ANAPPRES: An expert system for interference well-test analysis

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We present ANAPPRES V1.0, the first version of a computerized expert system capable of analyzing constant- and variable-flowrate interference tests, in which there is one active well and an arbitrary number of observation wells, in liquid-saturated homogeneous reservoirs. ANAPPRES successfully couples mathematical models, optimization techniques, heuristic knowledge and computerized graphics, a combination not often found in published expert systems. Its main advantages are that it is user friendly, requires essentially no experience on the part of the analyst, eliminates subjectivity associated with earlier techniques of analysis, can handle complex cases and large data sets, completes the analysis of even the ... continued below

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Arellano, V.M.; Iglesias, E.R.; Arellano, J. & Schwarzblat, M. January 1, 1988.

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We present ANAPPRES V1.0, the first version of a computerized expert system capable of analyzing constant- and variable-flowrate interference tests, in which there is one active well and an arbitrary number of observation wells, in liquid-saturated homogeneous reservoirs. ANAPPRES successfully couples mathematical models, optimization techniques, heuristic knowledge and computerized graphics, a combination not often found in published expert systems. Its main advantages are that it is user friendly, requires essentially no experience on the part of the analyst, eliminates subjectivity associated with earlier techniques of analysis, can handle complex cases and large data sets, completes the analysis of even the most complex cases (including plotting the results) in one run, and is significantly faster than a human expert.

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  • Proceedings, thirteenth workshop on geothermal reservoir engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, January 19-21, 1988

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Arellano, V.M.; Iglesias, E.R.; Arellano, J. & Schwarzblat, M. ANAPPRES: An expert system for interference well-test analysis, article, January 1, 1988; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc885775/: accessed December 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.