THIS PROPOSAL PRESENTS AN APPROACH FOR ASSESSING THE FEASIBILITY OF DEVELOPING AN EXPERT DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM FOR AIRCRAFT COMPLEX MAINTENANCE TASKS.

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Air Force
Amount:
$83,146.00
Award Year:
1985
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
N/A
Agency Tracking Number:
2272
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Energystics Corp
1225 Jefferson Davis Hwy - Ste, Arlington, VA, 22202
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
N/A
Principal Investigator
 RAM NANDAN P SINGH
 (703) 486-5100
Business Contact
Phone: () -
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
THIS PROPOSAL PRESENTS AN APPROACH FOR ASSESSING THE FEASIBILITY OF DEVELOPING AN EXPERT DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM FOR AIRCRAFT COMPLEX MAINTENANCE TASKS. THE EXPERT SYSTEM WILL EMBODY BOTH PROCEDURAL KNOWLEDGE DERIVED FROM AIR FORCE TECHNICAL ORDERS, AND EXPERTISE FROM MAINTENANCE EXPERTS ON AN AIRCRAFT. THE SYSTEM WILL ATTEMPT TO EMULATE THE CAPABILITIES OF AN EXPERT TECHNICIAN: IT WILL ASSIST LESS QUALIFIED TECHNICIANS IN THE DIAGNOSES OF AIRCRAFT MALFUNCTIONS. THISEXPERT SYSTEM WILL NOT BE A REPLACEMENT FOR THE HUMAN; IT WILL SIMPLY ACT AS HER/HIS ASSISTANT. THE SYSTEM WILL BE DESIGNED TO RESIDE IN A PORTABLE MICROCOMPUTER. THE PHASE I EFFORT WILL YIELD TWO INDEPENDENT SYSTEM DESIGNS TO THIS EXPERT SYSTEM - ONE USING LISP AND THE OTHER PROLOG. THIS WILL PROVIDE THE FOUNDATION UPON WHICH TO DEVELOP A FULL SCALE EXPERT DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM.

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