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Integrated Scheduled Waste Management System in Kuala Lumpur using Expert System

Kabbashi, Nassereldeen Ahmed and Jami, Mohammed Saedi and Md Azman, Nur Adibah (2011) Integrated Scheduled Waste Management System in Kuala Lumpur using Expert System. In: 2nd International Conference on Biotechnology Engineering (ICBioE 2011), 17-19 May 2011, The Legend Hotel, Kuala Lumpur.

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Abstract

Over the past decade, Malaysia has enjoyed tremendous growth in its economy. This has brought about a population growth along with a great influx of foreign workforce to cities. This resulted in an increase in the amount of waste scheduled generated. Furthermore, scheduled waste management has long been a problem area for local authorities in Kuala Lumpur. Continued illegal dumping by waste generators is being practiced at large scale due to lack of proper guidance and awareness. This report reviewed and discussed about service provided for scheduled waste management by an authority and international scenario of scheduled waste management. An expert system was developed to integrate scheduled waste management in Kuala Lumpur. The knowledge base was acquired through journals, books, magazines, annual report, and web sites. An object oriented expert system shell, Microsoft Visual Basic 2005 Express Edition was used as the building tools for the prototype development. The overall development of this project has been carried out in several phases which are problem identification, problem statement and literature review, identification of domain experts, prototype development, knowledge acquisition, knowledge representation and prototype development. Scheduled waste expert system is developed based on five types of scheduled waste management which are label requirements, packaging requirements, impact of scheduled wastes, recycling of scheduled wastes, and recommendations. Besides, it contains several sub modules by which the user can obtain a comprehensive background of the domain. The output is to support effective integrated scheduled waste management.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Full Paper)
Additional Information: 4286/2609
Uncontrolled Keywords: ES, Scheduled wastes, management
Subjects: T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) > TA190 Management of engineering works
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Biotechnology Engineering
Depositing User: Dr Nassereldeen Kabbashi
Date Deposited: 13 Sep 2011 15:18
Last Modified: 21 Dec 2011 09:38
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/2609

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