Information Science

Rover Sequencing and Visualization Program

The Rover Sequencing and Visualization Program (RSVP) is the software tool for use in the Mars Exploration Rover (MER) mission for planning rover operations and generating command sequences for accomplishing those operations.

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Software Template for Instruction in Mathematics

Intelligent Math Tutor (IMT) is a software system that serves as a template for creating software for teaching mathematics.

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Support for User Interfaces for Distributed Systems

An extensible Java™ software framework supports the construction and operation of graphical user interfaces (GUIs) for distributed computing systems typified by ground control systems that send commands to, and receive telemetric data from, spacecraft.

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Measuring Low-Order Aberrations in a Segmented Telescope

This algorithm requires less computation than prescription-retrieval algorithms do.

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Mapping From an Instrumented Glove to a Robot Hand

Fingertip positions can be made to match in a fast, simple calibration procedure.

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Application of the Hilbert-Huang Transform to Financial Data

A paper discusses the application of the Hilbert-Huang transform (HHT) method to time-series financial-market data. The method was described, variously without and with the HHT name, in several prior NASA Tech Briefs articles and supporting documents.

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Scheme for Entering Binary Data Into a Quantum Computer

This could be an important step toward making quantum computing practical.

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