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Computer-aided train dispatch

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Vieira, P. ; Dept. of Inf., Companhia Vale do Rio Doce, Sao Luis, Brazil ; Gomide, F.

The Carajas Line is one of the busiest railway routes and leading carriers of iron ore in the world. The 892 km-long, single-track line connects Sao Luis Harbor with the Carajas iron ore mine in the state of Para in the Amazon. Soon the line will become still busier because a unique real-time knowledge-based system is about to significantly increase its productivity while reducing its operating costs and without compromising safety. An innovative, rule-based expert system that employs fuzzy logic will transform the culture of train operations. The system is described

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Spectrum, IEEE  (Volume:33 ,  Issue: 7 )