This paper reviews the background to the current state of the marine industry. It then describes the history and nature of artificial intelligence (AI), and presents some details on the structure and functioning of an expert system. Expert systems are classified and some significant issues in knowledge representation and reasoning are discussed. The current state of research in AI at Lloyd's Register is described, and present and potential applications of expert systems in marine technology are reviewed. The paper concludes by assessing the implications of advanced computing techniques for ship and offshore operations.

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  • Authors:
    • Katsoulakos, P S
    • Hornsby, C P
  • Publication Date: 1989

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  • Accession Number: 00658020
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Maritime Technical Information Facility
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 21 1994 12:00AM