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Briefs: Information Technology
Spitzer Integrated Resource Planning and Scheduling System (SIRPASS)

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California

This decision support system provides an integrated platform for assessing the quality of Spitzer scheduling...

Briefs: Software
Tracking a Scene on Earth from Space Using the Adaptive Cross-Correlation Algorithm

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California

A software program enables a user to track a scene or a spot on Earth from space (such as from the...

Briefs: Information Technology
Automated Scheduling of Personnel to Staff Operations for the Mars Science Laboratory

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California

The task of producing Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) personnel schedules is daunting. Through...

Briefs: Software
Area Coverage Path Planning Using Divided Grid-Graphs

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California

Planning area coverage observations is a challenge in an architecture with a framing imager affixed to a bus that can be moved,...

Briefs: Information Technology
Shape Sensing Using Multicore Fiber Optic Cable and Parametric Curve Solutions

Langley Research Center, Hampton, Virginia

Apaper reports a method of converting distributed curvature measurements into a three-dimensional shape by combining...

Briefs: Information Technology
Encoders and Decoders for the AR4JA LDPC Codes

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California

Low-Density Parity-Check (LDPC) codes are the best error-correcting codes known for a wide variety of communications applications. The...

Briefs: Information Technology
Explicitly Filtered Large Eddy Simulation for Prediction of a Conserved Scalar

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California

The prediction of a conserved scalar is important in many fields of study. For example, in modeling of...

Briefs: Information Technology
Dictionary Management System

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California

The Dictionary Management System (DMS) is a Web-based tool to develop and store a project command and telemetry dictionary. The dictionary defines a...

Briefs: Software
National Vulnerability Database (NVD) Query Tool

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California

Currently, there are no programmatic methods to query the NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD) without downloading the entire...

Briefs: Information Technology
Ensemble

Ensemble tools for different missions share a common look and feel, easing the transition of personnel between projects.

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California

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