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  1. Rick Lauderdale

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    As the Chief Architect for the Department of Energy, Rick Lauderdale is responsible for leading and defining the Enterprise Architecture (EA) strategic goals and objectives, by helping to develop,...

  2. Rick Weber

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    Publications Contact Us Ring Status Current Schedule Rick Weber Argonne National Laboratory 9700 S. Cass Ave 432B003 Argonne, Il 60439 Phone: 252-4207 Fax: 252-7392 E-Mail:...

  3. Crew Supervisor, BMW William Ricks

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    Rainforth, Emma C.

    Vacant Crew Supervisor, BMW William Ricks Housekeeping Supv 1 Theodore Goodman Housekeeping Supv 1 (Cambridge) Capital Projects James DeKnight Crew Supervisor, BMW Debi Elezovic Capital Project Specialist

  4. Rick Arthur | Inventors | GE Global Research

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative1 First Use of Energy for All Purposes (Fuel and Nonfuel), 2002; Level: National5Sales for4,645U.S. DOE Office of Scienceand Requirements RecentlyElectronicResources Resources About1 SignG.5 $ in ThousandsRick

  5. Florida Atlantic University Response to Governor Rick Scott

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    Fernandez, Eduardo

    ;FAU Response to Governor Scott --ii Table of Contents A. ..........................................................................................................................................................48 #12;FAU Response to Governor Scott --1 A. What studies has your university done in the last three#12;#12;#12;#12;Florida Atlantic University Response to Governor Rick Scott November 15, 2011 #12

  6. Transport across 48N in the Atlantic Ocean RICK LUMPKIN

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    . Introduction The partition of energy and freshwater flux between the ocean and the atmosphere and among various decomposition of ocean heat transport into thermal wind, gyre, and Ekman components for a rough estimateTransport across 48°N in the Atlantic Ocean RICK LUMPKIN NOAA/Atlantic Oceanographic

  7. Navigable Waterways (Indiana)

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    The construction of new structures in navigable waterways requires a permit from the Department of Natural Resources. Existing structures in waterways newly classified as “navigable” are not...

  8. Automated Testing of HVAC Systems for Commissioning Tim Salsbury and Rick Diamond

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    Diamond, Richard

    carrying out a proof of operation. In large modern buildings, the energy management and control system to exercise systems while under closed-loop control. The test signals are in the form of setpoint changesAutomated Testing of HVAC Systems for Commissioning Tim Salsbury and Rick Diamond Lawrence Berkeley

  9. Development and modeling of iron-gallium alloys Rick Allen Kellogg

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    Flatau, Alison B.

    Development and modeling of iron-gallium alloys by Rick Allen Kellogg A dissertation submitted APPENDIX C: POISSON'S RATIOS OF Fe-Al ALLOYS 154 REFERENCES 155 #12;iv ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS Many people deserve University and the Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics for providing academic

  10. Optical properties of single-crystal sapphire fibers Rick K. Nubling and James A. Harrington

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    Optical properties of single-crystal sapphire fibers Rick K. Nubling and James A. Harrington Single.4­0.3 dB m at 2.94 m. These fibers delivered 4.7 W at 10 Hz of Er:YAG laser power. © 1997 Optical Society of America Key words: Infrared fibers, sapphire fibers, Er:YAG lasers, optical properties. 1. Introduction

  11. Infections and allergy --helminths, hygiene and host immune Rick M Maizels

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    Maizels, Rick

    Infections and allergy -- helminths, hygiene and host immune regulation Rick M Maizels influence the development of allergies and other immunopathologies -- known as the `hygiene hypothesis to allergic disease [2]. The original `hygiene hypothesis' centred around the role of Th1-inducing microbial

  12. Particle resuspension by an impacting vortex ring RICK J. MUNRO & STUART B. DALZIEL

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    Dalziel, Stuart

    Particle resuspension by an impacting vortex ring RICK J. MUNRO & STUART B. DALZIEL Department results from a set of visualization experiments conducted to analyse the hydrodynamic resuspension of particles from a thick horizontal sediment layer. The mechanism employed to produce the resuspension

  13. Navigable Waters, Harbors and Navigation (Wisconsin)

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    This statute details regulations relevant to navigable waterways and harbors. Depending on the project design of a proposed dam or hydropower structure, some of these regulations may apply.

  14. Remarks by Rick McLeod Yucca Mountain Blue Ribbon Panel

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative1 First Use of Energy for All Purposes (Fuel and Nonfuel), 2002; Level:Energy: Grid Integration Redefining What's PossibleRadiation Protection Technical s o Freiberge s 3 c/) Release for AnnouncementRick McLeod

  15. Learning Structured Reactive Navigation Plans from Executing MDP Navigation Policies

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    Cremers, Daniel

    Learning Structured Reactive Navigation Plans from Executing MDP Navigation Policies Michael Beetz, beetz,belker@cs.uni-bonn.de Abstract. Autonomous robots, such as robot office couriers, need navigation

  16. Inland Navigation Districts and Florida Inland Navigation District Law (Florida)

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    The first part of this legislation establishes Inland Navigation Districts, which are authorized to plan for and manage the development of inland waterways, and to maintain public navigation...

  17. THERMAL DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS IN COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS Rick Diamond, Craig Wray, Darryl Dickerhoff, Nance Matson, and Duo Wang

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    1 THERMAL DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS IN COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS Rick Diamond, Craig Wray, Darryl Dickerhoff SYSTEMS IN COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS 2 Acknowledgements Our largest debt of gratitude is to our Energy assistance guiding us through the EMCS system of the large commercial test building. The building management

  18. Does the "Feebate" Approach to A/E Compensation Lead to an Energy-Efficient John Busch and Rick Diamond

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    Diamond, Richard

    and Rick Diamond Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory Energy and Environment Division Berkeley CA 94720 USA are almost exclusively used in retrofit situations where the baseline energy consumption is moreDoes the "Feebate" Approach to A/E Compensation Lead to an Energy-Efficient Building?* John Busch

  19. Verifiably-Safe Software-Defined Networks for CPS Rick Skowyra Andrei Lapets Azer Bestavros Assaf Kfoury

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    sensor platforms, smart-grid technologies, GPS navigation systems, etc.). These systems are frequently

  20. NAVIGATING THE BRAIN'S MYSTERIES

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    C C C A A A A G A G G D D D D D F D F F F H H H E E E E FHE E B B B C E B NAVIGATING THE BRAIN of the brain-- one that shows its complex trafficking across trillions of neuronal connections. Addressing: outlining "the next great American project," the BRAIN (Brain Research through Advancing Innovative

  1. 33 CFR 2.36: Navigable Waters of the United States, navigable...

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    navigable waters, and territorial watersLegal Abstract This regulation provides the definition for "navigable waters of the United States, navigable waters, and territorial...

  2. Governor Rick Snyder has highlighted the skyrocketing rates of obesity in Michigan as one of his top priorities on the Michigan Dashboard. Currently, more than 30% of Michigan's

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    Shyy, Wei

    Governor Rick Snyder has highlighted the skyrocketing rates of obesity in Michigan as one of his top priorities on the Michigan Dashboard. Currently, more than 30% of Michigan's adults and 12% of Michigan's children are obese. Obesity is a major cause of morbidity and mortality; lack of physical

  3. Water Structure at the Air-Aqueous Interface of Divalent Cation and Nitrate Solutions Man Xu, Rick Spinney, and Heather C. Allen*

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    Water Structure at the Air-Aqueous Interface of Divalent Cation and Nitrate Solutions Man Xu, Rick, Columbus, Ohio 43210 ReceiVed: July 24, 2008; ReVised Manuscript ReceiVed: December 4, 2008 The water surface structure of aqueous magnesium, calcium, and strontium nitrate solutions with six to seven water

  4. NERSC Online Training May 3: Navigating NERSC File Systems

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    Online Training May 3: Navigating NERSC File Systems NERSC Online Training May 3: Navigating NERSC File Systems April 26, 2011 by Richard Gerber A NERSC training event, "Navigating...

  5. Inner Harbor Navigation Canal Lock

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    Wang, Yuhang

    fuel costs and rising steel prices impact construction and O&M. ·Dredging costs increase One Team) - Dredge the lock forebay at the Mississippi River, Fall 2008 · Calcasieu Lock: - Remove & replace damaged lock dolphin - Sep-Oct 2008 (minimal delays to navigation) · Dredge GIWW Port Allen to Morgan City

  6. A comparative analysis of area navigation systems for general aviation

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    Dodge, Steven Malcolm

    1973-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Within the next decade area navigation is to become the primary method of air navigation within the United States. There are numerous radio navigation systems that offer the capabilities of area navigation to general ...

  7. 33 CFR 114: Navigation and Navigable Waters | Open Energy Information

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  8. OpenEI Community - Navigant

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  9. Navigant | OpenEI Community

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page onYou are now leaving Energy.gov You are now leaving Energy.gov You are being directedAnnual SiteofEvaluatingGroup |JilinLuOpen Energy InformationNatsourceNavigant Home Graham7781's

  10. Irrigation, Navigation Flood Control and Recreation

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    Irrigation,-Navigation-Flood-Control-and-Recreation- Sign In About | Careers | Contact | Investors | bpa.gov Search News & Us Expand News & Us Projects & Initiatives Expand...

  11. Navigating the complexities of dynamic ecosystem change

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    Rhodes, Jonathan R.

    2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Navigating the complexities of dynamic ecosystem change Novel Ecosystems: Intervening in the New Ecological World www.wiley.com  The world’s ecosystems have always been 

  12. Construction in Navigable Waters (South Carolina)

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    This South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control program establishes a number of provisions regarding waters, water resources, and drainage in South Carolina. Navigable streams...

  13. Arm Navigation Tools From URDF -> Databases and

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    Kavraki, Lydia E.

    links everything further down the kinematic tree from any group joint #12;Self-collision Operations_robot_name>_arm_navigation/config/ _planning_description.yaml multi_dof_joints - world_joint groups collision_operations is arm-navigation? A set of stable components for: Forward kinematics Robot and environment

  14. Satellite Navigation Integrity Assurance: Lessons Learned

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    Stanford University

    Satellite Navigation Integrity Assurance: Lessons Learned from Hurricane Katrina ION GNSS 2008 by the FAA Satellite Navigation Program Office #12;17 September 2008 Lessons Learned from Hurricane Katrina 2 for probabilistic modeling and analysis #12;17 September 2008 Lessons Learned from Hurricane Katrina 3 Key Sources

  15. Stanford Center for Position, Navigation & Time

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    Straight, Aaron

    contributing exciting, novel new technologies, and together can play a leading role in this technology to rejuvenate the GLONASS system · Japan is also active with QZSS. #12;6 Outline A. Navigation & time technology;2 Stanford Center for Position Navigation and Time · The implementation of GPS in 1973 began this technology

  16. Mathematical Foundations of Navigation and Perception

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    Crowley, James L.

    for the design of a mobile robot navigation system. The control system for a mobile robot is found to decompose a coordinated motion in an external Cartesian coordinate space. In the same sense, robot vehicles requireMathematical Foundations of Navigation and Perception For an Autonomous Mobile Robot James L

  17. Navigating the Numbers: Greenhouse Gas Data and International...

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    the Numbers: Greenhouse Gas Data and International Climate Policy Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Navigating the Numbers: Greenhouse Gas Data and...

  18. Rick Baker Knows Best

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    Davis, Alison P

    2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    patient at a hospital in West Texas called attention to theemergencies, as in the West Texas case. Only 30 percent of

  19. Rick's Grph.xlsx

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative1 First Use of Energy for All Purposes (Fuel and Nonfuel), 2002; Level:Energy: Grid Integration Redefining What's PossibleRadiation Protection TechnicalResonantNovember 15 to March 15A Megawatt is No Longer A

  20. Navigating nuclear science: Enhancing analysis through visualization

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    Irwin, N.H.; Berkel, J. van; Johnson, D.K.; Wylie, B.N.

    1997-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Data visualization is an emerging technology with high potential for addressing the information overload problem. This project extends the data visualization work of the Navigating Science project by coupling it with more traditional information retrieval methods. A citation-derived landscape was augmented with documents using a text-based similarity measure to show viability of extension into datasets where citation lists do not exist. Landscapes, showing hills where clusters of similar documents occur, can be navigated, manipulated and queried in this environment. The capabilities of this tool provide users with an intuitive explore-by-navigation method not currently available in today`s retrieval systems.

  1. Contributions to automated realtime underwater navigation

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    Stanway, Michael Jordan

    2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    This dissertation presents three separate-but related-contributions to the art of underwater navigation. These methods may be used in postprocessing with a human in the loop, but the overarching goal is to enhance vehicle ...

  2. Navigation computation in the smart cockpit

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    Lee, Kristopher Alex

    1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    This thesis discusses the design and development of a hics. software module responsible for performing various navigation computations in the smart cockpit. The goals of decreased workload and increased situation awareness for the general aviation...

  3. NAVIGATION SOFTWARE OF AUTOMATED GUIDED VEHICLE

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    Magdalena Dobrza?ska; Pawe? Dobrza?ski

    Abstract: In the article it has been presented the structure of the control system and measurement data processing of an automated guided vehicle. The basic navigation technique – odometry, which is applied in the automated guided vehicle, has been described, as well as connected with it errors of position tracing. Next the navigation software was shown which enables to design the trajectory of the vehicle movement as well as the registration and reading of the measurement data from the measurement sensors.

  4. Autonomous land navigation in a structured environment

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    Klarer, P.R. (Sandia National Lab., Advanced Technology Div., Albuquerque, NM (US))

    1990-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

    This paper describes a hardware and software system developed to perform autonomous navigation of a land vehicle in a structured environment. The vehicle used for development and testing of the system was the Jeep Cherokee Mobile Robotics Testbed Vehicle developed at Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque. Since obstacle detection and avoidance have not yet been incorporated into the system, a structured environment is postulated that presumes the paths to be traversed are free of obstacles. The system performs path planning and execution based on maps constructed using the vehicle's on board navigation system and map-maker. The system software, hardware and performance data are discussed.

  5. A parallel hypothesis method of autonomous underwater vehicle navigation

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    LaPointe, Cara Elizabeth Grupe

    2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    This research presents a parallel hypothesis method for autonomous underwater vehicle navigation that enables a vehicle to expand the operating envelope of existing long baseline acoustic navigation systems by incorporating ...

  6. Regional Navigation System Using Geosynchronous Satellites and Stratospheric Airships

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    Won, Chang-Hee

    - 1 - Regional Navigation System Using Geosynchronous Satellites and Stratospheric Airships Chang navigation system using geosynchronous satellites and stratospheric airships. One important factor and stratospheric airships for the urban areas. In the beginning stage, the system would augment the existing GPS

  7. Preliminary Assessment of Alternative Navigation Means for Civil Aviation

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    Stanford University

    , particularly where it is relied upon in critical infrastructure. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA Leo Eldredge, Mitchell Narins, Federal Aviation Administration ABSTRACT The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is looking to develop alternative navigation means to global navigation satellite systems

  8. Stochastic constraints for vision-aided inertial navigation

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    Diel, David D., 1979-

    2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    This thesis describes a new method to improve inertial navigation using feature-based constraints from one or more video cameras. The proposed method lengthens the period of time during which a human or vehicle can navigate ...

  9. Satellite Navigation in Vietnam & The NAVIS Centre

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    Sekercioglu, Y. Ahmet

    Satellite Navigation in Vietnam & The NAVIS Centre TA HAI TUNG (PhD) NAVIS CentreKme predefined incidents occurring; or each 30 s #12;"The mission of Navis is to boost, in South-East Asia." hcp://navis.hust.edu.vn #12;(Source: Mul,-GNSS Asia) #12;Milestones

  10. INTEGRATION OF NAVIGATIONAL AND CARTOGRAPHIC DATA

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    Harrie, Lars

    INTEGRATION OF NAVIGATIONAL AND CARTOGRAPHIC DATA Hanna Tuvesson and Lars Harrie Real Estate of the main advantages with vector data is that it is easier to integrate data from different sources than it is with raster data. However, this requires a suitable technical environment to perform the data-integration

  11. A Web Site Navigation Engine Mark Levene

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    Levene, Mark

    A Web Site Navigation Engine Mark Levene Department of Computer Science Birkbeck College site-specific search engines is that they are not able to pick up the "scent of information" [5 is looking for. Moreover, Hearst [2] argues that next gener- ation site-specific search engines should

  12. UTILIZATION OF MODERNIZED GLOBAL NAVIGATION SATELLITE SYSTEMS

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    Stanford University

    navigational aids owned by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) involve large costs which scale. A major role played by ground equipment in traditional aviation is that of providing assistance standpoint for aviation precision approaches. This dissertation investigates the use of a Multiple Hypothesis

  13. RAPID COMMUNICATION Navigational Skills Correlate With Hippocampal

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    Iaria, Giuseppe

    ; topographical orientation; virtual environment; cognitive map INTRODUCTION Evidence from human and non-humanRAPID COMMUNICATION Navigational Skills Correlate With Hippocampal Fractional Anisotropy in Humans animals (O'Keefe and Nadel, 1978; Mellet et al., 2000) has shown that successful orientation within

  14. DEVELOPMENTAL LEARNING FOR VISION-BASED NAVIGATION, ATTENTION

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    -BASED NAVIGATION, ATTENTION AND RECOGNITION By Zhengping Ji Over a half century has passed since Alan Turing

  15. Navigating in Virtual Environments with 360 Omnidirectional Rendering Jrme Ardouin

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    Paris-Sud XI, Université de

    Navigating in Virtual Environments with 360 Omnidirectional Rendering Jérôme Ardouin ESIEA - INSA to a rendering method of reference, i.e. a perspective projection, in a basic navigation task. Our results con- firm that using any omnidirectional rendering method could lead to more efficient navigation in terms

  16. Navigation in Structured Multimedia Documents using Presentation Context

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    Joseph Fourier Grenoble-I, Université

    Navigation in Structured Multimedia Documents using Presentation Context Loay Sabry­Ismail --- C in multimedia documents differs from the navigation in clas­ sical documents the fact that temporal information instants in the presentation of multimedia documents, and we describe how they can be used to navigate

  17. Time-optimal navigation through quantum wind

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    Dorje C. Brody; Gary W. Gibbons; David M. Meier

    2015-02-19T23:59:59.000Z

    The quantum navigation problem of finding the time-optimal control Hamiltonian that transports a given initial state to a target state through quantum wind, that is, under the influence of external fields or potentials, is analysed. By lifting the problem from the state space to the space of unitary gates realising the required task, we are able to deduce the form of the solution to the problem by deriving a universal quantum speed limit. The expression thus obtained indicates that further simplifications of this apparently difficult problem are possible if we switch to the interaction picture of quantum mechanics. A complete solution to the navigation problem for an arbitrary quantum system is then obtained, and the behaviour of the solution is illustrated in the case of a two-level system.

  18. Principles of X-ray Navigation

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    Hanson, John Eric; /SLAC

    2006-03-17T23:59:59.000Z

    X-ray navigation is a new concept in satellite navigation in which orientation, position and time are measured by observing stellar emissions in x-ray wavelengths. X-ray navigation offers the opportunity for a single instrument to be used to measure these parameters autonomously. Furthermore, this concept is not limited to missions in close proximity to the earth. X-ray navigation can be used on a variety of missions from satellites in low earth orbit to spacecraft on interplanetary missions. In 1997 the Unconventional Stellar Aspect Experiment (USA) will be launched as part of the Advanced Research and Global Observation Satellite (ARGOS). USA will provide the first platform for real-time experimentation in the field of x-ray navigation and also serves as an excellent case study for the design and manufacturing of space qualified systems in small, autonomous groups. Current techniques for determining the orientation of a satellite rely on observations of the earth, sun and stars in infrared, visible or ultraviolet wavelengths. It is possible to use x-ray imaging devices to provide arcsecond level measurement of attitude based on star patterns in the x-ray sky. This technique is explored with a simple simulation. Collimated x-ray detectors can be used on spinning satellites to provide a cheap and reliable measure of orientation. This is demonstrated using observations of the Crab Pulsar taken by the high Energy Astronomy Observatory (HEAO-1) in 1977. A single instrument concept is shown to be effective, but dependent on an a priori estimate of the guide star intensity and thus susceptible to errors in that estimate. A star scanner based on a differential measurement from two x-ray detectors eliminates the need for an a priori estimate of the guide star intensity. A first order model and a second order model of the two star scanner concepts are considered. Many of the stars that emit in the x-ray regime are also x-ray pulsars with frequency stability approaching a part in 10{sup 9}. By observing these pulsations, a satellite can keep accurate time autonomously. They have demonstrated the acquisition and tracking of the Crab nebula pulsar by simulating the operation of a phase-locked loop.

  19. Navigating Transport NAMAs | Open Energy Information

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  20. Navigating Roadblocks on the Path to Advanced Biofuels Deployment

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    Breakout Session 2: Frontiers and Horizons Session 2–C: Navigating Roadblocks on the Path to Advanced Biofuels Deployment Andrew Held, Senior Director of Feedstock Development, Virent, Inc.

  1. Stereo Vision Aided Navigation for Robotic Boats (MAS 10)

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    2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    A docking system for a robotic boat using stereo vision foraided Navigation for Robotic Boats Arvind Menezes Pereira,Moorthi and David Caron. Robotic Embedded Systems Lab,

  2. OM300-GeoThermal MWD Navigation Instrument

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    Develop a 300°C capable directional drilling navigation tool using Micro Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS) accelerometers and flux-gate magnetometers.

  3. Navigation of a walking robot in natural environments

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    Portland State University

    Navigation of a walking robot in natural environments Enric Celaya and Josep María Porta Institut de Robòtica i Informàtica Industrial (UPC-CSIC) Abstract The most relevant differences existing between wheeled and legged robots, from the point of view of the expected navigation tasks to be performed

  4. Navigating through Mashed-up Applications with COMPASS

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    Milo, Tova

    Navigating through Mashed-up Applications with COMPASS 1 Tel-Aviv University 2 IBM Haifa Research others. To address this difficulty, we present COMPASS, a system that assists users in their navigation them may be non-trivial. To address this difficulty, we present here COMPASS, a sys- tem that assists

  5. Navigation System for Ground Vehicles using Temporally Interconnected Observers

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    navigation technique for an automotive vehicle. This method involves several observers, each designed for a particular type of trajectory, that are turned on and off according to a switching policy. Each observer of observer design of vehicular systems. A typical example of such practices1 is found in the navigation

  6. Roadmap Query for Sensor Network Assisted Navigation in Dynamic Environments

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    Lu, Chenyang

    Roadmap Query for Sensor Network Assisted Navigation in Dynamic Environments Sangeeta Bhattacharya approach that integrates a roadmap based navigation algorithm with a novel WSN query protocol called Roadmap Query (RQ). RQ enables collection of frequent, up-to- date information about the surrounding

  7. Solution to the quantum Zermelo navigation problem

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    Dorje C. Brody; David Meier

    2015-02-19T23:59:59.000Z

    The solution to the problem of finding a time-optimal control Hamiltonian to generate a given unitary gate, in an environment in which there exists an uncontrollable ambient Hamiltonian (e.g., a background field), is obtained. In the classical context, finding the time-optimal way to steer a ship in the presence of a background wind or current is known as the Zermelo navigation problem, whose solution can be obtained by working out geodesic curves on a space equipped with a Randers metric. The solution to the quantum Zermelo problem, which is shown here to take a remarkably simple form, is likewise obtained by finding explicit solutions to the geodesic equations of motion associated with a Randers metric on the space of unitary operators. The result reveals that the optimal control in a sense `goes along with the wind'.

  8. Rick Whitaker 212 854 1623

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    Salzman, Daniel

    Vivaldi Prelude: Andante Corrente: Allegro Adagio Giga: Allegro #12;Sonata for cello and continuo in C, Opus 5 #3 Francesco Geminiani Andante Allegro Affetuoso Allegro Sonata for violin and continuo in G minor Nicola Porpora Adagio Fuga Adagio Allegro Sonata for violin, cello and continuo in A major Opus 8

  9. Rick Stevens | Argonne National Laboratory

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    Computer Science Division Institutes & Programs Computation Institute Institute for Genomics and Systems Biology Midwest Center for Structural Genomics Structural Biology Center...

  10. The Honorable Rick.~Cole, ~

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  11. Autonomous Miniature Blimp Navigation with Online Motion Planning and Re-planning

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    Teschner, Matthias

    in autonomous navigation for lightweight flying robots in indoor environments. Miniature airships, which can navigate freely in three-dimensional environments. In this domain, especially airships have

  12. E-Print Network 3.0 - aware navigation based Sample Search Results

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    in strategic (navigation) tasks... automation for navigation tasks. Keywords: In-vehicle automation; Automation reliability; Situation aware... reality-based driving...

  13. Zermelo Navigation in the Quantum Brachistochrone

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    Benjamin Russell; Susan Stepney

    2015-02-20T23:59:59.000Z

    We analyse the optimal times for implementing unitary quantum gates in a constrained finite dimensional controlled quantum system. The family of constraints studied is that the permitted set of (time dependent) Hamiltonians is the unit ball of a norm induced by an inner product on su(n). We also consider a generalisation of this to arbitrary norms. We construct a Randers metric, by applying a theorem of Shen on Zermelo navigation, the geodesics of which are the time optimal trajectories compatible with the prescribed constraint. We determine all geodesics and the corresponding time optimal Hamiltonian for a specific constraint on the control i.e. k (Tr(Hc(t)^2) = 1 for any given value of k > 0. Some of the results of Carlini et. al. are re-derived using alternative methods. A first order system of differential equations for the optimal Hamiltonian is obtained and shown to be of the form of the Euler Poincare equations. We illustrate that this method can form a methodology for determining which physical substrates are effective at supporting the implementation of fast quantum computation.

  14. Gradient Navigation Model for Pedestrian Dynamics

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    Felix Dietrich; Gerta Köster

    2014-05-14T23:59:59.000Z

    We present a new microscopic ODE-based model for pedestrian dynamics: the Gradient Navigation Model. The model uses a superposition of gradients of distance functions to directly change the direction of the velocity vector. The velocity is then integrated to obtain the location. The approach differs fundamentally from force based models needing only three equations to derive the ODE system, as opposed to four in, e.g., the Social Force Model. Also, as a result, pedestrians are no longer subject to inertia. Several other advantages ensue: Model induced oscillations are avoided completely since no actual forces are present. The derivatives in the equations of motion are smooth and therefore allow the use of fast and accurate high order numerical integrators. At the same time, existence and uniqueness of the solution to the ODE system follow almost directly from the smoothness properties. In addition, we introduce a method to calibrate parameters by theoretical arguments based on empirically validated assumptions rather than by numerical tests. These parameters, combined with the accurate integration, yield simulation results with no collisions of pedestrians. Several empirically observed system phenomena emerge without the need to recalibrate the parameter set for each scenario: obstacle avoidance, lane formation, stop-and-go waves and congestion at bottlenecks. The density evolution in the latter is shown to be quantitatively close to controlled experiments. Likewise, we observe a dependence of the crowd velocity on the local density that compares well with benchmark fundamental diagrams.

  15. Flight test and evaluation of Omega navigation for general aviation

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    Hwoschinsky, Peter V.

    1975-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    A seventy hour flight test program was accomplished to determine the suitability and accuracy of a low cost Omega navigation receiver in a general aviation aircraft. An analysis was made of signal availability in two widely ...

  16. DARPA looks beyond GPS for positioning, navigating, and timing

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    Kramer, David

    2014-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Cold-atom interferometry, microelectromechanical systems, signals of opportunity, and atomic clocks are some of the technologies the defense agency is pursuing to provide precise navigation when GPS is unavailable.

  17. Regulation of Dams and Bridges Affecting Navigable Waters (Wisconsin)

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    Chapter 31 of the Wisconsin Statutes lays out the regulations relevant to dams and bridges on or near navigable waters. This statute establishes that the Department of Natural Resources has...

  18. Combining Path Integration and Remembered Landmarks When Navigating without Vision

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    Schrater, Paul R.

    This study investigated the interaction between remembered landmark and path integration strategies for estimating current location when walking in an environment without vision. We asked whether observers navigating without ...

  19. Computer vision based navigation for spacecraft proximity operations

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    Tweddle, Brent Edward

    2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    The use of computer vision for spacecraft relative navigation and proximity operations within an unknown environment is an enabling technology for a number of future commercial and scientific space missions. This thesis ...

  20. Computer Vision Based Navigation for Spacecraft Proximity Operations

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    . Miller February 2010 SSL # 1-10 #12;#12;Computer Vision Based Navigation for Spacecraft Proximity Operations Brent E. Tweddle, David W. Miller February 2010 SSL # 1-10 This work is based on the unaltered

  1. Navigating Roadblocks on the Path to Advanced Biofuels Deployment

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    Breakout Session 2: Frontiers and Horizons Session 2–C: Navigating Roadblocks on the Path to Advanced Biofuels Deployment Arunas Chesonis, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board, Sweetwater Energy

  2. Autonomous robotic wheelchair with collision-avoidance navigation

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    Hsieh, Pin-Chun

    2008-10-10T23:59:59.000Z

    The objective of this research is to demonstrate a robotic wheelchair moving in an unknown environment with collision-avoidance navigation. A real-time path-planning algorithm was implemented by detecting the range to obstacles and by tracking...

  3. Imaging sonar-aided navigation for autonomous underwater harbor surveillance

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    Johannsson, Hordur

    In this paper we address the problem of drift-free navigation for underwater vehicles performing harbor surveillance and ship hull inspection. Maintaining accurate localization for the duration of a mission is important ...

  4. Navigation without vision: bumblebee orientation in complete darkness

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    Chittka, Lars

    to isolate navigation mechanisms used in naturally dark situations, such as in the nest. Using infrared video altogether (such as here) can this question be answered unambiguously. To estimate direction, honeybees

  5. Knowledge-based navigation in a hypertext network

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    Snell, James Robert

    1990-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    was to investigate knowledge-based navigation in a hypertext network. Hypertext can be described as a massive network of text fragments, stored in a computer system, linked together electronically. The navigation problem is the inability of the user to move.... However, the system did not have a sufficient number of links (or potential links) to test the effectiveness properly. The final study utilized a set of dermatology class notes. The study measured time, number of moves, and success rates for subjects...

  6. An Evaluation of Pan&Zoom and Rubber Sheet Navigation with and without an Overview

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    Keinan, Alon

    An Evaluation of Pan&Zoom and Rubber Sheet Navigation with and without an Overview Dmitry and Zoom Navigation and Rubber Sheet Navigation, a rectilinear Focus+Context technique. Each of the two Rubber Sheet Navigation, independent of the presence or absence of an overview. Also, overviews did

  7. Global positioning system pseudolite-based relative navigation.

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    Monda, Eric W. (University of Texas, Austin, TX)

    2004-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Though the Global Positioning System has revolutionized navigation in the modern age, it is limited in its capability for some applications because an unobstructed line of sight to a minimum of four satellites is required. One way of augmenting the system in small areas is by employing pseudolites to broadcast additional signals that can be used to improve the user's position solution. At the Navigation Systems Testing Laboratory (NSTL) at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston, TX, research has been underway on the use of pseudolites to perform precision relative navigation. Based on the findings of previous research done at the NSTL, the method used to process the pseudolite measurements is an extended Kalman filter of the double differenced carrier phase measurements. By employing simulations of the system, as well as processing previously collected data in a real time manner, sub-meter tracking of a moving receiver with carrier phase measurements in the extended Kalman filter appears to be possible.

  8. Navigating the Numbers: Greenhouse Gas Data and International Climate

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page onYou are now leaving Energy.gov You are now leaving Energy.gov You are beingZealand Jump to: navigation, searchOfRoseConcerns Jump to: navigation, searchNauru: EnergyPolicy | Open Energy

  9. Phase Space Navigator: Towards Automating Control Synthesis in Phase Spaces for Nonlinear Control Systems

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    Zhao, Feng

    1991-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

    We develop a novel autonomous control synthesis strategy called Phase Space Navigator for the automatic synthesis of nonlinear control systems. The Phase Space Navigator generates global control laws by synthesizing ...

  10. Single Transponder Range Only Navigation Geometry (STRONG) applied to REMUS autonomous under water vehicles

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    Hartsfield, J. Carl (Jasper Carl)

    2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    A detailed study was conducted to prove the concept of an iterative approach to single transponder navigation for REMUS Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs). Although the concept of navigation with one acoustic beacon is ...

  11. Using Text Animated Transitions to Support Navigation in Document Histories

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    Toronto, University of

    of an animated transition between two revisions of the Wikipedia article User interfaces. ABSTRACT This article examines the benefits of using text animated transitions for navigating in the revision history of textual documents. We propose an animation technique for smoothly transitioning between different text revisions

  12. Teaching Mobile Robots to Cooperatively Navigate in Populated Environments

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    Teschner, Matthias

    of the robots highly depends on the application, we need flexible means for teaching a robot a certain robots are expected to populate our human envi- ronments for numerous applications in the near future. The desired navigation behavior of a robot highly depends on the application at hand. For example, a cleaning

  13. Visually-Guided Robot Navigation: From Artificial To Natural Landmarks

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    Paris-Sud XI, Université de

    Visually-Guided Robot Navigation: From Artificial To Natural Landmarks Enric Celaya, Jose-Luis Albarral, Pablo Jim´enez, and Carme Torras Institut de Rob`otica i Inform`atica Industrial (CSIC seems to be the fast detection of reliable visual references in the image stream as the robot moves

  14. 3D navigation based on a visual memory Anthony Remazeilles

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    Paris-Sud XI, Université de

    , these days, quite a common issue. Several industrial applications benefit from this technology to automate-- This paper addresses the design of a control law for vision-based robot navigation. The method proposed the possibility for the robotic system to move from one image to an other. A path finding algorithm then gives

  15. Knowledge Structures and Didactic Model Selection in Learning Object Navigation

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    Paris-Sud XI, Université de

    Knowledge Structures and Didactic Model Selection in Learning Object Navigation Dietrich Albert' of the content of the learning objects, and (2) a `didactic preference level' of the specific preferences constraints and the didactic constraints are available. 1 Introduction According to the SCORM (Shareable

  16. Powers of Ten Thousand: Navigating in Large Information Spaces

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    Powers of Ten Thousand: Navigating in Large Information Spaces Henry Lieberman Media Laboratory large display space, for example, a street map of the entire United States? The traditional solution, on a scale of at least 1 to 10,000. Powers of ten thousand The book and film Powers of Ten [Morrison

  17. An Evolvable Lunar Communication and Navigation Constellation Concept

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    Born, George

    communication links with the Earth. A lunar relay element will be necessary to provide critical communication and navigation support for the upcoming missions. This paper presents a highly evolvable, low-cost lunar relay; · Use lunar exploration activities to further science, and to develop and test new approaches

  18. Using taxonomy, discriminants, and signatures for navigating in text databases

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    Chakrabarti, Soumen

    Using taxonomy, discriminants, and signatures for navigating in text databases Soumen Chakrabarti the natural hierarchy of topics, or taxonomy, that many corpora, such as internet directories, digital not as a flat unstructured list, but embedded in the familiar taxonomy, and annotated with document signa­ tures

  19. AUV Cooperative Operations using Acoustic Communication and Navigation

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    Idaho, University of

    1 AUV Cooperative Operations using Acoustic Communication and Navigation T. Bean*, G. Beidler*, J to collect underwater data, including sonar bathymetry in relatively deep water [1] and measurements) [3]. AUVs were used to search 3.5 million square meters of shallow water for mines in Operation

  20. Navigating Computer Science Research Through Waves of Privacy Concerns

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    Navigating Computer Science Research Through Waves of Privacy Concerns: Discussions among Computer as Institute for Software Research International Technical Report CMU-ISRI-03-102 School of Computer Science Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3890 Abstract Computer Science research and practice

  1. Navigating Computer Science Research Through Waves of Privacy Concerns

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    1 Navigating Computer Science Research Through Waves of Privacy Concerns: Discussions among appears as Computer Science Technical Report CMU­CS­03­165 School of Computer Science Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh, PA 15213­3890 Abstract Computer Science research and practice are raising growing

  2. Navigating Computer Science Research Through Waves of Privacy Concerns

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    Navigating Computer Science Research Through Waves of Privacy Concerns: Discussions among Computer as Computer Science Technical Report CMU-CS-03-165 School of Computer Science Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3890 Abstract Computer Science research and practice are raising growing privacy

  3. Integrated Short Term Navigation of a Towed Underwater Body*

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    LeGland, François

    . An underwater body, to be called here- after the fish, is towed by a surface ship at the end of a few hundred of the fish relative to its otherwise unknown initial position, during a few minutes experiment, so, acceleration measurements pro- vided by an INS (inertial navigation system) lo- cated on board of the fish, can

  4. Risk based motion planning and navigation in uncertain dynamic environment

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    Paris-Sud XI, Université de

    1 Risk based motion planning and navigation in uncertain dynamic environment Chiara Fulgenzi, Anne of the dynamic environments. Moving obstacles are supposed to move along typical motion patterns represented the performance for a robotic wheelchair in a simulated environment among multiple dynamic obstacles. Index Terms

  5. Model Characterization of Magnetic Microrobot Navigating in Viscous Environment

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    Paris-Sud XI, Université de

    . Indeed most untethered microrobot propulsion schemes based on magnetic pulling have to face importantModel Characterization of Magnetic Microrobot Navigating in Viscous Environment Karim Belharet1.folio@ensi-bourges.fr,antoine.ferreira@ensi-bourges.fr Abstract. In this paper we aim to characterize and validate the system's dynamic model of a magnetic

  6. Drishti: An Integrated Navigation System for Visually Impaired and Disabled

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    Helal, Abdelsalam

    Drishti: An Integrated Navigation System for Visually Impaired and Disabled This research was supported by Microsoft Research under grant number 4514203-12. Abdelsalam (Sumi) Helal Computer sedwin@cise.ufl.edu Balaji Ramachandran Geomatics Program, Civil Engineering, University of Florida

  7. Integrated navigation for AUV operations under ice shelves

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    Griffiths, Gwyn

    Integrated navigation for AUV operations under ice shelves Gwyn Griffiths and Steve Mc One-slide summary of the Autosub AUV J Why explore beneath ice shelves? J Technology challenges: the Halliburton `Geosub' #12;Why explore beneath ice shelves? Gl oba l Wa r mi ng Li nke d t o Me l t i ng I c e c

  8. Indexing and Keyword Search to Ease Navigation in Lecture Videos

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    Subhlok, Jaspal

    Indexing and Keyword Search to Ease Navigation in Lecture Videos Tayfun Tuna, Jaspal Subhlok@uh.edu, shah@cs.uh.edu Abstract----Lecture videos have been commonly used to supplement in-class teaching and for distance learning. Videos recorded during in-class teaching and made accessible online are a versatile

  9. The Connected User Interface: Realizing a Personal Situated Navigation Service

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    Wasinger, Rainer

    @dfki.de Karl-Ernst Steinberg BMW Research Hanauer Strasse 46 D-M¨unchen 80992 karl-ernst.steinberg@bmw.de Andreas Dirschl BMW Research Hanauer Strasse 46 D-M¨unchen 80992 andreas.dirschl@bmw.de ABSTRACT different situations. We describe the concepts behind the BPN (BMW Personal Navigator), an entirely

  10. Feature-Based Prediction of Trajectories for Socially Compliant Navigation

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    Teschner, Matthias

    in a shared environment with humans need the ability to predict the movements of people to better plan and unexpected evasive movements. In this paper, we present an algorithm for learning typical human navigation behavior. Predicting human behavior and the ability to react in a natural way will enable robots to become

  11. Reinforcement Learning based Omnidirectional Vision Agent for Mobile Robot Navigation

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    Menegatti, Emanuele

    policy for the robot. The LEM strategy is also applied to speed up learning. The knowledge acquired to support the human and robot activity in the environment with a network of smart sensors [3, 11Reinforcement Learning based Omnidirectional Vision Agent for Mobile Robot Navigation E. Menegatti1

  12. Building a 3D Simulator for Autonomous Navigation of Robotic Fishes

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    Hu, Huosheng

    Building a 3D Simulator for Autonomous Navigation of Robotic Fishes Jindong Liu Department control and autonomous navigation of a robotic fish. The simplified kinematics and hydrodynamics models way to develop autonomous navigation algorithms for robotic fishes. I. INTRODUCTION In nature, fish

  13. Navigation and Control of the Nereus Hybrid Underwater Vehicle for Global Ocean Science to

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    Whitcomb, Louis L.

    Navigation and Control of the Nereus Hybrid Underwater Vehicle for Global Ocean Science to 11,000m an overview of the navigation and control system design for the new Nereus hybrid underwater vehicle Nereus hybrid underwater vehicle and summarizes the vehicle's navigation and control performance during

  14. Vibrotactile Feedback in Steering Wheel Reduces Navigation Errors during GPS-Guided Car Driving

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    Basdogan, Cagatay

    vibration motors are mounted onto the steering wheel of a driving simulator and driving experiments-based car navigation system to improve the navigation performance of a driver. In [5], vibration motors were auditory noise and distraction exist in the environment, the navigation errors (making a wrong turn

  15. SIG Technology Review Summer 1994 57 Real-Time Navigation Using the Global Positioning System

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    Simon, Dan

    SIG Technology Review · Summer 1994 57 Real-Time Navigation Using the Global Positioning System Real-Time Navigation Using the Global Positioning System Dan Simon and Hossny El-Sherief, TRW Ballistic Technology Review · Summer 1994 Real-Time Navigation Using the Global Positioning System introduces errors

  16. Rotation-invariant appearance based maps for robot navigation using an artificial immune network algorithm

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    Labrosse, Frédéric

    Rotation-invariant appearance based maps for robot navigation using an artificial immune network for robot navigation using an artificial immune network algorithm Mark Neal Fred Labrosse Dept. of Computer,ffl]@aber.ac.uk Abstract-- The treatment of image data for robotic applications such as navigation, path planning

  17. Towards More Efficient Navigation for Robots and Humans David V. Lu and William D. Smart

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    Smart, William

    Towards More Efficient Navigation for Robots and Humans David V. Lu and William D. Smart Abstract-- Effective robot navigation in the presence of hu- mans is hard. Not only do human obstacles move, they react to the movements of the robot according to instinct and social rules. In order to efficiently navigate around each

  18. Using doppler radar images to estimate aircraft navigational heading error

    DOE Patents [OSTI]

    Doerry, Armin W. (Albuquerque, NM); Jordan, Jay D. (Albuquerque, NM); Kim, Theodore J. (Albuquerque, NM)

    2012-07-03T23:59:59.000Z

    A yaw angle error of a motion measurement system carried on an aircraft for navigation is estimated from Doppler radar images captured using the aircraft. At least two radar pulses aimed at respectively different physical locations in a targeted area are transmitted from a radar antenna carried on the aircraft. At least two Doppler radar images that respectively correspond to the at least two transmitted radar pulses are produced. These images are used to produce an estimate of the yaw angle error.

  19. Robust low-frequency spread-spectrum navigation system

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    Smith, Stephen F; Moore, James A

    2012-10-30T23:59:59.000Z

    Methods and apparatus are described for a navigation system. A process includes providing a plurality of transmitters distributed throughout a desired coverage area; locking the plurality of transmitters to a common timing reference; transmitting a signal from each of the plurality of transmitters. An apparatus includes a plurality of transmitters distributed throughout a desired coverage area; wherein each of the plurality of transmitters comprises a packet generator; and wherein the plurality of transmitters are locked to a common timing reference.

  20. Robust low-frequency spread-spectrum navigation system

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    Smith, Stephen F. (Loudon, TN); Moore, James A. (Powell, TN)

    2012-01-03T23:59:59.000Z

    Methods and apparatus are described for a navigation system. A process includes providing a plurality of transmitters distributed throughout a desired coverage area; locking the plurality of transmitters to a common timing reference; transmitting a signal from each of the plurality of transmitters. An apparatus includes a plurality of transmitters distributed throughout a desired coverage area; wherein each of the plurality of transmitters comprises a packet generator; and wherein the plurality of transmitters are locked to a common timing reference.

  1. Robust low-frequency spread-spectrum navigation system

    DOE Patents [OSTI]

    Smith, Stephen F. (Loudon, TN) [Loudon, TN; Moore, James A. (Powell, TN) [Powell, TN

    2009-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Methods and apparatus are described for a navigation system. A process includes providing a plurality of transmitters distributed throughout a desired coverage area; locking the plurality of transmitters to a common timing reference; transmitting a signal from each of the plurality of transmitters. An apparatus includes a plurality of transmitters distributed throughout a desired coverage area; wherein each of the plurality of transmitters comprises a packet generator; and wherein the plurality of transmitters are locked to a common timing reference.

  2. Robust low-frequency spread-spectrum navigation system

    DOE Patents [OSTI]

    Smith, Stephen F. (Loudon, TN); Moore, James A. (Powell, TN)

    2011-01-25T23:59:59.000Z

    Methods and apparatus are described for a navigation system. A process includes providing a plurality of transmitters distributed throughout a desired coverage area; locking the plurality of transmitters to a common timing reference; transmitting a signal from each of the plurality of transmitters. An apparatus includes a plurality of transmitters distributed throughout a desired coverage area; wherein each of the plurality of transmitters comprises a packet generator; and wherein the plurality of transmitters are locked to a common timing reference.

  3. Fuels Performance: Navigating the Intersection of Fuels and Combustion (Brochure)

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    Not Available

    2014-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Researchers at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), the only national laboratory dedicated 100% to renewable energy and energy efficiency, recognize that engine and infrastructure compatibility can make or break the impact of even the most promising fuel. NREL and its industry partners navigate the intersection of fuel chemistry, ignition kinetics, combustion, and emissions, with innovative approaches to engines and fuels that meet drivers' expectations, while minimizing petroleum use and GHGs.

  4. Triply redundant integrated navigation and asset visibility system

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    Smith, Stephen F. (Loudon, TN); Moore, James A. (Powell, TN)

    2011-11-29T23:59:59.000Z

    Methods and apparatus are described for a navigation system. A method includes providing a global positioning system fix having a plurality of tracking parameters; providing a theater positioning system fix; monitoring the plurality of tracking parameters for predetermined conditions; and, when the predetermined conditions are met, sending a notifying signal and switching to the theater positioning system fix as a primary fix. An apparatus includes a system controller; a global positioning system receiver coupled to the system controller; a radio frequency locating receiver coupled to the system controller; and an operator interface coupled to the system controller.

  5. Triply redundant integrated navigation and asset visibility system

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    Smith, Stephen F.; Moore, James A.

    2013-01-22T23:59:59.000Z

    Methods and apparatus are described for a navigation system. A method includes providing a global positioning system fix having a plurality of tracking parameters; providing a theater positioning system fix; monitoring the plurality of tracking parameters for predetermined conditions; and, when the predetermined conditions are met, sending a notifying signal and switching to the theater positioning system fix as a primary fix. An apparatus includes a system controller; a global positioning system receiver coupled to the system controller; a radio frequency locating receiver coupled to the system controller; and an operator interface coupled to the system controller.

  6. Towards Decentralization of Multi-robot Navigation Herbert G. Tanner and Amit Kumar

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    Tanner, Herbert G.

    Mechanical Engineering Dept. University of New Mexico Abstract--We present a navigation function through methodology. Algebraic graph theoretic properties associated with the interconnection graph are shown

  7. E-Print Network 3.0 - auxiliary navigation mechanism Sample Search...

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    -December 2004 Summary: - Waterways Objectives Brief overview of River Engineering and Stream Restoration with focus on : 1. Navigable... ;13 Geobags Geo Containers 12;14...

  8. Obstacle detection for autonomous navigation : an LDRD final report.

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    Padilla, Denise D.

    2004-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

    This report summarizes the analytical and experimental efforts for the Laboratory Directed Research and Development (LDRD) project entitled 'Obstacle Detection for Autonomous Navigation'. The principal goal of this project was to develop a mathematical framework for obstacle detection. The framework provides a basis for solutions to many complex obstacle detection problems critical to successful autonomous navigation. Another goal of this project was to characterize sensing requirements in terms of physical characteristics of obstacles, vehicles, and terrain. For example, a specific vehicle traveling at a specific velocity over a specific terrain requires a sensor with a certain range of detection, resolution, field-of-view, and sufficient sensitivity to specific obstacle characteristics. In some cases, combinations of sensors were required to distinguish between different hazardous obstacles and benign terrain. In our framework, the problem was posed as a multidimensional, multiple-hypothesis, pattern recognition problem. Features were extracted from selected sensors that allow hazardous obstacles to be distinguished from benign terrain and other types of obstacles. Another unique thrust of this project was to characterize different terrain classes with respect to both positive (e.g., rocks, trees, fences) and negative (e.g., holes, ditches, drop-offs) obstacles. The density of various hazards per square kilometer was statistically quantified for different terrain categories (e.g., high desert, ponderosa forest, and prairie). This quantification reflects the scale, or size, and mobility of different types of vehicles. The tradeoffs between obstacle detection, position location, path planning, and vehicle mobility capabilities were also to be characterized.

