Accession Number:

ADA052952

Title:

Qualitative Knowledge, Causal Reasoning, and the Localization of Failures.

Descriptive Note:

Doctoral thesis,

Corporate Author:

MASSACHUSETTS INST OF TECH CAMBRIDGE ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE LAB

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1976-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

193.0

Abstract:

This report investigates some techniques appropriate to representing the knowledge necessary for understanding a class of electronic machines -- radio receivers. A computational performance model WATSON is presented. WATSONs task is to isolate failures in radio receivers whose principles of operation have been appropriately described in the knowledge base. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Computer Programming and Software
  • Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE