Accession Number:

ADP003943

Title:

The ACE (Automated Cable Expert) Experiment: Initial Evaluation of an Expert System for Preventive Maintenance,

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AT AND T BELL LABS INC WHIPPANY NJ

Report Date:

1984-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

8.0

Abstract:

ACE Automated Cable Expert is a knowledge-based system designed to direct preventive maintenance activities in the local telephone network. ACE was developed at ATT Bell Laboratories to demonstrate and evaluate the potential for using expert systems technology in cable maintenance. This paper describes the role of ACE in the maintenance process and discusses the methods used to evaluate ACEs performance in the field. Some general issues for the evaluation of expert systems also will be considered. Author

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APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE