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Space Mission Challenges for Information Technology, IEEE International Conference on (2006)
Pasadena, California
July 17, 2006 to July 20, 2006
ISBN: 0-7695-2644-6
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Papers
Introduction
Introduction
MW-1 Mini Workshop: Deep Space Communications: Today & Tommorrow - Part I
MW-2 Mini-Workshop: Autonomous and Autonomic Systems in Space Exploration
MW-3 Mini Workshop: NanoTechnology and Information Technology for Space Applications
MW-4 Mini-Workshop: Student Space IT Research and Projects
MW-5 Mini-Workshop: Deep Space Communications: Today & Tommorrow - Part 2
MW-6 Mini-Workshop: Collaboration and Knowledge Management in a Global Space Environment
MW-7 Mini Workshop: Revolutions in Advanced Modeling, Simulation, and Analysis for Future Space Missions
MW-8 Mini-Workshop: Visualization Technology for Space and Entertainment: Compare, Contrast, Cooperate
Session 1: Telecommunications Information Technology - I

Space-Based Networking Technology Developments in the Interplanetary Network Directorate Information Technology Program (Abstract)

J. Hutcherson , Jet Propulsion Laboratory/California Institute of Technology, USA
E. Jennings , Jet Propulsion Laboratory/California Institute of Technology, USA
J. Gao , Jet Propulsion Laboratory/California Institute of Technology, USA
B. Clement , Jet Propulsion Laboratory/California Institute of Technology, USA
L. Clare , Jet Propulsion Laboratory/California Institute of Technology, USA
pp. 13-20

Security Considerations in Space and Delay Tolerant Networks (Abstract)

Vinny Cahill , Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Stephen Farrell , Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
pp. 29-38
Session 2: Human and Robotic Systems Interfaces - I

Cognitive Engineering for Long Duration Missions: Human-Machine Collaboration on the Moon and Mars (Abstract)

T. Grant , S&T BV/NDA, The Netherlands
A. Olmedo-Soler , OKS, Spain
M.A. Neerincx , TNO /DUT,The Netherlands
N. Smets , TNO /DUT,The Netherlands
U. Brauer , EADS-ST, Germany
M. Wolff , ESA-ESTEC, The Netherlands
A. Bos , S&T BV/NDA, The Netherlands
J. Lindenberg , TNO /DUT,The Netherlands
pp. 40-46
Session 3: High Performance Computing Systems and Applications

Impact of the Columbia Supercomputer on NASA Space and Exploration Missions (Abstract)

Rupak Biswas , NASA Ames Research Center, USA
Dochan Kwak , NASA Ames Research Center, USA
Scott Lawrence , NASA Ames Research Center, USA
Cetin Kiris , NASA Ames Research Center, USA
pp. 51-58

Sustainable and Autonomic Space Exploration Missions (Abstract)

Christopher Rouff , SAIC ACBU, USA
Mike Hinchey , NASA GSFC, USA
Walt Truszkowski , NASA GSFC, USA
Roy Sterritt , University of Ulster
James Rash , NASA GSFC, USA
pp. 59-66

User-Defined Data Distributions in High-Level Programming Languages (Abstract)

Roxana E Diaconescu , California Institute of Technology, USA
Hans P. Zima , California Institute of Technology, USA
pp. 67-78
Session 4: Software Engineering Methods and Architecture I

A Software Development Approach to Implementing Control Systems Specified through State Analysis (PDF)

Mark B. Indictor , Jet Propulsion Laboratory, USA
Joseph O. Hutcherson , Jet Propulsion Laboratory, USA
Michel D. Ingham , Jet Propulsion Laboratory, USA
Recaredo J. Torres , Jet Propulsion Laboratory, USA
Allan H. Wax , Jet Propulsion Laboratory, USA
Daniel L. Dvorak , Jet Propulsion Laboratory, USA
pp. 79

Practical Application of Model-Based Programming and State-Based Architecture to Space Missions (Abstract)

Brian Williams , Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Seung Chung , Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Michel Ingham , Jet Propulsion Laboratory, USA
Oliver Martin , Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Gregory Horvath , Jet Propulsion Laboratory, USA
pp. 80-88

Infusing Software Engineering Technology into Practice at NASA (Abstract)

Lawrence Markosian , NASA Ames Research Center, USA
Michael Hinchey , NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, USA
Thomas Pressburger , NASA Ames Research Center, USA
Martin S. Feather , Jet Propulsion Laboratory, USA
pp. 89-100
Session 5: Telecommunications Information Technology - II

Handover Schemes in Space Networks: Classification and Performance Comparison (Abstract)

Mohammed Atiquzzaman , University of Oklahoma, USA
Pulak K Chowdhury , University of Oklahoma, USA
William Ivancic , NASA Glenn Research Center, USA
pp. 101-108

SINEMO: An IP-diversity based Approach for Network Mobility in Space (Abstract)

Mohammed Atiquzzaman , University of Oklahoma, USA
William Ivancic , NASA Glenn Research Center, USA
Pulak K Chowdhury , University of Oklahoma, USA
pp. 109-115

TRIGA: Telecommunications Protocol Processing Subsystem Using Reconfigurable Interoperable Gate Arrays (Abstract)

J. Leigh Torgerson , Jet Propulsion Laboratory, USA
Jackson Pang , Jet Propulsion Laboratory, USA
Paula J. Pingree , Jet Propulsion Laboratory, USA
pp. 116-124
Session 6: Human and Robotic Systems Interfaces - II

A High Level Teleoperation Platform for Space Robotic Mission (Abstract)

Marco Chacin , Tohoku University, Japan
Eric Rohmer , Tohoku University, Japan
Kazuya Yoshida , Tohoku University, Japan
Andres Mora , Tohoku University, Japan
pp. 133-139

Integrated Planning for Telepresence with Time Delays (Abstract)

Kenneth J. Rabe , Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, USA
Mark D. Johnston , Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, USA
pp. 140-148
Session 7: Modeling and Simulation

SIMSCAPE Terrain Modeling Toolkit (Abstract)

Jonathan Cameron , Jet Propulsion Laboratory, USA
Abhinandan Jain , Jet Propulsion Laboratory, USA
Christopher Lim , Jet Propulsion Laboratory, USA
John Guineau , Jet Propulsion Laboratory, USA
pp. 149-156

Empirical Modeling of Remotely Sensed Data at Regional to Continental Scales (Abstract)

David K. Tcheng , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Praveen Kumar , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Peter Bajcsy , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Richard D. Robertson , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
pp. 157-162

Constrained Exploration of Trade Spaces (Abstract)

Kenneth W. Fertig , Rockwell Scientific
David J. McCormick , The Boeing Company
Sudhakar Y. Reddy , Rockwell Scientific
pp. 163-174
Session 8: Software Engineering Methods and Architecture II

Lightweight Service Architectures for Space Missions (Abstract)

Louis Hoebel , GE Global Research Center
Leo Hartman , Canadian Space Agency, Canada
pp. 175-181

YAM- A Framework for Rapid Software Development (Abstract)

Jeffrey Biesiadecki , Jet Propulsion Laboratory, USA
Abhinandan Jain , Jet Propulsion Laboratory, USA
pp. 182-194
Poster Precis Abstract Presentations

Spacewire Interface Simulation (Abstract)

Gisbert Peter , German Aerospace Center, Germany
Rainer Berlin , German Aerospace Center, Germany
Natascha Russ , German Aerospace Center, Germany
Bernd Ulmer , Ingenieurb?ro Ulmer, Germany
Ulf Rohbeck , CLIPhIT, Germany
pp. 202-207

Temporal Investment Strategy to Enable JPL Future Space Missions (Abstract)

Charles R. Weisbin , California Institute of Technology, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, USA
William P. Lincoln , California Institute of Technology, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, USA
pp. 208-213

Space Mission Operations DBMS (SMOD) (Abstract)

David P. Roland , Computer Sciences Corporation, USA
pp. 214-221

Improving Telemetry Data Accessibility (Abstract)

David Carl , The Johns Hopkins University, USA
Christopher Olson , University of Minnesota, USA
Alysen Regiec , The Johns Hopkins University, USA
Angela Li , The Johns Hopkins University, USA
pp. 222-225

Lessons Learned Building a General Purpose Cluster (Abstract)

Matt Clark , The Aerospace Corporation
James Palko , The Aerospace Corporation
Robert Varney , The Aerospace Corporation
Craig Lee , The Aerospace Corporation
Brooks Davis , The Aerospace Corporation
Michael AuYeung , The Aerospace Corporation
Mark Thomas , The Aerospace Corporation
pp. 226-234

Delay Tolerant Networking - Bundle Protocol Simulation (Abstract)

John Segu? , Jet Propulsion Laboratory, USA
Esther Jennings , Jet Propulsion Laboratory, USA
pp. 235-240

Model-Based Anomaly Management for Spacecraft Mission Operations at the NASA Ames Space Technology Center (PDF)

Tom Van Buskirk , Santa Clara University, USA
Mike Rasay , Santa Clara University, USA
Ignacio Mas , Santa Clara University, USA
Christopher Kitts , Santa Clara University, USA
PJ Mall , Santa Clara University, USA
pp. 241-242

Evolving a Ten Year Old Data System (Abstract)

E. Sofinowski , SGT, Inc
H. Ramapriyan , NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, USA
M. Esfandiari , NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, USA
J. Behnke , NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, USA
pp. 243-250

Data-Driven Discovery through e-Science Technologies (Abstract)

Kirk D. Borne , George Mason University, USA
pp. 251-256

The Design of Efficient Ground Software Tools (PDF)

Alonso Vera , NASA Ames Research Center, USA
Christian Ratterman , San Jose State University Foundation, USA
Guy Pyrzak , San Jose State University Foundation, USA
Michael McCurdy , NASA Ames Research Center, USA
pp. 257

Autonomous Behavior Planning Scheme for Exploration Rover (Abstract)

Yasuharu Kunii , Chuo University, Japan
Riho Ejiri , Institute of Space and Astronautical Science, JAXA, Japan
Takashi Kubota , Institute of Space and Astronautical Science, JAXA, Japan
Ichiro Nakatani , Institute of Space and Astronautical Science, JAXA, Japan
pp. 258-264

