Accession Number : ADA189774

Title :   Northeast Artificial Intelligence Consortium (NAIC) Review of Technical Tasks. Volume 2, Part 2.

Descriptive Note : Interim rept. Dec 84-Dec 85,

Corporate Author : NORTHEAST ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE CONSORTIUM SYRACUSE NY

Personal Author(s) : Allen, J F ; Berra, P B ; Biles, J A ; Bowen, K A ; Conry, S E

PDF Url : ADA189774

Report Date : Jul 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 473

Abstract : The Northeast Artificial Intelligence Consortium (NAIC) was created by the Air Force Systems Command, Rome Air Developmental Center, and the Office of Scientific Research. Its purpose is to conduct pertinent research in artificial intelligence and to perform activities ancillary to this research. This report describes progress that has been made in the first year of the existence of the NAIC on the technical research tasks undertaken at the member universities. The topics covered are: versatile expert system for equipment maintenance, distributed AI for communications system control, automatic photo interpretation, time-oriented problem solving, speech understanding systems, knowledge base maintenance, hardware architectures for very large systems, knowledge-based reasoning and planning, and a knowledge acquisition, assistance, and explanation system. Keywords: Expert system, Communication system control, Image interpretation, Knowledge-based reasoning, Knowledge acquisition, Belief revision, Domain knowledge, Service restoral, Poplar, Procedural and semantic data bases, Plan recognition, Language parsing, Interval-base theory of time, SNePS, Speech understanding, Knowledge-based maintenance, Knowledge explanation system, ThinkerToy.

Descriptors :   *PROBLEM SOLVING, *SPEECH RECOGNITION, ACQUISITION, ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE, AUTOMATIC, COMMUNICATION AND RADIO SYSTEMS, COMPUTER ARCHITECTURE, CONTROL, DATA BASES, LANGUAGE, PARSERS, PHOTOINTERPRETATION, PLANNING, RECOGNITION, SEMANTICS, TIME DEPENDENCE, SYMPOSIA

Subject Categories : Cybernetics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE