Despite this being a planning blog two of the top four most popular posts are not really about planning. The expert system posts have picked up a long-term steady trickle of traffic, and I suspect this is because IS students all over the world are periodically set assignments on ‘expert systems’, and the first thing they do is to follow a search engine. This, final and slightly belated post, finishes off my journey that started with the changes to some of the permitted development rules back in August 2008. Continue reading
I had to set aside the technical component of the expert system for two reasons. One was the traditional pursuit of a nice time outdoors under canvas in the English “summer”, the other was the creation of the system content – the expertise. I hadn’t intended saying much about it, but if I’m ever in the position of doing something similar in the future I think I’d do it quite differently. Continue reading
In part 1 of this series I described the project – to build an ‘expert system’ that would allow a user to answer a series of questions to establish whether or not they required a planning permission for their proposal.
In this edition we’ll try to establish whether there is an ‘engine’ that can do the donkey work of allowing people to walk through a series of nodes, answering questions. Continue reading