Expert System Summary
Used at Grinnell College after 1993
- Meets objectives for incoming and prospective students
- Allows follow-up refinements of rules, based on performance
- Letters written to incoming students and their advisors with
tight time frame
- System available on Web for prospective students
- System is "fail-safe"
If individual's data insufficient or not covered by rules
specify "placement unknown, talk to a faculty member.
The "placement unknown" category applies to each discipline: CS,
Needs non-trivial development time
Approach does not scale well
created 20 October 2010|
last revised 20 October 2010