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Fiber Optic Network Design Expert System
Author(s): Timothy J. Artz; Roy M. Wnek
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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)

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