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11. Performance Analysis of RF-Based Electronic Safety Equipment in a Subway Station and the Empire State Building
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1792
Topic: Public Safety/Security
Published: 3/28/2013
Authors: William F Young, Catherine A Remley, Galen H Koepke, Dennis G Camell, Jacob L. Healy
Abstract: We analyze data from NIST field tests in which radio-propagation channel path loss values were measured at approximately the same physical locations where the performance of various RF-based firefighter distress beacons were tested. These side-by ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=912951

12. Dynamic Key Refreshment for Smart Grid Mesh Network Security
Topic: Public Safety/Security
Published: 2/24/2013
Author: Hamid Gharavi
Abstract: This paper presents a dynamically updating key distribution strategy to enhance mesh network security against cyber attacks. The scheme has been applied to two security protocols known as Simultaneous Authentication of Equals (SAE) and Efficient Mesh ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=912924

13. Latent Interoperability Transmission Specification
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 1152
Topic: Public Safety/Security
Published: 2/5/2013
Authors: Melissa K Taylor, Will Chapman, Austin Hicklin, George Kiebuzinski, Peter Komarinski, John Mayer-Splain, Rachel Wallner
Abstract: The Latent Interoperability Transmission Specification (LITS) is an application profile of the American National Standards Institute/National Institute of Standards and Technology, Information Technology Laboratory (ANSI/NIST-ITL) standard entitl ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=913170

14. Markup Instructions for Extended Friction Ridge Features
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 1151
Topic: Public Safety/Security
Published: 2/5/2013
Authors: Melissa K Taylor, Will Chapman, Austin Hicklin, George Kiebuzinski, Peter Komarinski, John Mayer-Splain, Rachel Wallner
Abstract: This document provides instructions for latent print examiners in marking friction ridge features to maximize consistency among examiners. This document builds upon the Extended Feature Set (EFS) defined in American National Standards Institute/N ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=913169

15. Survey Report for Ambulance Patient Compartment Design
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1772
Topic: Public Safety/Security
Published: 1/22/2013
Authors: Allison Barnard Feeney, Deogratias Kibira, Yung-Tsun Tina Lee, Jennifer Lyn Marshall
Abstract: NIST conducted a survey (Office of Management and Budget, Control No. 1090-0007) of the emergency medical services (EMS) professionals in December 2011. The objective of the survey is to aid in the development of design standards for the patient ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=912317

16. Extended Feature Set Profile Specification
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 1134
Topic: Public Safety/Security
Published: 1/14/2013
Authors: Melissa K Taylor, Will Chapman, Austin Hicklin, George Kiebuzinski, John Mayer-Splain, Rachel Wallner, Peter Komarinski
Abstract: This specification defines Extended Feature Set (EFS) Profiles - sets of features to be used in latent friction ridge (fingerprint, palmprint or plantar) searches of automated friction ridge identification systems (AFIS). The EFS Profiles are des ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=913056

17. Workshop Report for Ambulance Patient Compartment Design
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1766
Topic: Public Safety/Security
Published: 11/26/2012
Authors: Allison Barnard Feeney, Deogratias Kibira, Yung-Tsun Tina Lee, Jennifer Lyn Marshall
Abstract: Recently, the U.S Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate‰s Human Factors/Behavioral Sciences Division and First Responder Resources Group sponsored formation of the Ambulance Patient Compartment Design Project. Projec ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=912316

18. Radio-microanalytical particle measurements method and application to Fukushima aerosols collected in Japan
Topic: Public Safety/Security
Published: 8/26/2012
Authors: Cynthia J Zeissler, Lawrence Forsley, Richard Mark Lindstrom, Sean Newsome, Adrean Kirk, P.A. Mosier-Boss
Abstract: A nondestructive analytical method based on autoradiography and gamma spectrometry was developed to perform activity distribution analysis for particulate samples. This was applied to aerosols collected in Fukushima Japan, 40 km north of the Daiich ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=911065

19. Topography Measurements and Performance Comparisons between NIST SRM 2460 Standard Bullet Masters and BKA Bullet Replicas
Topic: Public Safety/Security
Published: 7/31/2012
Authors: Jun-Feng Song, Theodore Vincent Vorburger, Robert Meryln Thompson, Susan M Ballou, Xiaoyu A Zheng, Thomas B Renegar, Richard M Silver
Abstract: Two Standard Reference Material (SRM) 2460 Bullets produced by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) were used as masters for the fabrication of replica bullets at the Bundeskriminalamt (BKA). The surface topography of the SRM ma ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=908222

20. Evaluation of Fusion Methods for Latent Fingerprint Matchers
Topic: Public Safety/Security
Published: 3/29/2012
Author: Vladimir N Dvornychenko
Abstract: Matcher fusion is a recognized approach for improving biometric system performance. Our interest in fusion was largely to determine how much performance ,headroomŠ exists with current matcher technology. We employed five latent fingerprint matchers, ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=910369



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