A Knowledge-Based Expert System for Drilling Station Design

  • S. C-Y. Lu
  • C. R. Blattner
  • T. J. Lindem


This paper presents the system architecture and preliminary implementation of an Intelligent DRILLing station design expert system (IDRILL). The entire design process is modeled as five sequential subgoals with several unordered tasks within each subgoal. Also described are knowledge classification categories and a knowledge “map” developed to organize the knowledge base and assist in system implementation. Several IDRILL rules written in the M.1 syntax are included. Finally, the significance and future extensions of the IDRILL system are presented.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. C-Y. Lu
    • 1
  • C. R. Blattner
    • 1
  • T. J. Lindem
    • 2
  1. 1.University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignUrbanaUSA
  2. 2.The Ingersoll Milling Machine CompanyRockfordUSA

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