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The OSCON operating system consultant

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McKevitt, P (2000) The OSCON operating system consultant. Artificial Intelligence Review, 14 (1/2). pp. 89-119. [Journal article]

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URL: http://www.springerlink.com/content/l335332j5784ml30/

DOI: 10.1023/A:1006676029966

Abstract

OSCON (Operating System CONsultant) is an operating system consultant which gives English answers to English queries about computer operating systems. The program currently answers queries for over 40 commands from the UNIX and MS-DOS operating systems. OSCON answers a wide variation of queries that users may wish to ask. OSCON is intended to be a consultant for various types of users who may ask vague and detailed queries.OSCON is programmed in Quintus Prolog and answers queries in less than 2.5 seconds.An empirical study with the Wizard-of-Oz technique provides important data for the further development of OSCON.

Item Type:Journal article
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Arts
Faculty of Arts > School of Creative Arts and Technologies
Research Institutes and Groups:Computer Science Research Institute
ID Code:21405
Deposited By:Professor Paul McKevitt
Deposited On:08 May 2012 15:44
Last Modified:08 May 2012 15:44

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