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Qualitative modelling and simulation of physical systems for a diagnostic purpose

David Rozier

Qualitative modelling and simulation of physical systems for a diagnostic purpose

by David Rozier

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Published by De Montfort University in Leicester .
Written in English


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Thesis (Ph.D) - De Montfort University, Leicester 1998.

StatementDavid Rozier.
ContributionsDe Montfort University.
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Open LibraryOL18209057M

The response of the system to external effects, such as loads in the case of a structure, is determined by using an appropriate model for the system. The primary purpose of this stage is to obtain the responses — preliminary and detailed — needed to check the feasibility of a design. 1 System Monitoring and Diagnosis With Qualitative Models The world is infinite, continuous, and continually changing over time. Human knowledge and human inference abilities are finite, apparently symbolic, and therefore incomplete. Nonetheless, people normally reason quite effectively about the physical File Size: KB.

Lecture 1 MECH – Modelling, Simulation and Analysis of Physical Systems 6 Systems System: A collection of components which are coordinated together to perform a function A system is a defined part of the real world. Interactions with the environment File Size: KB. Rev. Reverend Thomas Bayes () developed a probabilistic model for defining the likelihood that an element would be a member of a specific class. On a qualitative test view, the element is the binary result, and the class is the disease or nondisease group of subjects. So, the model determines the probability of a patient or a healthy.

Scientific modelling is a scientific activity, the aim of which is to make a particular part or feature of the world easier to understand, define, quantify, visualize, or simulate by referencing it to existing and usually commonly accepted requires selecting and identifying relevant aspects of a situation in the real world and then using different types of models for different. Computer simulation is the process of mathematical modelling, performed on a computer, which is designed to predict the behaviour of or the outcome of a real-world or physical they allow to check the reliability of chosen mathematical models, computer simulations have become a useful tool for the mathematical modeling of many natural systems in physics (computational physics.


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Qualitative modelling and simulation of physical systems for a diagnostic purpose by David Rozier Download PDF EPUB FB2

Qualitative modelling and simulation of physical systems for a diagnostic purpose. Author: Rozier, David. The most noted of these methods are Qualitative Physics based on Confluences by de Kleer and Brown (), Qualitative Process Theory by Forbus () and Qualitative Simulation (QSIM) by Kuipers (,).

de Kleer and Brown () concentrate on model- ing individual physical components, and then derive the behavior of a system of these components by using their Cited by: ABSTRACT.

A new methodology for the construction of world models is presented. The central feature of this methodology is a mechanism which makes possible the modeling of (1) simultaneous, interactive processes, (2) processes characterized by a continuum of gradual change, (3) involuntarily activated processes (such as the growing of grass) and (4) time as a continuous phenomenon.

Much of human reasoning about the physical world, in every-day life as well as in science and engineering, is performed at a conceptual and non-quantitative level. Providing formalisms, languages, and systems for the acquisition and use of qualitative models is the goal of a very active research area in Artificial by: 1.

Diagnostic procedure is executed as a simulation process on the system model with the purpose of collecting all different sets COMPONENTS that are satisfiable by observed system parameters. All these sets contain values that illustrate one of the possible states for all system components and therefore represent competing by: 4.

Qualitative simulation is a promising technique for design and analysis, particularly in model-based reasoning systems. The purpose of qualitative simulation is to explain process observations by.

Qualitative Modeling of Physical Systems in AI Research. and systems for the acquisition and use of qualitative models is the goal of a very active research area in Artificial Intelligence Author: Peter Struss. Qualitative simulation is an area of artificial intelligence which attempts to model the way humans think about physical systems.

The paper presents the results of a reconstruction and critical evaluation of the QSIM algorithm (Kuipers, ), as applied to compartmental by: 6.

Contents Preface xi 1. Basic Concepts 1 Systems and Experiments, 2 Natural and Artificial Systems, 3 Experiments, 5 The Model Concept, 6 Simulation, 7 Reasons for Simulation, 8 Dangers of Simulation, 9 Building Models, 10 Analyzing Models, 12 Sensitivity Analysis, 12 Model-Based Diagnosis, 13 Model Verification and Validation, systems modelling and simulation, despite the broad scope for potential applications, and highlight areas for future developments.

OUTLINE OF APPROACHES Systems modelling and simulation encompasses a wide diversity of approaches 11 These range across a spectrum from so-called ‘soft’ techniques at one end to ‘hard’ techniques at the File Size: KB.

Abstract This paper presents a systematic investigation of developing multiple models of a physical system through the use of Fuzzy Qualitative Modelling (FuSim) technique, essentially along with four basic modelling dimensions identified: abstraction, commitment, model resolution, and relation by: 2.

based on models from natural science (physics, chemistry, biology, ) or similar Engineering Models „Physical and mathematical model on a higher abstraction level“ often simplified approach restriction to essential system behavior well suited for analyses and simulation. Written by the Director of the Open Source Modelica Consortium, Introduction to Modeling and Simulation of Technical and Physical Systems with Modelica is recommended for engineers and students interested in computer-aided design, modeling, simulation, and analysis of technical and natural systems.

By building on basic concepts, the text is. Purchase Qualitative Reasoning about Physical Systems - 1st Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBNPages: modeling and simulation. the use of models and simulations, combined with analysis and visualization, to develop information for managerial or technical decisions and/or for training these models are derived using the physical laws governing the behavior of a system; the system response varies as a continuous function of time, even when.

DEVS Framework for Modelling, Simulation, Analysis, and Design of Hybrid Systems Conference Paper October with Reads How we measure 'reads'. An Introduction to Qualitative Modeling Kenneth D. Forbus Qualitative Reasoning Group Northwestern University.

Diagnostic Systems Operating Procedures Solving. Human-like understanding of complex systems requires qualitative models Monitoring, diagnosis, failure modes and effects analysis, creating control software, explanation File Size: 2MB. Some of the qualitative modeling methods (de Kleer's and Brown's qualitative physics, Forbus' qualitative process theory and Kuipers' qualitative simulation).

In Working Papers of the Eighth International Workshop on Qualitative Reasoning about Physical Systems (QR), Nara, Japan.

Describes a simulation technique that uses a cross between a state-based representation and a history-based representation. Models are decomposed into components and then each component is simulated separately.

Qualitative simulation models can play a useful role in computer-based learning environments, since they explicitly represent the domain knowledge required for causal reason-ing about system. modelling, physical modelling, mathematical modelling, numerical modelling and graphical modelling.

The general application area of this research is in behavioural analysis of complex physical systems (such as in figure 1) or physical modelling. The position of this work in the overall modelling process is discussed in detail in.for qualitative modelling.

The diagnostic system has been applied to a pilot scale distillation column. Tarifa and Scenna () discuss an expert system for fault diagnosis of a multistage flash desalination process. An expert system approach for fault diagnosis in batch processes is. This project will apply systems science and simulation modelling to GDM in the ACT as a case study.

The outcomes will include, firstly, producing a model that will be a functioning simulation tool to explore possible scenarios and the impact of those scenarios on health outcomes for the mother and baby as well as service impacts for the health system; secondly, developing a joint commitment Cited by: