Eulerian Air Traffic Flow Management Agent for the ACES Software

Award Information
Agency:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Amount:
$70,000.00
Program:
SBIR
Contract:
NNA06BA11C
Solitcitation Year:
2005
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Branch:
N/A
Award Year:
2006
Phase:
Phase I
Agency Tracking Number:
055412
Solicitation Topic Code:
A3.01
Small Business Information
Optimal Synthesis, Inc.
868 San Antonio Road, Palo Alto, CA, 94303-4622
Hubzone Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Duns:
829385509
Principal Investigator
 P. K. Menon
 Principal Investigator
 (650) 213-8585
 menon@optisyn.com
Business Contact
 P. K. Menon
Title: Business Official
Phone: (650) 213-8585
Email: menon@optisyn.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
The development of an Eulerian model based en route traffic flow management agent for the ACES software is proposed. The proposed research will use a recently-developed automatic modeling technique, together with a predictive air traffic flow control approach. Performance of the traffic flow management agent will be evaluated in several traffic flow control situations. The sensitivity of the traffic flow management system to variations in traffic patterns and weather will be investigated. Phase I research will demonstrate the feasibility of developing the traffic flow management agent. A complete version of the proposed software agent will be developed during the Phase II work. It will be fully integrated with the ACES software and commercialized during the Phase III work.

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