necessary to be able to certlfy the behavior of expert systems and to venfy their performance.

Data Validation • Based on ‘measurement quality objectives’ in the QAPP (overlap with verification) • Reasons for any failures to meet method or procedural requirements and the impact on the overall set of data • In my mind – the bigger picture. This report is the third volume in the final report for the Expert System Verification and Validation (V&V) project which was jointly sponsored by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and the Electric Power Research Institute.

The ultimate objective is the formulation of guidelines for the V&V of expert systems for use in nuclear power : E.H.

Groundwater, L.A. Miller, S.M. Mirsky. Validation And Verification Of Computer Forensic Software Tools-Searching Function By Vrizlynn L.

Yinghua Guo, Jill Slay and Jason Beckett From the proceedings of The Digital Forensic Research Conference DFRWS USA Montreal, Canada (Aug 17th - 19th) DFRWS is dedicated to the sharing of knowledge and ideas about digital forensics by: Power Research Institute.

The ultimate objective is the formulation of guidelines for the V&V of expert systems for use in nuclear power applications. This activity was concerned with the development of a methodology for selecting validation scenarios and subsequently applying it to two expert systems used for nuclear utility by: 3.

We have new methods that generate fewer deeper tests (patent pending) E.g., State coverage for a 4-speed shift selector in one test of length 86 We also have technology (automated analysis of hybrid systems) that could take test test generation beyond unit tests into integration and system tests John Rushby, SRI Practical Formal Methods: 8File Size: 46KB.

Performing and Managing Expert System Validation Landry, Malouin, and Oral () provide a conceptual framework for model validation. They define five types of validity: I.

Conceptual: "the degree of relevance of the assumptions and theories underlying the conceptual model for the intended users and use of the model." 2. Logical.Expert Systems, Verification and Validation of Expert Systems, Expert System Development Methodologies INTRODUCTION Expert systems represent one important by-product of Artificial Intelligence research efforts.

They have been under development for many years and have reached commercial viability in the last three to four years. However, despite. Verification and Validation for the AQuA Book. PDF, MB, 30 pages. This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology.

Verification and Author: Defence Science And Technology Laboratory.