Geografie 1992, 97, 253-260

Expert Systems in Geographical Informatics

Jaromír Kolejka

Katedra životního prostředí, Přírodovědecká fakulta Masarykovy univerzity, Kotlářská 2, 611 37 Brno, Czechia

The advanced GIS are equipped both by a database and a knowledge base. The knowledge base contains a system of rules for the purpose oriented data management and processing, which simulate the process of decision-making carried out by an expert. The principles of and experience with expert system creation are described. The expert system applications were tested in the territorial data analysis, the natural phenomena modelling, the remotely sensed data interpretation, the cartographic processes, the artifical intelligence experiments, etc.