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Autonomous Systems and Robotics
Overview The Exploration Vision calls for closer cooperation between humans and robots than ever before. Creating robust robotic assistants, as well as making key spacecraft systems self sufficient, requires building ...
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Collaborative & Assistant Systems
Overview As NASA missions become longer and more scientifically complex, so will the ongoing participation of and cooperation between individuals in many different locations. At the same time, human/machine interactions ...
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Discovery and Systems Health
Overview The Discovery and Systems Health (DaSH) technical area focuses on challenges in understanding engineering and science data. The engineering data understanding work is centered around the emerging systems engineering ...
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Robust Software Engineering
Overview We are the Robust Software Engineering technical area, based in the Intelligent Systems Division at NASA's Ames Research Center at Moffett Field, California. Our goal is to dramatically increase ...
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Highlights

Open-Source "ACCEPT" Software To Support California Energy Commission Award To Develop Flexible Plug-Load Control Strategies
Dr. Rodney Martin’s Open-Source Adverse Condition and Critical Event Prediction Toolbox (ACCEPT) software will be used extensively in a California Energy Commission award to the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) ...
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JSC Rapid Prototyping Lab To Conduct Joint Fault Management Simulation With Orion Crew and Flight Controllers
On February 10, the Rapid Prototyping Lab (RPL) at Johnson Space Center (JSC) will conduct a joint simulation of crew onboard the Orion spacecraft and flight controllers managing faults. The ...
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Code TI Helps Sponsor Cross-Center/Cross-Program Collaborative Life Science Data Technical Exchange Meeting
Code TI and the Code SC (Space Biosciences Division) Life Sciences Data Archive and International Space Station Science Operations Center (ISOC) team sponsored a cross-Center/cross-program Collaborative Life Science Data Technical ...
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Announcement of Assurance of Autonomous Systems For Aviation Workshop (AASA 2016)
AASA 2016 (http://ti.arc.nasa.gov/events/aasa-2016/) is a NASA-organized workshop collated with American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Scitech 2016, that will be held January 6 and 7 in San Diego, CA ...
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ATCorp's "Novel, Multidisciplinary Global Optimization under Uncertainty" Phase 2 Proposal With Co-I Nikunj Oza Awarded Funding
ATCorp won a one-year phase 2 award from the NASA Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate (ARMD) Leading Edge Aeronautics Research for NASA (LEARN) program for a project entitled, "Novel, Multidisciplinary Global ...
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Peter Robinson Serves on NESC Review Board For Orion GNC Fault Detection, Isolation, & Recovery System
Technology Insertion Projects Group member Peter Robinson attended the Orion Guidance Navigation and Control (GNC) Fault Detection, Isolation, and Recovery (FDIR) Technical Interchange Meeting (TIM) at Johnson Space Center (JSC) ...
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Nikunj Oza Gives Invited Talk at Kaiser Permanente's Machine Learning Day
Nikunj Oza, Leader of the Intelligent Systems Division Data Sciences Group, was invited to speak at Kaiser Permanente’s Oakland facility on November 6th as part of their “Machine Learning Day.” ...
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Intelligent Robotics Group To Build Dragonfly Robot UI as Part of Space Technology Mission Directorate 'Tipping Point' Award
The Intelligent Robotics Group (IRG) will build the robot User Interface (UI) for Dragonfly, which has just been awarded Space Technology Mission Directorate (STMD) ‘Tipping Point’ Emerging Space Capabilities program ...
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Media To Tour Quantum Artificial Intelligence Laboratory For The First Time
Members of the media will tour the Quantum Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (QuAIL) in the NASA Advanced Supercomputing (NAS) facility at Ames Research Center (ARC) for the first time on Tuesday, ...
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Jay Trimble Writes a Chapter For The AIAA Book, Space Operations, Innovations, Inventions, and Discoveries
Jay Trimble wrote the chapter "Open Source Software for Mission Operations - Technology, Licensing and Community," in the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) book, Space Operations: Innovations, Inventions ...
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TI Researchers Receive SAE 2015 Prognostics & Health Management Conference Honorable Mention For Best Theoretical Paper
A paper on "Diagnostic Reasoning Using Prognostic Information for Unmanned Aerial Systems" has received the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Prognostics and Health Management Society’s 2015 Prognostics and Health Management ...
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Diagnostics and Prognostics Group Researchers Win 2015 Prognostics & Health Management Society Conference Best Poster Award
A joint paper/poster entitled, “Hardware Development for the Controlled Fault Injection in a Turbofan Engine Air-Bleed Valve," written by members of the Diagnostics and Prognostics Group and a researcher from ...
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Joint TI/TH/DLR Paper Awarded The 2015 Infotech@Aerospace AIAA Best Overall Paper
A joint NASA Ames (TI / Human Systems Integration Division - TH) and German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V – DLR) paper entitled “Trajectory Prediction and ...
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Presentation of Research on Autonomous Control of Unmanned Aerial Systems in The Terminal Area
A team led by Northrop Grumman Corporation (NGC) and funded by the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) presented a summary of research performed by Ames researchers in Code TI and ...
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Diagnostic and Prognostic Group Researchers Present Case Study in Prognostics and Health Management Short Course
Chris Teubert and Shankar Sankararaman will present two modules on October 23-24 at the two-day short course, “PHM Fundamentals and Case Studies – From Monitoring/Sensing to Fault Diagnosis/Failure Prognosis and ...
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Astrobee Conducts Successful Periodic Techinical Review 2
The Human Exploration Telerobotics (HET2) project's Astrobee element successfully conducted and passed Periodic Technical Review (PTR) 2 (Preliminary Design Review) / Continuation Review on Thursday, October 1, 2015. The purpose ...
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NASA Technology Transfer Systems Tool is Streamlining The Agency's Software Distribution Process
The Office of the Chief Technologist’s (OCT) Technology Transfer Program (T2P) accomplished a significant milestone as the NASA’s Technology Transfer System (NTTS) project team released the Agency’s Software Repository on ...
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Robust Software Engineering Researchers Win a 34th Digital Avionics Systems Conference UAS Track Best Paper Award
Ewen Denney and Ganesh Pai, both members of the Robust Software Engineering (RSE) technical area, co-authored a paper titled “Argument-based Airworthiness Assurance for Small UAS,” which was honored as the ...
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Workshop on Assurance Cases For Software-Intensive Systems Held on September 22nd
The third international workshop on Assurance Cases for Software-intensive Systems (ASSURE 2015) was held on September 22nd, 2015, in conjunction with the International Conference on Computer Safety, Reliability, and Security ...
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Resource Prospector Conducts Successful Distributed Operations Test
The Resource Prospector (RP) Mission Operations (MOS), Ground Data Systems (GDS), rover, and project teams conducted a successful distributed operations test August 21, and 24-26. During the test, the team ...
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