Northeast Artificial Intelligence Consortium (NAIC) Review of Technical Tasks. Volume 2, Part 2.
Interim rept. Dec 84-Dec 85,
NORTHEAST ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE CONSORTIUM SYRACUSE NY
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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.
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