Accession Number : AD0776065

Title :   Investigation of the Theoretical Foundations of Self-Organizing and Learning Systems.

Descriptive Note : Final technical rept. 1 Sep 72-15 May 73,


Personal Author(s) : Mucciardi,Anthony N. ; Orr,Elsie C. ; Johnson,Elizabeth R. ; Barron,Roger L.

Report Date : DEC 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 73

Abstract : Techniques for terminal-value control of vehicles and for control systems that must avoid operating regions that involve high performance penalties were studied. Search algorithms that possess long-term memory were formulated to cope with both cases. Because the processes used for gaining information during control, retaining it, and accessing this information determine, in large measure, the capabilities of self-organizing and learning systems, theoretical factors pertaining to realization of efficient memory processes for these systems received special consideration. (Modified author abstract)

Descriptors :   *Self organizing systems, *Learning machines, *Control theory, Memory devices, Search theory, Computer programming, Adaptive control systems, Algorithms, Air Force

Subject Categories : Theoretical Mathematics
      Computer Programming and Software
      Computer Hardware

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE