WIT Press

Expert System For Complex Station Management In Mass Transit Railway Operation

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/AI970341

Volume

19

Pages

10

Published

1997

Size

184 kb

Author(s)

C.S. Chang & K.M. Tsang

Abstract

After years of research and field trial, applications of Artificial Intelligence(AI), both in commercial and industrial sectors, have come into practice. Expert System is the most mature aspect in AI where many applications are now in operation world-wide. This paper describes the development of an AI based Station Management Expert System which is a prototype for the future comprehensive full station management system for one of the most busiest subway systems in the world. 1 Introduction Hong Kong Mass Transit Railway Corporation (MTRC) has a daily patronage of over 2.5 millions. One of the prime objectives of the Corporation is to ensure passenger travelling in a perfectly safe system comfortably and efficiently. Safety is of paramount importance and there is no compromise. Effective station m

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