Accession Number:

ADA256757

Title:

The TRAINS Project

Descriptive Note:

Technical note

Corporate Author:

ROCHESTER UNIV NY DEPT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE

Report Date:

1991-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

42.0

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.

Subject Categories:

  • Computer Programming and Software
  • Cybernetics
  • Surface Transportation and Equipment

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE