Development of an expert system for transportation of hazardous and radioactive materials

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Under the sponsorship of the US Department of Energy`s (DOE`s) Transportation Management Division (EM-261), the Transportation Technologies Group at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has designed and developed an expert system prototype application of the hazardous materials transportation regulations. The objective of this task was to provide a proof-of-concept for developing a computerized expert system that will ensure straightforward, consistent, and error-free application of the hazardous materials transportation regulations. The expert system prototype entailed the analysis of what an expert in hazardous materials shipping information could/should do. From the analysis of the different features required for the expert system prototype, ... continued below

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Ferrada, J.J.; Michelhaugh, R.D. & Rawl, R.R. May 20, 1994.

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Under the sponsorship of the US Department of Energy`s (DOE`s) Transportation Management Division (EM-261), the Transportation Technologies Group at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has designed and developed an expert system prototype application of the hazardous materials transportation regulations. The objective of this task was to provide a proof-of-concept for developing a computerized expert system that will ensure straightforward, consistent, and error-free application of the hazardous materials transportation regulations. The expert system prototype entailed the analysis of what an expert in hazardous materials shipping information could/should do. From the analysis of the different features required for the expert system prototype, it was concluded that the developmental efforts should be directed to a Windows{trademark} 3.1 hypermedia environment. Hypermedia technology usually works as an interactive software system that gives personal computer users the ability to organize, manage, and present information in a number of formats--text, graphics, sound, and full-motion video.

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INIS; OSTI as DE96010033

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  • SPECTRUM `94: international nuclear and hazardous waste management conference, Atlanta, GA (United States), 14-18 Aug 1994

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  • Other: DE96010033
  • Report No.: CONF-940815--119
  • Grant Number: AC05-84OR21400
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 225979
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc663980

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Ferrada, J.J.; Michelhaugh, R.D. & Rawl, R.R. Development of an expert system for transportation of hazardous and radioactive materials, article, May 20, 1994; Tennessee. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc663980/: accessed September 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.