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Computational Models of the Utility Problem and their Application to a Utility Analysis of Case-Based Reasoning

By Anthony G. Francis and Jr. Ashwin Ram


Abstract computational analysis of these factors. We use this method to analyze different types of problem solving systems, including unguided search, control rule, and case-based systems. While some aspects of the utility problem have been studied in some kinds of problem solvers, our analysis provides a general and theoretical framework for addressing this problem in problem solvers that have been studied empirically (e.g., control-rule learning systems) and in problem solvers for which little utility analysis has been performed (e.g., case-based reasoning systems). In particular, our analysis reveals that case-based reasoning systems may suffer from several different utility problems, and suggests coping strategies that would help avoid these problems as these systems are scaled up

Year: 1993
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