FEASIBILITY STUDY

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Transportation
Branch
n/a
Amount:
$49,810.00
Award Year:
1986
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
n/a
Award Id:
3540
Agency Tracking Number:
3540
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
One American Drive, Buffalo, NY, 14225
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
() -
Business Contact:
Sol Kaufman
Senior Research Analyst
() -
Research Institute:
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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