Market Expert Surveillance System
25 Pages Posted: 31 Oct 2008
Date Written: February 1990
MESS is an expert system to support a decision at the American StockExchange to open an investigation of insider trading. The system was developedwith three experts and extensive prototyping. MESS illustrates multiple roles for anexpert system; it contributes to decision making by seeing that all relevant factorsare considered, stimulating discussion of important criteria, and providing an audittrail for regulatory review The system also serves a training role for a position withhistorically high turnover.
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