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Common sense investing: bridging the gap between expert and novice

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Common sense investing: bridging the gap between expert and novice
In this paper, we describe Common Sense Investing (CSI), an interactive investment tool that uses a knowledge base of common sense statements in conjunction with domain knowledge to assist personal investors with their financial decisions, primarily assetallocation. In interfaces that provide expert advice, one key problem is elicitation ? how to ask questions that enable the expert model to make decisions, and at the same time, are understandable to the novice. The second problem is explanation ? how to explain rationale behind expert decisions in terms that the user can understand. Many programs already encode expert models, but few have good models of novice knowledge, especially where broad knowledge of everyday life might bear on the subject. OMCSNet 1 , a semantic network representation of the OpenMind Common Sense Knowledge Base 2 , is the source of a wide range of facts about day-to-day life. CSI maps the user's goals, expressed in concepts from OMCSNet, to the expert...
Ashwani Kumar, Sharad C. Sundararajan, Henry Liebe
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Type Conference
Year 2004
Where CHI
Authors Ashwani Kumar, Sharad C. Sundararajan, Henry Lieberman
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