Picture of person typing on laptop with programming code visible on the laptop screen

World class computing and information science research at Strathclyde...

The Strathprints institutional repository is a digital archive of University of Strathclyde's Open Access research outputs. Strathprints provides access to thousands of Open Access research papers by University of Strathclyde researchers, including by researchers from the Department of Computer & Information Sciences involved in mathematically structured programming, similarity and metric search, computer security, software systems, combinatronics and digital health.

The Department also includes the iSchool Research Group, which performs leading research into socio-technical phenomena and topics such as information retrieval and information seeking behaviour.

Explore

Knowledge, management and intelligent decision support for protection scheme design and application in electrical power systems

Strachan, S.M. and West, G.M. and McDonald, J.R. and Duffy, A.H.B. and Farrell, Jim and Gwyn, B. (2001) Knowledge, management and intelligent decision support for protection scheme design and application in electrical power systems. In: Proceedings of the 7th International conference on developments in power system protection. IEEE, pp. 559-562. ISBN 0-85296-732-2

[img]
Preview
PDF (strathprints006412.pdf)
strathprints006412.pdf - Accepted Author Manuscript

Download (128kB) | Preview

Abstract

The paper describes a research project carried out in conjunction with two major UK utilities, focusing on the introduction of knowledge management and intelligent decision support to the existing protection design and application processes operated within both companies. A brief overview is provided of the generic design process, and the development of the web-based Design Engineering Knowledge Application System (DEKAS). This system incorporates intelligent casebased reasoning (CBR) functionality to address the knowledge management and decision support requirements of each company's design process. The perceived key benefits of DEKAS relating to the management and utilisation of the data, information and knowledge throughout the protection design process is also discussed.