  9. Crosswell Imaging Technology & Advanced DSR Navigation for Horizontal Directional Drilling

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    Larry Stolarczyk

    2008-08-08T23:59:59.000Z

    The objective of Phase II is to develop and demonstrate real-time measurement-while-drilling (MWD) for guidance and navigation of drill strings during horizontal drilling operations applicable to both short and long holes. The end product of Phase II is a functional drill-string assembly outfitted with a commercial version of Drill String Radar (DSR). Project Objectives Develop and demonstrate a dual-phase methodology of in-seam drilling, imaging, and structure confirmation. This methodology, illustrated in Figure 1, includes: (1) Using RIM to image between drill holes for seam thickness estimates and in-seam structures detection. Completed, February 2005; and (2) Using DSR for real-time MWD guidance and navigation of drillstrings during horizontal drilling operations. Completed, November 2008. As of November 2008, the Phase II portion of Contract DE-FC26-04NT42085 is about 99% complete, including milestones and tasks original outlined as Phase II work. The one percent deficiency results from MSHA-related approvals which have yet to be granted (at the time of reporting). These approvals are pending and are do not negatively impact the scope of work or project objectives.

  10. A Tactile Compass for Eyes-free Pedestrian Navigation Martin Pielot

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    Boll, Susanne

    A Tactile Compass for Eyes-free Pedestrian Navigation Martin Pielot 1 , Benjamin Poppinga 1 , Wilko. Drawing on the results of these tests we present the concept of a tactile compass, which encodes with visual navigation systems. The tactile compass was used to continuously display the location

  11. Computer Modelling of Pigeon Navigation according to the "Map and Compass"-Model

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    Nehmzow, Ulrich

    Computer Modelling of Pigeon Navigation according to the "Map and Compass"-Model Ulrich Nehmzow@zoology.uni-frankfurt.de Abstract This paper presents a computer model of pigeon navigation (homing), based on Kramer's map-and-compass intersecting gradients which are used by the birds to determine the correct compass heading for home

  12. Navigating Career Options PRE-TEST AND POST-TEST ANALYSIS

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    Manchak, John

    Navigating Career Options PRE-TEST AND POST-TEST ANALYSIS Winter 2014 SUBJECTS: Undergraduate students enrolled in GENSTD 350-D "Navigating Career Options" course QUARTER: Winter 2014, pre-test given in week 1, post-test given during finals week SAMPLE SIZE: Fifty-eight students who took both the pre-test

  13. Navigating Career Options PRE-TEST AND POST-TEST ANALYSIS

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    Manchak, John

    Navigating Career Options PRE-TEST AND POST-TEST ANALYSIS Spring 2013 SUBJECTS: Undergraduate students enrolled in GENSTD 350-D "Navigating Career Options" course QUARTER: Spring 2013, pre-test given in week 1, post-test given during finals week SAMPLE SIZE: Sixty-nine students who took both the pre-test

  14. Navigating Career Options PRE-TEST AND POST-TEST ANALYSIS

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    Manchak, John

    Navigating Career Options PRE-TEST AND POST-TEST ANALYSIS Spring 2014 SUBJECTS: Undergraduate students enrolled in GENSTD 350-D "Navigating Career Options" course QUARTER: Spring 2014, pre-test given in week 1, post-test given during finals week SAMPLE SIZE: Sixty-four students who took both the pre-test

  15. A Kalman-Particle Kernel Filter and its Application to Terrain Navigation

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    Del Moral , Pierre

    A Kalman-Particle Kernel Filter and its Application to Terrain Navigation Dinh-Tuan Pham.musso@onera.fr Abstract ­ A new nonlinear filter, the Kalman- Particle Kernel Filter (KPKF) is proposed. Compared. Keywords: Kalman filter, kernel density estimator, regularized particle filter, Inertial navigation System

  16. Final Independent External Peer Review Report for the Navigation and Ecosystem

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    US Army Corps of Engineers

    Final Independent External Peer Review Report for the Navigation and Ecosystem Sustainability by Battelle Memorial Institute Prepared for Department of the Army U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Ecosystem Independent External Peer Review Report Navigation and Ecosystem Sustainability Program, Project P2, Lock

  17. Designing a Mobile Collaborative System for Navigating and Reviewing Oil Industry CAD Models

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    Barbosa, Alberto

    Designing a Mobile Collaborative System for Navigating and Reviewing Oil Industry CAD Models navigating and reviewing 3D engineering models, applied to the oil industry. Together with professional oil industry engineers from a large oil company, a team of HCI researchers per- formed task analysis

  18. Threat Assessment for Safe Navigation in Environments with Uncertainty in Predictability

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    How, Jonathan P.

    Threat Assessment for Safe Navigation in Environments with Uncertainty in Predictability by Georges;Threat Assessment for Safe Navigation in Environments with Uncertainty in Predictability by Georges Salim fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy Abstract This thesis develops threat

  19. A Real-Time Navigation Architecture for Automated Vehicles in Urban Environments

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    Paris-Sud XI, Université de

    A Real-Time Navigation Architecture for Automated Vehicles in Urban Environments Gang Chen presents a novel navigation architec- ture for automated car-like vehicles in urban environments. Motion with fully automated driving capabilities. A fleet of such vehicles would form a managed transportation

  20. Mining Web Site Link Structures for Adaptive Web Site Navigation and Search

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    Zhu, Jianhan

    Mining Web Site Link Structures for Adaptive Web Site Navigation and Search Jianhan Zhu BSc Faculty of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy October, 2003 #12;University of Ulster Abstract Mining Web Site Link Structures for Adaptive Web Site Navigation and Search by Jianhan Zhu Supervisors: Dr. Jun

  1. Visualizing and Discovering Web Navigational Patterns Jiyang Chen, Lisheng Sun, Osmar R. Zaiane, Randy Goebel

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    Zaiane, Osmar R.

    Visualizing and Discovering Web Navigational Patterns Jiyang Chen, Lisheng Sun, Osmar R. Za, lisheng, zaiane, goebel}@cs.ualberta.ca ABSTRACT Web site structures are complex to analyze. Cross-referencing the web structure with navigational behaviour adds to the complexity of the analysis. However

  2. PagePrompter: An Intelligent Agent for Web Navigation Created Using Data Mining Techniques

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    Regina, University of

    1 PagePrompter: An Intelligent Agent for Web Navigation Created Using Data Mining Techniques Y.Y. Yao, H.J. Hamilton, and Xuewei Wang Abstract: Creating an intelligent agent for web navigation, which is an agent that dynam- ically gives recommendations to a web site's users by learning from web usage mining

  3. DESIGN AND PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS OF A LOW-COST AIDED DEAD RECKONING NAVIGATION SYSTEM

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    Stanford University

    DESIGN AND PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS OF A LOW-COST AIDED DEAD RECKONING NAVIGATION SYSTEM D. Gebre. This is because the cost of the inertial sensors required to mechanize a classical inertial navigator is the stochastic nature of the wind field speed (i.e., the motion of the air mass in which the airplane is flying

  4. Navigation Planning in Probabilistic Roadmaps with Uncertainty Michael Kneebone and Richard Dearden

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    Yao, Xin

    Navigation Planning in Probabilistic Roadmaps with Uncertainty Michael Kneebone and Richard Dearden,rwd@cs.bham.ac.uk Abstract Probabilistic Roadmaps (PRM) are a commonly used class of algorithms for robot navigation tasks Probabilistic Roadmap (PRM) planning to handle uncertainty and observations. Probabilistic Roadmaps (Kavraki

  5. The Benefit of Alternative Position, Navigation, and Timing (APNT) to Aviation and Other User Communities for

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    Stanford University

    outage. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has initiated an Alternative Position, Navigation Communities for Precise Time and Frequency Services Mitch Narins, US Federal Aviation Administration ShermanThe Benefit of Alternative Position, Navigation, and Timing (APNT) to Aviation and Other User

  6. Using Loran for Broadcast of Integrity Information for Modernized Global Navigation Satellite Systems

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    Stanford University

    States (US) Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has been examining the potential of using an enhanced involved in aviation navigation programs such as WAAS, LAAS and Loran with the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). He is the Director of the Stanford Center for Position Navigation and Time. Benjamin

  7. The Navigation and Control technology inside the AR.Drone micro UAV

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    is that it is a stabilized aerial platform, remotely controlled through a user-friendly graphical interface runningThe Navigation and Control technology inside the AR.Drone micro UAV Pierre-Jean Bristeau François, FRANCE Abstract: This paper exposes the Navigation and Control technology embedded in a recently com

  8. Recent research on navigation has been particularly notable for the increased understanding of the factors affecting

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    Burgess, Neil

    of the factors affecting human navigation and the neural networks supporting it. The use of virtual reality humans and other animals in the neural basis of navigation. Addresses *Wellcome Department of Cognitive brain imaging, combined with the use of virtual environments, has revealed strong parallels between

  9. MRI-based Microrobotic system for the Propulsion and Navigation of Ferromagnetic Microcapsules

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    Boyer, Edmond

    MRI-based Microrobotic system for the Propulsion and Navigation of Ferromagnetic Microcapsules 3-D navigation of a microdevice in blood ves- sels, namely: (i) vessel path planner, (ii) magnetic, magnetic resonance imaging, minimally invasive interventions, real-time control Email address: antoine

  10. Comparing the Usefulness of Video and Map Information In Navigation Tasks

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    Curtis W. Nielsen; Michael A. Goodrich

    2006-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

    One of the fundamental aspects of robot teleoperation is the ability to successfully navigate a robot through an environment. We define successful navigation to mean that the robot minimizes collisions and arrives at the destination in a timely manner. Often video and map information is presented to a robot operator to aid in navigation tasks. This paper addresses the usefulness of map and video information in a navigation task by comparing a side-by-side (2D) representation and an integrated (3D) representation in both a simulated and a real world study. The results suggest that sometimes video is more helpful than a map and other times a map is more helpful than video. From a design perspective, an integrated representation seems to help navigation more than placing map and video side-by-side.

  11. Rick Herbert 122 Shingle Oak Lane

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    Marsh, David

    computer network software later commercialized by General Electric Corporation MS Learning Theory, Nazareth College, Rochester, NY - #12;Professional Accomplishments Eastman Kodak Co./ITT Space Systems

  12. 6 Gsps ADC Interleave Test Rick Raffanti

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    California at Berkeley, University of

    board ("Roach 1.0", revA), with FPGA type XC5VSX50TFF1136 installed. I drove the two ADC clock inputs shows the calibrated data. Sine Sweep, Mini Roach 6GSPS -14 -12 -10 -8 -6 -4 -2 0 2 1 10 100 1000 10000

  13. Rick arbitrage : analysis and trading systems

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    Naheta, Akshay, 1981-

    2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    In this thesis we quantify the risk arbitrage investment process and create trading strategies that generate positive risk-adjusted returns. We use a sample of 895 stock swap mergers, cash mergers, and cash tender offers ...

  14. William F. (Rick) Brandes 8075 Leehaven Road

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    materials as commodities to be reused, recycled, and recovered. Mr. Brandes served as the first chief successfully negotiated the phased elimination of lead tire weights from production, eliminating over 50, and residuals recycling efforts in the following industries: petroleum refining, organic and inorganic chemicals

  15. Essentials of Stochastic Processes Rick Durrett

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    Durrett, Richard

    . As it is possible to drive a car without knowing about the working of the internal combustion engine, it is also

  16. Orthogonally referenced integrated ensemble for navigation and timing

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    Smith, Stephen Fulton; Moore, James Anthony

    2014-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

    An orthogonally referenced integrated ensemble for navigation and timing includes a dual-polyhedral oscillator array, including an outer sensing array of oscillators and an inner clock array of oscillators situated inside the outer sensing array. The outer sensing array includes a first pair of sensing oscillators situated along a first axis of the outer sensing array, a second pair of sensing oscillators situated along a second axis of the outer sensing array, and a third pair of sensing oscillators situated along a third axis of the outer sensing array. The inner clock array of oscillators includes a first pair of clock oscillators situated along a first axis of the inner clock array, a second pair of clock oscillators situated along a second axis of the inner clock array, and a third pair of clock oscillators situated along a third axis of the inner clock array.

  17. Safe Navigation of a Wall-Climbing Robot by Methods of Risk Prediction and Suitable Counteractive Measures

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    Berns, Karsten

    of the navigation depending on an estimated or measured impact [6], [7], [8]. But, so far, it is nearly unexplored reduced in their impact or probability of occurance. This paper addresses the problem of safe navigation follows in section V. II. FUNDAMENTALS Of course, navigation safety strongly depends on the enviro

  18. Atlanta NAVIGATOR case study. Final report, May 1996--Jun 1997

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    Amodei, R.; Bard, E.; Brong, B.; Cahoon, F.; Jasper, K.

    1998-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

    The Atlanta metropolitan region was the location of one of the most ambitious Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) deployments in the United States. This deployment included several individual projects--a Central Transportation Management Center (TMC), six Traffic Control Centers (TCC), one Transit Information Center (TIC), the Travel Information Showcase (TIS), and the extension of the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) rail network and the new high-occupancy vehicle (HOV) lanes on I-85 and I-75. The Atlanta Centennial Olympic Games and Paralympic Games created a focus for these projects. All of these systems were to be brought on line in time for the Olympic Games. This report presents the findings of the NAVIGATOR Case Study and documents the lessons learned from the Atlanta ITS deployment experience in order to improve other ITS deployments in the future. The Case Study focuses on the institutional, programmatic, and technical issues and opportunities from planning and implementing the ITS deployment in Atlanta. The Case Study collected data and information from interviews, observations, focus groups, and documentation reviews. It presents a series of lessons learned and recommendations for enabling successful ITS deployments nationwide.

  19. Vision based navigation system for autonomous proximity operations: an experimental and analytical study

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    Du, Ju-Young

    2005-02-17T23:59:59.000Z

    This dissertation presents an experimental and analytical study of the Vision Based Navigation system (VisNav). VisNav is a novel intelligent optical sensor system invented by Texas A&M University recently for autonomous proximity operations...

  20. Impacts of Biofuel Production and Navigation Impediments on Agricultural Transportation and Markets

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    Ahmedov, Zafarbek

    2013-08-22T23:59:59.000Z

    This study investigated the impacts of U.S. biofuel production and barge navigation impediments on agricultural transportation and markets. Both past and future impacts of U.S. biofuel production levels mandated by the Renewable Fuel Standards...

  1. An investigation of the roles of geomagnetic and acoustic cues in whale navigation and orientation

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    Allen, Ann Nichole

    2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Many species of whales migrate annually between high-latitude feeding grounds and low-latitude breeding grounds. Yet, very little is known about how these animals navigate during these migrations. This thesis takes a first ...

  2. Vision-based Navigation for Mobile Robots on Ill-structured Roads

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    Lee, Hyun Nam

    2010-01-16T23:59:59.000Z

    accordingly before the robot makes its move. We propose an algorithm to assist the robot in avoiding the untrusted area by selecting optimal locations to take frames while navigating. Experiments show that the algorithm can significantly reduce the depth error...

  3. Threat assessment for safe navigation in environments with uncertainty in predictability

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    Aoudé, Georges Salim

    2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    This thesis develops threat assessment algorithms to improve the safety of the decision making of autonomous and human-operated vehicles navigating in dynamic and uncertain environments, where the source of uncertainty is ...

  4. An analysis of ICBM navigation using optical observations of existing space objects

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    Willhite, Weldon Barry

    2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    This thesis investigates the potential of a space-based navigation concept known as Skymark to improve upon the accuracy of inertially-guided intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs). The concept is to use an optical ...

  5. Virtual long baseline (VLBL) autonomous underwater vehicle navigation using a single transponder

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    LaPointe, Cara Elizabeth Grupe

    2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    (cont.) Therefore, accurate underwater navigation using a single location transponder would provide dramatic time and cost savings for underwater vehicle operations. This thesis presents a simulation of autonomous underwater ...

  6. A framework for roadmap-based navigation and sector-based localization of mobile robots 

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    Kim, Jinsuck

    2004-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

    Personal robotics applications require autonomous mobile robot navigation methods that are safe, robust, and inexpensive. Two requirements for autonomous use of robots for such applications are an automatic motion planner ...

  7. Light pulse atom interferometry at short interrogation times for inertial navigation

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    Butts, David LaGrange

    2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Light pulse atom interferometry with cold atoms is a promising inertial sensing technology for high accuracy navigation. At present, laboratory atom interferometers match or surpass state of the art mechanical and optical ...

  8. Visual Navigation: Constructing and Utilizing Simple Maps of an Indoor Environment

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    Sarachik, Karen Beth

    1989-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

    The goal of this work is to navigate through an office environmentsusing only visual information gathered from four cameras placed onboard a mobile robot. The method is insensitive to physical changes within the room ...

  9. Modeling of wind and radar for simulation in four-dimensional navigation environment

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    Malherbe, Gerard Andre

    1976-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Disturbances affecting time control precision in four-dimension navigation are modeled. Several models of wind and turbulence from the ground to ten thousand feet are developed. A distinction is made between wind mean and ...

  10. A framework for roadmap-based navigation and sector-based localization of mobile robots

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    Kim, Jinsuck

    2004-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

    Personal robotics applications require autonomous mobile robot navigation methods that are safe, robust, and inexpensive. Two requirements for autonomous use of robots for such applications are an automatic motion planner to select paths and a...

  11. Control of a Magnetic Microrobot Navigating in Microfluidic Arterial Bifurcations through Pulsatile and Viscous Flow

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    Paris-Sud XI, Université de

    force). Magnetic propulsion and steering for ferromagnetic microparticles, also has been employed [4 coil fields [5], [6]. Magnetic helical medical microrobots, inspired by the propulsion of bacterialControl of a Magnetic Microrobot Navigating in Microfluidic Arterial Bifurcations through Pulsatile

  12. MRI Magnetic Signature Imaging, Tracking and Navigation for Targeted Micro/Nano-capsule Therapeutics

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    Paris-Sud XI, Université de

    - back for the microdevice and a propulsion sequence to enable interleaved magnetic propulsionMRI Magnetic Signature Imaging, Tracking and Navigation for Targeted Micro J. Nelson, Antoine Ferreira and Sergej Fatikow Abstract-- The propulsion of nano

  13. Vision based navigation system for autonomous proximity operations: an experimental and analytical study 

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    Du, Ju-Young

    2005-02-17T23:59:59.000Z

    This dissertation presents an experimental and analytical study of the Vision Based Navigation system (VisNav). VisNav is a novel intelligent optical sensor system invented by Texas A&M University recently for autonomous proximity operations...

  14. Mining Navigation History for Recommendation Xiaobin Fu, Jay Budzik, Kristian J. Hammond

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    Mining Navigation History for Recommendation Xiaobin Fu, Jay Budzik, Kristian J. Hammond Infolab, Northwestern University 1890 Maple Avenue Evanston, IL 60201 1(847) 467-1265 fu, budzik, hammond

  15. The European Satellite Navigation Program : policy analysis and recommendations for the future

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    Escudero San José, Laura

    2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    The European Satellite Navigation Program is a case study that combines Technical / Public / Private aspects in an integrative way. Therefore, it is a sound case for a TPP thesis candidate. This thesis analyzes the European ...

  16. Design and analysis of an Extended Kalman Filter based navigator for an autonomous underwater vehicle 

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    Just, Bradley Eugene

    1994-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    DESIGN AND ANALYSIS OF AN EXTENDED KALMAN FILTER BASED NAVIGATOR FOR AN AUTONOMOUS UNDERWATER VEHICLE A Thesis by BRADLEY EUGENE JUST Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment... of the requirements for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE May 1994 Major Subject: Mechanical Engineering DESIGN AND ANALYSIS OF AN EXTENDED KALMAN FILTER BASED NAVIGATOR FOR AN AUTONOMOUS UNDERWATER VEHICLE A Thesis by BRADLEY EUGENE JUST Submitted to Texas A...

  17. On-line optical flow feedback for mobile robot localization/navigation

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    Sorensen, David Kristin

    2004-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

    ON-LINE OPTICAL FLOW FEEDBACK FOR MOBILE ROBOT LOCALIZATION/NAVIGATION A Thesis by DAVID KRISTIN SORENSEN Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of MASTER... OF SCIENCE May 2003 Major Subject: Mechanical Engineering ON-LINE OPTICAL FLOW FEEDBACK FOR MOBILE ROBOT LOCALIZATION/NAVIGATION A Thesis by DAVID KRISTIN SORENSEN Submitted to Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment...

  18. Design and analysis of an Extended Kalman Filter based navigator for an autonomous underwater vehicle

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    Just, Bradley Eugene

    1994-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    DESIGN AND ANALYSIS OF AN EXTENDED KALMAN FILTER BASED NAVIGATOR FOR AN AUTONOMOUS UNDERWATER VEHICLE A Thesis by BRADLEY EUGENE JUST Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment... of the requirements for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE May 1994 Major Subject: Mechanical Engineering DESIGN AND ANALYSIS OF AN EXTENDED KALMAN FILTER BASED NAVIGATOR FOR AN AUTONOMOUS UNDERWATER VEHICLE A Thesis by BRADLEY EUGENE JUST Submitted to Texas A...

  19. Robust Planning for Autonomous Navigation of Mobile Robots in Unstructured, Dynamic Environments: An LDRD Final Report

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    EISLER, G. RICHARD

    2002-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

    This report summarizes the analytical and experimental efforts for the Laboratory Directed Research and Development (LDRD) project entitled ''Robust Planning for Autonomous Navigation of Mobile Robots In Unstructured, Dynamic Environments (AutoNav)''. The project goal was to develop an algorithmic-driven, multi-spectral approach to point-to-point navigation characterized by: segmented on-board trajectory planning, self-contained operation without human support for mission duration, and the development of appropriate sensors and algorithms to navigate unattended. The project was partially successful in achieving gains in sensing, path planning, navigation, and guidance. One of three experimental platforms, the Minimalist Autonomous Testbed, used a repetitive sense-and-re-plan combination to demonstrate the majority of elements necessary for autonomous navigation. However, a critical goal for overall success in arbitrary terrain, that of developing a sensor that is able to distinguish true obstacles that need to be avoided as a function of vehicle scale, still needs substantial research to bring to fruition.

  20. This guide will help you navigate USC's online job system, JobMate. Through JobMate you can:This guide will help you navigate USC's online job system, JobMate. Through JobMate you can:This guide will help you navigate USC's online job system, JobMate. Thr

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    Almor, Amit

    This guide will help you navigate USC's online job system, JobMate. Through JobMate you can:This guide will help you navigate USC's online job system, JobMate. Through JobMate you can:This guide will help you navigate USC's online job system, JobMate. Through JobMate you can:This guide will help you

  1. Marine and Hydrokinetic Renewable Energy Technologies: Potential Navigational Impacts and Mitigation Measures

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    Cool, Richard, M.; Hudon, Thomas, J.; Basco, David, R.; Rondorf, Neil, E.

    2009-12-10T23:59:59.000Z

    On April 15, 2008, the Department of Energy (DOE) issued a Funding Opportunity Announcement for Advanced Water Power Projects which included a Topic Area for Marine and Hydrokinetic Renewable Energy Market Acceleration Projects. Within this Topic Area, DOE identified potential navigational impacts of marine and hydrokinetic renewable energy technologies and measures to prevent adverse impacts on navigation as a sub-topic area. DOE defines marine and hydrokinetic technologies as those capable of utilizing one or more of the following resource categories for energy generation: ocean waves; tides or ocean currents; free flowing water in rivers or streams; and energy generation from the differentials in ocean temperature. PCCI was awarded Cooperative Agreement DE-FC36-08GO18177 from the DOE to identify the potential navigational impacts and mitigation measures for marine hydrokinetic technologies, as summarized herein. The contract also required cooperation with the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) and two recipients of awards (Pacific Energy Ventures and reVision) in a sub-topic area to develop a protocol to identify streamlined, best-siting practices. Over the period of this contract, PCCI and our sub-consultants, David Basco, Ph.D., and Neil Rondorf of Science Applications International Corporation, met with USCG headquarters personnel, with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers headquarters and regional personnel, with U.S. Navy regional personnel and other ocean users in order to develop an understanding of existing practices for the identification of navigational impacts that might occur during construction, operation, maintenance, and decommissioning. At these same meetings, “standard” and potential mitigation measures were discussed so that guidance could be prepared for project developers. Concurrently, PCCI reviewed navigation guidance published by the USCG and international community. This report summarizes the results of this effort, provides guidance in the form of a checklist for assessing the navigational impacts of potential marine and hydrokinetic projects, and provides guidance for improving the existing navigational guidance promulgated by the USCG in Navigation Vessel Inspection Circular 02 07. At the request of the USCG, our checklist and mitigation guidance was written in a generic nature so that it could be equally applied to offshore wind projects. PCCI teleconferenced on a monthly basis with DOE, Pacific Energy Ventures and reVision in order to share information and review work products. Although the focus of our effort was on marine and hydrokinetic technologies, as defined above, this effort drew upon earlier work by the USCG on offshore wind renewable energy installations. The guidance provided herein can be applied equally to marine and hydrokinetic technologies and to offshore wind, which are collectively referred to by the USCG as Renewable Energy Installations.

