Accession Number : ADA256757


Title :   The TRAINS Project


Descriptive Note : Technical note


Corporate Author : ROCHESTER UNIV NY DEPT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE


Personal Author(s) : Allen, James F ; Schubert, Lenhart K


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a256757.pdf


Report Date : May 1991


Pagination or Media Count : 42


Abstract : The TRAINS project is a long-term research effort on building an intelligent planning assistant that is conversationally proficient in natural language. The TRAINS project serves as an umbrella for research that involves pushing the state of the art in real-time planning, planning in uncertain worlds, plan monitoring and execution, natural language understanding techniques applicable to spoken language, and natural language dialog and discourse modelling. Significant emphasis is being put on the knowledge representation issues that arise in supporting the tasks in the domain. This report describes the general goals of the TRAINS project and the particular research directions that we are pursuing. Planning, Natural language understanding, Dialog systems.


Descriptors :   *RAIL TRANSPORTATION , *COMPUTER APPLICATIONS , MONITORING , STATE OF THE ART , TIME , NATURAL LANGUAGE , LANGUAGE , PLANNING , BUILDINGS , REAL TIME


Subject Categories : Computer Programming and Software
      Cybernetics
      Surface Transportation and Equipment


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE