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    Please provide a detailed definition of expert systems and emphasize what they are used for.
    Describe some examples in which expert systems are being used to assist decision makers.

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    An expert system is defined as a computer system that emulates the decision-making ability of a human expert. Expert systems are designed to solve complex problems by reasoning about knowledge much like an expert would do, and not by following the procedure of a developer, as is the case in conventional programming. Expert systems are used to assist the decision maker, not to make a certain decision about certain issue.

    Examples:
    1. A PSR-Advisor is an expert system which represents an excellent example of a way that intelligence systems may be used to support judicial decision making even though this system is not used by judges. A PSR-Advisor is a system used in the UK to assist probation officers in making sentencing recommendations to judges of the magistrate's courts. After an ...

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    The solution provides a 500 word answer describing two examples of expert systems that are widely used to assist in decision making.

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