  2. Design of a navigation filter by analysis of local observability Pierre-Jean Bristeau, Nicolas Petit, Laurent Praly

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    Paris-Sud XI, Université de

    Design of a navigation filter by analysis of local observability Pierre-Jean Bristeau, Nicolas Petit, Laurent Praly Abstract-- This paper presents an inertial navigation filter designed. This results in temporally interconnected observers which are of the Kalman filter type. It is proven that each

  3. Applicability of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) Regulations to the Management of Navigational Dredged Material from

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    Brookhaven National Laboratory

    to the Management of Navigational Dredged Material from the New York/New Jersey Harbor by Thomas John A thesis.........................................................................7 2.1 Interim Guidance for Freshwater Navigational Dredging...............................7 2 Management of Dredged Material........................................12 2.2 New York State Soil Clean Up

  4. Representing hierarchical POMDPs as DBNs, with applications to mobile robot navigation

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    Murphy, Kevin Patrick

    Representing hierarchical POMDPs as DBNs, with applications to mobile robot navigation Kevin P and learning is faster than in SCFGs. In particular, inference in an HHMM can be done in O(T) time [MP01) takes O(T 3 ) time [JM00]. This also means learning, which uses inference as a subroutine, is faster. Y

  5. Coastal Dynamics 2013 COASTAL INLET NAVIGATION RESEARCH IN THE U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS

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    US Army Corps of Engineers

    of sediment was dredged at a cost of $1,322 Million. Of this total, roughly 84% was for channel maintenance manages over 40,000 km of coastal and inland navigation channels, dredging 174 Million cubic meters of sediment costing $1,322 Million in 2011. The Coastal Inlets Research Program (CIRP) advances the state

  6. Providing Integrity for Satellite Navigation: Lessons Learned (Thus Far) from the Financial

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    Stanford University

    Providing Integrity for Satellite Navigation: Lessons Learned (Thus Far) from the Financial], the goal is to learn lessons from this experience that can improve the way that risk is assessed directly to the worldwide financial crisis of 2008 - 2009 and identifies lessons that are applicable

  7. Underwater robot navigation around a sphere using electrolocation sense and Kalman filter

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    Paris-Sud XI, Université de

    Underwater robot navigation around a sphere using electrolocation sense and Kalman filter Vincent to the model of Rasnow [3]. Unscented Kalman Filter is used to localize the robot with respect to the sphere of the parameters of the sphere. This method is based on the unscented Kalman filter. In the third part we

  8. Field Report: Long-Baseline Acoustic Navigation for Under-Ice AUV Operations

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    Singh, Hanumant

    . The drifting pack ice made vehicle recovery more challenging and necessitated atypical adaptations relatively unexplored on account of its location beneath the permanent drifting Arctic ice pack. OurField Report: Long-Baseline Acoustic Navigation for Under-Ice AUV Operations Michael V. Jakuba

  9. Conference Navigator 2.0: Community-Based Recommendation for Academic Conferences

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    Brusilovsky, Peter

    (HT) 20092 , User Modeling, Adaptation, and Personalization (UMAP) 20093 , and 4th European Conference1 Conference Navigator 2.0: Community-Based Recommendation for Academic Conferences Chirayu. Large conferences are one of the venues suffering from this overload. Faced with several parallel

  10. International Conference on Machine Control & Guidance 2008 1 Autonomous Navigation Tool for Real & Virtual Field

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    's model. From this model a set of five control variables are derived, reducing the complexity1st International Conference on Machine Control & Guidance 2008 1 Autonomous Navigation Tool on sensor fusion and fuzzy logic, has been realised. The data of various sensors are transferred to control

  11. Geospatial Mapping and Navigation of the Web Kevin S. McCurley

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    McCurley, Kevin

    Geospatial Mapping and Navigation of the Web Kevin S. McCurley IBM Almaden Research Center 650 proximity. Keywords:. Geospatial information retrieval, geographic in- formation systems, browsers by geospatial criteria. Information re- trieval based on geographic criteria is a fairly common task. Examples

  12. Geophysical flight line flying and flight path recovery utilizing the Litton LTN-76 inertial navigation system

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    Mitkus, A.F.; Cater, D.; Farmer, P.F.; Gay, S.P. Jr.

    1981-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

    The Litton LTN-76 Inertial Navigation Systems (INS) with Inertial Track guidance System (ITGS) software is geared toward the airborne survey industry. This report is a summary of tests performed with the LTN-76 designed to fly an airborne geophysical survey as well as to recover the subsequent flight path utilizing INS derived coordinates.

  13. Manipulating the Future: Predictor Based Feedback for Velocity Control in Virtual Environment Navigation

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    New Hampshire, University of

    Manipulating the Future: Predictor Based Feedback for Velocity Control in Virtual Environment control. The predictor indicates to the user where and how fast he or sheis travelling and hasadirect manipulation feel to it. Experiences using the predictor to navigate over digital terrain maps are discussed

  14. Vision Based Navigation with an Experimental Satellite Konrad Makowka, Alvar Saenz-Otero, David W. Miller

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    -Otero, David W. Miller January 2012 SSL # 2-12 #12;#12;Page I Vision Based Navigation with an Experimental Satellite Testbed Konrad Makowka, Alvar Saenz-Otero, David W. Miller January 2012 SSL # 2-12 This work at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Space Systems Laboratory (SSL). First, an application programming

  15. c 2013 IEEE On-Board Dual-Stereo-Vision for Autonomous Quadrotor Navigation

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    Zell, Andreas

    and Andreas Zell Abstract-- We present a quadrotor Micro Aerial Vehicle (MAV) capable of autonomous indoorc 2013 IEEE On-Board Dual-Stereo-Vision for Autonomous Quadrotor Navigation Konstantin Schauwecker Aerial Vehicles (MAVs) are becoming increasingly popular in the robotics research community

  16. Distributed 3D Navigation and Collision Avoidance for Nonholonomic Aircraft-like Vehicles

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    Dimarogonas, Dimos

    Vehicles (AUVs) and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), or automated Air Traffic Control (ATC) in general, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, U.S.A. ddimar@mit.edu underwater vehicles, the aboveDistributed 3D Navigation and Collision Avoidance for Nonholonomic Aircraft-like Vehicles Giannis P

  17. AIAA Guidance, Navigation and Control Conference, Toronto, Canada Wind Field Estimation for Small Unmanned Aerial

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    Langelaan, Jack W.

    is development of a low-cost atmospheric mea- surement and sampling system. The paper presents an error analysis with estimating wind conditions to enable gust soaring. Since the motivation is small, low cost uavs (here smallAIAA Guidance, Navigation and Control Conference, Toronto, Canada Wind Field Estimation for Small

  18. Navigating the Aural Web: Augmenting User Experience for Visually Impaired and Mobile Users

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    Zhou, Yaoqi

    Navigating the Aural Web: Augmenting User Experience for Visually Impaired and Mobile Users Davide and Experience Research (USER) Lab 535 W. Michigan Street Indianapolis, IN 46202 USA Abstract The current web information architectures typical of the web. A pervasive problem in designing for web accessibility

  19. Loran for Required Navigation Performance 0.3: The Current Work of Loran Integrity Performance

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    Stanford University

    Mitchell Narins, US Federal Aviation Administration, USA 1 ABSTRACT Loran, is an attractive candidate components of the USDOT to evaluate how they propose to meet this requirement. For the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), this means maintaining and upgrading a navigation infrastructure sufficient for sustaining

  20. A DME Based Area Navigation Systems for GPS/WAAS Interference Mitigation In General Aviation Applications

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    Stanford University

    States. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is leading the e ort to mod- ernize the NAS, Stanford University Abstract The Federal Aviation Administration is leading the National Airspace SystemA DME Based Area Navigation Systems for GPS/WAAS Interference Mitigation In General Aviation

  1. Marine and Hydrokinetic Renewable Energy Devices, Potential Navigational Hazards and Mitigation Measures

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    Cool, Richard, M.; Hudon, Thomas, J.; Basco, David, R.; Rondorf, Neil, E.

    2009-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

    On April 15, 2008, the Department of Energy (DOE) issued a Funding Opportunity Announcement for Advanced Water Power Projects which included a Topic Area for Marine and Hydrokinetic Renewable Energy Market Acceleration Projects. Within this Topic Area, DOE identified potential navigational impacts of marine and hydrokinetic renewable energy technologies and measures to prevent adverse impacts on navigation as a sub-topic area. DOE defines marine and hydrokinetic technologies as those capable of utilizing one or more of the following resource categories for energy generation: ocean waves; tides or ocean currents; free flowing water in rivers or streams; and energy generation from the differentials in ocean temperature. PCCI was awarded Cooperative Agreement DE-FC36-08GO18177 from the DOE to identify the potential navigational impacts and mitigation measures for marine hydrokinetic technologies. A technical report addressing our findings is available on this Science and Technology Information site under the Product Title, "Marine and Hydrokinetic Renewable Energy Technologies: Potential Navigational Impacts and Mitigation Measures". This product is a brochure, primarily for project developers, that summarizes important issues in that more comprehensive report, identifies locations where that report can be downloaded, and identifies points of contact for more information.

  2. Towards WSN-aided Navigation for Vehicles in Smart Cities : An Application Case Study

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    Paris-Sud XI, Université de

    Towards WSN-aided Navigation for Vehicles in Smart Cities : An Application Case Study Roudy Dagher--With the emergence of Smart City concept, Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) become one of the key technologies availability [1]. In this context, the concept of smart cities has attracted significant research interest

  3. Virtual navigation in humans: the impact of age, sex, and hormones on place learning

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    Hamilton, Derek

    Virtual navigation in humans: the impact of age, sex, and hormones on place learning Ira Driscolla cognition in humans, while the Morris water task (MWT) is a preferred method in the domain of nonhuman animal research. The MWT is sensitive to hippocampal damage, a structure critical for normal learning

  4. The starmaze: a new paradigm to characterize multiple spatial navigation strategies

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    Arleo, Angelo

    for animal experiments and then adapted to humans using virtual reality. In both cases, up to three different Introduction Spatial navigation is a crucial function for many animal species including humans and is primarily animal or human to first acquire spatial knowledge (e.g. spatio-temporal relations between environmental

  5. The Effects of the TI-Navigator System on Student Achievement (Algebra I)

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    Wurtele, Eve Syrkin

    The Effects of the TI-Navigator System on Student Achievement (Algebra I) Demographics of Sample (n in student understanding and attitudes when technology was used in Algebra I. 2. Used two types of technology and warranted. Other technologies could also be compared and developed to contribute to algebra students

  6. AUTONOMOUS NAVIGATION TO PROVIDE LONG-DISTANCE SURFACE TRAVERSESFOR MARS ROVER SAMPLERETURN MISSION

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    Nagy, George

    to the mission,fuel consumption, and vehicle stability. Thevehicle reaches a new vantagepoint with relatively included a television camera, a range fmder, and tactile whiskers. The Autonomous Land Vehicle built-foilowing. Cumnt interest in autonomous vehicle navigation is attested by the thirc)[-nine papers scheduled

  7. Abstract-Homing and navigation capabilities are essential for many Autonomous Underwater Vehicle

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    Paris-Sud XI, Université de

    Abstract- Homing and navigation capabilities are essential for many Autonomous Underwater Vehicle's position in the vehicle frame. In order to triangulate his position, the AUV need to maneuver while an initial estimate of the vehicle's location with respect to a fixed or moving beacon. These initials

  8. Ubiquitous Positioning: A Taxonomy for Location Determination on Mobile Navigation System

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    Bejuri, Wan Mohd Yaakob Wan; Sapri, Maimunah; 10.5121/sipij.2011.2103

    2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    The location determination in obstructed area can be very challenging especially if Global Positioning System are blocked. Users will find it difficult to navigate directly on-site in such condition, especially indoor car park lot or obstructed environment. Sometimes, it needs to combine with other sensors and positioning methods in order to determine the location with more intelligent, reliable and ubiquity. By using ubiquitous positioning in mobile navigation system, it is a promising ubiquitous location technique in a mobile phone since as it is a familiar personal electronic device for many people. However, as research on ubiquitous positioning systems goes beyond basic methods there is an increasing need for better comparison of proposed ubiquitous positioning systems. System developers are also lacking of good frameworks for understanding different options during building ubiquitous positioning systems. This paper proposes taxonomy to address both of these problems. The proposed taxonomy has been constr...

  9. Vision Based Navigation for a Mobile Robot with Different Field of Views

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    Khan, Rizwan A; Saeed, Saqib

    2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    The basic idea behind evolutionary robotics is to evolve a set of neural controllers for a particular task at hand. It involves use of various input parameters such as infrared sensors, light sensors and vision based methods. This paper aims to explore the evolution of vision based navigation in a mobile robot. It discusses in detail the effect of different field of views for a mobile robot. The individuals have been evolved using different FOV values and the results have been recorded and analyzed.The optimum values for FOV have been proposed after evaluating more than 100 different values. It has been observed that the optimum FOV value requires lesser number of generations for evolution and the mobile robot trained with that particular value is able to navigate well in the environment.

  10. 1) Navigate to Budget Overview in NUFinancials 2) Click on the Add a New Value tab

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    Chisholm, Rex L.

    1 2 3 1) Navigate to Budget Overview in NUFinancials 2) Click on the Add a New Value tab 3) Put a name in the box 4) Hit Add HOW TO LOOK UP YOUR CONTROL BUDGET IN BUDGET OVERVIEW #12;1 2 3 4 1) Type in or choose Ledger Group KK_FSM_PR 2) Enter fiscal year in From & To Budget Period fields 3) In the Fund field

  11. An analysis of navigational instruments in the Age of Exploration: 15th century to mid-17th century

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    Swanick, Lois Ann

    2006-04-12T23:59:59.000Z

    from 27 of these shipwreck sites. These instruments provide the basis to develop a typology for archaeologists to more closely date these finds. The navigation instruments recovered from the wreck of LaBelle (1686) are discussed in detail...

  12. Breaking the Ice: Navigation in the Arctic Grace Xingxin Gao, Liang Heng, Todd Walter, and Per Enge

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    Gao, Grace Xingxin

    Breaking the Ice: Navigation in the Arctic Grace Xingxin Gao, Liang Heng, Todd Walter, and Per Enge (ION) Early Achievement Award. Liang Heng is a Ph.D. candidate under the guidance of Professor Per Enge

  13. Plan averaging for multicriteria navigation of sliding window IMRT and VMAT

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    Craft, David, E-mail: dcraft@partners.org; Papp, Dávid; Unkelbach, Jan [Department of Radiation Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114 (United States)] [Department of Radiation Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114 (United States)

    2014-02-15T23:59:59.000Z

    Purpose: To describe a method for combining sliding window plans [intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) or volumetric modulated arc therapy (VMAT)] for use in treatment plan averaging, which is needed for Pareto surface navigation based multicriteria treatment planning. Methods: The authors show that by taking an appropriately defined average of leaf trajectories of sliding window plans, the authors obtain a sliding window plan whose fluence map is the exact average of the fluence maps corresponding to the initial plans. In the case of static-beam IMRT, this also implies that the dose distribution of the averaged plan is the exact dosimetric average of the initial plans. In VMAT delivery, the dose distribution of the averaged plan is a close approximation of the dosimetric average of the initial plans. Results: The authors demonstrate the method on three Pareto optimal VMAT plans created for a demanding paraspinal case, where the tumor surrounds the spinal cord. The results show that the leaf averaged plans yield dose distributions that approximate the dosimetric averages of the precomputed Pareto optimal plans well. Conclusions: The proposed method enables the navigation of deliverable Pareto optimal plans directly, i.e., interactive multicriteria exploration of deliverable sliding window IMRT and VMAT plans, eliminating the need for a sequencing step after navigation and hence the dose degradation that is caused by such a sequencing step.

  14. Wind Finslerian structures: from Zermelo's navigation to the causality of spacetimes

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    Erasmo Caponio; Miguel Angel Javaloyes; Miguel Sánchez

    2015-06-02T23:59:59.000Z

    The notion of wind Finslerian structure is developed; this is a generalization of Finsler metrics where the indicatrices at the tangent spaces may not contain the zero vector. In the particular case that these indicatrices are ellipsoids, called here wind Riemannian structures, they admit a double interpretation which provides: (a) a model for classical Zermelo's navigation problem even when the trajectories of the moving objects (planes, ships) are influenced by strong winds or streams, and (b) a natural description of the causal structure of relativistic spacetimes endowed with a non-vanishing Killing vector field (SSTK splittings), in terms of Finslerian elements. These elements can be regarded as conformally invariant Killing initial data on a partial Cauchy hypersurface. The wind Finslerian structure is described in terms of two (conic, pseudo) Finsler metrics, one with a convex indicatrix and the other with a concave one. However, the spacetime viewpoint for the wind Riemannian case gives a useful unified viewpoint. A thorough study of the causal properties of such a spacetime is carried out in Finslerian terms. Randers-Kropina metrics appear as the Finslerian counterpart to the case of an SSTK when the Killing vector field is either timelike or lightlike. Among the applications, we obtain the solution of Zermelo's navigation with arbitrary stationary wind, metric-type properties (distance functions-type, completeness, existence of minimizing, maximizing or closed geodesics), as well as description of spacetime elements (Cauchy developments, black hole horizons) in terms of Finslerian elements in Killing initial data. A general Fermat's principle of independent interest for arbitrary spacetimes, as well as its applications to SSTK spacetimes and Zermelo's navigation, are also provided.

  15. Multi- and Hyper-Spectral Sensing for Autonomous Ground Vehicle Navigation

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    FOGLER, ROBERT J.

    2003-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Robotic vehicles that navigate autonomously are hindered by unnecessary avoidance of soft obstacles, and entrapment by potentially avoidable obstacles. Existing sensing technologies fail to reliably distinguish hard obstacles from soft obstacles, as well as impassable thickets and other sources of entrapment. Automated materials classification through advanced sensing methods may provide a means to identify such obstacles, and from their identity, to determine whether they must be avoided. Multi- and hyper-spectral electro-optic sensors are used in remote sensing applications to classify both man-made and naturally occurring materials on the earth's surface by their reflectance spectra. The applicability of this sensing technology to obstacle identification for autonomous ground vehicle navigation is the focus of this report. The analysis is restricted to system concepts in which the multi- or hyper-spectral sensor is on-board the ground vehicle, facing forward to detect and classify obstacles ahead of the vehicle. Obstacles of interest include various types of vegetation, rocks, soils, minerals, and selected man-made materials such as paving asphalt and concrete.

  16. Navigation and Control of the Nereus Hybrid Underwater Vehicle for Global Ocean Science to 10,903 m Depth: Preliminary Results

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    Whitcomb, Louis L.

    an overview of the navigation and control system design for the new Nereus hybrid underwa- ter robotic vehicle to the surface. This paper reports an overview of the navigation and control system design for the new Nereus), an electro-hydraulic manipulator arm, and sampling instruments. The Nereus vehicle is designed to render all

  17. Robot Navigation in Dense Human Crowds: the Case for Cooperation Pete Trautman1, Jeremy Ma1,2, Richard M. Murray1 and Andreas Krause1,3

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    Murray, Richard M.

    the day, allowing for diverse experiments. the natural human crowds1 of a university cafeteria (Figure 1Robot Navigation in Dense Human Crowds: the Case for Cooperation Pete Trautman1, Jeremy Ma1,2, Richard M. Murray1 and Andreas Krause1,3 Abstract-- We consider mobile robot navigation in dense human

  18. Updated 2-13 (Loren R. (Rick) Bremseth)

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    , Bosnia-Herzegovina. He also commanded the Joint Special Operations Task Force, Operation Enduring Freedom

  19. Microsoft Word - Statement Rick Terven.Plumbers Pipefitters.Hartford...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    systems; reliable, efficient energy production, distribution and transportation. Pollution-control technology across all industries-including refineries, power plants,...

  20. April 28, 2005 Rick Field -Florida/CDF Page 1

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    Field, Richard

    -particle correlations. Underlying Event Studies: charged particles and energy for jet, jet+jet, +jet, Z+jet. Pile dependent algorithm (CDF Run 1 legacy)! Cluster together calorimeter towers by their "angular" proximityPoint Cone Algorithm: Define a list of seeds using CAL towers with ET > 1 GeV. Also put seed

  1. Environmental Values Public Environmental Report 3 Introduction by Rick Cohagan

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    National Oceanography Centre, Southampton

    energy companies in the world, operating in over 180 countries worldwide and engaged in every aspect a number of discoveries, most notably in the US Gulf of Mexico, Nigeria and Australia. Chevron's asset on creating new legacy positions in key conventional energy basins, expanding our assets and capabilities

  2. Microsoft PowerPoint - posterRick.ppt [Compatibility Mode]

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative1 First Use of Energy for All Purposes (Fuel and Nonfuel), 2002; Level: National5Sales for4,645U.S. DOEThe Bonneville PowerCherries 82981-1cnHighandSWPA / SPRA / USACE SWPA / SPRAresults from phased

  3. Wind Finslerian structures: from Zermelo's navigation to the causality of spacetimes

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    Caponio, Erasmo; Sánchez, Miguel

    2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    The notion of wind Finslerian structure is developed; this is a generalization of Finsler metrics where the indicatrices at the tangent spaces may not contain the zero vector. In the particular case that these indicatrices are ellipsoids, called here wind Riemannian structures, they admit a double interpretation which provides: (a) a model for classical Zermelo's navigation problem even when the trajectories of the moving objects (planes, ships) are influenced by strong winds or streams, and (b) a natural description of the causal structure of relativistic spacetimes endowed with a non-vanishing Killing vector field (SSTK splittings), in terms of Finslerian elements. These elements can be regarded as conformally invariant Killing initial data on a partial Cauchy hypersurface. The wind Finslerian structure is described in terms of two (conic, pseudo) Finsler metrics, one with a convex indicatrix and the other with a concave one. However, the spacetime viewpoint for the wind Riemannian case gives a useful unifi...

  4. Development of a Navigator and Imaging Techniques for the Cryogenic Dark Matter Search Detectors

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    Wilen, Chris; /Carleton Coll. /KIPAC, Menlo Park

    2011-06-22T23:59:59.000Z

    This project contributes to the detection of flaws in the germanium detectors for the Cryogenic Dark Matter Search (CDMS) experiment. Specifically, after imaging the detector surface with a precise imaging and measuring device, they developed software to stitch the resulting images together, applying any necessary rotations, offsets, and averaging, to produce a smooth image of the whole detector that can be used to detect flaws on the surface of the detector. These images were also tiled appropriately for the Google Maps API to use as a navigation tool, allowing viewers to smoothly zoom and pan across the detector surface. Automated defect identification can now be implemented, increasing the scalability of the germanium detector fabrication.

