Overview of Artificial Intelligence Applications in Transportation

by James A. Wentworth, Federal Highway Administration, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Microcomputer Applications in Transportation III


The purpose of this document is to provide an overview of artificial intelligence technologies, especially expert systems, as they may relate to highway engineering and operations. Included are: A definition of expert systems and the types of problems they are useful for. Procedures for and major problems encountered in developing expert systems. How to identify potential application areas and conduct planning for the development of expert systems considering staffing, funding, time and hardware. Examples of expert systems applications and potential new applications areas. Examples of potential applications for robotics and for machine vision.

Subject Headings: Artificial intelligence | Highway and road management | Highway engineering | Intelligent transportation systems | Systems engineering | Terminology and definition | Financing | Expert systems

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