JFACC and Loom.
program is a DARPA program to
develop tools to assist a Joint Forces Air Component Commander plan an
air campaign. Details can be found in our Final Report.
Loom is a
knowledge representation language. It serves as the repository for
information about plans and the domain of air campaign planning.
Several tools use Loom to store the knowledge base that they need to
Strategy Development Assistant
One application developed with Loom is a Strategy Development Assistant (SDA) which
supports planners in the early stages of air campaign plan development.
This stage is characterized by a high level of abstraction in the
plannign process. We use a theory of air campaign planning to provide
guidance in this early, ill-structured phase of planning.
Another application developed with Loom is a INSPECT-II, a critiquing tool for
air campaign plans. This tools analyzes plans and automatically
maintains an agenda of open issues, missing parts and potential problems