Automatic Identification of Importance of Equipment on Complex Life Support System



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The purpose of Advanced Life Support System (ALSS) is to achieve life support in the ultimate environment by regenerating and circulating materials in the system. Because of their complexity of material circulation in ALSS, it is difficult to control whole-system material circulations and to handle on abnormal states in the system. Because of this, it is recommended that the material circulation in the system is controlled automatically, and if unpredictable events occur, it is preferable that the system adapts autonomously. We had proposed new autonomous control method based on a hierarchical control, automatic scheduling, and Multi-Agent Reinforcement Learning method, and had applied to a simple ALSS model. Last year, we considered if a number of equipment have a trouble at the same time, how to be reacted autonomously by control system. Especially, using mental model, we constructed the mechanism to determine what order should the problem be handled by control system automatically. In this year, we started how to construct the mental model automatically. Specifically, we considered how to the equipment learned its own importance in the system.


Masakatsu Nakane, Nihon University, Japan
Hiroyuki Miyajima, International University of Health and Welfare, Japan
ICES301: Advanced Life Support Systems Control
The 47th International Conference on Environmental Systems was held in South Carolina, USA on 16 July 2017 through 20 July 2017


Material Circulation Control, Automatic Determination of Multiple Malfunction Repair Order, Automatic Identification of Importance