  5. Development of Radar Navigation and Radio Data Transmission for Microhole Coiled Tubing Bottom Hole Assemblies

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    Larry G. Stolarczyk; Gerald L. Stolarczyk; Larry Icerman; John Howard; Hooman Tehrani

    2007-03-25T23:59:59.000Z

    This Final Technical Report summarizes the research and development (R&D) work performed by Stolar Research Corporation (Stolar) under U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Contract Number DE-FC26-04NT15477. This work involved the development of radar navigation and radio data transmission systems for integration with microhole coiled tubing bottom hole assemblies. Under this contract, Stolar designed, fabricated, and laboratory and field tested two advanced technologies of importance to the future growth of the U.S. oil and gas industry: (1) real-time measurement-while-drilling (MWD) for guidance and navigation of coiled tubing drilling in hydrocarbon reservoirs and (2) two-way inductive radio data transmission on coiled tubing for real-time, subsurface-to-surface data transmission. The operating specifications for these technologies are compatible with 3.5-inch boreholes drilled to a true vertical depth (TVD) of 5,000 feet, which is typical of coiled tubing drilling applications. These two technologies (i.e., the Stolar Data Transmission System and Drill String Radar) were developed into pre-commercial prototypes and tested successfully in simulated coiled tubing drilling conditions. Integration of these two technologies provides a real-time geosteering capability with extremely quick response times. Stolar is conducting additional work required to transition the Drill String Radar into a true commercial product. The results of this advanced development work should be an important step in the expanded commercialization of advanced coiled tubing microhole drilling equipment for use in U.S. hydrocarbon reservoirs.

  6. Designing an Interface and Path Translator for a Smart Phone-Based Indoor Navigation System for Visually Impaired Users

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    Mellon University Pittsburgh, PA 15213 Thesis Committee: M. Bernardine Dias, Chair Manuela Veloso Yonina, of the sponsor or the U.S. Government #12;Keywords: Indoor navigation, orientation and mobility, blind users], there are 15 million blind and visually impaired people in the United States. They have different important

  7. Jl. of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia (2002) 11(2), 95-115 Effects of Navigation Tool Information on Hypertext

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    Dawson, Michael

    2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    clearly. Previous re- search identified some of the variables that impact navigation performance through performance measures such as speed, accuracy, number of pages accessed and recall of doc- ument). Efficiency measures are based on speed and the number of steps taken to complete an information search

  8. Guidance, Navigation and Control Conference, August 16-19 2007, Hilton Head, South Carolina Parameterized Optimal Trajectory Generation for

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    Langelaan, Jack W.

    Guidance, Navigation and Control Conference, August 16-19 2007, Hilton Head, South Carolina as finely discretized tables. I. Introduction Unmanned aerial vehicles (uavs) have played an integral role by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Inc. with permission. aStrictly speaking slam

  9. NARROW AISLE MOBILE ROBOT NAVIGATION IN HAZARDOUS ENVIRONMENTS Thomas R. Collins, Andrew M. Henshaw Ronald C. Arkin

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    in the semi­structured environment found in a hazardous waste storage facility, a sensor system should useNARROW AISLE MOBILE ROBOT NAVIGATION IN HAZARDOUS ENVIRONMENTS Thomas R. Collins, Andrew M. Henshaw it to a system more suitable for actual deployment on a robot. Routine monitoring of stored radioactive materials

  10. NARROW AISLE MOBILE ROBOT NAVIGATION IN HAZARDOUS ENVIRONMENTS Thomas R. Collins, Andrew M. Henshaw Ronald C. Arkin

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    in the semi-structured environment found in a hazardous waste storage facility, a sensor system should useNARROW AISLE MOBILE ROBOT NAVIGATION IN HAZARDOUS ENVIRONMENTS Thomas R. Collins, Andrew M. Henshaw it to a system more suitable for actual deployment on a robot. Routine monitoring of stored radioactive materials

  11. A Wearable Haptic Navigation Guidance System Sevgi Ertan, Clare Lee, Abigail Willets, Hong Tan and Alex Pentland

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    Tan, Hong Z.

    's back, an infrared-based input system for locating the user in an environment, and a wearable computer for route planning. User testing was conducted to evaluate the eflectiveness of this system as a navigation information from cameras or ultrasonic sensors to sounds. The design of a sonification system often requires

  12. Sediment Decontamination For Navigational And Environmental Restoration In NY/NJ Harbor Case Study: Passaic River, New Jersey

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    Brookhaven National Laboratory

    Sediment Decontamination For Navigational And Environmental Restoration In NY/NJ Harbor ­ Case compounds. Decontamination of these sediments is one tool that can be used to cope with the problems posed decontamination technologies in near- commercial scale projects during the 2004-2005time period. We stress

  13. Abstract--This paper presents a vision-based navigation solution for unmanned aircraft operations on airfield surfaces

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    Frew, Eric W.

    Hawk, significant effort is required to survey each airfield at which the UAS will operate, and to specify detailedAbstract--This paper presents a vision-based navigation solution for unmanned aircraft operations on airfield surfaces in GPS-denied environments. The Unmanned Aircraft System Ground Operations Management

  14. Cornell's Ranger robot navigated 108.5 times around the Barton Hall indoor track, about 212 meters pe Entertainment

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    Ruina, Andy L.

    . Unlike other walking robots that use motors to control every movement, the Ranger appears more relaxed could be applied to rehabilitation, prostheses for humans and improving athletic performance. New 6Cornell's Ranger robot navigated 108.5 times around the Barton Hall indoor track, about 212 meters

  15. Navigating the Geoscience Information Landscape: Pathways to Success - Proceedings of the 44th Meeting of the Geoscience Information Society

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    2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Proceedings of the 44th Meeting of the Geoscience Information Society October 18-21, 2009 Portland, Oregon USA Navigating the Geoscience Information Landscape: Pathways to Success Edited by Jody Bales Foote... Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America held in Portland, Oregon October 18-21, 2009. The papers are arranged in the order in which they were presented. Where the entire paper was not available due to publishing conflicts, the abstract...

  16. Out-of-Plane Computed-Tomography-Guided Biopsy Using a Magnetic-Field-Based Navigation System

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    Wallace, Michael J., E-mail: mwallace@di.mdacc.tmc.edu; Gupta, Sanjay; Hicks, Marshall E. [University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Departments of Diagnostic Radiology, Section of Vascular and Interventional Radiology (United States)

    2006-02-15T23:59:59.000Z

    The purpose of this article is to report our clinical experience with out-of-plane computed-tomography (CT)-guided biopsies using a magnetic-field-based navigation system. Between February 2002 and March 2003, 20 patients underwent CT-guided biopsy in which an adjunct magnetic-field-based navigation system was used to aid an out-of-plane biopsy approach. Eighteen patients had an underlying primary malignancy. All biopsies involved the use of a coaxial needle system in which an outer 18G guide needle was inserted to the lesion using the navigation system and an inner 22G needle was then used to obtain fine-needle aspirates. Complications and technical success were recorded. Target lesions were located in the adrenal gland (n = 7), liver (n = 6), pancreas (n = 3), lung (n = 2), retroperitoneal lymph node (n = 1), and pelvis (n = 1). The mean lesion size (maximum transverse diameter) was 26.5 mm (range: 8-70 mm) and the mean and median cranial-caudal distance, between the transaxial planes of the final needle tip location and the needle insertion site, was 40 mm (range: 18-90 mm). Needle tip positioning was successfully placed within the lesion in all 20 biopsies. A diagnosis of malignancy was obtained in 14 biopsies. Benign diagnoses were encountered in the remaining six biopsies and included a benign adrenal gland (n = 2), fibroelastic tissue (n = 1), hepocytes with steatosis (n = 2) and reactive hepatocytes (n = 1). No complications were encountered. A magnetic-field-based navigation system is an effective adjunct tool for accurate and safe biopsy of lesions that require an out-of-plane CT approach.

  17. Report of the Court investigation of accident on the Tudor IV. Aircraft “Star Tiger” G-AHNP on the 30th January, 1948, held under Air Navigation 

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    Anonymous

    MINISTRY OF CIVIL AVIATION REPORT of the Court investigation of the accident to the Tudor IV. Aircraft "Star Tiger" G-AHNP on the 30th January, 1948, held under the Air Navigation (Investigation of Accidents) Regulations, 1922

  18. Observations of the Behavior and Distribution of Fish in Relation to the Columbia River Navigation Channel and Channel Maintenance Activities

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    Carlson, Thomas J.; Ploskey, Gene R.; Johnson, R. L.; Mueller, Robert P.; Weiland, Mark A.; Johnson, P. N.

    2001-10-19T23:59:59.000Z

    This report is a compilation of 7 studies conducted for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers between 1995 and 1998 which used hydroacoustic methods to study the behavior of migrating salmon in response to navigation channel maintenance activities in the lower Columbia River near river mile 45. Differences between daytime and nighttime behavior and fish densities were noted. Comparisons were made of fish distribution across the river (in the channel, channel margin or near shore) and fish depth upstream and downstream of dikes, dredges, and pile driving areas.

  19. Vermessung & Geoinformation 2/2011, P. 171 179, 7 Figs. 171171 Precise Point Positioning (PPP) denotes a GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite System) based positioning technique,

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    Schuh, Harald

    (PPP) denotes a GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite System) based positioning technique, where dual parameters along with the site coordinates. Introduced for the first time about 14 years ago the PPP technique was mainly used in post-processing applications. Barriers for a more intense use of PPP were

  20. Vermessung & Geoinformation 2/2011, P. 114 121, 5 Figs.114 Within the last decade, Precise Point Positioning (PPP) has been discussed by GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite

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    Schuh, Harald

    , Precise Point Positioning (PPP) has been discussed by GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite System) experts and research groups all over the world. PPP uses code or phase observations on zero-difference level in combination with precise orbits and clock corrections to achieve highly accurate point coordinates. PPP

  1. DISSERTATION FORMAT GUIDELINES The Knowledge Navigation Center (second floor of the Graduate Library) may be able to help with formatting problems. There are no

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    Papalambros, Panos

    5.14 DISSERTATION FORMAT GUIDELINES The Knowledge Navigation Center (second floor of the Graduate's dissertation or thesis as an example of how to format your dissertation. Your dissertation must follow these guidelines. The most up-to-date version of the Dissertation Format Guidelines is available on the Rackham

  2. AS&E Registering for Classes Use this registration guide to navigate your iSIS student Homepage, search the Schedule of Classes, manage your

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    Dennett, Daniel

    1 Student AS&E Registering for Classes Use this registration guide to navigate your iSIS student, and plan out tentative future schedules with My Planner. To log in: 1. Log in to iSIS: go.tufts.edu/isis Your customized iSIS homepage opens. If you do not know your Tufts Username or Password, go to http

  3. Environmental effects of dredging. Corps of Engineers initiative to develop long-term management strategies for navigation dredging projects: Overview and framework. Technical notes

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    Francingues, N.R.; Mathis, D.B.

    1990-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    This note describes a major US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) policy initiative to define an appropriate and effective framework for developing and implementing the concept of a Long-Term Management Strategy (LTMS) within the national navigation dredging program. It presents a five-phase conceptual approach or framework for developing an LTMS with emphasis on lessons learned and a summary of selected field experiences.

  4. Navigation Links Biology News

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    Espinosa, Horacio D.

    acids or proteins, into a cell to change its properties.) However, because bulk electroporation applies for high-speed nanopatterning of proteins and nanoparticles for drug delivery studies. The new single is proving to be extremely robust and multi-functional. Researchers have used the NFP-E chip to transfect He

  5. Visual Navigation Visual Features

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    Zhang, Hong

    : § translation § rotation § scale, and § illumination 6 #12;2 Many detectors and descriptors § Detectors § Harris directions. § Such points can be detected by examining the structure tensor (2x2 matrix of local intensity: Scale-Invariant Feature Transform § SIFT Keypoints ­ local intensity extrema (minima or maxima) in both

  6. Navigant Market Report 2014

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    atus%20and%20further%20plans.pdf Tegen, S.; Hand, M.; Maples, B.; Lantz, E.; Schwabe, P.; Smith, A. (2012). 2010 Cost of Wind Energy Review. NREL TP-5000-52920. Golden, CO:...

  7. ARM - ARM Priorities Navigation

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  8. Navigant Market Report 2014

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  9. EXPERIENCE FROM TWO SMALL QUANTITY RH-TRU WASTE SITES IN NAVIGATING THROUGH AN EVOLVING REGULATORY LANDSCAPE

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    Biedscheid, Jennifer; Devarakonda, Murthy; Eide, Jim; Kneff, Dennis

    2003-02-27T23:59:59.000Z

    Two small quantity transuranic (TRU) waste generator sites have gained considerable experience in navigating through a changing regulatory landscape in their efforts to remove the TRU waste from their sites and proceed with site remediation. The Battelle Columbus Laboratories Decommissioning Project (BCLDP) has the objectives of decontaminating nuclear research buildings and associated grounds and remediating to a level of residual contamination allowing future use without radiological restrictions. As directed by Congress, BCLDP must complete decontamination and decommissioning activities by the end of Fiscal Year (FY) 2006. This schedule requires the containerization of all TRU waste in 2002. BCLDP will generate a total of approximately 27 cubic meters (m3) of remote-handled (RH) TRU waste. Similarly, the Energy Technology Engineering Center (ETEC) is scheduled to close in 2006 pursuant to an agreement between the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and Boeing Canoga Park, the management and operating contractor for ETEC. ETEC had 11.0 m3 of RH-TRU and contact-handled (CH) TRU waste in storage, with the requirement to remove this waste in 2002 in order to meet their site closure schedule. The individual milestones for BCLDP and ETEC necessitated the establishment of site-specific programs to direct packaging and characterization of RH-TRU waste before the regulatory framework for the WIPP disposal of RH-TRU waste is finalized. The lack of large infrastructure for characterization activities, as well as the expedited schedules needed to meet regulatory milestones, provided both challenges and opportunities that are unique to small quantity sites. Both sites have developed unique programs for waste characterization based on the same premise, which directs comprehensive waste data collection efforts such that additional characterization will not be required following the finalization of the WIPP RH-TRU waste program requirements. This paper details the BCLDP program evolution in terms of strategy, innovative solutions to waste characterization, and development of alternative transportation options. Preliminary indications from various regulatory and oversight agencies and professional organizations are that the BCLDP RH-TRU waste characterization program is the ''model WIPP certification program'' and will satisfy anticipated regulatory expectations. This paper also summarizes how BCLDP lessons learned and their development of new resources were applied to the RH-TRU waste characterization and disposition program at ETEC.

  10. DESIGNING AN ENVIRONMENTAL SHOWCASE: THE SAN FRANCISCO Dale Sartor, Rick Diamond, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory,

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    Diamond, Richard

    public and private sector activities, but it will also have high-visibility, with over eight million, and to reduce energy consumption by 30% or more. Fully occupied, the baseline energy cost at the Presidio, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Andy Walker, National Renewable Energy Laboratory Michael Giller

  11. go to our colleagues Steve Rabalais and Rick Kalke for their invaluable assistance in the field.

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    of the red snapper fishery of the Gulf of Mexico, with special reference to the Campeche Banks. Fla. State

  12. November 5, 2003 Safety Meeting Present; Lori Parker, Melody Pfister, Bill Hanshumaker, Rick Brown, Dave Johnson,

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    &S will be letting HMSC use two of their SCBA's for cleaning the reservoir. NPDES permit application is at ODEQ

  13. Microsoft Word - A10LV007 FINAL REPORT 03-08-11 Rick's changes...

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    Energy Memorandum DATE: March 8, 2011 Audit Report Number: OAS-L-11-03 REPLY TO ATTN OF: IG-32 (A10LV007) SUBJECT: Report on "Audit of National Security Technologies, LLC Internal...

  14. Towards a Policy of Progressive Efficiency Jeffrey Harris, Rick Diamond, Carl Blumstein, Chris Calwell, Maithili Iyer,

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    and Energy Consumption 1.1 Energy Efficiency Is Not Enough For the past quarter century, the energy energy consumption ­ or at least slower growth in consumption. At present, there is ambiguity about Calwell, Maithili Iyer, Christopher Payne, and Hans-Paul Siderius 1. An Overview of Energy Efficiency

  15. Page 1 of 18 Hai Chiang, Chris Tasker, and Rick Presley

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    Wager, John F.

    red to green. Open the cooling water supply/return valves. Provide 120V to the backing and load lock, there are 2 chillers, one supplying cooling water to the system and the other supplying cooling water blades are not spinning by placing your hand on top of the pump. Verify that the regulator supplying

  16. Alkylation of Phenol: A Mechanistic View Qisheng Ma, Deb Chakraborty, Francesco Faglioni, Rick P. Muller, and

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    Goddard III, William A.

    imparts improved perfor- mance properties to the class of metallic detergents used in lubricating oils as additives in gasoline, lubricants, and as hosts of consumer products. For instance, the p-alkylphenol isomer industries as drilling oil additives, antioxidants, and polymer stabilizers.1 Both homogeneous

  17. Summary QER Panel - Cheyenne 2014 Rick Thompson - Senior Manager Transmission Land Rights and Permitting

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  18. Primary & Secondary Navigation Menus (help/navigation)

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  19. Compensation issues tough to navigate

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    Madison, Alison L.

    2012-02-12T23:59:59.000Z

    Monthly economic diversity column for the Tri-City Herald - excerpt pasted below: Most industries out there are feeling the shift to a more educated, thus more empowered consumer. The legal field is no exception, which is why it's no surprise that lawsuits are on the rise. Today's society is one in which people are more aware than ever of their rights, and often equally convinced of their entitlements in a number of areas. For business owners, employees represent a major source of potential lawsuits. And compensation is an area of particular concern given that many complaints against employers revolve around it in some way.

  20. Navigating the Federal Hiring Process

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    Registration link:  CHRIS  002298/0010 $200.00Course Type:   ClassroomCourse Location: GTN A-410Course Description:    This workshop focuses on the role of supervisors and managers in teaming with...

  1. Navigating FAIR Academic Activity Reports

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    Fernandez, Eduardo

    boxes. Click on Search. To browse by Name: Enter the correct Term and Last Name and Click on Search. All/Record see page 5. To Search by Course: Enter the Term, Prefix, Course Number and Section and Click on Search: Enter the Term and then select the correct Campus, College, Department and Pay Plan using the drop down

  2. Navigating the University: Research Advancement

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    Zhou, Chongwu

    - References, figures · Federal agency connections / advocacy / intel · Faculty development #12;0" 100" 200://www3.isi.edu/home) - $60 million annually from >20 federal agencies / corporations · Institute Coast presence · Offer staff with federal program experience · Assist in building collaborations

  3. Hypertext navigation by network structure

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    Peart, Sheila Ann

    1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    of Usenet. TABLE OF CONTENTS 1. INTRODUCTION Page 1. 1 Statement of the Problem . 1. 2 Research Objectives 1. 3 Research Methodology 2. HYPERTEXT AND ELECTRONIC COMMUMCATION . . 13 2. 1 Hypertext 2. 2 Unix Network News 2. 3 Super... Argument/Position(s) conversation structure . . 27 . . 29 . . 30 . . 31 4. 1 Original Usenet conversation structure . . 38 4. 2 Modification of Usenet conversations to the gIBIS format . . 39 4. 3 SuperCard Translation window 4. 4 SuperCard g...

  4. Navigation Systems -Nolan, Chap 2

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    Altitude (MDA) · Pilot maintains MDA on runway center-line to Missed Approach Point (MAP) · If runway MDA · If runway in sight at DH, then land · If runway not in sight at DH, then Missed Approach Segment FAF MDA MAP IAF FAF DH MAP #12;13 #12;14 Grand Forks ­ GPS RWY 26 ­ Initial Approach Segment: · EYWUS

  5. Obstacle-avoiding navigation system

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    Borenstein, Johann (Ann Arbor, MI); Koren, Yoram (Ann Arbor, MI); Levine, Simon P. (Ann Arbor, MI)

    1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    A system for guiding an autonomous or semi-autonomous vehicle through a field of operation having obstacles thereon to be avoided employs a memory for containing data which defines an array of grid cells which correspond to respective subfields in the field of operation of the vehicle. Each grid cell in the memory contains a value which is indicative of the likelihood, or probability, that an obstacle is present in the respectively associated subfield. The values in the grid cells are incremented individually in response to each scan of the subfields, and precomputation and use of a look-up table avoids complex trigonometric functions. A further array of grid cells is fixed with respect to the vehicle form a conceptual active window which overlies the incremented grid cells. Thus, when the cells in the active window overly grid cell having values which are indicative of the presence of obstacles, the value therein is used as a multiplier of the precomputed vectorial values. The resulting plurality of vectorial values are summed vectorially in one embodiment of the invention to produce a virtual composite repulsive vector which is then summed vectorially with a target-directed vector for producing a resultant vector for guiding the vehicle. In an alternative embodiment, a plurality of vectors surrounding the vehicle are computed, each having a value corresponding to obstacle density. In such an embodiment, target location information is used to select between alternative directions of travel having low associated obstacle densities.

  6. Power Services Site Navigation Menus

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  7. Learning to Fly like a Bird Russ Tedrake, Zack Jackowski, Rick Cory, John William Roberts, Warren Hoburg

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    Tedrake, Russ

    Hoburg Massachusetts Institute of Technology Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab 32 Vassar", meaning they experience a dramatic loss of lift and potentially control authority, and the aerodynam- ics

  8. Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Reported in Indiana for the First Time Rick Foster, Extension Entomologist, by Keith Robinson, Purdue News

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    Ginzel, Matthew

    marmorated stink bug (Photo Credit: John Obermeyer) 10/25/2010 A bug named for its stench and marbled houses in the fall, much like the mul- ticolored Asian lady beetle. The bugs will not cause damage while

  9. The Delta-E effect in Terfenol-D and its application in a tunable mechanical resonator Rick Allen Kellogg

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    Flatau, Alison B.

    of the university's machinists Kevin Brownfield, Richard Egger and Terry Soseman I am indebted to my wife, Rebecca

  10. Navigation through Structured Microarray Analysis towards

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    Spang, Rainer

    %) ·· acute leukemia (brutal, no age...)acute leukemia (brutal, no age...) xx 10 000 new cases/year (France. Presentation and contextI. Presentation and context 22 GO, PAM,GO, PAM, StAMStAM & leukemia& leukemia zz II Generalities & figures:Generalities & figures: xx blasts; 3 types of leukemia:blasts; 3 types of leukemia

  11. Computer vision techniques for underwater navigation

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    Barngrover, Christopher M.

    2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    DCS) Chapter 2 Computer Vision . . 2.1 Labeling . . . . 2.2OF CALIFORNIA, SAN DIEGO Computer Vision Techniques fordegree Master of Science in Computer Science by Christopher

  12. Relative navigation for formation flying of spacecraft

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    Alonso, Roberto Jorge

    2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Equation a. Linearization b. Master Orbit Errors 5. Final State Vector C. Measurement Modelling 1. GPS Receiver . . a. Use of the GPS Technology 1 5 7 8 9 13 17 20 23 25 27 28 29 30 32 32 33 39 41 41 44 48 49 52 52 53 54 55... o8 CHAPTER, Page A B C Introduction . Observability Criteria F'iltering Process 1. Kalman Filter 2. Minimsx Filtering D. Hybrid Kalman Filter . E G. H. 1. Examples . . Stability Requirements A Simple Watchdog Filter Master Satellite...

  13. Stanford Center for Position, Navigation and Time

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    Straight, Aaron

    --ACES: Atomic Clock Ensemble in Space Bryant Walker Smith--Legal Aspects of Vehicle Automation Michael O Collision Avoidance System (ACAS X)" 15 9:30am 30 Beiker, Sven Stanford CARS "Automated vehicles are coming "Legal aspects of Vehicle Automation" 17 11:00am 30 Shaw, Stuart Lockheed Martin "GPS III Signal

  14. Word Sense Disambiguation: A Survey ROBERTO NAVIGLI

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    Navigli, Roberto

    -tagged as "They like/ENJOY grilled/COOKED bass/FISH." WSD has been described as an AI-complete problem [Mallery) I can hear bass sounds. (b) They like grilled bass. The occurrences of the word bass in the two sentences clearly denote different mean- ings: low-frequency tones and a type of fish, respectively

  15. Autonomous navigation for structured exterior environments

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    Pletta, J B

    1993-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

    The Telemanaged Mobile Security Station (TMSS) was developed at Sandia National Laboratories to investigate the role of mobile robotics in exterior perimeter security systems. A major feature of the system is its capability to perform autonomous patrols of the security site`s network of roads. Perimeter security sites are well known, structured environments; the locations of the roads, buildings, and fences are relatively static. A security robot has the advantage of being able to learn its new environment prior to autonomous travel. The TMSS robot combines information from a microwave beacon system and on-board dead reckoning sensors to determine its location within the site. The operator is required to teleoperate the robot in a teach mode over all desired paths before autonomous operations can commence. During this teach phase, TMSS stores points from its position location system at two meter intervals. This map data base is used for planning paths and for reference during path following. Details of the position location and path following systems will be described along with system performance and recommendations for future enhancements.

