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241. A Roadmap For Metrology Interoperability
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 7381
Topic: Energy
Published: 12/4/2006
Authors: John A Horst, S McSpadden
Abstract: An International Metrology Interoperability Summit (IMIS) was held March 28 - 30, 2006 at NIST in Gaithersburg, MD. Workers and decision makers in a variety of dimensional metrology corporations and organizations worldwide participated. The first d ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=823589

242. Performance Metrics for Intelligent Systems (PerMIS) 2006 Workshop: Summary and Review
Topic: Energy
Published: 10/13/2006
Authors: Rajmohan Madhavan, Elena R Messina
Abstract: The Performance Metrics for Intelligent Systems (PerMIS 2006) workshop was held during August 21-23, 2006 at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA. The PerMIS series (the current workshop is the sixt ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=823605

243. Applications of a 3D Range Camera Towards Healthcare Mobility Aids
Topic: Energy
Published: 10/3/2006
Authors: Roger V Bostelman, Peter Russo, James S. Albus, Tsai Hong Hong, Rajmohan Madhavan
Abstract: The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has recently studied a new 3D range camera for use on mobile robots. These robots have potential applications in manufacturing, healthcare and perhaps several other service related areas beyo ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=823581

244. Using Host-based Anti-virus Software on Industrial Control Systems: Integration Guidance and a Test Methodology for Assessing Performance Impacts
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 1058
Topic: Energy
Published: 9/29/2006
Authors: Joseph A Falco, S Hurd, D Teumim
Abstract: End-users and vendors of Industrial Control System(s) (ICS) have expressed concerns that the deployment of anti-virus software may interfere with the operation of time-critical control processes. A set of guidelines and a test methodology were devel ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=823596

245. Measuring the Mechanical Properties of Nanocomposites: Potential Complications From the Mullins Effect
Topic: Energy
Published: 9/20/2006
Authors: Christopher C White, Donald Lee Hunston
Abstract: Quantification of mechanical properties, such as non-linear viscoelastic behavior, for filled elastomers (model nanocomposites) is complicated by the presence of the Mullins effect. This paper examines the potential complications due to the Mullins ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=860650

246. Unstructured Facility Navigation by Applying the NIST 4D/RCS Architecture
Topic: Energy
Published: 9/5/2006
Authors: Roger V Bostelman, Tsai Hong Hong, Tommy Chang, William P Shackleford, Michael O Shneier
Abstract: The National Institute of Standards and Technology s (NIST) Intelligent Systems Division (ISD) is working with the material handling industry, specifically on automated guided vehicles, to develop next generation vehicles. ISD is also a participant i ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=823583

247. Performance Standards for Urban Search and Rescue Robots
Topic: Energy
Published: 8/1/2006
Author: Elena R Messina
Abstract: This article describes the motivation and approach for developing standard test methods for robots applied to urban search and rescue missions.  The work is being carried out by Task Group E54.08.01, which is within the Operational Equipment sub ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=824594

248. Performance Evaluation of Temporal Range Registration for Autonomous Vehicle Navigation
Topic: Energy
Published: 6/28/2006
Authors: Rajmohan Madhavan, Elena R Messina
Abstract: In this article, we evaluate the performance of an iterative registration algorithm for position estimation of Unmanned Ground Vehicles (UGVs) operating in unstructured environments. Field data obtained from trials on UGVs traversing undulating outd ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=822669

249. Autonomy Levels for Unmanned Systems (ALFUS) Framework: An Update
Topic: Energy
Published: 6/28/2006
Authors: Hui-Min Huang, K Pavek, James S. Albus, Elena R Messina
Abstract: The initial construct of the framework for the Autonomy Levels of Unmanned Systems (ALFUS) was presented in the 2004 SPIE3 Defense and Security Symposium. This paper describes the continuing development effort and further accomplishments made by the ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=822672

250. Collaborative Tactical Behaviors for Autonomous Ground and Air Vehicles
Topic: Energy
Published: 6/28/2006
Authors: James S. Albus, Anthony J Barbera, Harry A. Scott, Stephen B. Balakirsky
Abstract: Tactical behaviors for autonomous ground and air vehicles are an area of high interest to the Army. They are critical for the inclusion of robots in the Future Combat System (FCS). Tactical behaviors can be defined at multiple levels: at the Company, ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=822671



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