EXCLASS Job Description Module
EXCLASS is a prototype authoring tool and expert system for job description
and classification, built for the Treasury Board of Canada for use by
managers across the Canadian Public Service.
The Job Description Module of EXCLASS supports the analysis and authoring
of conceptual representations of job descriptions, which are then
evaluated by the expert system component of EXCLASS.
The conceptual representations are also used to generate textual job
Conceptual representations facilitate composition and editing of job
descriptions, searching and comparison, and automatic evaluation using
expert reasoning techniques.
Automatic generation of textual job descriptions relieves the user of
tedious composition tasks, while ensuring standardized, accurate,
Innovative Text Preview feature provides the user with instant feedback
during the conceptual composition process, helping to verify the
correctness of a job description.
Design supports incorporation of job analysis tools, providing access to
textual databases, organizational charts, workflow information, etc.
Caldwell, David and Korelsky, Tatiana (1994). Bilingual
Generation of Job Descriptions from Quasi-Conceptual Forms.
In Proceedings of the Fourth Conference on Applied
Natural Language Processing, Stuttgart, Germany, pp. 1-6.
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