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Record 1 1999-04-28

English

Subject field(s)
  • Cartography
DEF

A brief explanatory list of the symbols, cartographic units, patterns (shading and color hues), and other cartographic conventions appearing on a map, chart, or diagram. On a geologic map, it shows the sequence of rock units, the oldest at the bottom and the youngest at the top. The legend formerly included a textural inscription of, and the title on, the map or chart.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Cartographie
DEF

Résumé explicatif des conventions adoptées, qui permet la lecture de la carte.

Spanish

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Record 2 1996-11-19

English

Subject field(s)
  • Accounting

French

Domaine(s)
  • Comptabilité
DEF

Explication servant à justifier une écriture comptable.

OBS

Le libellé indique normalement la référence précise du ou des documents de base (pièces justificatives) ainsi que la nature de l'opération journalisée.

Spanish

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Record 3 1992-11-16

English

Subject field(s)
  • Artificial Intelligence
CONT

The analytic approach involves a two-step process. First, one uses the domain theory to construct an explanation ("explanation" is really used to mean "proof" of correctness of a specific solution to a problem given the axioms of the domain theory) that proves that the training example is a positive instance of the goal concept.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Intelligence artificielle
DEF

Une des généralisations possibles de la trace d'une preuve formelle.

CONT

L'apprentissage analytique par explication. L'apprentissage s'effectue en deux étapes : (i) on élabore une explication justifiant en quoi l'exemple est une instance du concept faisant l'objet de l'apprentissage, en exploitant les connaissances du domaine disponibles.

Spanish

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Record 4 1989-09-03

English

Subject field(s)
  • Artificial Intelligence
DEF

Broadly, this refers to information that is presented to justify a particular course of reasoning or action. In knowledge systems this typically refers to a number of techniques that help a user understand what a system is doing. Many knowledge systems allow a user to ask "Why," "How", or "Explain". In each case the system responds by revealing something about its assumptions or its inner reasoning.

CONT

The pedagogical module ... determines when an intervention is desirable, whether or not the student should be interrupted, what could and should be presented at any given time. This includes guidance in the performance of activities, explanations of phenomena and processes, and remediation.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Intelligence artificielle
DEF

Capacité d'expliciter l'implicite.

OBS

Voir "justificateur" ou "module de justification".

Spanish

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