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Multiple Models for Emergency Planning

  • Olivier Paillet
Conference paper

Abstract

The Second Generation Expert Systems approach begins to be widely used in areas such as diagnosis. In this paper, we will demonstrate its potential use to solve real-world problems in planning. This approach is illustrated by an expert system that builds restoration plans after a failure on a power transmission network. Organized around a blackboard, it integrates planning knowledge sources containing restoration expertise, a qualitative model used to predict the results of the plan, and a quantitative model used to verify the correctness of the plans towards numerical constraints. We will describe the benefits of this architecture for emergency planning systems, and the possibilities offered by the coupling of models and heuristics, for instance to reason with incomplete information.

Keywords

Knowledge Source Emergency Planning Qualitative Model Restoration Plan Partial Plan 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • Olivier Paillet
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  1. 1.Alcatel Alsthom RechercheMarcoussisFrance

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