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TARPS: A Prototype Expert Database System For Training and Administration of Reserves Officer Placement

  • Magdi N. Kamel
  • George A. Zolla
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Abstract

The billet assignment duration for Training and Administration of Reserves (TAR) officers is normally two to three years. A placement officer determines where the TAR officer’s subsequent assignment will be based on the officer’s qualifications and billet requirements. This assignment is vitally important because it significantly affects the officer’s career opportunities for promotion and command. This paper describes the design and implementation of a prototype expert database system that will enhance the placement officer’s ability to efficiently select the optimum billet for each officer. The prototype integrates a rule based expert system with officer and billet databases to produce a list of billets that match an officer’s qualifications and desires.

Keywords

Expert System Rule Base Social Security Number Naval Postgraduate School Rule Base Expert System 
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© Springer-Verlag Wien 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Magdi N. Kamel
    • 1
  • George A. Zolla
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Administrative SciencesNaval Postgraduate SchoolMontereyUSA

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