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Situation Assessor Support System: A Knowledge-Based Systems Approach to Pilot Aiding

Shadbolt, N. R., Tennison, J., Milton, N. and Howells, H., (2000) Situation Assessor Support System: A Knowledge-Based Systems Approach to Pilot Aiding T.McCabe, P., Hanson, M. A. and Robertson, S. A. (eds.) At Contemporary Ergonomics 2000. , pp. 60-4.

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The Situation Assessment Support System (SASS) seeks to demonstrate s knowledge-based subsystem that will provide a dynamic assessment of the operational context and generate recommendations to support COGPIT tactical decision-making. Extensive knowledge acquisition and validation has been undertaken with appropriate experts over four vignettes, leading to the production of the knowledge base document. This encapsulated all relevant expertise, for integration and aiding pilot tactical decision making in the proposed COGPIT simulation test environment. Prioritised areas of support agreed with MOD, focus on plan assessment, system-health checks, DAS, rerouting and target attack vignettes. A series of knowledge acquisition sessions were conducted to build the knowledge base with the involvement of RAF and RN aircrew. The individual task decompositions and detailed knowledge captured during this phase provides the basis for future architectural and software-design processes. By exploiting software and toolkits developed under MOD CRP funding, the work seeks to define, design and construct a decision support sub-system prototype to operate in scenarios associated with FOAS and FCBA, using Real Time Multi Agent Software. This paper will describe the concept of operation and technical development of SASS.

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Published date: 2000
Additional Information: Address: London
Venue - Dates: Contemporary Ergonomics 2000, 2000-01-01
Organisations: Web & Internet Science


Local EPrints ID: 254445
ISBN: 0-748-40958-0
PURE UUID: 5e5a16fd-b123-4809-bae4-51a23bafb653

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Date deposited: 06 Mar 2002
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 09:52

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Author: N. R. Shadbolt
Author: J. Tennison
Author: N. Milton
Author: H. Howells
Editor: P. T.McCabe
Editor: M. A. Hanson
Editor: S. A. Robertson

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