THE USE OF "EXPERT SYSTEMS" THEORY IN INVENTORY CONTROL APPLICATIONS

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Navy
Amount:
$29,000.00
Award Year:
1985
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
n/a
Agency Tracking Number:
1118
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
Maxfield Associates, Ltd.
1 Crystal Park, Arlington, VA, 22202
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
T. J. Allshouse
(703) 506-8800
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
THE OBJECTIVE OF THIS EFFORT IS TO DEVELOP AND TEST THE PROCEDURES REQUIRED TO UTILIZE "EXPERT SYSTEMS" THEORY IN INVENTORY CONTROL AND MAINTENANCE REPAIR DECISION MAKING. THE INVENTORY MANAGERS ARE REQUIRED TO UTILIZE THEIR EXPERTISE AND EXPERIENCE IN EVALUATING THE MACHINE GENERATED RECOMMENDATIONS FOR PROCUREMENT AND/OR REPAIR ACTIONS. THE EFFORT WILL BE TO REVIEW AND ANALYZE THE EXISTING PROCEDURES AND COMPUTATIONAL RULES WHICH ARE USED TO PRODUCE THE RECOMMENDATIONS AND DEFINE AND CATALOG THE EXPERTISE APPLIED BY THE INVENTORY MANAGERS SO THAT AN "EXPERT SYSTEMS" THEORY PROCEDURE CAN BEDEVELOPED WHICH WILL RESULT IN A MORE STRUCTURED AND STANDARDIZED INVENTORY MANAGEMENT PROCEDURE. THE BENEFITS OF THIS PROCEDURE WILL BE AN INVENTORY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM WHICH WILL PRODUCE HIGHER LEVELS OF MATERIAL AVAILABILITY AND CUSTOMER RESPONSE WHILE OPERATING WITHIN THE PRESCRIBED BUDGETS PROVIDED FOR PROCUREMENT AND REPAIR OF SECONDARY ITEMS OF SUPPLY.

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