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Author Army Science Conference (24th : 2004 : Orlando, Fla.)

Title Transformational science and technology for the current and future force : proceedings of the 24th US Army Science Conference / editors, J.A. Parmentola [and others]
Published Singapore ; Hackensack, N.J. : World Scientific, [2006]
©2006
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Series Selected topics in electronics and systems ; v. 42
Selected topics in electronics and systems ; v. 42
Contents Ch. 11. Biomedical technologies. Development of nanofibrous membranes towards biological sensing / A.G. Senecal [and others]. Hypotensive resuscitation of casualties in the far-forward combat environment: effects of select crystalloids and colloids on signal transduction mediators in a Swine model of severe hemorrhage / M.A. Dubick [and others]. Whole blood robotic cholinesterase assay for organophosphate exposure -- testing soldiers, first responders, and civilians in the field and laboratory / R.K. Gordon [and others]. Prospective and retrospective testing of high prevalence HIV-l serum and blood using rapid and conventional technology / D.E. Singer [and others]. Alternative approaches to improve physiological predictions / N. Oleng [and others]
Ch. 6. Force protection/survivability. Development of very-high-strength and high-performance concrete materials for improvement of barriers against blast and projectile penetration / E.F. O'Neil III [and others]. Modeling and mitigation of blast effects within protective structures / M.J. Roth, R.D. Stinson and T.L. Bevins. Modeling thoracic blunt trauma; towards a finite-element-based design methodology for body armor / M.N. Raftenberg. Mechanics of transparent polymeric material assemblies under projectile impact: simulations and experiments / S. Sarva [and others]. Toxic effects of a whole-body inhalation sarin (GB) vapor exposure in the Gottingen Minipig / S.W. Hulet [and others]
Preface / Thomas H. Killion -- Keywords -- ch. 1. Sensors and information processing. Kernel-based anomaly detection in hyperspectral imagery / H. Kwon and N.M. Nasrabadi. Ground-tracking for on and off-road detection of landmines with ground penetrating radar / W.-H. Lee [and others]. Vehicle tracking using acoustic and video sensors / A.C. Sankaranayanan [and others]. Minimizing 1/f noise in magnetic sensors with a MEMS flux concentrator / A.S. Edelstein [and others]. Real-time, laser-based sensors for military and civilian applications / R.C. Sausa and J. Cabalo
Summary This book provides the reader with a unique opportunity to understand the basic and applied research and technology areas that support applications to enable Transformational capabilities for US Soldiers. The research papers are in line with the theme of the 24th Army Science Conference: "Transformational Science and Technology for the Current and Future Force," emphasizing the critical role of Science and Technology in addressing the significant challenges posed by Global War On Terrorism while simultaneously developing Transformational capabilities for the Future Force. Sample Chapter(s). Ch
Notes Ch. 10. Behavioral sciences and human performance. Measurement of human performance for future combat systems command and control / C.W. Lickteig [and others]. Effects of cognitive workload on decision accuracy, shooting performance, and cortical activity of soldiers / S.E. Kerick and L.E. Allender. Performance measures for dismounted warrior encapsulation effects / L. Mullins, D. Patton and L. Garrett. Caffeinated gum maintains vigilance, marksmanship, and PVT performance during a 55 hour field trial / G.H. Kamimori [and others]. The effects of soldiers' loads on postural sway / J.M. Schiffman [and others]
Ch. 12. Biotechnology. Low-level inhalation exposure to chemical nerve agent vapor induces expression of neuronal apoptosis and regeneration genes / J.W. Sekowski [and others]. Global gene expression analysis to unambiguously identify host gene responses characteristic of exposure to biothreat agents / R. Hammamieh and M. Jett. Development of biomimetic surfaces by vesicle fusion / D. Stroumpoulis [and others]. Native and engineered simulants for DNA virus threat agents / K.P. O'Connell [and others]. Rapid protein separations in microfluidic devices / Z.H. Fan [and others]
Ch. 13. Nanotechnology. Nanoelectronic chemical sensors for chemical agent and explosives detection / R.R. Smardzewski [and others]. Permeation behavior and physical properties of natural rubber nanocomposites / W. Zukas [and others]. Nanostructured Origami[symbol] 3D fabrication and self assembly process for soldier combat systems / W.J. Arora [and others]. Receptor-conjugated nanoparticles to detect biological warfare agents / A. Kumar [and others]. Nanocomposite barrier fabric for chemical and biological agent resistant tent / A. Giaya [and others]
Ch. 14. Microelectronics and photonics technology. Laboratory and field performance of a megapixel QWIP focal plane array / A. Goldberg. Developing RF-photonics components for the army's future combat systems / W. Zhou, S. Weiss and C. Fazi. Integrated optical transceiver for inertial sensors using polymer waveguide technology / M. Temmen, W. Diffey and P. Ashley. Efficient modeling of electromagnetic scattering by symmetric lamellar periodic structures at normal incidence / K.M. Leung and T. Tamir. Photonics technology development for optical fuzing / C.M. von der Lippe [and others]
