Expert System for Diagnosing Learning Disorders in Children Using the Dempster-Shafer Theory Approach


  • Murien Nugraheni Universitas Negeri Jakarta
  • Rini Nuraini Universitas Nasional
  • Mursalim Tonggiroh Universitas Yapis Papua
  • Siti Nurhayati Universitas Yapis Papua




expert system, Dempster-Shafer theory, learning disorders, level of confidence, probability


Learning disorders can occur in children where a child experiences difficulty mastering important skills such as reading, writing, or arithmetic. Learning disorders can have an emotional impact on children, such as low self-confidence, anxiety, or frustration. Therefore, it is important for parents and educators to recognize the signs of learning disorders so that appropriate intervention can be given. The aim of this research is to develop an expert system that can diagnose learning disorders in children using the Dempster-Shafer Theory algorithm to make it easier to diagnose and produce the right diagnosis. The Dempster-Shafer Theory approach has the ability to provide probability values in evidence based on the level of belief and reasoning in accordance with logic and then combine it with information from certain events. This research produces an expert system built on a website that can diagnose based on symptoms and display diagnosis results, definitions of types of learning disorders, and treatment options. The accuracy test results show a value of 92%, which means that the system built using the Dempster-Shafer Theory approach is able to diagnose learning disorders in children well.

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Nugraheni, M., Nuraini, R., Tonggiroh, M., & Nurhayati, S. (2023). Expert System for Diagnosing Learning Disorders in Children Using the Dempster-Shafer Theory Approach. Sinkron : Jurnal Dan Penelitian Teknik Informatika, 8(4), 2513-2525.