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Company Information:

Company Name: Expert-ease Systems
City: Belmont
State: CA
Zip+4: 94002
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: N/A

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $848,255.00 17
SBIR Phase II $3,642,997.00 8

Award List:

FACILITATE DEVELOPMENT AND EVALUATION OF FAULT TREES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1985 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NRC
Principal Investigator: Bjorn frogner , PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR
Award Amount: $49,777.00
Abstract:
Workstation and expert system technologies have a potential of substantially facilitating the development and evaluationof fault trees. introducing a workstation philosophy with an interactive set of integrated software tools on a local computer will promote improved continuity in the thought… More

AN EXPERT SYSTEM/NATURAL LANGUAGE INTEGRATED SYSTEM TO ENHANCE RELIABILITY-BASED DECISION MAKING IN POWER PLANTS-

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1985 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Mr. Joseph M. Holzer , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $49,792.00

APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE ENGINEERING TO POWER PLANT HEAT RATE PERFORMANCE MONITORING-

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1985 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr. Bjorn Frogner , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $49,529.00

AN EXPERT SYSTEM/NATURAL LANGUAGE INTEGRATED SYSTEM TO ENHANCE RELIABILITY-BASED DECISION MAKING IN POWER PLANTS-

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1986 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Mr. Joseph M. Holzer , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $493,000.00
Abstract:
This program will attempt to bring expert systems and natural language technologies into the arena of reliability analysis, for nuclear power plants. by integrating these technologies into the reliability analysis, the user base and the domain of applications can be substantially expanded.… More

APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE ENGINEERING TO POWER PLANT HEAT RATE PERFORMANCE MONITORING-

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1986 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr. Bjorn Frogner , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $480,000.00
Abstract:
A knowledge-engineering approach will be used to acquire the expertise needed to operate large power plants at high efficiency. the focus will be on the ability of skilled operators to monitor the plant heat- rate performance as a means for diagnosing incipient failures early, recognizing… More

RECONFIGURABLE DISTRIBUTED COMPUTER SYSTEM FOR ON-BOARD SATELLITE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1986 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Robert E Larson
Award Amount: $49,957.00

RECONFIGURABLE DISTRIBUTED COMPUTER SYSTEM FOR ON-BOARD SATELLITE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Robert E Larson
Award Amount: $249,997.00
Abstract:
A particularly challenging area for the application of military computer systems is those cases in which the system must operate autonomously in a hostile or remote environment for many years. onboard satellite computer systems are a good example of such an application. the proposed effort will… More

DEVELOPMENT OF AN EXPERT SYSTEM TO TROUBLESHOOT DATA MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $49,982.00
Abstract:
Expert systems are being increasingly used to control complex physical systems containing large numbers of sensor inputs - both digital and analog. technology derived from these applications could be applied to assist computer specialists to troubleshoot data management networks on board spacecraft.… More

EXPERT SYSTEM ASSISTED LOGIC FLOWGRAPH METHOD FOR H/S INTERACTION ANALYSIS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $49,871.00
Abstract:
Establishing the overall safety of complex systems composed of hardware and imbedded software and validating the correctness of their active computer control is a particularly difficult and cumbersome task that acutely strains current methodologies. the current methods are severely limited when… More

DEVELOPMENT OF A USER-FRIENDLY SOFTWARE ENVIRONMENT FOR RAMCAD APPLICATION

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Bjorn frogner
Award Amount: $49,964.00
Abstract:
This project will demonstrate how current developments for ram applications for the power plant industry can be adapted to also include the needs of the unified life cycle engineering program initiated by the air force. a recently developed user-friendly workstation software environment is being… More

AUTOMATIC CREATION AND RENODALIZATION OF TRAC-BWR INPUT DECKS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NRC
Principal Investigator: Dr rodney r gay
Award Amount: $49,900.00
Abstract:
The objective of the proposed research is to build a user-friendly, personal computer based workstation for performing trac-bwr analysis. the software will allow a user to read-in data from existing trac-bwr input decks (ascii), draw nodalization diagram, modify input, automatically renodalize the… More

