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Technical Note (NIST TN)

Structure Separation Experiments: Shed Burns without Wind

Author(s)
Alexander Maranghides, Shonali Nazare, Eric Link, Matthew Bundy, Matthew Hoehler, Steven Hawks, Frank Bigelow, William (Ruddy) Mell, Anthony Bova, Derek McNamara, Tom Milac, Faraz Hedayati, Daniel Gorham, Xareni Monroy, Murray Morrison, Bob Raymer, Frank Frievalt, William Walton
This report describes the experiments conducted during the first phase of a multi-phase project designed to assess structure-to-structure fire spread for

Wind-Driven Fire Spread to a Structure from Fences and Mulch

Author(s)
Kathryn Butler, Erik L. Johnsson, Alexander Maranghides, Shonali Nazare, Marco G. Fernandez, Rachel McIntyre, William Saar, Mariusz Zarzecki, Wei Tang, Eric Auth, Michael Pryor, Colin McLaughlin
A series of field experiments was conducted to examine the effects on fire spread toward a structure for combustible fences and mulch under conditions that may

Forensic Iris: A Review, 2022

Author(s)
James Matey, George Quinn, Patrick J. Grother
John Daugman correctly summarized the state of forensic iris recognition circa 2006 for the book Forensic Human Identification: an Introduction [1]: Iris

Agile Robotic Planning with Gwendolen

Author(s)
John L. Michaloski, Craig I. Schlenoff, Rafael Cardoso, Michael Fisher
The future of robotics foresees autonomous behavior that can complete tasks intelligently, with a focus on adaptability, flexibility, and versatility. In such

Implementing NIST Infiltration Correlations

Author(s)
Jyrteanna Teo, Lisa Ng
This tutorial is a guide on how to implement the NIST infiltration correlations (Ng et al., 2021) into EnergyPlus building energy simulation software for the US

Gauging the difficulty of image segmentation

Author(s)
Marek Franaszek
Image segmentation is the first step in a complex process of object recognition. This report presents a method to gauge the difficulty of segmentation by

A Roadmap for LIMS at NIST Material Measurement Laboratory

Author(s)
Gretchen Greene, Jared Ragland, Zachary Trautt, June W. Lau, Raymond L. Plante, Joshua Taillon, Adam Abel Creuziger, Chandler A. Becker, Joe Bennett, Niksa Blonder, Lisa Borsuk, Carelyn E. Campbell, Adam Friss, Lucas Hale, Michael Halter, Robert Hanisch, Gary R. Hardin, Lyle E. Levine, Samantha Maragh, Sierra Miller, Chris Muzny, Marcus William Newrock, John Perkins, Anne L. Plant, Bruce D. Ravel, David J. Ross, John Henry J. Scott, Christopher Szakal, Alessandro Tona, Peter Vallone
Instrumentation generates data faster and in higher quantity than ever before, and interlaboratory research is in historic demand domestically and

Gauging Difficulty of Image Segmentation

Author(s)
Marek Franaszek
Image segmentation is the first step in a complex process of object recognition. This report presents a method to gauge the difficulty of segmentation by

Indoor Carbon Dioxide Metric Analysis Tool

Author(s)
Andrew K. Persily, Brian Polidoro
Indoor carbon dioxide (CO2) concentrations have been used for decades to evaluate indoor air quality (IAQ) and ventilation, and more recently in discussions of

A Tool to Model Virus Particle Exposure in Residences (ViPER)

Author(s)
Stephen Zimmerman, Brian Polidoro, Lisa Ng, William Stuart Dols, Steven Emmerich
Virus Particle Exposure in Residences (ViPER) is a web-based, single zone indoor air quality and ventilation analysis tool developed by the National Institute