Guide to the Robert Engelmore Papers

Daniel Hartwig
Stanford University Libraries Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
October 2010
Copyright © 2011 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

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Overview

Call Number: SC0967
Creator: Engelmore, Robert
Title: Robert Engelmore papers
Dates: 1976-1998
Bulk Dates: 1978-1986
Physical Description: 2.5 Linear feet
Summary: Collection includes documents regarding the computer programs/projects CRYSALIS and SACON; conference papers; copies of overhead slides for talks; and files pertaining to the computer company Teknowledge, Inc. Teknowledge files include stock papers, annual reports, correspondence, company publications and brochures; correspondents include Bruce Buchanan, Edward A. Feigenbaum, Rick Hayes-Roth, and Lee Hecht.
Language(s): The materials are in English.
Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford University Libraries
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-6064
Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
Phone: (650) 725-1022
URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html

Administrative Information

Information about Access

This collection is open for research.

Ownership & Copyright

All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

Cite As

Robert Engelmore Papers (SC0967). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

Robert Engelmore earned three degrees in physics from Carnegie Mellon University: BS 1956, MS 1958, and PhD 1962. He came to Stanford University in 1970 as research associate in the Heuristic Programming Project, Dept. of Computer Science, becoming Executive Director in 1985. He retired from Stanford in 1998. Engelmore was also a Program Manager for research in AI at DARPA, 1979-81, and a co-founder and director of Knowledge Systems Development, Teknowledge Inc., 1982-85. He died in 2003.

Description of the Collection

Collection includes documents regarding the computer programs/projects CRYSALIS and SACON; conference papers; copies of overhead slides for talks; and files pertaining to the computer company Teknowledge, Inc. Teknowledge files include stock papers, annual reports, correspondence, company publications and brochures; correspondents include Bruce Buchanan, Edward A. Feigenbaum, Rick Hayes-Roth, and Lee Hecht.

Access Terms

Buchanan, Bruce G.
Engelmore, Robert
Feigenbaum, Edward A.
Hayes-Roth, Frederick.
Hecht, Lee.
Teknowledge, Inc.
Expert systems (computer science).


Collection Contents

 

Papers

Box 1, Folder 1

Feigenbaum proposal (renewal): The Automation of Scientific Inference: Heuristic Computing Applied to Protein Crystallography; (duration May 1979-April 1981)

Box 1, Folder 2

Williams and Nayak, 'Model-based Autonomous Systems,' Fifteenth National Conference on AI, July 26, 1998

Box 1, Folder 3

Protein molecular structures (photocopy)

Box 1, Folder 4

CRYSALIS /Age – notes

Box 1, Folder 5

CRYSALIS: Evaluation of design by Allan Terry and Engelmore; Memo HPP-78-12

Box 1, Folder 6

CRYSALIS: paper for IJCAI, 1979

Box 1, Folder 7

CRYSALIS ACA Conference, Boston, Aug. 1979

Box 1, Folder 8

Protein crystallography tutorial, Jan. 15, 1976

Box 1, Folder 9

Presentation to Eamon Barrett (NSF) Sept. 5, 1978

Box 1, Folder 10

CRYSALIS.doc [assorted papers]

Box 1, Folder 11

Proposal: Automation of Scientific Inference (E. Feigenbaum)

Box 1, Folder 12

SKEL37 user's guide

Box 1, Folder 13

Fienup, J. R. papers 1978-79

Box 1, Folder 14

'Interpolation Polynomials, Minimal Spanning Trees and Ridge-line Analysis in Density Map Interpretation' [abstract? review? of article by Carroll K. Johnson]

Box 1, Folder 15

Skeletonization and beyond – outline

Box 1, Folder 16

SACON: copy of 1978 report and miscellaneous items, 1977-84

Box 1, Folder 17

SACON: final report notes 1978

Box 1, Folder 18

SACON: miscellaneous

Box 1, Folder 19

SACON: IJCAI paper 1979

Box 1, Folder 20

SACON: historical 1978

Box 2, Folder 1

SACON: old rule sets

Box 2, Folder 2

SACON: A Knowledge-Based Consultant for Structural Analysis, report by Bennett, Creary, Engelmore and Melosh, 1978

