Evaluation Workplan

This page shows a number of suggested routes through various information resources. These resources will help you to evaluate PCPACK, learn about knowledge engineering and decide on your requirements.

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Methodologies

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Uses and Benefits

Videos: PCPACK Tutorial

A series of short videos that demonstrate many features of PCPACK5. The videos follow the PCPACK tutorial with an explanatory commentary. To access the videos (which require you to register/login) click here.

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Videos: Introduction to Knowledge Engineering

A series of short video lectures that lead you through the main ideas and techniques of knowledge engineering and knowledge management. To access the videos (which require you to register/login) click here.

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Document: Overview of Uses

A web page that describes 10 reasons why knowledge technologies and techniques can help an organisation. A number of links are included that point to other resources. To view this page, click here.

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Document: PCPACK Tutorial

A comprehensive tutorial that includes all of the main tools in PCPACK5: Protocol tool, Ladder tool, Matrix tool, Diagram tool, Annotation tool and Publishing tool. To view this tutorial, click here.

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Book: Knowledge Acquisition in Practice

This book provides a detailed step-by-step guide to the methods and practical aspects of acquiring, modelling, storing and sharing knowledge. For further information, click here.

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Book: Knowledge Technologies

A comprehensive introduction to knowledge technologies, including sections on Knowledge Based Systems, KBE Systems, Knowledge Webs, Ontologies and Semantic Webs. The book is available in paper format and as a FREE e-book.

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Documents: User Manual and Help System

The user manual (in PDF) and on-line Help system describe all of the functions and features of PCPACK5. The user manual (PDF) is part of the files when the demo version is downloaded.

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Event: Training Course

Training courses are available covering such topics as knowledge elicitation, knowledge analysis, knowledge modelling and PCPACK. For further information, contact our sales team - see the contacts page.

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Event: Seminar

A half-day seminar covering 4 topics: Knowledge and acquisition strategies; Sharing knowledge; Case studies; Business benefits and implementation strategies. For more information, click here.

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Files: Ontology Templates

A number of ontology templates are part of the demo version, e.g. Standard, MOKA and GTO. A CommonKADS ontology can be downloaded and used in PCPACK. To do this, click here.

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Books: CommonKADS and MOKA

There are books available giving detailed descriptions of CommonKADS and MOKA. Information on these can be found on our CommonKADS and MOKA pages.

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Event: Workshop

A demonstration of what knowledge acquisition can do in a short (1-4 day) period. The deliverable is typically a knowledge web. For further information, contact our sales team - see the contacts page.


Last modified: 19 March 2008