FEASIBILITY STUDY

Award Information
Agency: Department of Transportation
Branch: N/A
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 3540
Amount: $49,810.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1986
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
Analysis & Simulation Inc
One American Drive, Buffalo, NY, 14225
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 () -
Business Contact
 Sol Kaufman
Title: Senior Research Analyst
Phone: () -
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
A NEED EXISTS TO DEVELOP SYSTEMS THAT CAN DETECT EMERGENCY AND/OR ABNORMAL OPERATIONS OF GENERAL AVIATION AIRCRAFT AND WARN OR ALERT THE PILOT OF ITS EFFECT AND RECOMMEND PROCEDURES. THE OBJECTIVE OF THIS PHASE I STUDY IS TO INVESTIGATE THE APPLICABILITY OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE TECHNOLOGY TO THE SOLUTION OF THIS PROBLEM. THE APPROACH INVOLVES: (1) CLARIFICATION OF THE OVERALL EMERGENCY SITU- ATION PROBLEM IN TERMS OF THE CAUSE (S), EXTENT AND POSSIBLEREMEDIES, THEREBY DETERMINING FUNCTIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR ANINTELLIGENT WARNING AND EMERGENCY PROCEDURES SYSTEM (IWEPS);SYSTEMS, KNOWLEDGE-BASED SYSTEMS, AND POSSIBLY HEURISTICS, FROM WHICH A MOST PROMISING TECHNIQUE (OR COMBINATIONS WILL BE IDENTIFIED; (3) DEVELOPMENT OF THE GENERAL IWEPS CONCEPT;(4) INVESTIGATION OF ISSUES INVOLVED IN DESIGNING A PRACTICAL IWEPS; AND (5) PRESENTATION OF AN ILLUSTRATIVE SYSTEM.

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