@misc{cogprints292, volume = {59}, number = {1-2}, title = {Notes on "Epistemology of a Rule-based Expert System"}, author = {William J. Clancey}, year = {1993}, pages = {191--204}, journal = {Artificial Intelligence}, keywords = {expert systems, rule-based, MYCIN, NEOMYCIN, explanation systems, design rationale}, url = {http://cogprints.org/292/}, abstract = {In the 1970s, we conceived of a rule explanation as supplying the causal and social context that justifies a rule, an objective documentation for why a rule is correct. Today we would call such descriptions post-hoc design rationales, not proving the rules? correctness, but providing a means for later interpreting why the rule was written and facilitating later improvements.} }