WIT Press

Using Expert Systems To Check Building Applications

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/AI970211

Volume

19

Pages

12

Published

1997

Size

258 kb

Author(s)

N. Maiellaro

Abstract

After a short period of enthusiasm for the potentials of ESs, the myths and legends surrounding this technology clearly emerged, together with the difficulties connected to their building and maintenance. Really, in the field of planning, a prudent attitude seems to prevail also in the first overview contributions on the potentials of ESs. However, Development Control is commonly seen as a good application for ESs, as it is sufficiently defined, rule-based, and repetitive, furthermore the related decisions seem to be clearly founded on expert heuristics, especially during building-application inspection, when project admissibility is checked for compliance to the laws and planning regulations in force. The paper illustrates the work our research team has been carrying out on designing an Urban Information Syst

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