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Company: Advanced Communications Tech Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NASA / SBIR / 1989 / 2
Abstract: WE PROPOSE TO BUILD A MICRO-BASED VERSION OF NASA'S RECON CITATION SYSTEM. THIS WILL ENABLE NASA TO DECENTRALIZE THE RECON DATABASE AND THUS GREATLY ENHANCE ITS POWER. THE PRODUCT WILL EMPLOY OUR INNOVATIVE "VIEWCACHE" STORAGE APPROACH WHICH USES A REVOLUTIONARY DATABASE ACCESS METHOD FOR… more
Company: Advanced Composite Products Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 1989 / 2
Abstract: THERMOPLASTIC COMPOSITES SUCH AS FIBERGLASS/PPS ARE STRONG, LIGHTWEIGHT, TOUGH MATERIALS SUITABLE FOR HARSH ENVIRONMENTS WHERE WEIGHT SAVINGS AND DURABILITY ARE REQUIRED. THIS PROGRAM IS DESIGNED TO APPLY THOSE BENEFITS TO TEMPORARY ROADWAY SURFACES FOR MILITARY BRIDGE SITE ACESS/EGRESS. AFTER A… more
Company: Advanced Composite Products Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 1989 / 1
Abstract: THERMOPLASTIC MATRIX COMPOSITE MATERIALS SUCH AS GRAPHITE/PEEK AND GLASS/ULTEM OFFER GREAT POTENTIAL AS STRUCTURAL MATERIALS FOR HELICOPTER AIRFRAMES. THROUGH THE USE OF THERMOPLASTIC MATRIX COMPOSITES IT IS POSSIBLE TO BUILD THE LIGHTWEIGHT, DURABLE, DAMAGE TOLERANT STRUCTURE REQUIRED FOR… more
Company: Advanced Composites Labs Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 1989 / 1
Abstract: SEVERAL TECHNIQUES WHICH HAVE BEEN USED BY ACL TO MEASURE RESPONSE OF BOTH FILAMENT-WOUND AND BRAIDED GLASS, KEVLAR AND GRAPHITE EPOXY COMPOSITE TUBES WILL BE EMPLOYED IN THE INSTRUMENTATION OF A VARIETY OF FILAMENT-WOUND COMPOSITE STRUCTURES. THESE STRUCTURES WILL BE CHOSEN BY ACL AFTER TECHNICAL… more
Company: Advanced Decision Systems Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 1989 / 2
Abstract: TEAMWORKS IS AN APPROACH TO THE MULTIPLICATION OF COMBAT POWER THROUGH THE EVOLUTIONARY DEVELOPMENT OF TELEROBOTIC SYSTEMS. WE PROPOSE TO BUILD A SIMULATION GAMING LABORATORY, DISTRIBUTED OVER A NETWORK OF PERSONAL COMPUTERS, FOR THE STUDY OF TEAMWORK AMONG HUMANS AND ROBOTS. OUR LONG-TERM OBJECTIVE… more
Company: Advanced Decision Systems Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 1989 / 2
Abstract: THIS PROPOSAL IS FOR RESEARCH TOWARDS THE DEVELOPMENT OF A TERRAIN ANALYST'S WORKSTATION, WHICH WILL PERFORM TERRAIN REASONING TASKS IN SUPPORT OF DIVERSE USERS DURING ARMY TACTICAL MISSION PLANNING AND OPERATIONS. IN SPECIFIC, THE GOAL IS TO BUILD ARTIFICAL INTELLIGENCE BASED SYSTEM WITH A MIXED… more
Company: Advanced Decision Systems Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NASA / SBIR / 1989 / 2
Abstract: THE FOLLOWING PROPOSAL IS FOR EXPLORATORY RESEARCH INTO A PLANNING APPROACH, CALLED BEHAVIORAL PLANNING, WHICH EMPHASIZES ROBUST AGENT PERFORMANCE IN UNRESTRICTED ENVIRONMENTS, WHILE POTENTIALLY SACRIFICING GUARANTEED ABILITY TO ACCOMPLISH GOALS. THIS WORK IS MEANT AS AN ALTERNATIVE TO PLANNERS OF… more
Company: Advanced Decision Systems Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 1989 / 2
Abstract: TWO KEY PROBLEMS FOR BUILDING PRACTICAL YET GENERAL KNOWLEDGE-BASED PLANNING APPLICATIONS ARE 1) REPRESENTING THE PLAN AND 2) PROJECTING THE PROBABLE EFFECTS OF EXECUTING THE PLAN. BOTH OF THESE PROBLEMS REQUIRE TECHNIQUES FOR REASONING ABOUT THE FUTURE. THE REPRESENTATION AND THE PROJECTION… more