  16. Optimal sensor fusion for land vehicle navigation

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    Morrow, J.D.

    1990-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Position location is a fundamental requirement in autonomous mobile robots which record and subsequently follow x,y paths. The Dept. of Energy, Office of Safeguards and Security, Robotic Security Vehicle (RSV) program involves the development of an autonomous mobile robot for patrolling a structured exterior environment. A straight-forward method for autonomous path-following has been adopted and requires digitizing'' the desired road network by storing x,y coordinates every 2m along the roads. The position location system used to define the locations consists of a radio beacon system which triangulates position off two known transponders, and dead reckoning with compass and odometer. This paper addresses the problem of combining these two measurements to arrive at a best estimate of position. Two algorithms are proposed: the optimal'' algorithm treats the measurements as random variables and minimizes the estimate variance, while the average error'' algorithm considers the bias in dead reckoning and attempts to guarantee an average error. Data collected on the algorithms indicate that both work well in practice. 2 refs., 7 figs.

  17. Computer vision techniques for underwater navigation

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    Barngrover, Christopher M.

    2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    USVs) and unmanned underwater vehicles (UUVs), splitting theUnmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) Au- tonomous Underwater Vehicle

  18. Navigation of Time-Coded Data /

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    Fouse, Adam S.

    2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Science. Zacks, J. M. , Speer, N. K. , Vettel, J. M. , &and video database (pp. Speer, N. , Swallow, K. , & Zacks,that activity later (Zacks, Speer, Vettel, & Jacoby, 2006).

  19. Emission coordinates for the navigation in space

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    A. Tartaglia

    2009-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

    A general approach to the problem of positioning by means of pulsars or other pulsating sources located at infinity is described. The counting of the pulses for a set of different sources whose positions in the sky and periods are assumed to be known, is used to provide null emission, or light, coordinates for the receiver. The measurement of the proper time intervals between successive arrivals of the signals from the various sources is used to give the final localization of the receiver, within an accuracy controlled by the precision of the onboard clock. The deviation from the flat case is discussed, separately considering the different possible causes: local gravitational potential, finiteness of the distance of the source, proper motion of the source, period decay, proper acceleration due to non-gravitational forces. Calculations turn out to be simple and the result is highly positive. The method can also be applied to a constellation of satellites orbiting the Earth.

  20. Vision based navigation using novel optical sensors

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    Wazni, Karim Patrick

    1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    An optical position measurement system based on Position Sensing Diode technology is tested in its planar version. The system features active target intensity control and signal light modulation. Preliminary calibration procedures are researched...

  1. Navigation in the ancient Eastern Mediterranean

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    Davis, Danny Lee

    2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    portrays a scene in which ships voyage from headland to headland, never traversing the open sea, and rarely, if ever, sail intentionally past sunset. The investigation presented here, however, offers a different scenario, one which characterizes ancient...

  2. Vision based navigation using novel optical sensors 

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    Wazni, Karim Patrick

    1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    An optical position measurement system based on Position Sensing Diode technology is tested in its planar version. The system features active target intensity control and signal light modulation. Preliminary calibration procedures are researched...

  3. 2 JULY 1932, ++ REAU OF NAVIGATION +4

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    ' s 'Mate 3c Ship's Cook IC Yeoan IC Avia. Machinist's Mate 2c Chief Commissary Steward Hospital Apprentice r issue:' A t o N Boilers C o a ~ ' F i ~ ~ Gesoline Engines Apprentice Seaman Oil 3 ~ n i n g

  4. Gloss: interactive navigation of lexical space

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    Purchase, H.C.

    Purchase,H.C. Kennish,J.M. Proceedings of the Asia-Pacific conference on Human Computer Interaction, Yong, L.K., Herman, L., Leung, Y.K. and Moyes, J. (eds), Information Technology Institute, National Computer Board of Singapore

  5. Skip navigation Wireless System Tracks Esophageal Reflux

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    Chiao, Jung-Chih

    .S. National Library of Medicine, 8600 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20894 National Institutes of Health that may play a role in acid reflux. It was developed by doctors at the University of Texas Southwestern

  6. Navigating NERSC File Systems May 3, 2011

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  7. DOE Navigant Master Presentation | Department of Energy

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  8. Category:Navigation Templates | Open Energy Information

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  10. Irrigation, Navigation Flood Control and Recreation

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  11. Help:Navigation | Open Energy Information

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  12. You are Here System (help/navigation)

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  13. Manhattan Project: How to Navigate this Site

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  14. Network Traffic Analysis with Query-Driven Visualization

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    Geddes, Cameron Guy Robinson

    Gavrilov, Alex Kent, Christopher E. Davis, Paul Weber, Steve Smith Rick Olinger, Rob Young, Jim Prewitt

  15. Celestial Navigation: Heaven's Guide for Mere Mortals Page 0 CELESTIAL NAVIGATION

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    Aslaksen, Helmer

    seafaring as well as some negative implications to the countries. We hope that readers, after reading, the Sun, which is the nearest star to our planet and is the main source of energy necessary to sustain generate their own energy through the exothermic process of nuclear fusion, specifically by the fusion

  16. 33 CFR 2.36: Navigable Waters of the United States, navigable waters, and

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  17. Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory / Energy Security and

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    (Acting) Associate Program Leader Highly Enriched Uranium, Guy Armantrout NERI, Gas Hydrates, Bill Durham Vision 21, Rick Blake Enhanced Oil Recovery, Jim Johnson Exploration Tools, Barry Kirkendall NGOTP, Rick

  18. Network Traffic Analysis With Query Driven Visualization SC 2005 HPC Analytics Results

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    , Christopher E. Davis , Rick Olinger , Rob Young , Jim Prewett , Paul Weber , Thomas P. Caudell , E.Wes Bethel

  19. Network Traffic Analysis With Query Driven Visualization

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    Fisk, Mike

    , Christopher E. Davis , Rick Olinger , Rob Young , Jim Prewett , Paul Weber , Thomas P.Caudell , E.Wes Bethel

  20. THE ROLE OF AFFECTIVE EXPERIENCE IN WORK MOTIVATION

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    Barrett, Lisa Feldman

    -setting theory, and equity theory (Adams, 1963; Locke, Shaw, Saari, & We thank Rick Steers and the anonymous

  1. PROBLEM OF THE WEEK Solution of Problem No. 1 (Spring 2014 ...

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    2014-01-29T23:59:59.000Z

    UCLA), Bruce Grayson & Rick Shilling (Orlando, FL), Jason. L. Smith (Professor, Richland Community College, IL), David Stoner (HS Student, Aiken, ...

  2. Spring 2012 Denman Forestry Issues Series presents: Role of Forests and Forest Products in Carbon Mitigation

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    Borenstein, Elhanan

    "Sustainable Production of Biofuels" Rick Gustafson "The Ever-evolving Case for a Carbon Tax" Shi-Ling Hsu

  3. NW-Argonne Higgs Workshop Chicage May 16, 2012

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    Field, Richard

    NW-Argonne Higgs Workshop Chicage May 16, 2012 Rick Field ­ Florida/CDF/CMS Page 1 The Next StretchV, 900 GeV, 1.96 TeV). #12;NW-Argonne Higgs Workshop Chicage May 16, 2012 Rick Field ­ Florida collider measurements! #12;NW-Argonne Higgs Workshop Chicage May 16, 2012 Rick Field ­ Florida/CDF/CMS Page

  4. Vision-based Autonomous Navigation using Moon and Earth images

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    de Dilectis, Francesco

    2014-12-10T23:59:59.000Z

    to give the Orion capsule, the next-generation manned spacecraft currently in development at NASA, a backup autonomous positioning system. Among other missions, Orion is designed to transport a crew to and from the Moon. The presence of individuals...

  5. Mobile Robot Navigation With Low-Cost Sensors

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    Yap, Teddy Ng

    2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    mapping with applications to multi-robot and 3d mapping. InMapping In many application areas, a mobile robot needs torobots are being employed in grow- ing numbers not only in industrial but also in service-oriented applications (

  6. Algorithms for autonomous urban navigation with formal specifications

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    Chaudhari, Pratik (Pratik Anil)

    2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    This thesis addresses problems in planning and control of autonomous agents. The central theme of this work is that integration of "low-level control synthesis" and "high-level decision making" is essential to devise robust ...

  7. Dietary Guidelines Part 3 Navigating for Success Training Day Record

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    -way Travel Time one-way 3rd Eye observer- Name First, Last (Continue on back if needed.) Keep on file. Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University. S ­ Drain fat from cooked hamburger before adding

  8. autonomous vehicle navigation: Topics by E-print Network

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    with a 6? suspension lift and 35? tires, as well as a commercial drive-by-wire system. The waypoint following... Massey, James Patrick 2006-08-16 26 Design of Autonomous...

  9. DISHA : An Indoor Navigation System for the Visually Challenged

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    Banerjee, Subhashis

    deployed. Moreover, all systems currently in use are very expensive for the end-user (USD 200 onwards] in the building for calculation of the users position, a bi-axial geomagnetic sensor to determine users nodes. These RSSI values are a measure of the power received, and hence the distance, and along

  10. Mission planning and navigation support for lunar and planetary exploration

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    Essenburg, Joseph R

    2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    When mankind returns to the moon and eventually voyages to Mars, the ability to effectively carry out surface extra-vehicular activities (EVAs) ill be critical to overall mission success. This thesis investigates improving ...

  11. Navigating the Boundaries of Political Tolerance: Environmental Litigation in China

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    Stern, Rachel E.

    2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    harmonious society crucial for China's progress: Hu. Xinhuaykwy96n N.A. (2007). China Suspends Work on Shanghai MaglevUniversity Law School, China. Alford, William P. (2000).

  12. aids to air navigation: Topics by E-print Network

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    is placed specifically ... Sandvig, John H. 1994-01-01 122 STATE AID TO ENTERPRISES IN CROATIA IN 2001 CiteSeer Summary: State aid to enterprises is a form of government...

  13. Large-area visually augmented navigation for autonomous underwater vehicles

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    Eustice, Ryan M

    2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    This thesis describes a vision-based, large-area, simultaneous localization and mapping (SLAM) algorithm that respects the low-overlap imagery constraints typical of autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) while exploiting ...

  14. JACKSONVILLE HARBOR (MILE POINT) NAVIGATION STUDY DUVAL COUNTY, FLORIDA

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    US Army Corps of Engineers

    /reconfiguration of the existing training wall, restoration of Great Marsh Island which is the least cost disposal option as beneficial use of dredged material to restore wetlands (incidental environmental benefits) up to 53 acres of the crosscurrents on the adjacent shoreline. The estimated total cost for the Recommended Plan, including associated

  15. Robot Trac School : improving autonomous navigation in EOD robots

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    Denewiler, Thomas

    2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Kalman filters and modern control systems (see Chapter 4)modern computers so that a state estimate is available that the control systems

  16. Control and waypoint navigation of an autonomous ground vehicle

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    Massey, James Patrick

    2006-08-16T23:59:59.000Z

    This thesis describes the initial development of the Texas A&M Autonomous Ground Vehicle test platform and waypoint following software, including the associated controller design. The original goal of the team responsible for the development...

  17. active catheter navigation: Topics by E-print Network

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    by Course: Enter the Term, Prefix, Course Number and Section and Click on Search: Enter the Term and then select the correct Campus, College, Department and Pay Plan using...

  18. Category: Control, Navigation and Planning Preference: Oral presentation

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    Schneider, Jeff

    @cs.cmu.edu Exploiting Model Uncertainty Estimates for Safe Dynamic Control Learning Jeff G. Schneider The Robotics algorithm adapted from the dual control literature and use Bayesian locally weighted regression models assumes the model is perfect and attempts to control for the best performance. Clearly, this may lead

  19. automobile navigation systems: Topics by E-print Network

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    to the already existing systems can tilt the scales in the favour of the manufacturing company and eventually the cost conscious consumer Kanwar Bharat Singh 11 Symplicity Quick...

  20. SOR Users` Guide : How to Navigate Through the SOR Analysis.

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    United States. Bonneville Power Administration.

    1996-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

    The Columbia River System Operation Review (SOR) gave river managers, users, and the general public a chance to examine system operations in detail, to study how each river use affects others, and to consider the consequences of changing the way the system works. The task was enormous, and it was a multiyear undertaking. In its wake, the SOR left a multitude of documents and six years of analysis that can and should be used broadly for other reference and research purposes. This catalog will introduce you to numerous SOR products to be found throughout the 20 appendices and the Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) Main Report. They include maps, models, data bases, current descriptions of Federal hydro projects and river resources, publications, and slide shows.

  1. NAVIGATION IN DESKTOP GEOVIRTUAL ENVIRONMENTS: USABILITY Sven Fuhrmann1)

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    Klippel, Alexander

    (PC-based) GeoVEs extend the potential for visual analysis of the geospatial information accessed, i dimensional geospatial structures and phenomena, thus enabling geospatial information access would be presented with a depiction of earth as an interface to geospatially indexed information

  2. Food Preparation Navigating for Success Training Day Record

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    be other items you could substitute. Kitchen Equipment ________ Measuring cup ________ Strainer pieces. Dice: To cut into small, square-shaped pieces. Drain: To put food and liquid into a strainer (or

  3. adaptive navigational behavior: Topics by E-print Network

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    ant and robot and between food-item and energy units. Foraging can, in principle Behavior Wenguo Liu, Alan F. T. Winfield, Jin Sa, Jie Chen and Lihua Dou Towards Energy...

  4. A Distributed Emergency Navigation Algorithm for Wireless Sensor Networks

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    Tseng, Yu-Chee

    people to quickly escape from a hazardous area. Our design allows multiple exits and multiple emergency emergency events are detected, our protocol can quickly identify hazardous areas and sensors can establish, our protocol can quickly separate hazardous areas from safe areas and sensors can establish escape

  5. Storied navigation : toward media collection-based storytelling

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    Shen, Edward Yu-Te

    2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Life is filled with stories. Modern technologies enable us to document and share life events with various kinds of media, such as photos, videos, etc. But people still find it time-consuming to select and arrange media ...

  6. Communication-Aware Navigation Functions for Cooperative Target Tracking

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    Mostofi, Yasamin

    . Mostofi are with the Cooperative Net- work Lab, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Uni- versity of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87113, USA {alinem, ymostofi}@ece.unm.edu literature [10]. In [8

  7. Formation Stabilization of Multiple Agents Using Decentralized Navigation Functions

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    Tanner, Herbert G.

    . Tanner and Amit Kumar Mechanical Engineering Department University of New Mexico Albuquerque, NM 87131 of the environment and the degree of the interconnection network. Feedback controllers steer the agents away from

  8. A measurement distribution framework for cooperative navigation using multiple AUVs

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    Fallon, Maurice Francis

    In recent years underwater survey and surveillance missions with more than a single Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) have become more common thanks to more reliable and cheaper platforms, as well as the addition of ...

  9. RANGE - Robust autonomous navigation in GPS-denied environments

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    Bachrach, Abraham Galton

    This video highlights our system that enables a Micro Aerial Vehicle (MAV) to autonomously explore and map unstructured and unknown GPS-denied environments. While mapping and exploration solutions are now well-established ...

  10. E-mail et Web : pour une navigation sans risque

    ScienceCinema (OSTI)

    None

    2011-10-06T23:59:59.000Z

    Présentation orale en français, support visuel en anglais. À travers des exemples concrets, vous consoliderez vos connaissances et pourrez ainsi réajuster vos habitudes concernant l?utilisation sécurisée de votre boîte e-mail et de votre navigateur Web.

  11. Mobile Robot Navigation With Low-Cost Sensors

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    Yap, Teddy Ng

    2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    An introduction to the conjugate gradient method without themodel parameters. Conjugate gradient is a method for findingintroduction to the method of conjugate gradient. gradients

  12. Autonomous underwater vehicle navigation and mapping in dynamic, unstructured environments

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    Kunz, Clayton Gregory

    2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    This thesis presents a system for automatically building 3-D optical and bathymetric maps of underwater terrain using autonomous robots. The maps that are built improve the state of the art in resolution by an order of ...

  13. Optimal Motion Planning with constraints for mobile robot navigation 

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    Pearce, Roger Allan

    2013-02-22T23:59:59.000Z

    , " in IEEE Trans. Robot. Automat. , 1998, vol. 14, pp. 166 ? 171. [2] F. Lamiraux and J. -P. Lammond, "Smooth ¬ion planning for car-like vehi- cl&. s, " in Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Robot. Autom. (ICRA), 2001, pp. 498 ? 501. [3] M. Yamamoto, M. Iwamura..., ansi A. Mohri, "Quasi-time-optimal motion plan- ning of &noh&le platforms in the presence of obstacles, " in Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Robot, . Autom. (ICRA), 1999, pp. 2958 ? 2963. [4] Nancy t''I. Arnato, linsuck Kim, Roger A. Pearce, "Extracting...

  14. Navigating the Boundaries of Political Tolerance: Environmental Litigation in China

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    Stern, Rachel E.

    2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    6 (4), 741-767. Karpik, Lucien (2008). Political Lawyers.In Terence C. Halliday, Lucien Karpik and Malcolm M.35. Halliday, Terence C. and Lucien Karpik (1997). Politics

  15. Nonlinear bayesian filtering with applications to estimation and navigation

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    Lee, Deok-Jin

    2005-08-29T23:59:59.000Z

    In principle, general approaches to optimal nonlinear filtering can be described in a unified way from the recursive Bayesian approach. The central idea to this recur- sive Bayesian estimation is to determine the probability density function...

  16. apollo navigational starter: Topics by E-print Network

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    are practices that many growers utilize to maximize yield potential. Pop-up fertilizer use is currently being discussed in the corn production community, and the purpose...

  17. Alternative Position, Navigation, and Timing --The Need for Robust Radionavigation

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    Stanford University

    an Alternative PNT (APNT) capability is needed. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is initiating an APNT, US Federal Aviation Administration Leo Eldredge, US Federal Aviation Administration Per Enge, Stanford University Mike Harrison, Aviation Management Associates Randy Kenagy, Aviation Management

  18. Integrated Short Term Navigation of a Towed Underwater Body \\Lambda

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    LeGland, François

    is con­ sidered. An underwater body, to be called here­ after the fish, is towed by a surface ship centimeters, the trajectory of the fish relative to its otherwise unknown initial position, during a few­ cated on board of the fish, can be integrated. INS measurements are known to track accurately the high

  19. Mobile Robot Navigation With Low-Cost Sensors

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    Yap, Teddy Ng

    2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    use and 113,300 industrial robots sold through the end ofin sharp contrast to industrial robots being the most common

  20. Designing An Interplanetary Autonomous Spacecraft Navigation System Using Visible Planets

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    Karimi, Reza

    2012-07-16T23:59:59.000Z

    support of theories which opposed the religious doctrine of the time. Galileo Galilei served a valuable role in continuing the new thought which was about to take solid shape under Tycho Brahe, Johann Kepler, and Isaac Newton. Scienti c change... accelerated when Johann Kepler (1571-1630) 3 an Tycho Brahe (1546-1601) combined forces. In 1594, Kepler accepted a teaching position in Graz. Part of his duties in this position was to compile annual almanacs. Several years and many positions later, Kepler...

  1. autonomous navigation algorithms: Topics by E-print Network

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    a valuable role in continuing the new thought which was about to take solid shape under Tycho Brahe, Johann Kepler, and Isaac Newton. Scienti c change... Karimi, Reza 2012-07-16...

  2. autonomous navigation system: Topics by E-print Network

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    a valuable role in continuing the new thought which was about to take solid shape under Tycho Brahe, Johann Kepler, and Isaac Newton. Scienti c change... Karimi, Reza 2012-07-16...

  3. autonomous tractor navigation: Topics by E-print Network

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    a valuable role in continuing the new thought which was about to take solid shape under Tycho Brahe, Johann Kepler, and Isaac Newton. Scienti c change... Karimi, Reza 2012-07-16...

  4. Control and waypoint navigation of an autonomous ground vehicle 

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    Massey, James Patrick

    2006-08-16T23:59:59.000Z

    This thesis describes the initial development of the Texas A&M Autonomous Ground Vehicle test platform and waypoint following software, including the associated controller design. The original goal of the team responsible for the development...

  5. Navigating the Federal Hiring Process! | Department of Energy

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    the increased accountability of managers and supervisors in accomplishing hiring reform initiatives. Upon completion of the workshop, participants will be able to: -Recognize...

  6. guidetoeffective 2University of Southampton | Navigating the page. Anacademicguidetoeffectivereading

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    Anderson, Jim

    ) Journal: a collection of academic essays on a theme· Review: an academic appraisal of a book, article. University of Southampton guide to research for a list of reliable academic gateways to articles 1.2 Suitable the page. Anacademicguidetoeffectivereading Reading for academic and research purposes is very different

  7. Navigating the Boundaries of Political Tolerance: Environmental Litigation in China

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    Stern, Rachel E.

    2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Supreme People’s Court (SPC), the highest court in China,data or was recalling SPC Vice President Zhang Jun’s remarksthe Supreme People’s Court (SPC), is not an elite group

  8. Depth Camera based Localization and Navigation for Indoor Mobile Robots

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    McLaren, Bruce Martin

    . 1. Snapshot of depth image processing: On the left, the complete 3D point cloud is shown in white cloud by sampling points from the depth image, and classifying local grouped sets of points as belonging. The full sampled point cloud (consisting of both plane filtered as well as outlier points) is processed

  9. Two-Handed Navigation in a Haptic Virtual Environment.

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    Crossan, A.

    Crossan,A. Brewster,s.a. In Vol II Proceedings of CHI 2006 (Montreal, Canada), ACM Press, pp 676-681. pp 676-681

  10. Robot Trac School : improving autonomous navigation in EOD robots

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    Denewiler, Thomas

    2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    4.1 PID . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4.1.1 PID Implementation . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.2 ModelNoise Models . . . . . .Typical PID Controller Velocity

  11. NAVIGATING A QUALITY ROUTE TO A NATIONAL SAFETY AWARD

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    PREVETTE SS

    2009-05-26T23:59:59.000Z

    Deming quality methodologies applied to safety are recognized with the National Safety Council's annual Robert W. Campbell Award. Over the last ten years, the implementation of Statistical Process Control and quality methodologies at the U.S. Department of Energy's Hanford Site have contributed to improved safety. Improvements attributed to Statistical Process Control are evidenced in Occupational Safety and Health records and documented through several articles in Quality Progress and the American Society of Safety Engineers publication, Professional Safety. Statistical trending of safety, quality, and occurrence data continues to playa key role in improving safety and quality at what has been called the world's largest environmental cleanup project. DOE's Hanford Site played a pivotal role in the nation's defense beginning in the 1940s, when it was established as part of the Manhattan Project. After more than 50 years of producing material for nuclear weapons, Hanford, which covers 586 square miles in southeastern Washington state, is now focused on three outcomes: (1) Restoring the Columbia River corridor for multiple uses; (2) Transitioning the central plateau to support long-term waste management; and (3) Putting DOE assets to work for the future. The current environmental cleanup mission faces challenges of overlapping technical, political, regulatory, environmental, and cultural interests. From Oct. 1, 1996 through Sept. 30, 2008, Fluor Hanford was a prime contractor to the Department of Energy's Richland Operations Office. In this role, Fluor Hanford managed several major cleanup activities that included dismantling former nuclear-processing facilities, cleaning up the Site's contaminated groundwater, retrieving and processing transuranic waste for shipment and disposal off-site, maintaining the Site's infrastructure, providing security and fire protection, and operating the Volpentest HAMMER Training and Education Center. On October 1,2008, a transition occurred that changed Fluor's role at Hanford. Fluor's work at Hanford was split in two with the technical scope being assumed by the CH2M HILL Plateau Remediation Company (CHPRC) CHPRC is now spearheading much of the cleanup work associated with former nuclear-processing facilities, contaminated groundwater, and transuranic waste. Fluor is an integrated subcontractor to CH PRC in this effort. In addition, at the time of this writing, while the final outcome is being determined for the new Mission Support Contract, Fluor Hanford has had its contract extended to provide site-wide services that include security, fire protection, infrastructure, and operating the HAMMER facility. The emphasis has to be on doing work safely, delivering quality work, controlling costs, and meeting deadlines. Statistical support is provided by Fluor to the PRC, within Fluor Hanford, and to a third contractor, Washington Closure Hanford, which is tasked with cleaning up approximately 210 square miles designated as the Columbia River corridor along the outer edge of the Hanford Site. The closing months of Fluor Hanford's 12 year contract were busy, characterized by special events that capped its work as a prime cleanup contractor, transitions of work scope and personnel, and the completion numerous activities. At this time, Fluor's work and approach to safety were featured in state and national forums. A 'Blockbuster' presentation at the Washington State Governor's Industrial Safety Conference in September 2008 featured Fluor Hanford's Chief Operating Officer, a company Safety Representative, and me. Simultaneously, an award ceremony in Anaheim, Calif. recognized Fluor Hanford as the winner of the 2008 Robert W. Campbell Award. The Robert W. Campbell Award is co-sponsored by Exxon Mobil Corporation and the National Safety Council. Named after a pioneer of industrial safety, the Campbell Award recognizes organizations that demonstrate how integration of environmental, health and safety (EHS) management into business operations is a cornerstone of their corporate success. Fluor Hanford rec

  12. PORTSMOUTH HARBOR AND PISCATAQUA RIVER, NH & ME NAVIGATION IMPROVEMENT PROJECT

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    US Army Corps of Engineers

    on the terminals located above Interstate 95. Cargoes include petroleum fuels, cement, gypsum, and liquid propane. The study evaluated project benefits based on reduction in transportation costs generated from a shift. The Recommended Plan will generate significant economic benefits for the nation, and is the National Economic

  13. BRIDGING NAVIGATION, SEARCH AND ADAPTATION. Adaptive Hypermedia Models Evolution

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    De Bra, Paul

    Corpus, Dexter Model, AHAM, GAF. Abstract: Adaptive Hypermedia Systems (AHS) have long been concentrating The most referenced (but certainly not only) Adaptive Hypermedia (AH) model dates back to 1999. Since AHAM/Hypermedia modelling from Dexter Model through AHAM to the proposed GAF model, out- line advantages of each framework

  14. Optimal Motion Planning with constraints for mobile robot navigation

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    Pearce, Roger Allan

    2013-02-22T23:59:59.000Z

    -dimensional space. Motion Planning, or path planning for robots, becomes increasing difficult as the dimension of the planning space increases with the robot's degrees of freedom (dof). While the running time of deterministic motion planning algorithms grows...

