4 edition of Expert systems applications within the nuclear industry found in the catalog.
|Statement||John A. Bernard, Takashi Washio.|
|Contributions||Washio, Takashi, 1960-|
|LC Classifications||TK1078 .B465 1989|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, 249 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||249|
|LC Control Number||89032076|
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Expert systems are a new and fast-changing field of artificial intelligence that is currently being adapted for use in all areas of the nuclear industry. This monograph provides both a compilation and a critical review of the ways expert systems can be applied to the design, management, and operation of research, test, and commercial power.
Expert Systems within BNFL, the method for developing off-line Expert Systems, applications within BNFL and future developments affecting off-line Expert Systems.
Background: BNFL have been involved with Expert Systems technology since when R & DD at Sellafield looked at the potential of Expert Systems to support chemical plant operations. Expert system applications in nuclear plants: discussion of the key issues Abstract: The authors discuss the key issues that relate to the viability of expert systems in the nuclear power arena.
Bringing a nuclear power generating station under the control of an expert system will require an extensive program of coordinated research development. capabilities of expert systems and identifies features for the future development and use of Expert Systems in Nuclear Power Plants.
Section 3 provides an overview of the discussions and investigations into the current status of Expert Systems in NPPs.
This Section develops a method for assessing the overall benefit of different. The utilization of expert systems within the nuclear industry is examined.
Topics reviewed include factors motivating the industry to develop expert systems, areas of application, and issues related to acceptance. It was found that expert systems, as currently conceived, can be used for managerial tasks such as ensuring regulatory compliance and for interactive by: 3.
The nuclear industry, like other high-hazard industries, relies on human performance to support safety. Whilst the primary reliance is on design and engineering – the integrity of the nuclear containment system, the performance of emergency cooling, the availability of standby power generation – individuals must perform their work effectively.
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Applications of Expert Systems. The test outlines some illustrative minicases of expert systems applications. These include areas such as high-risk credit decisions, advertising decision making, and manufacturing decisions. Generic Categories of Expert System Applications.
Abstract. This paper reports recent trends in the application of expert systems technology to nuclear power plants. As such, it is the second in a series of updates to the state-of-the-art review that was published in by Bernard and Washio on the utilization of expert systems within the nuclear industry.
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Hayes-Roth divides expert systems applications into 10 categories illustrated in the following table. The example applications were not in the original Hayes-Roth table, and some of them arose well afterward.
Any application that is not footnoted is described in the Hayes-Roth book. Using digital applications can help build capacity in efficient management of nuclear information and resources, and improve skills and competences of nuclear facility personnel, participants agreed at a recent IAEA Technical Meeting on Digital Applications to Support Nuclear Knowledge Management Programmes.
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An expert system embodies knowledge of a particular application area combined with inference mechanisms that enable the program to employ this knowledge in problem-solving situations. Expert systems have now been developed in a variety of areas, including chemistry, medical diagnosis, geology, computer-system configuration, and mathematics.
An expert system is made up of three parts: A user interface - This is the system that allows a non-expert user to query (question) the expert system, and to receive user-interface is designed to be a simple to use as possible.; A knowledge base - This is a collection of facts and knowledge base is created from information provided by human experts.
Hence the programme for nuclear power station construction needs to address C&I architecture at an early stage. The typical order for C&I systems specification, design and implementation would be as follows: a. Define the overall C&I architecture, including space and separation requirements b.
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accountants and auditors are ill-defined and unstructured, problems which are especially well-suited for expert system application. The paper briefly describes the expert system environment within accounting and auditing, illustrate a major criticism in the design of these systems, and introduce a potential solution to the weakness.
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