Training and Using Disciple Agents: A Case Study in the Military Center of Gravity Analysis Domain

AI Magazine

This article presents the results of a multifaceted research and development effort that synergistically integrates AI research with military strategy research and practical deployment of agents into education. It describes recent advances in the DISCIPLE approach to agent development by subject-matter experts with limited assistance from knowledge engineers, the innovative application of DISCIPLE to the development of agents for the strategic center of gravity analysis, and the deployment and evaluation of these agents in several courses at the U.S. Army War College.


Development and Deployment of a Disciple Agent for Center of Gravity Analysis

AAAI Conferences

This paper presents new significant advances in the Disciple approach for building knowledge-based systems by subject matter experts. It describes the innovative application of this approach to the development of an agent for the analysis of strategic centers of gravity in military conflicts. This application has been deployed in several courses at the US Army War College, and its use has been evaluated. The presented results are those of a multifaceted research and development effort that synergistically integrates research in Artificial Intelligence, Center of Gravity analysis, and practical deployment of an agent into Education.


Training and Using DISCIPLE Agents

AI Magazine

This article presents the results of a multifaceted research and development effort that synergistically integrates AI research with military strategy research and practical deployment of agents into education. A distinguishing feature of this collaboration is the synergistic integration of AI research with military strategy research and the practical use of agents in education, as detailed in the following. View on the Evolution of the Software Development Process. strategic leaders at all the United States senior military service colleges, there is a great emphasis on the center of gravity analysis (Strange 1996). Hence, we have the third objective of this research, the educational objective of enhancing the educational process of senior military officers through the use of intelligent agent technology. Both programs emphasized the use of innovative challenge problems to focus and evaluate the research and development efforts.


A University Research Group Experience with Deploying an Artificial Intelligence Application in the Center of Gravity Analysis Domain

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This paper presents the experience of a university research group that has successfully deployed an application of its artificial intelligence research. It identifies some of the factors that have contributed to this success, and proposes a framework for future deployment activities that are consistent with the mission of a research university.


Training and Using Disciple Agents: A Case Study in the Military Center of Gravity Analysis Domain

AI Magazine

This article presents the results of a multifaceted research and development effort that synergistically integrates AI research with military strategy research and practical deployment of agents into education. It describes recent advances in the DISCIPLE approach to agent development by subject-matter experts with limited assistance from knowledge engineers, the innovative application of DISCIPLE to the development of agents for the strategic center of gravity analysis, and the deployment and evaluation of these agents in several courses at the U.S. Army War College.