Share Email Print

Proceedings Paper

Fiber Optic Network Design Expert System
Author(s): Timothy J. Artz; Roy M. Wnek
Format Member Price Non-Member Price
PDF $14.40 $18.00
cover GOOD NEWS! Your organization subscribes to the SPIE Digital Library. You may be able to download this paper for free. Check Access

Paper Abstract

The Fiber Optic Network Design Expert System (FONDES) is an engineering tool for the specification, design, and evaluation of fiber optic transmission systems. FONDES encompasses a design rule base and a data base of specifications of system components. This package applies to fiber optic design work in two ways, as a design-to-specification tool and a system performance prediction model. The FONDES rule base embodies the logic of design engineering. It can be used to produce a system design given a requirement specification or it can be used to predict system performance given a system design. The periodically updated FONDES data base contains performance specifications, price, and availability data for current fiber optic system components. FONDES is implemented in an artificial intelligence language, TURBO-PROLOG, and runs on an IBM-PC.

Paper Details

Date Published: 11 May 1987
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0786, Applications of Artificial Intelligence V, (11 May 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.940603
Show Author Affiliations
Timothy J. Artz, Booz, Allen & Hamilton, Inc. (United States)
Roy M. Wnek, Booz, Allen & Hamilton, Inc. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0786:
Applications of Artificial Intelligence V
John F. Gilmore, Editor(s)

© SPIE. Terms of Use
Back to Top