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Automated Advice Taking

The following steps summarise this method:

-- This can be simple question asking about general advice or more complicated by identifying shortcomings in the knowledge base and asking for a remedy.
-- Translate the advice into an internal representation.
-- Translated advice may still not be usable so this stage seeks to provide a representation that can be used by the performance element.

-- When knowledge is added to the knowledge base care must be taken so that bad side-effects are avoided.

E.g. Introduction of redundancy and contradictions.

-- The system must assess the new knowledge for errors, contradictions etc.

The steps can be iterated.