  15. EAP Navigator Your Success is Our CompassOctober 2011

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    Burke, Peter

    Month Family Stories Month National Alzheimer's Disease Month National Long-Term Care Awareness Month that abuse can occur within a number of relationships.The laws in many states cover incidents of violence occurring between married couples, as well as abuse of elders by family members, abuse between roommates

  16. Loran Fault Trees for Required Navigation Performance 0.3

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    Stanford University

    Geopositioning Bob Wenzel, Booz Allen Hamilton Lt. Kevin Carroll, US Coast Guard Loran Support Unit ABSTRACT Long

  17. Loran Integrity Analysis for Required Navigation Performance 0.3

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    Stanford University

    and Astronautics, Stanford University, USA Robert Wenzel, Booz Allen Hamilton, USA G. T. Gunther, Booz Allen Hamilton, USA Peter Morris, Northrop Grumman Information Technologies Lt. Kevin Carroll, US Coast Guard

  18. A Cognitive Model of Learning to Navigate Diana Gordon

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    in a two-dimensional world. A single agent controls an autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) that has to avoid mines and rendezvous with a stationary target (goal) before exhausting its fuel. The mines may outcomes: the agent reaches the goal (success), hits a mine (failure), or exhausts its fuel (failure

  19. A Cognitive Model of Learning to Navigate Diana Gordon

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    Subramanian, Devika

    in a two­dimensional world. A single agent controls an autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) that has to avoid mines and rendezvous with a stationary target (goal) before exhausting its fuel. The mines may outcomes: the agent reaches the goal (success), hits a mine (failure), or exhausts its fuel (failure

  20. What's the Story Navigating for Success Training Day Record

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    that have been irradiated · eating whole foods instead of processed foods · preventing food borne illness What is food safety? Different people respond differently to this question. Some responses might include · avoiding foods that have pesticides · not eating genetically engineered foods · not eating foods

  1. aids to navigation: Topics by E-print Network

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    air and respiratory health. This years theme is Helping Kids Breathe Easier. Air pollution is an important contributor to lung disease, the third leading cause of death in...

  2. Rheotaxis facilitates upstream navigation of mammalian sperm cells

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    Kantsler, Vasily

    A major puzzle in biology is how mammalian sperm maintain the correct swimming direction during various phases of the sexual reproduction process. Whilst chemotaxis may dominate near the ovum, it is unclear which cues guide ...

  3. Mobile Robot Navigation With Low-Cost Sensors

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    Yap, Teddy Ng

    2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Thrun. Learning occupancy grid maps with forward sensorshared representation of grid maps which reduced the memoryimplemented a RBPF using grid maps for SLAM based on the map

  4. Navigating Space-Time with Ultrafast Exciton Photolithography or

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  6. Human Resources 9.1 Basic Navigation Guide

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    " or "commercial technical data" pursuant to the applicable Federal Acquisition Regulation and agency- specific, transmit, distribute, exhibit, perform, publish or display any part, in any form, or by any means. Reverse documentation and technical data delivered to U.S. Government customers are "commercial computer software

  7. Navigation Functions Learning from Experiments: Application to Anthropomorphic Grasping

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    Low, Steven H.

    mapping human degrees of freedom (DOF) to robot hand DOF. Here PCA is applied to the full 22 DOF in creating autonomous robotic hands similar to the human hand, driven by manifold motivation. Contrary to human manipulation capabilities. Therefore an anthropomorphic robotic hand is uniquely suited

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative1 First Use of Energy for All Purposes (Fuel and Nonfuel), 2002; Level:Energy: Grid Integration Redefining What's Possible forPortsmouth/Paducah Project OfficePower Electronics Power Electronics Power Services

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  18. Rick Nichols 80.737 89.205 77.116 77.767Chevrolet Corvette 77.116 60583 1 2 64.469 Class Average : 77.116

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    Prevedouros, Panos D.

    75.543 73.255 76.140 75.993Honda Prelude 73.255 29471 1 56.846 Ray Laffoon 74.167 77.107 73.437 73.501 Gary Kitagawa 67.852 67.445 68.776 69.562Honda Prelude 67.445 36191 1 57.598 Jon Matsushige 74.628 71.403 65.735Honda S2000 64.935 3752 1 3 2 58.052 Joseph Riveira 67.980 68.061 69.283 69.965Honda S20

  19. These user instructions are applicable to all StreamStats state applications, with the exception of the log-in instructions and the water-use summaries, which are

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    Torgersen, Christian

    Shapefiles: .....................................................................19 Stream Network Navigation

  20. Evaluation of glufosinate for the control of red rice (Oryza sativa) in commercial rice (Oryza sativa) 

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    Hessler, Melanie Dawn

    1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    EVALUATION OF GLUFOSINATK FOR THE CONTROL OF RED RICE (Orna sativa) IN COMMERCIAL RICK (Oryta sativa) A Thesis by MELANIE DAWN HESSLER Submitted to the OIIice of Graduate Studies of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment... of the requirements for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE August 1999 Major Subject; Agronomy EVALUATION OF GLUFOSINATE FOR THE CONTROL OF RED RICK (Oryza siva) IN COMMERCIAL RICK (Orna su&a) A Thesis by MELANIE DAWN HESSLER Submitted to the Ofiice of Graduate...

  1. Towards a Sustainable Energy Balance: Progressive Efficiency and the Return of Energy Conservation

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    Harris, Jeff

    2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    1999 Aspen/Pitkin Energy Conservation Code, as Amendments toFederal Regulations, (2002). Energy Conservation Program forand the Return of Energy Conservation Jeffrey Harris, Rick

  2. Revealing myths about people, energy and buildings

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    Diamond, R.

    2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Myths about People, Energy and Buildings Rick Diamond andmyths about people, energy and buildings are current today?myths about people, energy and buildings? Who tells these

  3. Idaho Operations Office: American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Update

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    Provencher, Rick

    2012-06-14T23:59:59.000Z

    An update from Idaho National Laboratory, Rick Provencher addresses the progress that has been made due to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

  4. EM SSAB CHAIRS Bi-Monthly Conference Call

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    David Hemelright Melyssa Noe, Spencer Gross, Pete Osborne, Dave Adler Paducah Buz Smith, Eric Roberts Portsmouth Will Henderson Greg Simonton, Julie Galloway, Rick Greene,...

  5. Microsoft Word - All Discounts updated February 2015

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    members a 10% discount on labor for any hard surface installation, i.e., custom tile, granite, hardwood floors, and maintenance and repair. For more information contact Rick...

  6. Testimony by

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    as possible, one or more permanent deep geological facilities for the safe disposal of spent fuel and high- level nuclear waste. Testimony by House Science, Space and Rick...

  7. Klamath and Lake Counties Agricultural Industrial Park

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    * In 2007, Green Fuels of Oregon, Inc. signed a lease with Liskey Farms to develop a Biodiesel production facility in existing greenhouses. * Local farmer Rick Walsh has...

  8. applying generalized stochastic: Topics by E-print Network

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    GENERATORS Rick Katz Institute for Study Weather Generators (2) Generalized Linear Models (GLMs) (3) GLM Weather Generator (4) Application to Daily ("Covariates") Not...

  9. Commonwealth, High-Tech Leaders Recognize 14 Jefferson Lab Staff...

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    for Heat Detection System and Methodology. Rick Gonzales for an Electrical Apparatus Lockout Device. Ganapati Rao Myneni for a Sensitive Hydrogen Leak Detector. Accelerator...

  10. AMERICAN ANTHROPOLOGIST Public Anthropology

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    Illinois at Chicago, University of

    AMERICAN ANTHROPOLOGIST Public Anthropology 2012 Public Anthropology Year in Review: Actually, Rick a torrent of criticism from anthropologists, including an online response by #12;Year in Review: Public

  11. agile software development: Topics by E-print Network

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    Mark; D'Abrusco, Raffaele; Doe, Stephen; Ebert, Rick; Laurino, Omar; Pevunova, Olga; Refsdal, Brian; Thomas, Brian 2012-01-01 393 Software QA Intern (Paid) Are you...

  12. Microsoft PowerPoint - 2_hirsh Monday 5-20 Overview.ppt [Compatibility...

    National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

    Report Distribution 7 - Greg Perry, X-3656, Website, Newsletter, Daily Processing - Pat Smith, X-6860, NRC Reconciliation 8 Programmers Rick Edwards, 803-725-0875, SAMS...

  13. Derek Whitehead Associate Director

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    Liley, David

    Schorer Agency AS400 System Administrator Gary Katerelos Agency Vacant Senior Administrator-NT Rick Upward Databases Shulan Lin 22263 Database Administrator - Oracle Jonathan Blake Agency Senior Database

  14. June 4, 2010 SE N A T E CA N D I D A T E S I N T H E 2010 GE N E R A L EL E C T I O N

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    Escher, Christine

    (Counties) Major Cities Incumbent Republican Democrat 3. Jackson Ashland, Medford, Jacksonville Alan Bates Dennis Richardson (R) Dennis Richardson Rick Levine 5. Jackson Ashland/ Medford Peter Buckley (D) Sandra

  15. agricultural university hisar: Topics by E-print Network

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    catalog.montana.edu graduateagricultureanimal-range-sciencesms-animal-and-range- science) M.S. in Land Rehabilitation (interdisciplinary) (http: catalog Lawrence, Rick...

  16. High Performance Computing and Genomics: Overview of the Issues (2010 JGI/ANL HPC Workshop)

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    Stevens, Rick [ANL

    2011-06-08T23:59:59.000Z

    Rick Stevens of Argonne National Laboratory presents an overview of the issues to be covered during the JGI/Argonne HPC Workshop on January 25, 2010.

  17. Carbon Cycling, Environmental & Rural Economic Impacts from Collecting...

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    Technology Area Review Steve Kelley, NCSU Rick Gustafson, U of WA Elaine Oneil, CORRIM Carbon Cycling, Environmental & Rural Economic Impacts from Collecting & Processing Specific...

  18. animal material originating: Topics by E-print Network

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    Cambridge Maizels, Rick 53 Original Article Dissolution of Functional Materials and Rare Earth Oxides into Pseudo Alveolar Fluid CiteSeer Summary: Abstract: The dissolution...

  19. Sandia National Laboratories: Sandia Co-Hosts "Climate Risk Forum...

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    insure property and livelihoods against climate-related risks." To begin the forum, three panels gave presentations: The current state of climate research. Kate Ricke (Stanford...

  20. LHC/CMS Journal Club November 30, 2005

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    Field, Richard

    Rick Field - Florida/CMS/CDF Page 4 TheThe ""Underlying EventUnderlying Event"" inin High PHigh PTT Jet

  1. allergic inflammatory reactions: Topics by E-print Network

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    the Western European and North American populations 1. This contrasts with much lower asthma incidence Maizels, Rick 79 Noninvasive measurement of airway responsiveness in...

  2. allergic reactions current: Topics by E-print Network

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    the Western European and North American populations 1. This contrasts with much lower asthma incidence Maizels, Rick 84 Noninvasive measurement of airway responsiveness in...

  3. Fuel Cell Technologies Office Record 14010 ? Industry Deployed...

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    10 (Rev. 1) Date: 08122014 Title: Industry Deployed Fuel Cell Powered Lift Trucks Originators: Pete Devlin, Kristian Kiuru Approved by: Sunita Satyapal and Rick Farmer Date: 08...

  4. RSAC Members as of 12/12/2013 Environmental and Public Interest Groups

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    Kavulla ­ Montana Public Service Commission (Commissioner) Rick Sterling ­ Idaho Public Utilities Commission (Engineering Section Supervisor) Tony Usibelli ­ Washington Department of Commerce, State Energy

  5. RSAC Members as of 01/08/2014 Environmental and Public Interest Groups

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    Kavulla ­ Montana Public Service Commission (Commissioner) Rick Sterling ­ Idaho Public Utilities Commission (Engineering Section Supervisor) Tony Usibelli ­ Washington Department of Commerce, State Energy

  6. 851 S.W. Sixth Avenue, Suite 1100 Steve Crow 503-222-5161 Portland, Oregon 97204-1348 Executive Director 800-452-5161

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    ­ Montana Public Service Commission (Commissioner) Rick Sterling ­ Idaho Public Utilities Commission (Engineering Section Supervisor) Tony Usibelli ­ Washington Department of Commerce, State Energy Office

  7. Overview of Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Activities: 2011 IPHE Stationary...

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    1 IPHE Stationary Fuel Cell Workshop Overview of Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Activities: 2011 IPHE Stationary Fuel Cell Workshop Presentation by Rick Farmer at the IPHE Stationary Fuel...

  8. agricultural management practice: Topics by E-print Network

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    areas. Published by Elsevier B.V. Keywords: Carbon Lawrence, Rick L. 7 Best Environmental Management Practices Environmental Sciences and Ecology Websites Summary: Best...

  9. agricultural management practices: Topics by E-print Network

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    areas. Published by Elsevier B.V. Keywords: Carbon Lawrence, Rick L. 7 Best Environmental Management Practices Environmental Sciences and Ecology Websites Summary: Best...

  10. CORPORATIONS APAC Tennessee Incorporated

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    Dasgupta, Dipankar

    Business Resources Breast Cancer Eradication Initiative Incorporated Brother International Corporation Resources Incorporated ETI Corporation Corporate and Foundation Giving The University of Memphis is grateful Family of Companies KPMG Peat Marwick LLP Knox Music Incorporated Frank Ricks/Looney Ricks Kiss Lane

  11. From anywhere... to anyone Canada Post

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    From anywhere... to anyone · Canada Post Nov. 10 2010 Presentation to York University to high, Director, Business Development for the Utilities & Government Verticals Rick joined Canada Post in February Logistics, International Sales and as Director, Public Sector sales . Prior to joining Canada Post, Rick

  12. Hydrogen Storage Pre-Solicitation Meeting Attendee List

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    Mark AEA Technology morgan@aeatech.com Pez Guido Air Products pezgu@apa.com Miller Robert N. Air.r.lustig@usa.dupont.com Tidball Rick EI rick.tidball@energyint.com Zhaosheng Tan Energy Conversion Devices ztan@ovonic.com Fox Tom ESC tfox@escentes.org Slattery Darlene FL Solar dkslatt@fsec.ucf.edu Burton Richard Florida Intl

  13. HMSC Sustainability Committee Meeting Minutes: April 6, 2010

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    , Nickel Zinc, lithium Ion, Small Sealed Lead Acid. (They do not accept alkaline batteries) This may. Battery Recycling/ Battery Recharging (Rick) Rick notes that NOAA is recycling a lot of batteries-effective to buy battery chargers and use rechargeable batteries only? The group had mixed reviews on how well

  14. Fermilab "Wine & Cheese" Talk September 27, 2013

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    Field, Richard

    the Tevatron Energy Scan. Wine & Cheese talk, October 4, 2002. Studying the underlying event (UE) at CDF observables from the Tevatron Energy Scan. The PYTHIA UE tunes. #12;Fermilab "Wine & Cheese" Talk September 27Fermilab "Wine & Cheese" Talk September 27, 2013 Rick Field ­ Florida/CDF/CMS Page 1 Rick Field

  15. From 1992-2011 -A Timeline Project SMART evolves

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    Pringle, James "Jamie"

    From 1992-2011 - A Timeline #12;Let's Begin #12;Project SMART evolves · 1992-2002 Four modules ­ Limited to students from inner-city New York area and some local · 2009 ­ Opened to international students to teach participants in Project SMART- Rick Searfoss is a UNH graduate - confirm this Rick Searfoss has

  16. A Comparative Study of Kalman Filter Implementations for Relative GPS Navigation

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    Fritz, Matthew Peyton

    2011-02-22T23:59:59.000Z

    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 2. Ionosphere Model . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 3. Troposphere Model . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 4. Satellite Clock Error . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 5. Receiver Clock Noise... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 1. Principle of Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 2. Mathematical Model . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 3. Performance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44 B. Gyroscopes...

  17. Women in Student Affairs: Navigating the Roles of Mother and Administrator

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    Bailey, Krista Jorge

    2012-02-14T23:59:59.000Z

    -level leadership positions, (b) women are more likely than men to leave the field of student affairs, (c) there is a dearth of research related to women who have children and work in student affairs, and (d) the mid level has received inadequate research attention...

  18. Estimation algorithm for autonomous aerial refueling using a vision based relative navigation system

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    Bowers, Roshawn Elizabeth

    2005-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

    A new impetus to develop autonomous aerial refueling has arisen out of the growing demand to expand the capabilities of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). With autonomous aerial refueling, UAVs can retain the advantages of being small, inexpensive...

  19. Thus mangle ye still the human race: a study in structural navigation

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    Harden, B. Garrick

    2006-08-16T23:59:59.000Z

    of ?passionate? (Ibid., 52) retribution from mechanical societies but also serve more directly as a reification of the moral code for others. In other words, if someone commits a murder and is subsequently killed by a state, the act of killing serves not only... to punish the moral offender but also to inject into the populace a fear of committing murder. Due to the differences between individuals in an organic 14 society, laws that create and maintain certain individual ?rights? (such as life, property...

  20. How a Navigation Channel Contributed to Most of the Flooding of New Orleans During Hurricane Katrina

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    2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    River Gulf Outlet, hurricane Katrina August 2005. ExpertRiver Gulf Outlet, hurricane Katrina August 2005. Expertlevee system following hurricane Katrina and the pathway

  1. Bio-inspired MEMS Pressure and Flow Sensors for Underwater Navigation and Object Imaging "

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    for artificial lateral line applications," Master's thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, September 2011 the biological neuromasts on the body of many fish. For instance, the blind cave fish, Astyanax mexicanus Kayak Testing: Commercial vs. MEMS Pitching Test Power Spectrum of Pitching Test A photograph of blind

  2. Navigating the fruit fly brain : visual place learning in Drosophila melanogaster

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    Ofstad, Tyler Arnt

    2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    25 Figure 2-2: Diagram of a 64 peltier tilethermoelectric modules (TEM, peltier tiles) arranged in anFigure 2- 2: Diagram of a 64 peltier tile array. Shown is a

  3. Linkping studies in science and technology. Thesis. Navigation and SAR Auto-focusing in

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    Schön, Thomas

    ://www.control.isy.liu.se zoran@isy.liu.se Linköping 2011 #12;This is a Swedish Licentiate's Thesis. Swedish postgraduate education leads to a Doctor's degree and/or a Licentiate's degree. A Doctor's Degree comprises 240 ECTS credits (4 years of full-time studies). A Licentiate's degree comprises 120 ECTS credits, of which

  4. New SBIR All-in-One Web Tool Helps Small Businesses Navigate...

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    that cut carbon pollution and drive the economy forward. The all-in-one interactive web tool streamlines the SBIR application process by bringing together information from the...

  5. Entrainment of Dungeness Crab in the Desdemona Shoals Reach of the Lower Columbia River Navigation Channel

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    Pearson, Walter H.; Kohn, Nancy P.; Skalski, J. R.

    2006-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

    Proposed dredging of the Columbia River has raised concerns about related impacts on Dungeness crab in the Columbia River Estuary (CRE). This study follows two major efforts, sponsored by the Portland District of the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to quantify the number of crabs entrained by a hopper dredge working in the CRE. From June 2002 through September 2002, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) conducted direct measurements of crab entrainment in the CRE from the mouth of the Columbia River (MCR, river mile -3 to +3) upriver as far as Miller Sands (river mile 21 to 24). These studies constituted a major step in quantifying crab entrainment in the CRE, and allowed statistically bounded projections of adult equivalent loss (AEL) for Dungeness crab populations under a range of future construction dredging and maintenance dredging scenarios (Pearson et al. 2002, 2003). In 2004, PNNL performed additional measurements to improve estimates of crab entrainment at Desdemona Shoals and at Flavel Bar, a reach near Astoria that had not been adequately sampled in 2002 (Figure 1). The 2004 data were used to update the crab loss projections for channel construction to 43 ft MLLW. In addition, a correlation between bottom salinity and adult (age 2+ and 3+, >100 mm carapace width) crab entrainment was developed using 2002 data, and elaborated upon with the 2004 data. This crab salinity model was applied to forecasting seasonal (monthly) entrainment rates and AEL using seasonal variations in salinity (Pearson et al. 2005). In the previous studies, entrainment rates in Desdemona Shoals were more variable than in any of the other reaches. Pearson et al. (2005) concluded that ?the dynamics behind the variable entrainment rates at Desdemona Shoals are not fully understood,? as well as finding that juvenile crab entrainment was not significantly correlated with salinity as it was for older crab. The present study was undertaken to address the question of whether the high age 1+ entrainment rate at Desdemona Shoals in June 2002 unusual, or would it be observed again under similar conditions? PNNL and USACE personnel directly measured crab entrainment by the USACE hopper dredge Essayons working in Desdemona Shoals in June 2006. In addition to quantifying crab entrainment of all age classes, bottom salinity was directly measured in as many samples as possible, so that the relationship between crab entrainment and salinity could be further evaluated. All 2006 data were collected and analyzed in a manner consistent with the previous entrainment studies (Pearson et al. 2002, 2003, 2005).

  6. Vision-Aided Inertial Navigation for Pin-Point Landing using Observations of Mapped Landmarks

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    Roumeliotis, Stergios I.

    , as well as by estimating and limiting touchdown velocities to within airbag or landing gear specifications

  7. Return of the Rat: Biologically-Inspired Robotic Exploration and Navigation*

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    Weitzenfeld, Alfredo

    Ramírez and Alfredo Weitzenfeld Ridel Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM) Computer Engineering abarrera@itam.mx, alfredo@itam.mx .Abstract ­ In this paper we present a biologically- inspired robotic is partially supported by collaboration projects UC MEXUS CONACYT (ITAM ­ UCSC), LAFMI CONACYT (ITAM ­ ISC

  8. Paper AAS 02-141 Navigation of Aerial Platforms on Titan

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    Lorenz, Ralph D.

