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21. Design and Validation of a Whegs Robot in USARSim
Published: 1/31/2008
Authors: B K Taylor, Stephen B. Balakirsky, Elena R Messina, R D Quinn
Abstract: Simulation of robots and other vehicles in a virtual domain has multiple benefits.  End users can use the simulation as a training tool to increase their familiarity and skill with the vehicle without risking damage to the robot, potential bysta ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=823624

22. Autonomy Levels for Unmanned Systems (ALFUS) FrameworkVolume II: Framework Models Initial Version
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 1011-II-1.0
Published: 12/28/2007
Authors: Hui-Min Huang, Elena R Messina
Abstract: This document describes the current Framework models of the overall Autonomy Levels for Unmanned Systems Framework, or ALFUS. ALFUS addresses the autonomy issues along the lifecycle of the unmanned system (UMS), particularly, the autonomy issues at ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=823618

23. Proceedings of the Performance Metrics for Intelligent Systems (PerMIS)2007 Workshop, August 28-30, 2007
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 1073
Published: 12/28/2007
Authors: Rajmohan Madhavan, Elena R Messina
Abstract: The 2007 Performance Metrics for Intelligent Systems (PerMIS'07) Workshop is the seventh installment in the series that started in 2000 targeted at defining measures and methodologies of evaluating performance of intelligent systems. PerMIS f ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=823006

24. Maze Hypothesis Development in Assessing Robot Performance During Teleoperation
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 7443
Published: 9/28/2007
Authors: Salvatore P Schipani, Elena R Messina
Abstract: National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) personnel had the opportunity to assess 14 prospective Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) robots, for the purposes of developing performance standards which currently do not exist. During this exercis ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=51203

25. Test Methods and Knowledge Representation for Urban Search and Rescue Robots
Published: 8/17/2007
Authors: Craig I Schlenoff, Elena R Messina, Alan M. (Alan M.) Lytle, Brian A Weiss, Ann M Virts
Abstract: In this paper, we described an effort in which NIST is working with FEMA Task Force members to define performance requirements and standard test methods as well as to assess the deployment potential of robots applied to the USAR domain. This process ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=823615

26. Urban Search and Rescue Robot Performance Standards: Progress Update
Published: 6/15/2007
Authors: Adam S Jacoff, Elena R Messina
Abstract: In this paper, we describe work in performance standards for urban search and rescue (US&R) robots, begun in 2004 by the Department of Homeland Security. This program is being coordinated by the National Institute of Standards and Technology and will ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=823610

27. Measuring the Performance of Urban Search and Rescue Robots
Published: 5/17/2007
Authors: Elena R Messina, Adam S Jacoff
Abstract: The Department of Homeland Security is sponsoring development of standards for urban search and rescue (USAR) robots. This program is being coordinated by the National Institute of Standards and Technology and will result in consensus standards devel ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=823609

28. Characterizing Unmanned System Autonomy:Contextual Autonomous Capability and Level of Autonomy Analyses
Published: 5/15/2007
Authors: Hui-Min Huang, K Pavek, Mark Ragon, Jeffry Jones, Elena R Messina, James S. Dr. Albus
Abstract: The Autonomy Levels for Unmanned Systems (ALFUS) workshop series was convened to address the autonomous nature of unmanned, robotic systems, or unmanned systems (UMS).  Practitioners have different perceptions or different expectations for the s ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=823608

29. Standards Development for Wireless Communications for Urban Search and Rescue Robots
Published: 2/26/2007
Authors: Catherine A Remley, Galen H Koepke, Elena R Messina, Adam S Jacoff, George Hough
Abstract: To gather data in support of standards development for urban search and rescue robots, NIST is conducting a series of field tests to quantify the functionality and performance of various candidate robots. During these tests, manufacturers bring robot ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=32584

30. Proceedings of the Performance Metrics for Intelligent Systems (PerMIS) Workshop 2006
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 1062
Published: 1/31/2007
Authors: Elena R Messina, Rajmohan Madhavan
Abstract: The 2006 Performance Metrics for Intelligent Systems (PerMIS) Workshop was held at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in Gaithersburg, MD from August 21 - 23, 2006. Sixth in a series of workshops targeted at defining measures a ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=823600



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