Accession Number : ADA195583

Title :   Cooperative Knowledge Bases.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Jun-Aug 87,

Corporate Author : SOUTHEASTERN CENTER FOR ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING EDUCATION INC ST CLOUD FL

Personal Author(s) : Day, William B

PDF Url : ADA195583

Report Date : Feb 1988

Pagination or Media Count : 27

Abstract : This report is an examination of the complex issues involved with integrating expert systems from the viewpoint of logic programming. An overview of expert systems and expert system building tools (present and future) is presented, together with three Air Force projects for cooperating expert systems. A summary of a knowledge based execution system leads to a discussion of how this system can be used to answer many of the integration problems by reduction to the NP-complete problem of allocation. A preliminary static allocation algorithm is proposed. Keywords: Distributed knowledge bases, Concurrent architectures, Logic programming. SDW

Descriptors :   *COMPUTER PROGRAMMING, *COMPUTER LOGIC, AIR FORCE, ALGORITHMS, ALLOCATIONS, INTEGRATION, LOGIC, STATICS, ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

Subject Categories : Computer Programming and Software
      Human Factors Engineering & Man Machine System

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE