David A. Handelman, Robert F. Stengel

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A method for control using rule-based search is reviewed, and a rule-based controller achieving economical real-time performance is described. Code optimization, in the form of Lisp-to-Pascal knowledge base translation, provides real-time search execution speed and a processing environment enabling highly integrated symbolic and numeric computation. With a multiprocessor software architecture specifying rule-based protocol for control task communication, and a hardware architecture providing concurrent implementation within a multimicroprocessor system, the controller realizes a set of cooperating real-time expert systems. The proposed approach appears to be applicable to a large class of complex control problems.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1636-1642
Number of pages7
JournalProceedings of the American Control Conference
StatePublished - 1987

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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