THIS PROJECT INVESTIGATES USE OF AN EXPERT SYSTEM MANAGER TO COORDINATE DATA AND DECISION INFORMATION AMONG MULTIPLE EXPERT SYSTEMS ON AN AIRCRAFT TO ENSURE THAT THEIR COMBINED RESPONSES ADDRESS THE CRITICAL NEEDS OF THE PILOT; THAT IS, SYSTEM RESPONSES

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Air Force
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 4464
Amount: $49,955.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1986
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
Systran Corp
4126 Linden Ave, Dayton, OH, 45432
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 RICHARD E FELDMANN
 (513) 252-5601
Business Contact
Phone: () -
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
THIS PROJECT INVESTIGATES USE OF AN EXPERT SYSTEM MANAGER TO COORDINATE DATA AND DECISION INFORMATION AMONG MULTIPLE EXPERT SYSTEMS ON AN AIRCRAFT TO ENSURE THAT THEIR COMBINED RESPONSES ADDRESS THE CRITICAL NEEDS OF THE PILOT; THAT IS, SYSTEM RESPONSES ARE RECEIVED IN A TIMELY MANNER, AND MAKE SENSE IN THE CURRENT SITUATION. PHASE I PROVIDES DESIGNS FOR FOUR EXPERT SYSTEMS. THRESS OF THESE SYSTEMS COVER RESPECTIVELY, AIRCRAFT ROUTE PLANNING, THREAT REACTION, AND EMERGENCY PROCEDURES. THE FOURTH SYSTEM IS THE EXPERT SYSTEM MANAGER, WHICH WILL MONITOR OPERATION OF THE APPLICATIONS EXPERT SYSTEMS, DISTRIBUTE HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE RESOURCES TO THESE SYSTEMS, AND CHECK THE REASONABLENESS OF THE RESULTS FROM THESE SYSTEMS. PHASE II WILL DEMONSTRATE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THESE EXPERT SYSTEMS AS AN AUTOMATION TOOL FOR AIDING THE PILOT. THE DEMONSTRATION WILL BE ACCOMPLISHED AT THE AVIONICS SYSTEM ANALYSIS AND INTEGRATION LABORATORY (AVSAIL), A FACILITY OF THE AFWAL AVIONICS LABORATORY, WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, OHIO.

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