Accession Number : ADA301593

Title :   Window-On-Europe.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 23 Oct-9 Nov 94,

Corporate Author : AIR FORCE MATERIEL COMMAND WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH

Personal Author(s) : LeClair, Steven R. ; Jackson, A.

PDF Url : ADA301593

Report Date : AUG 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 31

Abstract : This report covers a three week visit to the following locations: (1) A.A. Baikov Institute of Metallurgy of the Russian Academy of Science, Moscow, Russia; (2) Institute for Applied Informatics, of the Ukrainian Academy of Science, Kiev, Ukraine; (3) Engineering Design Center, Cambridge University, Cambridge, England; and (4) Artificial Intelligence Department, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland. The visits involved sites whose current research involved either empirical methods for the design of materials and resultant products, and/or the development of empirical methods of potential benefit in automating empirical research of materials and/or processing. The report address, for each site, (1) a brief overview of the author's perception of research in material/process discovery methods, (2) a description of each site visited, (3) facilities and assistance, (4) - - - research objectives and approach, (5) progress, (6) continuing activities, and (7) potential for further collaboration.

Descriptors :   *MATERIALS, *ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE, *PLANNING PROGRAMMING BUDGETING, *SCIENTIFIC ORGANIZATIONS, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, ALGORITHMS, USSR, EXPERIMENTAL DATA, NEURAL NETS, SYSTEMS ENGINEERING, TEST METHODS, PATTERN RECOGNITION, TRAVEL, GENETICS, GREAT BRITAIN, CYBERNETICS, METALLURGY, SCOTLAND.

Subject Categories : Administration and Management
      Computer Programming and Software
      Cybernetics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE