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SASO - Security and Safety Operation

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SASO - Security and Safety Operation\\

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ISR - Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance

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ISR - Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance \\

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FCS - Future Combat Systems

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FCS - Future Combat Systems
SOCOM - Special Operations Command (SEALs, Rangers, Green Berets
COTS - Commercial Off The Shelf
SLE - System Level Experiments

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GIT - (also GaTech) Georgia Institute of Technology
GTRI - GaTech Research Institute
JPL - Jet Propulsion Laboratory
NDU - National Defense University\\

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RF - Radio Frequency\\

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MGS - Micro Ground System\\

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TTL - Tagging, Tracking, Locating
ISR - Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance

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USAR - Urban Search and Rescue
SASO - Security and Safety Operation

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ISLS - Interactive System Level Simulation
SWARMing - System Wide Assessment Research and Management
CBP - Capabilities-Based Planning
KPPs - Key Performance Parameters
Quality Function Deployment
TPMs - Technical Performance Metrics
POC - Point of Contact
FY - Fiscal Year
SP2 - Strategic Portfolio Planning\\

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SPAWAR - Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (in San Diego, CA)

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ATEC - Army Test and Evaluation Command ARL VTD - ARL Vehicle Technology Directorate
SPAWAR - Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (in San Diego, CA)
SCU - Small Combat Unit
FCS - Future Combat Systems

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SPAWAR - Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (in San Diego, CA) \\

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SPAWAR - Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (in San Diego, CA)

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MOUT - Military Operations in Urban Terrain TRADOC - Army Training and Doctrine Command (in Monterey, CA)
SPAWAR - Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (in San Diego, CA\\

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MOUT - Military Operations in Urban Terrain
TRADOC - Army Training and Doctrine Command (in Monterey, CA)
SPAWAR - Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (in San Diego, CA) \\

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MAV - Micro Air Vehicle
NAV - Nano Air Vehicle\\

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MOUT - Military Operations in Urban Terrain

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DOE - Department of Energy
MOUT - Military Operations in Urban Terrain TRADOC - Army Training and Doctrine Command (in Monterey, CA)
SPAWAR - Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (in San Diego, CA\\

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GPS - Global Positioning System\\

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MOUT - Military Operations in Urban Terrain \\

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MOUT - Military Operations in Urban Terrain

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SoM - Systems of Microsystems, a new buzz word. Systems of Systems was an old DoD buzz word.

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SoM - Systems of Microsystems, a new buzz word. Systems of Systems was an old DoD buzz word.\\

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NEST - earlier DARPA program called Network Enabled Systems Technology (wireless sensor networks)\\

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NEST - earlier DARPA program called Network Embedded Systems Technology (wireless sensor networks)\\

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IMU - Inertial Measurement Unit
INS - Inertial Navigation System
AHRS - Attitude-Heading Reference System
SA - Situation Awareness
CONOPS - CONcept of OPerationS
MIDAS - Microsystems Integrated Design, Analysis, & Simulation, the name of tool/sub-project in Integration center
DOE - Design of Experiments
MOUT - Military Operations in Urban Terrain \\

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BAE - British Aerospace Engineering (defense contractor interfacing between ARL and the MAST CTA, prime for Integration)\\

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BAE - British Aerospace Engineering (defense contractor interfacing between ARL and the MAST CTA, also prime for Integration)\\

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AM^3 - an acronym for the Autonomy Center(Autonomous Multifunctional Mobile Microsystems)\\

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AM^3 - an acronym for the Autonomy Center (Autonomous Multifunctional Mobile Microsystems)\\

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Names of Simulation Tools:
Player/Stage: Originally developed in DARPA Distributed Robotics program. Now open source.
Mission Lab: Mission simulator from GaTech which has been evolved over many DARPA programs
USARSim: A simulation environment based on a gaming engine originally developed by NIST
Gazebo: A physics-based dynamic simulator from GaTech which calls ODE for underlying physics
ODE: Open Dynamics Engine - an open source ODE (Ordinary Differential Equation) solver
MIDAS: MAST Integration Design and Analysis System tool - being developed at GaTech under this MAST program
GUF: Grand Unified Fly (fruit fly simulator for aerodynamics and vision control from Caltech)
ANSYS: Finite element code from Ansys Corp.
COMSOL: Finite element code from Comsol Corp.
Digital Biomechanics: Rigid body simulator from Boston Dynamics
Orcad Capture: Printed circuit board design schematic capture tool. Bought by Cadence, renamed Allegro Capture
Orcad Layout: Printed circuit board layout tool. Bought by Cadence and end-of-lifed. Replace by Allegro PCB Editor
Gerber: The name of format of printed circuit board files to be sent to the board manufacturer
EDIF (?): The format for the file from PCB design that hold 3D information for import into mechanical CAD tools
SolidWorks: 3D mechanical design tool
SolidWorks CircuitWorks: 3rd party to SolidWorks, but bought by SolidWorks, reads in EDIF to model circuit boards in 3D
MATLAB: Mathematical programming tool from The Mathworks
Simulink: Control system modeling tool that runs inside of MATLAB
SolidWorks CosmosWorks: Finite element program that runs inside of SolidWorks, from Cosmos Corp.
SolidWorks Motion: Originally the ADAMS dynamics solver, then Mechanical Dynamics, then CosmosMotion
-> rigid body dynamics modeling tool that runs inside of the SolidWorks environment

re-written from scratch for SolidWorks 2008
can both make animations and give numerical forces, moments, displacements, etc.
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ANSYS: Finite element code from Ansys Corp. COMSOL: Finite element code from Comsol Corp. Digital Biomechanics: Rigid body simulator from Boston Dynamics MATLAB: Mathematical programming tool from The Mathworks Simulink: Control system modeling tool that runs inside of MATLAB SolidWorks: 3D mechanical design tool SolidWorks CosmosWorks: Finite element program that runs inside of SolidWorks, from Cosmos Corp. SolidWorks CircuitWorks: 3D

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ANSYS: Finite element code from Ansys Corp.
COMSOL: Finite element code from Comsol Corp.
Digital Biomechanics: Rigid body simulator from Boston Dynamics
Orcad Capture: Printed circuit board design schematic capture tool. Bought by Cadence, renamed Allegro Capture
Orcad Layout: Printed circuit board layout tool. Bought by Cadence and end-of-lifed. Replace by Allegro PCB Editor
Gerber: The name of format of printed circuit board files to be sent to the board manufacturer
EDIF (?): The format for the file from PCB design that hold 3D information for import into mechanical CAD tools
SolidWorks: 3D mechanical design tool
SolidWorks CircuitWorks: 3rd party to SolidWorks, but bought by SolidWorks, reads in EDIF to model circuit boards in 3D
MATLAB: Mathematical programming tool from The Mathworks
Simulink: Control system modeling tool that runs inside of MATLAB
SolidWorks CosmosWorks: Finite element program that runs inside of SolidWorks, from Cosmos Corp.\\

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SolidWorks Motion: Originally the ADAMS dynamics solver, then Mechanical Dynamics, then CosmosMotion\\

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SolidWorks CircuitWorks: 3D SolidWorks Motion: Originally the ADAMS dynamics solver, then Mechanical Dynamics, then CosmosMotion\\

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SolidWorks CircuiWorks:

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can both make animations and give numerical forces, moments, displacements, etc.
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Micromechanics: Prof. Chopra, UMD<-

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Micromechanics: Prof. Chopra, UMD

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Autonomy: Prof. Vijay Kumar, UPenn
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->Micromechanics: Prof. Chopra, UMD\\<-
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Autonomy: Prof. Vijay Kumar, UPenn
Microelectronics: Prof. Sarabandi, UMich
Micromechanics: Prof. Chopra, UMD<-

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Autonomy: Prof. Vijay Kumar, UPenn
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-> Micromechanics: Prof. Chopra, UMD\\
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Autonomy: Prof. Vijay Kumar, UPenn
->Microelectronics: Prof. Sarabandi, UMich
->Micromechanics: Prof. Chopra, UMD\\<-
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PIs - Principle Investigators for each of the 4 main primes are:\\

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PIs - Principle Investigators for each of the 4 main primes are:

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SolieWorks CosmosWorks: Finite element program that runs inside of SolidWorks, from Cosmos Corp.

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SolidWorks CosmosWorks: Finite element program that runs inside of SolidWorks, from Cosmos Corp.

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Integration: Mark Falco, BAE\\
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Integration: Mark Falco, BAE\\
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RoRI - Return on research investment
NEST - earlier DARPA program called Network Enabled Systems Technology (wireless sensor networks)
IEDs - Improvised explosive devices
MEMS - Micro electro mechanical systems
GN&C - Guidance, navigation and control\\

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GUF: Grand Unified Fly (fruit fly simulator for aerodynamics and vision control from Caltech)
ANSYS: Finite element code from Ansys Corp. COMSOL: Finite element code from Comsol Corp. Digital Biomechanics: Rigid body simulator from Boston Dynamics MATLAB: Mathematical programming tool from The Mathworks Simulink: Control system modeling tool that runs inside of MATLAB SolidWorks: 3D mechanical design tool SolidWorks Motion: Originally the ADAMS dynamics solver, then Mechanical Dynamics, then CosmosMotion
SolieWorks CosmosWorks: Finite element program that runs inside of SolidWorks, from Cosmos Corp.

rigid body dynamics modeling tool that runs inside of the SolidWorks environment
re-written from scratch for SolidWorks 2008

SolidWorks CircuiWorks:

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ODE: Open Dynamics Engine - an open source ODE (Ordinary Differential Equation) solver

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ODE: Open Dynamics Engine - an open source ODE (Ordinary Differential Equation) solver
MIDAS: MAST Integration Design and Analysis System tool - being developed at GaTech under this MAST program

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+ Integration: Mark Falco, BAE
+ Autonomy: Prof. Vijay Kumar, UPenn
+ Microelectronics: Prof. Sarabandi, UMich
+ Micromechanics: Prof. Chopra, UMD\\

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Integration: Mark Falco, BAE
-> Autonomy: Prof. Vijay Kumar, UPenn
-> Microelectronics: Prof. Sarabandi, UMich
-> Micromechanics: Prof. Chopra, UMD\\
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AM^3 - an acronym for the Autonomy Center\\

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AM^3 - an acronym for the Autonomy Center(Autonomous Multifunctional Mobile Microsystems)\\

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      Integration:  Mark Falco, BAE
Autonomy: Prof. Vijay Kumar, UPenn
Microelectronics: Prof. Sarabandi, UMich
Micromechanics: Prof. Chopra, UMD\\
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+ Integration: Mark Falco, BAE
+ Autonomy: Prof. Vijay Kumar, UPenn
+ Microelectronics: Prof. Sarabandi, UMich
+ Micromechanics: Prof. Chopra, UMD\\

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CTA - Collaborative Technology Alliance (MAST is funded as a CTA by ARL)

ARL - Army Research Lab (several locations, but mostly in Maryland)

BAE - British Aerospace Engineering (defense contractor interfacing between ARL and the MAST CTA, prime for Integration)

UPenn - Univ. of Pennsylvania (prime for Autonomy)

UMich - Univ. of Michigan (prime for Microelectronics)

UMD - Univ. of Maryland (prime for Micromechanics)

PIs - Principle Investigators for each of the 4 main primes are:

      Integration:  Mark Falco, BAE

      Autonomy:  Prof. Vijay Kumar, UPenn

      Microelectronics:  Prof. Sarabandi, UMich

      Micromechanics:  Prof. Chopra, UMD

AM^3 - an acronym for the Autonomy Center

NIST - National Institute of Standars and Technology - helping ARL with management

IPP - Initial Program Plan for the first (half) year, from 2/08 through 10/31/08

APP - Annual Program Plan - what each Center is doing for 11/1/08 through 10/31/09, etc.

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CTA - Collaborative Technology Alliance (MAST is funded as a CTA by ARL)
ARL - Army Research Lab (several locations, but mostly in Maryland)
BAE - British Aerospace Engineering (defense contractor interfacing between ARL and the MAST CTA, prime for Integration)
UPenn - Univ. of Pennsylvania (prime for Autonomy)
UMich - Univ. of Michigan (prime for Microelectronics)
UMD - Univ. of Maryland (prime for Micromechanics)
PIs - Principle Investigators for each of the 4 main primes are:
Integration: Mark Falco, BAE
Autonomy: Prof. Vijay Kumar, UPenn
Microelectronics: Prof. Sarabandi, UMich
Micromechanics: Prof. Chopra, UMD
AM^3 - an acronym for the Autonomy Center
NIST - National Institute of Standars and Technology - helping ARL with management
IPP - Initial Program Plan for the first (half) year, from 2/08 through 10/31/08
APP - Annual Program Plan - what each Center is doing for 11/1/08 through 10/31/09, etc.\\

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DoD - Department of Defense

Names of Simulation Tools:

Player/Stage: Originally developed in DARPA Distributed Robotics program. Now open source.

Mission Lab: Mission simulator from GaTech which has been evolved over many DARPA programs

USARSim: A simulation environment based on a gaming engine originally developed by NIST

Gazebo: A physics-based dynamic simulator from GaTech which calls ODE for underlying physics

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DoD - Department of Defense
Names of Simulation Tools:
Player/Stage: Originally developed in DARPA Distributed Robotics program. Now open source.
Mission Lab: Mission simulator from GaTech which has been evolved over many DARPA programs
USARSim: A simulation environment based on a gaming engine originally developed by NIST
Gazebo: A physics-based dynamic simulator from GaTech which calls ODE for underlying physics

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MAST - Micro Autonomous Systems Technology

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MAST - Micro Autonomous Systems Technology\\

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MAST - Micro Autonomous Systems Technology CTA - Collaborative Technology Alliance (MAST is funded as a CTA by ARL) ARL - Army Research Lab (several locations, but mostly in Maryland) BAE - British Aerospace Engineering (defense contractor interfacing between ARL and the MAST CTA, prime for Integration) UPenn - Univ. of Pennsylvania (prime for Autonomy) UMich - Univ. of Michigan (prime for Microelectronics) UMD - Univ. of Maryland (prime for Micromechanics) PIs - Principle Investigators for each of the 4 main primes are:

      Integration:  Mark Falco, BAE
      Autonomy:  Prof. Vijay Kumar, UPenn
      Microelectronics:  Prof. Sarabandi, UMich
      Micromechanics:  Prof. Chopra, UMD

AM^3 - an acronym for the Autonomy Center NIST - National Institute of Standars and Technology - helping ARL with management

IPP - Initial Program Plan for the first (half) year, from 2/08 through 10/31/08 APP - Annual Program Plan - what each Center is doing for 11/1/08 through 10/31/09, etc. SoM - Systems of Microsystems, a new buzz word. Systems of Systems was an old DoD buzz word. DoD - Department of Defense

Names of Simulation Tools: Player/Stage: Originally developed in DARPA Distributed Robotics program. Now open source. Mission Lab: Mission simulator from GaTech which has been evolved over many DARPA programs USARSim: A simulation environment based on a gaming engine originally developed by NIST Gazebo: A physics-based dynamic simulator from GaTech which calls ODE for underlying physics ODE: Open Dynamics Engine - an open source ODE (Ordinary Differential Equation) solver

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