Mutai K. Joram

Work place: Moi University/School of Information Sciences, Eldoret, Kenya



Research Interests: Computer systems and computational processes, Artificial Intelligence, Hardware Security, Information Security, Network Security, Data Structures and Algorithms


Mr. Mutai K. Joram Holds an MSc. In Information Technology from Moi University Kenya (2015) and a BBA. In Management Information Systems from Bugema University, Kampala (2006).He is a member of staff at the school of Information Sciences, Moi University Kenya. His research interests are in the areas of cyber security and audits, Artificial Intelligence, ICT Governance and E-waste management. Mr. Mutai is a member of the ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) since 2014.

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A Knowledge-Based System for Life Insurance Underwriting

By Mutai K. Joram Bii K. Harrison Kiplang at N. Joseph

DOI:, Pub. Date: 8 Mar. 2017

The purpose of this work is to enhance the life insurance underwriting process by building a knowledge-based system for life insurance underwriting. The knowledge-based system would be useful for organizations, which want to serve their clients better, promote expertise capture, retention, and reuse in the organization. The paper identifies the main input factors and output decisions that life insurance practitioners considered and made on a daily basis. Life underwriting knowledge was extracted through interviews in a leading insurance company in Kenya. The knowledge is incorporated into a knowledge-based system prototype designed and implemented, built to demonstrate the potential of this technology in life insurance industry. Unified modelling language and visual prolog language was used in the design and development of the prototype respectively. The system's knowledge base was populated with sample knowledge obtained from the life insurance company and results were generated to illustrate how the system is expected to function.

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