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Record 95 of 10092
Artificial intelligence (AI) based tactical guidance for fighter aircraft
Author and Affiliation:
Mcmanus, John W.(NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, VA, United States)
Goodrich, Kenneth H.(NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, VA, United States)
Abstract: A research program investigating the use of artificial intelligence (AI) techniques to aid in the development of a Tactical Decision Generator (TDG) for Within Visual Range air combat engagements is discussed. The application of AI programming and problem solving methods in the development and implementation of the Computerized Logic For Air-to-Air Warfare Simulations (CLAWS), a second generation TDG, is presented. The knowledge-based systems used by CLAWS to aid in the tactical decision-making process are outlined in detail, and the results of tests to evaluate the performance of CLAWS versus a baseline TDG developed in FORTRAN to run in real time in the Langley Differential Maneuvering Simulator, are presented. To date, these test results have shown significant performance gains with respect to the TDG baseline in one-versus-one air combat engagements, and the AI-based TDG software has proven to be much easier to modify and maintain than the baseline FORTRAN TDG programs.
Publication Date: Jan 01, 1990
Document ID:
19900060633
(Acquired Nov 28, 1995)
Accession Number: 90A47688
Subject Category: SYSTEMS ANALYSIS
Report/Patent Number: AIAA PAPER 90-3435
Document Type: Conference Paper
Publication Information: SEE A90-47576
Publisher Information: United States
Meeting Information: AIAA Guidance, Navigation and Control Conference; Aug. 20-22, 1990; Portland, OR; United States
Financial Sponsor: NASA; United States
Organization Source: NASA Langley Research Center; Hampton, VA, United States
Description: 9p; In English
Distribution Limits: Unclassified; Publicly available; Unlimited
Rights: Copyright
NASA Terms: AIRCRAFT GUIDANCE; ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE; FIGHTER AIRCRAFT; REAL TIME OPERATION; VAX COMPUTERS; FORTRAN; KNOWLEDGE BASES (ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE)
Imprint And Other Notes: IN: AIAA Guidance, Navigation and Control Conference, Portland, OR, Aug. 20-22, 1990, Technical Papers. Part 2 (A90-47576 21-08). Washington, DC, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 1990, p. 1079-1087.
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