Eulerian Air Traffic Flow Management Agent for the ACES Software

Award Information
Agency:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Branch
n/a
Amount:
$70,000.00
Award Year:
2006
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
NNA06BA11C
Award Id:
77831
Agency Tracking Number:
055412
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
868 San Antonio Road, Palo Alto, CA, 94303
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
829385509
Principal Investigator:
P. K. Menon
Principal Investigator
(650) 213-8585
menon@optisyn.com
Business Contact:
P. K. Menon
Business Official
(650) 213-8585
menon@optisyn.com
Research Institute:
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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