Expert Systems in Environmental Planning

Overview

This book introduces expert systems for problem solving in environmental planning and describes the way in which heuristic knowledge and rules of thumb of expert planners can be represented through computer programs. The book presents practical applications of expert systems for solving many important environmental planning problems, such as land use and resource management, GIS and spatial modeling, environmental impact assessment, hazardous waste site investigation, and noise control. Also discussed are methods...
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Overview

This book introduces expert systems for problem solving in environmental planning and describes the way in which heuristic knowledge and rules of thumb of expert planners can be represented through computer programs. The book presents practical applications of expert systems for solving many important environmental planning problems, such as land use and resource management, GIS and spatial modeling, environmental impact assessment, hazardous waste site investigation, and noise control. Also discussed are methods for creating and testing expert systems designed specifically for environmental applications.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783642778728
  • Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
  • Publication date: 7/31/2012
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1993
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 311
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

One Land Use and Resource Management Ravinder Jain Lyna L. Wiggins.- 1 Expertise and Expert Systems in Britishx Land Use Planning.- 2 Applying a Rule Based Decision Support System to Local Government Planning.- 3 Using Expert Systems to Check Compliance with Municipal Building Codes.- 4 Machine Learning, Expert Systems, and an Integer Programming Model: Application to Facility Management and Planning.- Two GIS and Spatial Modeling Jeff R. Wright.- 5 Observations on the Role of Artificial Intelligence Techniques in Geographic Information Processing.- 6 Probabilistic Inferencing and Spatial Decision Support Systems.- 7 Database Integration for Knowledge-Based Groundwater Quality Assessment.- 8 Regulating the Municipal Environment Using an Expert Geographic Information System.- Three Environmental Planning and Management Jeff R. Wright.- 9 Use of Knowledge-Based Systems for the Review of Environmental Impact Assessments.- 10 An Expert System for the Management of the Water Quality in the Latrobe River.- 11 Multi-Domain Expert Systems for Hazardous Waste Site Investigations.- 12 NOISEXPT: An Expert System for Noise Control in Very Fast Train Design.- Four Knowledge Acquisition, Evaluation, and Validation T. John Kim.- 13 Knowledge Acquisition and Representation in Building an Expert System for Archaeological Research and Analysis: ESARA.- 14 Knowledge Acquisition from Multiple Experts: A Case of Transport Planning in Poland.- 15 Testing a Prototype Expert System for Diagnosing Wastewater Treatment Plant Operating Problems.- 16 Evaluating an Expert System in the Field: Experience with the CORA Expert System.
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