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An Expert System For Automating Security Incident Assessment Using OPS5 In An Ada Environment
Author(s): Thomas W. Canales; J. C. Smart
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Paper Abstract

An expert system that automatically assesses security incidents is being developed at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. The expert system associates, classifies, and prioritizes monitored sensor events. The outcome of these processes is a dynamic representation of the state of Laboratory security in the form of security "incidents." A graphical representation of the incidents is integrated into a map-oriented console monitor that provides the operator with a comprehensive view of incidents and their locations. A prototype expert system has been developed using the OPS5 rule-based language. A large Ada-based program provides control of the map display system and interfaces to the various monitoring and access-control devices. In addition to the expert system operation, the issues and methods involved in integrating the OPS5-based incident-assessment system to the large Ada-based control program are discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 March 1988
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0937, Applications of Artificial Intelligence VI, (29 March 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.947032
Show Author Affiliations
Thomas W. Canales, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (United States)
J. C. Smart, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0937:
Applications of Artificial Intelligence VI
Mohan M. Trivedi, Editor(s)

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