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Estimating Heterodyne-Interferometer Polarization Leakage

A method of estimating and correcting for the effect of polarization leakage on the response of a heterodyne optical interferometer has been devised. In a typical application in which...

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An Efficient Algorithm for Propagation of Temporal-Constraint Networks

An efficient artificial-intelligence-type algorithm for the propagation of temporal constraints has been devised for incorporation into software that performs scheduling...

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Software for Continuous Replanning During Execution

Continuous Activity Scheduling Planning Execution and Replanning (CASPER) is a computer program for automated planning of interdependent activities within a system subject to requirements,...

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Compensating for Motion Errors in UWB SAR Data

A method of processing data acquired by ultra-wide-band (UWB) syntheticaperture radar (SAR) provides for suppression of those errors that are caused by the undesired relative motion of...

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Maximum-Likelihood Template Matching

An improved algorithm for detecting gray-scale and binary templates in digitized images has been devised. The greatest difference between this algorithm and prior template-detecting algorithms stems from...

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Fast Algorithms and Circuits for Quantum Wavelet Transforms

Fast algorithms and the first complete and efficient circuits for implementing two quantum wavelet transforms have been developed in theory. The significance of this development within...

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Software for Analyzing Root Causes of Process Anomalies

Root Cause Analysis (RoCA) is a computer program that assists analysts in understanding the root causes of process anomalies. As used here, “process anomalies” includes incidents that...

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Ex — Software for Numerical Computation in Native Oberon

“Ex” is the name of a library of software modules from which one can rapidly develop prototype or production versions of efficient numerical-computation application programs in the...

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Maximum-Likelihood Scheme for Tracking an Optical Source

A fine-pointing scheme that involves correlation of images and maximum-likelihood estimation has been proposed to enable tracking of optical sources. This scheme is intended for...

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Quantum Superluminal Transmission of Random Messages

In a proposed communication scheme, quantum entanglement and quantum nonlocality would be utilized to effect instantaneous transmission of randomly chosen messages to remote locations....

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