SIGNAL VALIDATION BY COMBINING MODEL-BASED AND EVIDENTIAL REASONING APPROACHES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr bjorn frogner
Award Amount: $49,950.00
Abstract:
This project will merge methods derived from artificial intelligence technology with conventional analytic redundancy methods, the objective being to obtain in real-time highly sensitive and cost-effective identificationof degradation in powerplant instrumentation. the research will start with the… More

A VISION-AUGMENTED CONTROL SYSTEM FOR ROBOTIC MANIPULATORS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Mr steve engle
Award Amount: $49,918.00
Abstract:
The development of a vision-augmented control system for robotic manipulators is planned. the system employs a novelstructure, which places the vision system camera on its own manipulator arm, allowing the camera to seek positions of optimal visibility for control of coarse-to-intermediate… More

INNOVATIVE ARCHITECTURES FOR DENSE MULTI-MICROPROCESSOR COMPUTER

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $49,742.00

AN EXPERT SYSTEM-BASED DECISION AID FOR REACTOR TRIP REDUCTION AND POST-TRIP ANALYSIS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Mr Joseph M Holzer
Award Amount: $49,996.00

DEVELOPMENT OF A KNOWLEDGE-BASED INTELLIGENT TUTORING SYSTEM

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Bjorn Frogner
Award Amount: $49,953.00

AUTONOMOUS TARGET RECOGNITION USING NEURAL NETWORKS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Steven W Engle
Award Amount: $49,981.00

DEVELOPMENT OF AN EXPERT FLIGHT SYSTEMS MONITOR

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $49,957.00

DEVELOPMENT OF AN EXPERT FLIGHT SYSTEMS MONITOR

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $481,000.00
Abstract:
The objective of this proposal is to develop an expert flight system monitor (efsm) for aircraft applications using an expert system tool. the efsm will monitor the status of the flight and mission critical functions and propose recovery procedures (i.e., success paths) that the flight crew can… More

INNOVATIVE ARCHITECTURES FOR DENSE MULTI-MICROPROCESSOR COMPUTER

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $469,000.00
Abstract:
This proposal addresses the development of a family of multi-microprocessor computers. these computers will yield supercomputer performance, but at a much lower cost and with greater usability. the proposal is based upon derivinga family of "chordal ring" computer architectures. these architectures… More

DEVELOPMENT OF A KNOWLEDGE-BASED INTELLIGENT TUTORING SYSTEM

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Bjorn Frogner
Award Amount: $500,000.00
Abstract:
This proposal addresses the development of an intelligent tutoring system (its) to train air force personnel. expert-ease systems (ees) has developed and demonstrated a successful computer-based instruction technique called optimally adaptive learning (oal). oal combines several technologies:… More

AN EXPERT SYSTEM-BASED DECISION AID FOR REACTOR TRIP REDUCTION AND POST-TRIP ANALYSIS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Mr Joseph M Holzer
Award Amount: $470,000.00
Abstract:
This project will focus on improving nuclear power plant availability by employing an expert system-based operator decision aid to provide guidance to the operation and maintenance of the plant so that both the individual components and the plant remain in the regime of safe operation to minimize… More

AUTONOMOUS TARGET RECOGNITION USING NEURAL NETWORKS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Steven W Engle
Award Amount: $500,000.00
Abstract:
An autonomous target recognition system, incorporating neural nets is proposed. a prototype will be developed and evaluated in a variety of circumstances to assess the systems reliability, tolerance to signal noise, and ability to identify objects given only orthogonalviews of the training objects.… More

A USER FRIENDLY SOFTWARE FOR PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS OF AN AIRCRAFT ENGINE TURBINE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Dr Parveen K Jain
Award Amount: $49,991.00
Abstract:
This proposal presents a research effort towards the development of a user friendly software for the performance analysis of aircraft engine turbine systems. the software will include sophisticated analytical models for all the essential components of the engine, like the compressor, combustor,… More

DEVELOPMENT OF A SYSTEM LIBRARY FACILITY FOR PARALLEL COMPUTERS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Dr John O'reilly
Award Amount: $49,995.00
Abstract:
This proposal addresses the design, development, and implementation of mathcommand, a set of systems software routines to aid the efficient execution of large-scale scientific and engineering computations on parallel computers. the goal of this project is to determine methods of making the raw… More