Tactical Expert Mission Planner (TEMPLAR)
Final rept. Sep 1985-Dec 1988
TRW DEFENSE SYSTEMS GROUP REDONDO BEACH CA
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The TEMPLAR advanced development model was designed to prove Artificial Intelligence AI techniques could be applied to the large-scale Tactical Air Force problem of Air Tasking Order ATO generation. At over 300K lines of code, TEMPLAR is one of the large AI programs ever produced for the Air Force. TEMPLAR does detailed tracking and scheduling of aircraft and weapons use for an entire theaters Air Force assets. TEMPLAR runs on a Symbolics LISP machine and was written in LISP, Knowledge Craft and Flavors. Object-oriented forms and maps overlays present the information in a logical way to the users and connect to frames and demons that maintain the knowledge base. TEMPLAR allows for multiple, networked, planning workstations, each maintaining the entire current knowledge base at a corresponding communications cost. Knowledge based systems, Artificial intelligence, Force level planning systems, Object-oriented programming.
- Computer Programming and Software
- Command, Control and Communications Systems