Abstract—Expert systems have been used in various fields of life like diagnosis and troubleshooting of devices and systems of all kinds, configuration of manufactured objects from subassemblies, planning and scheduling, financial decision making, knowledge publishing, process monitoring and control, design and manufacturing, agriculture, medicine, etc. Similarly these systems are also being used in field of training and education, and consultation because of its structured way of deriving knowledge and its explanation facility. This paper presents development of a web-based expert system as a Spiritual Guru or Guru of Life Ethics. This expert system is to cater those people who ask questions about the life and the world. It answers the questions as a spiritual guru, as a philosopher in addition to a scientist. Since the difference between in being a real scientist and being a real spiritual person is only that the scientist doesn’t believe in the existence of soul and the spiritual person knows the soul or in the way of knowing it. The knowledge base of the proposed expert system will contain questions and their answers with reasoning. Inference engine will be a mechanism that will fetch keywords from working memory and match it with the questions stored in the knowledge base to answer the questions asked by the user. This paper presents how an expert system can be developed as Spiritual Guru to serve mankind, system development life cycle of expert system, general work-flow of Spiritual Guru, and designing of database.
Index Terms—Expert system, production rules, Spiritual Guru, self awareness, knowledge base.
Computer Science & Engineering, Rungta College of Engineering &Technology, Bhilai, Chhatisgarh, India
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Cite: Puja Shrivastava, Susanta Kumar Satpathy and Kapil Kumar Nagwanshi, "Implementation of an Expert System as Spiritual Guru for Personality Development," International Journal of Computer Theory and Engineering vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 116-121, 2011.