Accession Number:

ADA234885

Title:

Northeast Artificial Intelligence Consortium (NAIC). Volume 6. Building an Intelligent Assistant: The Acquisition, Integration, and Maintenance of Complex Distributed Tasks

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Sep 1984-Dec 1989

Corporate Author:

NORTHEAST ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE CONSORTIUM SYRACUSE NY

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1990-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

127.0

Abstract:

The Northeast Artificial Intelligence Consortium NAIC was created by the Air Force Systems Command, Rome Air Development Center, and the Office of Scientific Research. Its purpose was to conduct pertinent research in artificial intelligence and to perform activities ancillary to this research. This report describes progress during the existence of the NAIC on the technical research tasks undertaken at the member universities. The topics covered in general are versatile expert system for equipment maintenance, distributed AI for communications system control, automatic photointerpretation, 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. The specific topic for this volume is the development of intelligent interfaces to support cooperating users in their interactions with a computer.

Subject Categories:

  • Computer Systems
  • Human Factors Engineering and Man Machine Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE