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Intelligent On-line Advising with Expert System Shell

, California State University, Dominguez Hills, United States ; , University of La Verne, United States ; , California State University, Dominguez Hills, United States

E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education, in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA ISBN 978-1-880094-60-0 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), San Diego, CA


On-line academic advising is an integral part of web-mediated teaching and learning that has become popular among colleges and universities around the world. Such on-line academic advising can also complement traditional teaching environment. WWW delivered advising system has been described in this paper. It has been developed using Exsys CORVID™ professional expert system shell for its capabilities related to system development and product deployment. Advising website delivers decision making knowledge and customized recommendations to students through an interactive interface. The system interacts with students by emulating conversation with human advisor. Exsys CORVID's user interface features are used to collect student's data and to display the result of the application of knowledge base to user input data.


Kowalski, K., Goetz, J. & Alam, M. (2006). Intelligent On-line Advising with Expert System Shell. In T. Reeves & S. Yamashita (Eds.), Proceedings of E-Learn 2006--World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education (pp. 687-694). Honolulu, Hawaii, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved March 26, 2019 from .


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