Accession Number : ADA140854

Title :   Report on the Feasibility of Designing Expert Systems for Contract Price Analysis.

Descriptive Note : Interim rept. 1 Oct 82-15 Jul 83,

Corporate Author : OHIO STATE UNIV COLUMBUS DEPT OF COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCE

Personal Author(s) : Chandrasekaran,B ; Dillard,J ; Ramakrishna,K ; Harrison,T

PDF Url : ADA140854

Report Date : 15 Jul 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 76

Abstract : This report identifies the knowledge base and support requirements for automated contract price analysis as an application area for expert systems technology. A theoretical, textbook based model of cost/price analysis is presented. A prototype design using the INFO system is presented and some problems with that design are identified. A brief survey of the educational environment and current computer support for price analysis in the Air Force is presented. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Artificial intelligence, *Cost analysis, *Contract administration, Air Force procurement, Acquisition, Management planning and control, Automation, Man machine systems, Man computer interface, Decision making, Price index, Air Force, Contracts, Feasibility studies, Models, Textbooks

Subject Categories : Administration and Management
      Economics and Cost Analysis
      Bionics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE