Intelligent Systems, Control and Automation: Science and Engineering

Engineering Systems with Intelligence

Concepts, Tools and Applications

Editors: Tzafestas, S.G. (Ed.)

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This book contains a selection of papers presented at the "European Robotics and Intelligent Systems Conference" (EURISCON '91) held in Corfu. Greece (June 23-28. 1991). It is devoted to the analysis. design and applications of technological systems with built-in intelligence achieved through appropriate blending of mathematical, symbolic. sensing. computer processing. and feedback control concepts. methods and software / hardware tools. System intelligence includes human-like capabilities such as learning. observation. perception. interpretation. reasoning. planning. decision making. and action. Integrated intelligent decision and control systems obey Saridis' prinCiple of Increasing Precision with Decreasing Intelligence (IPDI). and have a hierarchical structure with three basic levels. namely Organization. Coordination. and Execution Levels. As we proceed from the organization to the execution level. the precision about the jobs to be completed increases and accordingly the intelligence reqUired for these jobs decreases. As an example. it is mentioned here that in an intelligent robotic system the organization tasks can be realized using a neural net. the coordination tasks by a Petri net. and the execution tasks by local sensors and actuators. The field of intelligent systems is a new interdisciplinary field with continuously increasing interest and expansion. It is actually the outcome of the synergetic interaction and cooperation of classical fields such as system theory. control theory. artificial intelligence. operational research. information theory. electronics. communications. and others.

Table of contents (78 chapters)

  • Model-Based Architecture for High Autonomy Systems

    Zeigler, B. P. (et al.)

    Pages 3-22

  • Real Time Knowledge Based System: The Next Step

    Shamsolmaali, Afshin

    Pages 25-32

  • Expert System Shell Flexibility: Best Case Study

    Vraneš, Sanja

    Pages 33-41

  • The Phos Conceptual Language for Knowledge Representation

    Vouros, G. A. (et al.)

    Pages 43-49

  • A Meta Translator of a Logic Grammar That Handles Missing Constituents

    Karanikolas, N. N.

    Pages 51-58

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Engineering Systems with Intelligence
Book Subtitle
Concepts, Tools and Applications
Editors
  • S.G. Tzafestas
Series Title
Intelligent Systems, Control and Automation: Science and Engineering
Series Volume
9
Copyright
1991
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht
eBook ISBN
978-94-011-2560-4
DOI
10.1007/978-94-011-2560-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-7923-1500-1
Softcover ISBN
978-94-010-5130-9
Series ISSN
2213-8986
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 689
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