    -shrouded moon Titan may involve aerial platforms such as airships or helicopters. A significant challenge Cassini-Huygens mission may involve mobile aerial platforms such as airships or helicopters. Such vehicles (these may not be the same thing ­ sample acquisition systems may be deployable from an airship

  9. REAL-TIME VISUAL MOSAICKING AND NAVIGATION OF THE USS Macon

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    Landing, CA 95039-9644 Abstract The US Navy airship USS Macon was a 239 m dirigi- ble aircraft carrier are complementary. Figure 1: The USS Macon recovering two F9C aircraft (visible below the airship) over New Egypt

  10. Design and Development of Novel Routing Methodologies for Dynamic Roadway Navigation Systems

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    Zhu, Weihua

    2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Census Features Class Codes (CFCC) belongs to categories A1,Census Features Class Codes (CFCC) belongs to categories A1,

  11. Kristijan Macek, Dizan Vasquez, Thierry Fraichard, Roland Siegwart Towards Safe Vehicle Navigation in Dynamic Urban Scenarios

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    Paris-Sud XI, Université de

    sposobnosti izbjegavanja sudara. Razmotrene su razlicite razine sigurnosti uz izriciti opis njihovih zadanih

  12. INTRODUCTION The role of geomagnetic field cues in behaviors such as navigation,

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    Phillips, John B.

    compass directions (i.e. north, south, east or west) in their natural environment (Roonwal, 1958 mellifera) (Martin and Lindauer, 1977). A more recent study of resting American cockroaches (Periplaneta by the geomagnetic field could increase the accuracy of a path integration system (Cheung et al., 2008

  13. Constraint-based navigation for safe, shared control of ground vehicles

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    Anderson, Sterling J., Ph. D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Human error in machine operation is common and costly. This thesis introduces, develops, and experimentally demonstrates a new paradigm for shared-adaptive control of human-machine systems that mitigates the effects of ...

  14. E-Print Network 3.0 - air navigators Sample Search Results

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    Technologies and Information Sciences 86 AABBSSTTRRAACCTT MA, RUIQI. The Effect of In-Vehicle Automation and Reliability on Driver Situation Summary: ; investigate the effect...

  15. E-Print Network 3.0 - agv corridor navigation Sample Search Results

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    of Michigan Summary: .html THE OMNIMATE: A GUIDEWIRE -FREE AGV FOR HIGHLY FLEXIBLE AUTOMATION Johann Borenstein The University of Michigan... @umich.edu ABSTRACT This paper...

  16. Improving 3D Navigation in Multiscale Environments Using Cubemap-based Techniques

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    Barbosa, Alberto

    and the increasing processing power of computers, larger and richer in detail 3D virtual environments are becoming, the solutions are intended to work on desktop setups, using mouse and keyboard, as this setup is more common the focus of study of many researchers [14, 6, 7]. Kopper et al. [8] presented a system that

  17. ACTIVE VISION FOR NAVIGATING UNKNOWN ENVIRONMENTS: AN EVOLUTIONARY ROBOTICS APPROACH FOR SPACE RESEARCH

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    Cangelosi, Angelo

    , below the solar panel in front. Another pair is looking backward, below the solar panel in the back future, autonomous robots are expected to be the principal actors in the exploration of Solar System of the time. Nowadays, the time delay that affects the communication between the Earth and other Solar System

  18. Creating a Cognitive Agent in a Virtual World: Planning, Navigation, and Natural Language Generation

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    Hewlett, William

    2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Generation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Language Generation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Language Generation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  19. DISPUTES & INVESTIGATIONS ECONOMICS FINANCIAL ADVISORY MANAGEMENT CONSULTING 2012 Navigant Consulting, Inc. .

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    or customer-sited renewables Includes non-renewable alternative resources Minimum solar or customer Consulting, Inc. . Can IOU Demand Response Programs Facilitate Integration of Wind and Solar Energy Needed Renewables portfolio standard Renewables portfolio goal Solar water heating eligible * Extra credit for solar

  20. A Model-Driven Approach for Generating Embedded Robot Navigation Control Software

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    Gray, Jeffrey G.

    , which is symbolically represented as an area contaminated with hazardous materials (e.g., land mines engines and brakes, chemical factories, and avionics applications. In fact, it has been reported that over

  1. Panofsky Agonisters: 1950 Loyalty Oath at Berkeley; Pief navigates the crisis

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    Jackson, John David

    2008-08-14T23:59:59.000Z

    In 1949-1951 the University of California was traumatized and seriously damaged by a Loyalty Oath controversy. Wolfgang K. H. Panofsky, a young and promising physics professor and researcher at Lawrence's Radiation Laboratory, was caught up in the turmoil.

  2. Autonomous navigation and tracking of dynamic surface targets on-board a computationally impoverished aerial vehicle

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    Selby, William Clayton

    2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    This thesis describes the development of an independent, on-board visual servoing system which allows a computationally impoverished aerial vehicle to autonomously identify and track a dynamic surface target. Image ...

  3. Analysis of decentralized potential field based multi-agent navigation via primal-dual Lyapunov theory

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    Dimarogonas, Dimos V.

    We use a combination of primal and dual Lyapunov theory for almost global asymptotic stabilization and collision avoidance in multi-agent systems. Previous work provided local analysis around the critical points with the ...

  4. Navigating the Metrics Landscape: An Introductory Literature Guide to Metric Selection, Implementation, & Decision Making

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    Blackburn, Craig

    2009-04-20T23:59:59.000Z

    The focus of this paper is to depict the vast landscape of literature related to enterprise performance measurement in a concise and comprehensible manner for researchers and practitioners. We focus particularly on the ...

  5. The cost-effectiveness of computer-assisted navigation in total knee arthroplasty

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    Novak, Erik J.; Silverstein, Marc D.; Bozic, Kevin J.

    2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    of positioning of prosthesis in total knee re- placement. JThe Genesis total knee prosthesis: a 10-year followup study.C. Unicompartmental knee prosthesis implantation with a non-

  6. Advanced Motion Control for Safe Navigation of an Omnidirectional Wall-Climbing Robot

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    Berns, Karsten

    challenge for wall-climbing robots which ad- here to the surface via negative pressure. Especially wheeled CROMSCI which uses a negative pressure adhesion system in combination with driven wheels for propulsion structures are inspection tasks of buildings like cooling towers or bridge pylons. Legs or sliding frame

  7. HAPMAP: Haptic Walking Navigation System with Support by the Sense of Handrail

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    Tachi, Susumu

    the user's palm to reproduce the pressure distribution of a sliding handrail. When the seesaw tachi@tachilab.org Figure 1. The method of displaying sensation which sliding virtual curving handrail a sensation of a sliding handrail and a sensation of a sliding curved handrail in order to inform the user

  8. Automated Spacecraft Docking Using a Vision-Based Relative Navigation Sensor

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    Morris, Jeffery C.

    2010-01-14T23:59:59.000Z

    . . . . . . . 131 4. Test Case 3: Max-Max-Max Inertia Uncertainty . . . 140 5. Test Case 4: Min-Min-Min Inertia Uncertainty . . . . 149 6. Test Case 5: Max-Min-Min Inertia Uncertainty . . . . 158 7. Test Case 6: Min-Max-Max Inertia Uncertainty . . . . 167 8. Test... Case 7: Max-Max-Max Initial Attitude Error . . 176 9. Test Case 8: Min-Min-Min Initial Attitude Error . . . 185 10.Test Case 9: Max-Min-Min Initial Attitude Error . . . 194 11.Test Case 10: Min-Max-Max Initial Attitude Error . . 207 12.Test Case 11: Max...

  9. Nonlinear Observer for GNSS-Aided Inertial Navigation with Quaternion-Based Attitude Estimation

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    Johansen, Tor Arne

    Håvard Fjær Grip, Thor I. Fossen, Tor A. Johansen, and Ali Saberi Abstract-- For applications Cybernetics, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, 7491 Trond- heim, Norway. Ali Saberi. The work of Ali Saberi was partially supported by NAVY grants ONR KKK777SB001 and ONR KKK760SB0012

  10. Automated Spacecraft Docking Using a Vision-Based Relative Navigation Sensor 

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    Morris, Jeffery C.

    2010-01-14T23:59:59.000Z

    was robust to both types of mass property modeling errors, as well as both types of initial condition modeling errors, even in the presence of sensor noise. The VisNav system was found to perform satisfactorily in all test cases, with excellent estimate error...

  11. Navigation solution for the Texas A&M autonomous ground vehicle

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    Odom, Craig Allen

    2006-10-30T23:59:59.000Z

    The need addressed in this thesis is to provide an Autonomous Ground Vehicle (AGV) with accurate information regarding its position, velocity, and orientation. The system chosen to meet these needs incorporates (1) a differential Global Positioning...

  12. Career Choices in Marine and Environmental Sciences: Navigating a Sea of Options

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    Jungbluth, Sean

    The world of science continues to train and grant degrees to an abundance of eager young investigators, yet the number of tenure-track positions in oceanography and related fields is not increasing. Nevertheless, academic ...

  13. Advanced Perception, Navigation and Planning for Autonomous In-Water Ship Hull Inspection

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    Kaess, Michael

    commercialized at scale. On the other hand, unmanned underwater vehicles have become extraordinarily capable. Leonard Abstract Inspection of ship hulls and marine structures using autonomous underwater vehicles has-capacity com- munications, autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) move freely and therefore usually require on

  14. Automatic Landmark Selection for Navigation with Panoramic Vision Simon Thompson, Alex Zelinsky and Mandyam Srinivasan

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    in making successful autonomous robots. Vision as a sensor is the richest source of information about imaging can solve the first problem men­ tioned above [ Yagi et al., 1994 ] . By the use of con­ vex

  15. The ICoN integrated communication and navigation protocol for underwater acoustic networks

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    Kanthan, Rupesh R

    2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    The deployment of autonomous underwater devices has increased dramatically in the last several years, presenting a strong and growing need for a network protocol to mediate acoustic communications between devices. This ...

  16. Learning to understand spatial language for robotic navigation and mobile manipulation

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    Kollar, Thomas (Thomas Fleming)

    2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    This thesis focuses on understanding task-constrained natural language commands, where a person gives a natural language command to the robot and the robot infers and executes the corresponding plan. Understanding natural ...

  17. Line map construction based on small-scale mobile robot using single-sonar navigation

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    Jaradat, Mohammad Abdel Kareem

    2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    HI STRONG PEAKS PARAMETERS FOR THE SECOND EXPERIMENT -20 90' 180 11 -25 Plg. 35. TI1C 1lAC Bop OA (AC R&%1A tlBASfOffA gCOfACtTQ . CHAPTER V CONCLUSION AND FUTURE WORK In this study a line map construction approach has been presented...

  18. Exploring Motion Signatures for Vision-Based Tracking, Recognition and Navigation

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    Li, Wen

    2014-06-27T23:59:59.000Z

    to explore motion signatures for object recognition. We begin with study of the periodic wingbeat motion of flying birds. To analyze the wing motion of a flying bird, we establish kinematics models for bird wings, and obtain wingbeat periodicity in image...

  19. AUTONOMOUS ROBOT NAVIGATION USING A GENETIC ALGORITHM WITH AN EFFICIENT GENOTYPE ADITIA HERMANU

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    Wainwright, Roger L.

    of Tulsa Dept. of Electrical Engineering Tulsa, Oklahoma KAVEH ASHENAYI University of Tulsa Dept. of Electrical Engineering Tulsa, Oklahoma ROGER L. WAINWRIGHT University of Tulsa Dept. of Mathematical & Computer Sciences Tulsa, Oklahoma ABSTRACT The goal for real-time mobile robots is to travel the shortest

  20. Formal Specification and Quantitative Analysis of a Constellation of Navigation Satellites

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    Miller, Alice

    , Guangzhou, China b School of Computing Science, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK c School of Reliability and Systems Engineering, Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Beijing, China Abstract to achieve minimum failures or to increase mean time between failures (MTBF) and thus to plan maintenance

  1. To appear in: Society of Neuroscience Abstracts 20 A RODENT NAVIGATION MODEL THAT COMBINES PLACE

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    Touretzky, David S.

    of the rat brain. In addition to a path integrator and units coding for head direction, our model contains CODE, HEAD DIRECTION, AND PATH INTEGRATION INFORMATION. H.S. Wan, D.S. Touretzky, \\Lambda and A mechanisms for place recognition, maintenance of head direction, and path integration, replicates a variety

  2. Available online at www.sciencedirect.com Cargo transport: molecular motors navigate a complex

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    Ross, Jennifer

    cytoskeleton Jennifer L Ross1 , M Yusuf Ali2 and David M Warshaw2 Intracellular cargo transport requires and dynamics Edited by Yixian Zheng and Karen Oegema Available online 15th January 2008 0955-0674/$ ­ see front

  3. A Framework for Mobile Robot Navigation Using a Temporal Population Code

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    Verschure, Paul

    Systems - SPECS, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Roc Boronat. 138, 08018 Barcelona, Spain {andre.luvizotto,cesar.costa}@upf.edu 2 ICREA - Instituci´o Catalana de Recerca i Estudis Avanc¸ats - Barcelona, Spain paul.verschure@upf.edu http://specs.upf.edu/ Abstract. Recently, we have proposed that the dense local and sparse long

  4. Recent Advances in Synchronous-Clock One-Way-Travel-Time Acoustic Navigation

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    Whitcomb, Louis L.

    Engineering University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 Email: eustice@umich.edu tDepartment of Mechanical Engineering Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21218 Email: llw@jhu.edu +Department of Applied Ocean], [2], on the hull of a surface ship [3], or on sea-ice [4]. With a maximum acoustic range of 5-10 km

  5. Recent Advances in Synchronous-Clock One-Way-Travel-Time Acoustic Navigation

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    Eustice, Ryan

    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 Email: eustice@umich.edu Department of Mechanical Engineering Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21218 Email: llw@jhu.edu Department of Applied Ocean Physics [1], [2], on the hull of a surface ship [3], or on sea-ice [4]. With a maximum acoustic range of 5

  6. ** For more help please contact learntech@sfu.ca or 778.782.9607 ** Navigate to

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    to a discussion STEP 1 STEP 2 STEP 3 Click on Post Response to post your reply, and 3. the Global Stream, which comprises the main body of the page. STEP 1 STEP 2 STEP 3 STEP 4 STEP 5 editing windows (see Step 4 above). STEP 1 STEP 2 Click the Browse button to browse your local desktop

  7. Navigation Functions for Focally Admissible Surfaces Ioannis Filippidis and Kostas J. Kyriakopoulos

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    Low, Steven H.

    focal surface within the obstacle. Secondly, a critical point which is not near a second- order contac

  8. Indoor Navigational Aid Using Active RFID and QR-Code For sighted and Blind People

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    van Schyndel, Ron

    supply because it depends on the power of the probe signal itself for data transformation . Furthermore are using passive RFID systems. An advantage of passive RFID technology is that it does not require a power skyscrapers or inside buildings, their system is disabled or may provide inaccurate positioning infor- mation

  9. Navigating protected genomics data with UCSC Genome Browser in a Box.

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    2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    H. et al. (2013) Integrative Genomics Viewer (IGV):High-performance genomics data visualization andbrowsers for comparative genomics. Bioinformatics. In press.

  10. CONE-BEAM HELICAL CT VIRTUAL ENDOSCOPY: RECONSTRUCTION, SEGMENTATION AND AUTOMATIC NAVIGATION

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    Plotkin, Joshua B.

    from the Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior (CAPES) from Brazil, the National

  11. Navigation Modelling in Adaptive Hypermedia ? Peter Dolog and M aria Bielikov a

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    Dolog, Peter

    Hypermedia Application Model (AHAM) [6]. The user model should at least contain a class, which repre- sents

  12. KELVIN: Kart for Long distance Vision Navigation 2001 Florida Conference on Recent Advances in Robotics

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    Schwartz, Eric M.

    is a bank of two 12-volt marine batteries in series to produce 24 volts. The integrated systems battery different levels within this cradle. Two batteries systems are used in Kelvin. The motor battery system is a 12 volt 17.3 amp-hour power source. This battery powers all of the computer systems and the steering

  13. Consecutive scanning scheme: applications to localization and navigation for mobile robots in a dynamic environment

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    Lee, Jae Yong

    2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    This thesis presents a mobile robot localization and obstacle detection algorithm based on consecutive range sensor scans. For a known environment, a mobile robot may scan the environment using a range sensor which can rotate 360o. The mobile robot...

  14. Navigate MathSciNet Jump to Search or Browse Screens

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    Mollin, R.A.

    , CRC Press Series on Discrete Mathematics and its Applications, CRC Press, Boca Raton, 1996, MR1383823 with applications, CRC Press Series on Discrete Mathematics and its Applications, CRC Press, Boca Raton, 1998, Zbl, Some computational results on a problem of Eisenstein, Th´eorie des nombres (Quebec, PQ, 1987) (J-M De

  15. MEMS AND MICROSYS TEMS FOR NAVIG ATION, SENSING, AND SPECTRAL PROCESSING

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    Ayazi, Farrokh

    class), and the Georgia Tech College of Engineering Cutting Edge Research Award for 2001-2002. He such as frequency, impedance and quality factor (Q) have strong temperature and process dependencies that must

  16. ECONOMIC EFFICIENCY OF AIR NAVIGATION SERVICE PROVIDERS: AN ASSESSMENT IN EUROPE

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    support of the Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia, with the scholarship SFRH/BD/64730/2009, funded under

  17. Loran Availability and Continuity Analysis for Required Navigation Performance 0.3

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    Stanford University

    , Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Stanford University, USA Robert Wenzel, Booz Allen Hamilton, USA G. T. Gunther, Booz Allen Hamilton, USA Peter Morris, Northrop Grumman Information Technologies Lt

  18. Navigating coastal values: Participatory mapping of ecosystem services for spatial planning

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    including cultural ecosystem services (CES) is fraught with challenges (Chan et al., 2012). These valuation methods generally at- tempt to express consumer or individual preferences without explicitly addressing

  19. An architecture for online chunk learning and planning in complex navigation and manipulation

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    Paris-Sud XI, Université de

    in the categorisation. Visuo-motor associative learning and a motor controller can provide the basis to let low level using visuo-motor associations, and due to a perception ambiguity, caused by limited visual capabilities of the hand in the case of an arm manipulation task. However, if we want to trend to a generic architecture

  20. Autonomous aerial refueling of UAVS utilizing a vision based navigation system

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    Kimmett, Jennifer Jones

    2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    the line of sight vector between a positioning sensing diode and a target configured with multiple light emitting diode beacons. A study is conducted to determine the best number and placement of the beacons on the drogue and the best location to mount...

  1. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON AUTOMATIC CONTROL (IN PRESS) 1 Navigation Functions on Cross Product Spaces

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    into a single, computational simple expression, enabling the practical construction of NFs on the Cartesian product of several manifolds. I. INTRODUCTION The gradient vector field of a properly designed artificial potential function can steer a robot to a goal, while avoiding obstacles along the way. Adding a damping

  2. Navigating the fruit fly brain : visual place learning in Drosophila melanogaster

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    Ofstad, Tyler Arnt

    2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    screen to include lines driving expression in additionalto screen GAL4 lines driving expression in additional

  3. Thus mangle ye still the human race: a study in structural navigation 

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    Harden, B. Garrick

    2006-08-16T23:59:59.000Z

    This thesis places three sociological figures in discourse with one another: Ferdinand Tönnies, Emile Durkheim and Friedrich Nietzsche. I argue, within the contexts of the three theorists� philosophies, that contemporary ...

  4. The Energy-Navigator -A Web Based Platform for Quality Management in Buildings 

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    Plesser, S. Pinkernell, C.; Fisch, N.; Rumpe, B.; Kurpick, T.

    2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Energy efficient buildings require high quality standards for all their technical equipment to enable their efficient and successful operation and management. Building simulations enable engineers to design integrated HVAC ...

  5. Water quality modeling for the Kennet and Avon Canal, a navigational canal in an inland catchment

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    Zeckoski, Rebecca

    2010-10-12T23:59:59.000Z

    , and encouraging me to get out in the field and get my hands dirty. To my supervisor, Dr. Dongfang Liang, I owe much gratitude: for believing in me and helping to bring me to this great institution, for his constant support of myself and my project... , but not financially maintained by the Government. In these waterways, private groups, such as the Kennet and Avon Canal Trust, frequently put forth their own money to contribute to the maintenance of the canals. The Government maintains 1071 miles (1724 km...

  6. Multiple-vehicle resource-constrained navigation in the deep ocean

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    Reed, Brooks Louis-Kiguchi

    2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    This thesis discusses sensor management methods for multiple-vehicle fleets of autonomous underwater vehicles, which will allow for more efficient and capable infrastructure in marine science, industry, and naval applications. ...

  7. Making Robot Learning Controllable: A Case Study in Robot Navigation Alexandra Kirsch, Michael Schweitzer, Michael Beetz

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    Cremers, Daniel

    Schweitzer, Michael Beetz Abstract In many applications the performance of learned robot con- trollers drags on the performance of learning and data mining ap- plications. Beetz et al. [2004] have proposed ROLL (Robot Learning is not informative for learning the dynamics of the robot. In this paper we evaluate some of the claims made by Beetz

  8. Navigating the fruit fly brain : visual place learning in Drosophila melanogaster

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    Ofstad, Tyler Arnt

    2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    25 Figure 2-2: Diagram of a 64 peltier tilein a uniform grid which tiles the familiar area (Hafting etmodules (TEM, peltier tiles) arranged in an 8x8 grid (Figure

  9. Appearance-Based Navigation, Localization, Mapping, and Map Merging for Heterogeneous Teams of Robots

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    Erinc, Gorkem

    2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    merging of an occupancy grid map and an appearance- basedmerging of an occupancy grid map and an appearance- basedW. Burgard. Improved techniques for grid map- ping with rao-

  10. Design and Development of Novel Routing Methodologies for Dynamic Roadway Navigation Systems

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    Zhu, Weihua

    2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    TIGER/Line map roadway shapefiles as our data source [53],sufficient. In the roadway shapefiles, a freeway segment isonly curvature in the roadway shapefiles. However, we do not

  11. PROACTIVE ASSESSMENT OF IMPACTS TO USACE NAVIGATION FROM PROPOSED THREATENED AND ENDANGERED SPECIES

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    US Army Corps of Engineers

    , and that have been formally described in the Federal Register. Delist ­ The process of removing an animal

  12. ArthroNav:Computer Assisted Navigation System for Orthopedic Surgery using Endoscopic Images

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    Barreto, Joao

    Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Coimbra Coimbra, Portugal jpbar@{deec.uc.pt, isr of the endoscopic lens. We intend to adapt/design new computer vision techniques invariant to the numerous the procedure, the injured ligament is removed, and drill holes are open on the tibia Jo~ao. P. Barreto

  13. ARM - Evaluation Product - ARM Navigation Best Estimate 10 Hz (NAVBE) and

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative1 First Use of Energy for All Purposes (Fuel and Nonfuel), 2002; Level: National5Sales for4,645 3,625 1,006Datastreamstwrcam40m Documentation DataDatastreamsxsaprhsrhi1-min (NAVBE1M) Value Added Products (VAP) for

  14. Geophysical Prospecting doi: 10.1111/1365-2478.12092 Navigating marine electromagnetic transmitters using dipole field

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    Constable, Steve

    .A.Weitemeyer@soton.ac.uk the production of reservoirs and sequestration of carbon diox- ide (Orange et al. 2009; Lien & Mannseth 2008 to hydrocarbon reservoirs in production, or to monitor the seques- tration of carbon dioxide. Marine controlled

  15. Seamless Resource-Adaptive Navigation Tim Schwartz, Christoph Stahl, Jorg Baus, and Wolfgang Wahlster

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    Wahlster, Wolfgang - Deutsche Forschungszentrum für Künstliche Intelligenz & FR 6.2

    H, BMW Research and Technology AG, and Eyeled GmbH has been concerned with the conceptual positioning system LORIOT (Localization and ORientation for Indoor and Outdoor EnvironmenTs). Both systems

  16. Facilitating Navigation and Information Access with CANOES: Collaborative Agents and Natural Operations in Enhanced Spaces

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    Cheyer, Adam

    the global system. This process is continually iterated to produce a bootstrap effect. Collaborative Agents and flexibility in the makeup of agent communities. Distinguishing features of the OAA include facilitator- based delegation of complex goals, temporal control and data management facilities that may be used consistently

  17. The Energy-Navigator -A Web Based Platform for Quality Management in Buildings

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    Plesser, S. Pinkernell, C.; Fisch, N.; Rumpe, B.; Kurpick, T.

    2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Energy efficient buildings require high quality standards for all their technical equipment to enable their efficient and successful operation and management. Building simulations enable engineers to design integrated HVAC systems with complex...

  18. Ex Parte Meeting with DOE and Navigant Consulting on Battery Charger Energy

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

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  19. New SBIR All-in-One Web Tool Helps Small Businesses Navigate Nine Websites

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