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21. Robots to the Rescue
Published: 6/30/2009
Author: Elena R Messina
Abstract: Despite current limitations, robots can still play a significant role in helping the response community by being their eyes and ears in dangerous, unknown, or difficult-to-access locations. This article describes how the National Institute of Stan ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=902170

22. Proceedings of the 2008 Performance Metrics for Intelligent Systems (PerMIS 08) Workshop, August 19-21, 2008
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 1090
Published: 2/10/2009
Authors: Rajmohan Madhavan, Elena R Messina
Abstract: The 2008 Performance Metrics for Intelligent Systems (PerMIS'08) Workshop is the eighth in the series that started in 2000 targeted at defining measures and methodologies of evaluating performance of intelligent systems. PerMIS focused on applica ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=901477

23. Stepfield Pallets: Repeatable Terrain for Evaluating Robot Mobility
Published: 12/31/2008
Authors: Adam S Jacoff, Anthony J Downs, Ann M Virts, Elena R Messina
Abstract: Stepfield pallets are a fabricated and repeatable terrain for evaluating robot mobility. They were developed to provide emergency responders and robot developers a common mobility challenge that could be easily replicated to capture statistically sig ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=824741

24. Ontological Perspectives for Autonomy Performance
Published: 8/21/2008
Authors: Hui-Min Huang, Elena R Messina, Tsai Hong Hong, Craig I Schlenoff
Abstract: Goals must be assigned for any unmanned system‰s (UMS) operation before the system‰s autonomous performance can be measured. In this paper, we began to construct an ontology for mission goals that could serve as a template for stating the ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=824738

25. 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

26. 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

27. 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

28. 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

29. 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

30. 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



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