Institute for systems engineering and informatics
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Annual report 1991
Environment policy and protection of the environment
Activities of the institutions and bodies
Environmental research

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ANNUAL-REPORT-91
Institute
Systems
Enqineerinq
. f*J AND ^
Intormatics
• *• JOINT
* *
* • RESEARCH
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*•* CENTRE
N COMMUNITIES COMAF133IQN Or TI IE EUROPE^
PARI EUROP. Biblioth.
N. C.
EUR 14755 EN
C1. Cataloguing data can be found at the end of this publication.
© ECSC-EEC-EAEC, Brussels • Luxembourg, 1992
Neither the Commission of the European Communities nor any person
acting on behalf of the Commission is responsible for the use which might
be made of the following information.
Reproduction is authorized, except for commercial purposes, provided the source
is acknowledged.
Printed in Italy CONTENTS
1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 5
Introduction to the Institute 7
Structure of the Report 9
Summary of the Report 10
2. SPECIFIC PROGRAMMES3
Reactor Safety 5
Safeguards and Fissile Materials Management 1 8
Industrial Hazards 22
Reference Methods for Non-Nuclear Energies 34
Reliability of Structures 37
Fusion Technology and Safety 4
3. EXPLORATORY RESEARCH
Neural Networks for Time Series Analysis9
Reinforcement Connectionist Approach for Robot Path
Finding 4
Neural Networks for Remote Sensing Images 50
Neural Approach to the Matching Problem of Seals
in Nuclear Safeguards 51
Exploitation of Biological Adaptive Systems for Process
Control
Surface State Identification by Laser Light 52
Light Squeezing Techniques3
Thin-Film Photovoltaic Devices in Buildings4
4. SUPPORT TO THE COMMUNITY POLICIES 55
Support to International Cooperation 57 to the Community Industrial Policy 59
Support to they Transport Policy
Support to the Community Development Policy 60 to they Environmental Policy
Support to the Community Telecommunications,
Information and Industrial Innovation Policy 62
Support to the Community Energy Policy 71 to they Statistical Office9
Support to the Secretariat General of the Commission
of the EC 80
5. WORK FOR THIRD PARTIES1
Non Nuclear Energy3
Environmental and Industrial Risk 87
Computer Aided Engineering 9
Training 92
3 6. ASSOCIATED LABORATORIES 93
Partners in Collaborative Projects5
Associations 96
Exchange of Experts
7. PARTICIPATION IN EUREKA PROJECTS 97
FORMENTOR9
8. SPECIAL COMMISSION PROJECTS 101
EQHHPP - The Euro-Quebec Hydro-Hydrogen
Pilot Project 1 03
9. LARGE INSTALLATIONS AND SERVICES5
ESTI 107
STRIKE
Pulsed Wave Laser Laboratory 08
Telemac Laboratory 08
General Design Office9
Informatics Services
10. ANNEXES 113
List of Publications 1 1 5
List of Figures 25
Glossary of Acronyms and Abbreviations 1 26 EXECUTIVE
SUMMARY
Introduction to the Institute
Structure of the Report
Summary of the Report u
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
INTRODUCTION TO THE INSTITUTE
The Institute for Systems Engineering and Informatics The Joint Research Centre is a part of the General
is one of 8 Institutes which constitute the Joint Directorate for Science, Research and Development
Research Centre of the European Community, situa­ (DG XII) as seen in the organigramme below.
ted in 4 different sites in Europe (Ispra in Italy, Karls­
ruhe in Germany, Geel in Belgium and Petten in Hol­
land).
PRESIDENT OF THE COMMISSION
17 COMMISSIONERS
Vice President P.M. Pandolfi
With special responsibility for
Science, Research and Development
DGXII DG XIII
Director General Director General
P. Fasella M. Carpentier
Joint Research Centre
Director General
J.P. Contzen
Ispra Site Ispra Site Ispra Site Ispra Site Ispra Site
Institute for Systems Institute for Prospective Environment Institute Institute for Safety Technology
Engineering and Technological Studies Remote Sensing Institute
Informatics Applications
Director Director Director Director Director
P. Bonnaure R. Klersy H. Holtbecker R.W. Witty F. Geiss
Karlsruhe Site Petten Site Geel Site
Institute for Institute for Central Bureau for
Transuraniens Advanced Materials Nuclear Measurements
Director Director Director
J. Van Geel E.D. Hondros W. Müller
Fig. 1.1: The Joint Research Centre in the organisation of the commission of the European Communitk EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
Director of the
Institute
R.W. Witty
Advanced
Systems Computing,
Management Non Control of Informatics
Engineering Knowledge Based
Nuclear Energy Fissile Materials ServiceSupport
and Reliability Application and
Electronics
Fig. 1.2: Institute for Systems Engineering and Informatics Organigramme.
5,5%
0,3%
| | Permanent SfT 221
72,5% ^M Permanent Adm. 27
^M Auxiliary Agents 3
10,2%
Detached Experts 5
| | Grant Holders 31
^M Visiting Scientists 1
Stagiaires 17
Fig. 1.3: Human Resources- 31.12.1991 (total staff = 305).
2.1% 9.6%
In Mio ECU
41.5%
Framew. Programme 1.85
^M Administration 0.29
jH Informatics Centre 5.12
I I Support to the Commission 3.30
m 3rd Party Work 0.33
| | Special Projects 8.00
Exploratory Research 0.4
1.7%
17.1%
Fig. 1.4: Financial Resources 1991 - Research Credits.