EXPERT SYSTEMS APPLICATIONS FOR AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL: A FEASIBILITY ANALYSIS

Award Information
Agency: Department of Transportation
Branch: N/A
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 1851
Amount: $300,000.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1986
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
Ufa Inc.
710 Commonwealth Ave, Newton, MA, 02159
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Arthur Gerstenfeld
 Investigator
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Business Contact
 ARTHUR GERSTENDELD
Title: RESEARCH ASSOCIATE
Phone: () -
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
THIS RESEARCH FOCUSES ON DETERMINING THE FEASIBILITY OF UF USING EXPERT SYSTEMS TO SUPPORT (RATHER THAN REPLACE) HUMAN DECISION MAKERS. WE INTEND TO SHOW THE FEASIBILITY OF USING EXPERT SUPPORT SYSTEMS (ESS) FOR AIR TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS.THIS RESEARCH WILL CONCENTRATE ON THE INTELLIGENT MAN/ MACHINE INTERFACES FOR AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL AND WILL SHOW THEFEASIBILITY OF USING ESS FOR REMOTE MONITORING AND MAINTN TENANCE OF HIGHLY AUTOMATED SYSTEMS. WE INTEND TO SHOW A JOINT DECISION PROCESS (EXPERT SUPPORT SYSTEM AND HUMAN) IN WHICH THE HUMAN IS THE DOMINANT PARTNER. THROUGH A SERIES OF EXAMPLES WE WILL SHOW HOW A KNOWLEDGE BASE CAN BE MERGED WITH AN INFERENCE ENGINE RESULTING IN AN EXPERT SYSTEMS ARCHITECTURE, THAT COULD PRODPROVIDE SUPPORT FOR AIR TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM DECISIONS.

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