Box 2, Folder 3

'Knowledge-based modeling of physical devices,' talk by Engelmore in Italy, 1989

Box 2, Folder 4

Pragmatics of knowledge system development: copies of overhead slides

Box 2, Folder 5

Hamscher and Struss, Model-based Diagnosis

Box 2, Folder 6

'Introduction to Artificial Intelligence and Knowledge-Based Systems,' copies of overhead slides from presentation to JAIMS, 1993

Box 2, Folder 7

'Introduction to Artificial Intelligence and Knowledge Engineering,' copies of overhead slides, 1987

Box 2, Folder 8

'Basic Research in Knowledge-Based Systems,' copies of overhead slides from ISAI5 talk, ca. 1993

Box 2, Folder 9

'Knowledge Sharing Technology Project,' copies of overhead slides

Box 2, Folder 10

KSL Overview, 1991

Box 2, Folder 11

Forum talk and assorted overhead slides (photocopies) 1991 and undated

Box 2, Folder 12

Summer ontology project, copies of overhead slides

Box 2, Folder 13

'Automated Model Selection using Context-Dependent Behaviors', copies of overhead slides

Box 2, Folder 14

HPP Overview, copies of overhead slides, 1991

Box 2, Folder 15

SunTechnology [issue on AI] Winter 1989

Box 2, Folder 16

AI Applications in Natural Resource Management, Vol. 1, No. 1, Summer 1987

Box 2, Folder 17

New Techniques in Structural Analysis by Computer, American society of Civil Engineers Preprint 3601, 1979

Box 2, Folder 18

Teknowledge: Business Plan

Box 2, Folder 19

Teknowledge: Business Plan

Box 2, Folder 20

Teknowledge: Reports

Box 3, Folder 1

Teknowledge: News and Stock Meeting

Box 3, Folder 2

Teknowledge: Founders/Consultants Committee

Box 3, Folder 3

Teknowledge: Advisory Board for Technology Strategy

Box 3, Folder 4

Teknowledg: phone directories

Box 3, Folder 5

Lee Hecht, Seminar on Business Development, notes 1981

Box 3, Folder 6

SRI email summer 1982

Box 3, Folder 7

SRI email Aug. 21-Oct. 20, 1982

Box 3, Folder 8

Teknowledge: - notes

Box 3, Folder 9

Car Charging Diagnosis and Repair Advisor 1984

Box 3, Folder 10

Teknowledge: Briefing on Knowledge Engineering; Ford Aerospace and Communications Corporation

Box 3, Folder 11

Job objectives 1982-85

Box 3, Folder 12

Problem assessment questionnaire

Box 3, Folder 13

Teknowledge: WAVES User's Guide

Box 3, Folder 14

FURNACE Project 1984

Box 3, Folder 15

The Accountant: post-mortem re ADA

Box 3, Folder 16

System Development phases

Box 3, Folder 17

Engelmore's list of workshops in which he participated, 1984

Box 3, Folder 18

Retreat ideas, 1983-84

Box 3, Folder 19

Calendars 1981-82

Box 3, Folder 20

Teknowledge Inc.

Box 4, Folder 1

Teknowledge- company brochures

Box 4, Folder 2

Teknowledge-business packet

Box 4, Folder 3

AI readings

Box 4, Folder 4

Signal Understanding. Task Description and Statement of Work, July 1983

Box 4, Folder 5

Analysis of the Application of Knowledge System Engineering Technology to the Annual Planning Process. Prepared for the DOE, May 1985

Box 4, Folder 6

Teknowledge Patent Claims

Box 4, Folder 7

Teknowledge: miscellaneous

Box 4, Folder 8

Teknowledge: stock papers

Box 4, Folder 9

Teknowledge: stock papers,

Box 4, Folder 10

Teknowledge: annual reports

Box 4, Folder 11

Teknowledge: merger and miscellany

Box 4, Folder 12

Teknowledge: Engelmore's history

Box 4, Folder 13

Teknowledge: Application Screening Workshop

Box 4, Folder 14

Teknowledge: Fed. Sys. Consulting

Box 5, Folder 1

Teknowledge: Fed. Sys. Consulting

Box 5, Folder 2

Teknowledge: Fed. Sys. Consulting

Box 5, Folder 3-7

Beginnings of Teknowledge1981

Box 5, Folder 8-9

Teknowledge 1983-86

Box 5, Folder 10

Teknowledge: notice of registration 1985

Box 5, Folder 11

Teknowledge buttons