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Use of an expert system for identification of Lithops

J. Gouws
Suid-Afrikaanse Tydskrif vir Natuurwetenskap en Tegnologie | Vol 19, No 2 | a743 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/satnt.v19i2.743 | © 2000 J. Gouws | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 15 July 2000 | Published: 15 July 2000

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J. Gouws,, South Africa

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It is often very difficult for non-botanists to distinguish between and identify closely related plants. This article provides an overview of the use of a computer-based expert system for this purpose, specifically applied to Lithops - a group of succulents that presents numerous interspecific resemblances as well as intra-specific differences.


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