Ch. 15. Environmental and engineering geosciences. Rapid soil stabilization and strengthening using electrokinetic techniques / S.W. Morefield [and others]. Analysis of soil and environmental processes on hyperspectral infrared signatures of landmines / J.M. Cathcart, R.D. Bock and R. Campbell. High resolution results and scalability of numerical modeling of wind flow at White Sands Missile Range / P.A. Haines [and others]. Employing multiple geophysical sensor systems to enhance buried UXO "target recognition" capability / D.K. Butler, D.E. Yule and H.H. Bennett, Jr. A framework for the prediction of soil moisture / A.N. Flores [and others]. Sonic boom prediction: a new empirical formulation and animated graphical model / A. Clare and R. Oman
Ch. 2. IT/C4ISR. Antenna optimization dtudy on Stryker vehicle using FDTD technique / J. Hoppe, D. Duvak and G. Palafox. Cross-analysis of data collected on knowledge management practices in Canadian forces environments / R. Lecocq and M. Gauvin. Future force and first responders: building ties for collaboration and leveraged research and development / W.J.O 'Brien and J. Hammer. Balancing technology and risk in the future combat systems / J.N. Mait. Improving the speed of dynamic cluster formation in MANET via simulated annealing / K. Manousakis [and others]
Ch. 3. Advanced computing and simulation. Advanced high and low fidelity HPC simulations of FCS concept designs for dynamic systems / S.S. Sandhu, R. Kanapady and K.K. Tamma. Multimillion atom simulations and visualization of hypervelocity impact damage and oxidation / P. Vashishta, R.K. Kalia and A. Nakano. Advanced computer simulations of military incinerators / M.K. Denison [and others]. Integrated numerical and experimental investigation of actuator performance for guidance of supersonic projectiles / S.I. Silton and K.C. Massey. Advanced computations for ballistic impact problems / G.R. Johnson [and others]
Ch. 4. Lethality technologies. Design and wind tunnel testing of guidance pins for supersonic projectiles / K.C. Massey [and others]. Failure of tungsten heavy alloys subjected to dynamic transverse loading / K. Tarcza, S.J. Bless and E. Taleff. Molecular simulations of dynamic processes of solid explosives / B.M. Rice [and others]. Development of advanced rocket engine technology for precision guided missiles / M.J. Nusca and R.S. Michaels. Advanced optical fuzing technology / C.M. von der Lippe [and others]
Ch. 5. Unmanned systems. Finding organized structures in 3-D LADAR data / N. Vandapel and M. Hebert. Market-based complex task allocation for multirobot teams / R. Zlot and A. Stentz. Daytime water detection by fusing multiple cues for autonomous off-road navigation / A.L. Rankin, L.H. Matthies and A. Huertas. Active-twist rotor control applications for UAVs / M.L. Wilbur and W.K. Wilkie. Run-time assessment of vehicle-terrain interactions / R.E. Karlsen, J.L. Overholt and G. Witus
Ch. 7. Advanced materials and manufacturing technology. Novel simulations of energetic materials: circumventing limitations in existing methodologies / J.K. Brennan and B.M. Rice. Fabrication of active thin films for vibration damping in MEMS devices for the next generation army munition systems / E. Ngo [and others]. Hafnium-based bulk metallic glasses for kinetic energy penetrators / L.J. Kecskes, B.T. Edwards and R.H. Woodman. Stab resistance of Shear Thickening Fluid (STF)-Kevlar composites for body armor applications / R.G. Egres [and others]. Low cost, broadband tunable ferroelectric filters for JTRS cluster 5 applications / S. Sarraf and L. Rulli
Ch. 8. Power and energy. Advanced thermal management for military application / D. Allen [and others]. Determination of laminar flame speed of diesel fuel for use in a turbulent flame spread premixed combustion model / P. Schihl, J. Tasdemir and W. Bryzik. Portable power generation via integrated catalytic microcombustion-thermoelectric devices / D.G. Norton [and others]
Ch. 9. Immersive technology. Embedded training display technology for the army's future combat vehicles / J. Rolland [and others]. Embedded training for future force warriors: an assessment of wearable virtual simulators / B.W. Knerr, P.J. Garrity and D.R. Lampton. The evaluation of a motion base driving simulator in a cave at TACOM / M.A. Mollenhauer, R.A. Romano and B. Brumm. First steps toward linking dialogues: mediating between free-text questions and pre-recorded video answers / S. Gandhe [and others]. Spatial perception and expectation: factors in acoustical awareness for MOUT training / D.E. Hughes [and others]. The Flat World Simulation Control Architecture (FSCA): a framework for scalable immersive visualization systems / A. Treskunov, J. Pair and B. Swartout
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject United States. Army -- Technological innovations -- Congresses.
Military art and science -- Technological innovations -- United States -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Parmentola, John A.
ISBN 9789812772572 (electronic bk.)
981277257X (electronic bk.)