A Knowledge Based Spreadsheet System to Reduce Complexity in Log Analysis


E.R.Crain,Spectrum 2000 Mindware Ltd



A knowledge based expert system for log analysis, called META/LOG, based on an electronic spreadsheet (Lotus 1-2-3) is presented. The definition of spreadsheet and expert system terms, advantages and limitations of spreadsheets in AI applications, and some typical examples of knowledge based spreadsheet analysis are discussed.