Company: Advanced Decision Systems Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 1989 / 2
Abstract: THE ARMY TANK COMMAND, TO DEVELOP ITS ROBOT COMMAND CENTER, IS LOOKING FOR WAYS TO CONTROL MORE VEHICLES WITH FEWER PEOPLE. THE SPECTRUM OF VEHICLE AUTONOMY RANGES FROM TELEOPERATION UP THROUGH TELEROBOTICS AND ON TO VEHICLE GOVERNED SOLELY BY GOAL SPECIFICATIONS.WE PROPOSE TO DEVELOP A TECHNOLOGY… more
Company: Advanced Decision Systems Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 1989 / 2
Abstract: NEW VERIFICATION AND VALIDATION (V&V) TECHNIQUES ARE NEEDED FOR USE WITH AI SOFTWARE. FORTUNATELY, AI SYSTEMS HAVE SEVERAL FEATURES THAT CAN BE USED IN NEW WAYS TO SUPPORT VERIFICATION AND VALIDATION; IN PARTICULAR, AUTOMATIC REASONING ABOUT DECLARATIVE REPRESENTATION CAN CHECK FOR CONSISTENCY AND… more
Company: Advanced Decision Systems Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 1989 / 2
Abstract: THE PRIMARY FOCUS OF THE RESEARCH IS TO DESIGN AND DEVELOP A CONCURRENT GOAL-DIRECTED PROGRAMMING LANGUAGE THAT IS SUITABLE FOR EMBEDDED SYSTEM REAL-TIME MISSION PLANNING. THIS LANGUAGE IS DESIGNATED THE PROCEDURAL REASONING LANGUAGE (PRL) SINCE IT MIXES TRADITIONAL PROGRAMMING LANGUAGE FEATURES… more
Company: Advanced Decision Systems Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 1989 / 2
Abstract: COMPLEX AIR FORCE COMMAND AND CONTROL PROBLEMS REQUIRE ADVANCED DECISION AIDING TECHNOLOGY TO GUIDE THE USERS THROUGH PROBLEM FORMULATION, SOLUTION, AND EXPLANATION PROCESS. SUCH PROBLEM AREAS AS TARGET PRIORITIZATION, RESOURCE ASSIGNMENT, PATH PLANNING, ETC., DO NOT ALWAYS HAVE NEAT, EASILY… more
Company: Advanced Decision Systems Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 1989 / 1
Abstract: CURRENTLY, CONSIDERABLE RESEARCH IN MACHINE VISION IS BEING DIRECTED TOWARD PROBLEMS IN PERCEPTUAL ORGANIZATION, WHICH INVOLVED HOW OBJECTS SUCH AS JUNCTIONS, LINES, AND REGIONS, EXTRACTED BY LOCAL PROCESSES, ARE COMBINED TO PRODUCE COHERENT PERCEPTIONS OF OBJECTS AND EVENTS. WE PROPOSE TO DEVELOP… more
Company: Advanced Decision Systems Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 1989 / 1
Abstract: THE MAIN OBJECTIVE OF OUR WORK IS TO PRODUCE A PORTABLE, EXTENDABLE, AND MACHINE INDEPENDENT IMAGE UNDERSTANDING ENVIRONMENT. THESE ARE ESSENTIAL QUALITIES TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF ONGOING DEVELOPMENTS IN HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE. TO ACHIEVE THIS, WE WILL TRANSFER AN ADVANCED AND POWERFUL IMAGE… more
Company: Advanced Decision Systems Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NASA / SBIR / 1989 / 1
Abstract: THE OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT SYSTEM FOR THE SPACE STATION POSSESSES MANY OF THE ATTRIBUTES OF A ROBOT; IT HAS SENSORS,EFFECTORS (WHICH ISSUE COMMANDS TO STATION SUBSYSTEMS), AND A PLAN (THE STP) WHICH MUST OPERATE IN A COMPLEX AND UNPREDICTABLE ENVIRONMENT. THE OMS ALSO SHARES MANY OF THE PROBLEMS OF… more
Company: Advanced Decision Systems Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NASA / SBIR / 1989 / 1
Abstract: A FUNDAMENTAL PROBLEM WITH AUTOMATING NAP-OF-THE-EARTH HELICOPTER FLIGHT IS THE EXTRACTION AND REPRESENTATION OF INFORMATION ABOUT THE RAPIDLY CHANGING RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE HELICOPTER AND THE SURROUNDING ENVIRONMENT. WE TREAT MOTION ANALYSIS AS INVOLVING SEVERAL EXPLICIT LEVELS OF PROCESSING AND… more
Company: Advanced Decision Systems Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 1989 / 1
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Company: Advanced Decision Systems Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 1989 / 1
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Company: Advanced Energy Dynamics Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 1989 / 1
Abstract: DRY FINE COAL BENEFICIATION OFFERS A POTENTIALLY COST-EFFECTIVE MEANS OF REDUCING COAL'S ASH AND SULFUR CONTENT. DURING DRY PROCESSING, COAL PARTICLES COLLIDE, DEVELOP TRIBOELECTRIC CHARGES, AND EXPERIENCE STRONG ELECTROSTATIC EFFECTS. THESE ELECTROSTATIC EFFECTS CAN LEADTO SPARKING AND POTENTIAL… more
Company: Advanced Energy Dynamics Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NSF / SBIR / 1989 / 1
Abstract: RESEARCH ON SEPARATION AND RECOVERY OF ACTIVATED CARBON FROMFLYASH, TOGETHER WITH RECOVERY OF AN ASTM-APPROVED CEMENT SUBSTITUTE USING ADVANCED ENERGY DYNAMICS' STATE-OF-THE-ART ELECTROSTATIC SEPARATION PROCESS IS PROPOSED. THIS PROCESS USES THE DIFFERENCES IN WORK FUNCTIONS OF PARTICLES OF DIVERSE… more
Company: Advanced Energy Dynamics Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: USDA / SBIR / 1989 / 1
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Company: Advanced Energy Technology, Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 1989 / 1
Abstract: STAR-C IS A HIGH PERFORMANCE NUCLEAR SPACE POWER SYSTEM THAT CAN BE UTILIZED BY NEAR TERM MILITARY SPACE PROGRAMS FOR SURVEILLANCE AND COMMUNICATIONS WHICH OPERATE IN THE POWER RANGE OF A FEW TO 30 KWE. IT IS A SMALL, LOW MASS, POWER SYSTEM THAT IS EASILY INTEGRATED INTO THE SPACECRAFT AND IT HAS… more
Company: 3s Navigation (dba For Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 1989 / 1
Abstract: S3 WILL RESEARCH LOWER COST WAYS OF RECORDING, RELAYING AND INTERFACING GPS TRANSLATOR DATA AT CONVENTIONAL TELEMETRY RECEIVER/RECORD SITES. THE SUCCESS OF THE PROPOSED RESEARCH WILL RESULT IN GROUND PROCESSING OF GPS TRANSLATOR SIGNALS THAT WILL COST A SMALL FRACTION OF CURRENT SYSTEMS. LOWER COST… more
Company: Advanced Fuel Research, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 1989 / 2
Abstract: AN IMPORTANT ASPECT OF MANY ENERGY INTENSIVE PROCESSES IS THE ABILITY TO HAVE ON-LINE MONITORING. THIS ENSURES OPERATOR AND ENVIRONMENTAL SAFETY AS WELL AS PROPER OPERATION OF THE PLANT. CONSEQUENTLY, THERE IS A GREAT NEEDFOR DIAGNOSTIC INSTRUMENTS FOR MULTIPHASE MEDIA WHICH CAN FUNCTION IN… more
Company: Advanced Fuel Research, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 1989 / 1
Abstract: THIN FILM DIAMOND HAS A RARE COMBINATION OF PROPERTIES THAT MAKES IT ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT ENGINEERING MATERIALS TO EMERGE RECENTLY. FLAME CHEMICAL VAPOR DEPOSITION (CVD) IS ANEW SYNTHETIC METHOD DEVELOPED IN THE PAST YEAR. RESEARCHERS IN BOTH JAPAN AND THE U. S. HAVE DISCOVERED THAT AN… more
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