Alain Rappaport

Alain Rappaport is President of Neuron Data.

  • Innovative Applications of Artificial Intelligence 2

    Innovative Applications of Artificial Intelligence 2

    Alain Rappaport and Reid Smith

    The 22 applications described in this volume range from support for existing economic infrastructures such as monitoring foreign exchange transactions, assisting in recruiting industrial personnel, or screening news stories, to the creation of tomorrow's infrastructure elements such as software validation or planning for tunnel construction.

    Books in the Innovative Applications of Artificial Intelligence (IAAI) series report on the nature and range of real-world problems that Al technology can address successfully today. The 22 applications described in this volume range from support for existing economic infrastructures such as monitoring foreign exchange transactions, assisting in recruiting industrial personnel, or screening news stories, to the creation of tomorrow's infrastructure elements such as software validation or planning for tunnel construction.

    Partial Contents CONSTRUE/TIS: A System for Content-Based Indexing of a Database of News Stories • ReValuator - An Expert System Approach to Actuarial Valuations • Inspector: An Expert System for Monitoring Worldwide Activities in Foreign Exchange • Computers Assist Humans in Human Resources • PREDICTE - An Intelligent System for Indicative Construction Time Estimation • Development of Expert Systems Supported Construction Planning for Shield Tunneling Method • Intelligent Text Comparison in Software Validation • Cooperating Artificial Neural and Knowledge-Based Systems in a Truck Fleet Brake-Balancing Application

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  • Innovative Applications Of Artificial Intelligence

    Innovative Applications Of Artificial Intelligence

    Alain Rappaport and Herbert Schorr

    All of the contributions in this book have a practical slant, showing how AI has been successfully applied to a wide spectrum of domains and tasks in aerospace, banking and finance, biotechnology, emergency services, law, manufacturing design and assembly, media and music, the military, operations management, personnel management, and retail packaging. They provide an excellent sampling of the types of applications coming on line. Systems architectures and development strategies are addressed along with tactical issues, payback data, and real benefits.

    The applications include: An Intelligent Training System for Space Shuttle Flight Controllers. An Advisor for Financial Analysis of Automobile Dealerships. The Intelligent Banking System. An Intelligent Assistant for Foreign Traders. The PepPro Peptide Synthesis Expert System. MannTall: A Rescue Operations Assistant. An Expert System for Legal Consultation. CAN BUILD. A Knowledge-Based Integrated Circuit Design Critic. Times: An Expert System for Media Planning. Wolfgang: Musical Composition by Emotional Computation. MacPlan: A Mixed Initiative Approach to Airlift Planning. Naval Battle Management Decision Aiding. Planning the Discharging and Loading of Container Ships. The Ford Motor Company Direct Labor Management System. An Expert System for Rigid Plastic Food Package Design.

    Herbert Schorr is Director of the USC Information Sciences Institute and Alain Rappaport is President of Neuron Data. Copublished with The AAAI Press.

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