A System on a Chip Concept for the Mercury Thermal Imaging Spectrometer MERTIS (Abstract)

Ingo Walter , German Aerospace Center, Germany
Winfried Halle , German Aerospace Center, Germany
Holger Venus , German Aerospace Center, Germany
David Krutz , German Aerospace Center, Germany
pp. 265-269

Radiation Tolerant Intelligent Memory Stack (RTIMS) (Abstract)

Tak-kwong Ng , NASA Langley Research Center, USA
Jeffrey A. Herath , NASA Langley Research Center, USA
pp. 270-276

Modular Architecture for Hybrid Diagnostic Reasoners (Abstract)

Erwin Baumann , Northrop Grumman Corporation, USA
Anthony Barrett , Jet Propulsion Laboratory, USA
Michael Grage , Northrop Grumman Corporation, USA
Han G. Park , Jet Propulsion Laboratory, USA
Sriram Narasimhan , NASA Ames Research Center, USA
pp. 277-284

XBoard: A Framework for Integrating and Enhancing Collaborative Work Practices (Abstract)

Ted Shab , NASA Ames Research Center/QSS, USA
pp. 285-290

Relevance Assignment and Fusion of Multiple Learning Methods Applied to Remote Sensing Image Analysis (Abstract)

Praveen Kumar , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Peter Bajcsy , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Wei-Wen Feng , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
pp. 291-298

Internet Data Acquisition (Abstract)

Matt Matoushek , Invocon, Inc.
pp. 299-304

Lessons Learned: On-board Software Test Automation Using IBM Rational Test RealTime (PDF)

Natalie Russ , German Aerospace Center, Germany
Gisbert Peter , German Aerospace Center, Germany
Ranier Berlin , German Aerospace Center, Germany
Bernd Ulmer , Ingenieurb?ro Ulmer Germany, Germany
pp. 305

Tracking Logistical Constraints Across Missions and Organizations: A Multipurpose Information Infrastructure (Abstract)

Adam Sweet , QSS Group Inc./NASA Ames Research Center, USA
Andre Goforth , NASA Ames Research Center, USA
Robert Neches , University of Southern California Information Sciences Institute, USA
Edward Balaban , QSS Group Inc./NASA Ames Research Center, USA
Tatiana Kichkaylo , University of Southern California Information Sciences Institute, USA
Michael Orosz , University of Southern California Information Sciences Institute, USA
pp. 306-313

Evolutionary Based Techniques for Fault Tolerant Field Programmable Gate Arrays (Abstract)

Gregory V. Larchev , NASA Ames Research Center, USA
Jason D. Lohn , NASA Ames Research Center, USA
pp. 314-321

Human & Robotics Technology Space Exploration Communication Scenarios: Characteristics, Challenges & Scenarios for Developing Intelligent Internet Protocols (Abstract)

Kul Bhasin , NASA Glenn Research Center, USA
Behnam Malakooti , Case Western Reserve University, USA
Hyun Kim , Case Western Reserve University, USA
pp. 322-329

Onboard Inverse Physics from Sensor Web (Abstract)

Yang Cai , Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Yongxiang Hu , NASA Langley Research Center, USA
pp. 337-343

SpaceWire Physical Level Redundancy Mechanism (Abstract)

Locksley Haynes , MEI Technologies, USA
Christopher Dailey , QSS Inc., Inc
Glenn Parker Rakow , NASA GSFC, USA
Michael Pagen , MEI Technologies, USA
pp. 344-348
Keynote Speakers:
Session 9: Machine Vision and Advanced Image Processing

An Imaging Technique for Safe Spacecraft Landing and Autonomous Hazard Avoidance (Abstract)

Ayanna Howard , Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Brandon M. Jones , Southern University, USA
pp. 349-356

Analyzing Range Maps Data for Future Space Robotics Applications (PDF)

Peyush Jain , NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, USA
Kevin Rice , GST Corporation, USA
Jacqueline Le Moigne , NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, USA
pp. 357

Beamforming in Intelligent Randomly Distributed Sensor Networks using Electrically-Small Dual-Sector Antennas for Planetary Exploration (Abstract)

Nicholas C. Soldner , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Jennifer T. Bernhard , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Andrew C. Singer , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Chunwei Jethro Lam , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
pp. 358-366
Session 10: Spacecraft Autonomy I

Mission Operations of Earth Observing-1 with Onboard Autonomy (Abstract)

Darrell Boyer , Interface & Control Systems, USA
Jim Van Gaasbeck , Interface & Control Systems, USA
Benjamin Cichy , Jet Propulsion Laboratory, USA
Seth Shulman , Honeywell, USA
Rob Shenvood , Jet Propulsion Laboratory, USA
Dan Mandl , Goddard Space Flight Center, USA
Joseph Szwaczkowski , Honeywell, USA
Gregg Rabideau , Jet Propulsion Laboratory, USA
Daniel Tran , Jet Propulsion Laboratory, USA
Steve Chien , Jet Propulsion Laboratory, USA
Stuart Frye , MitreTek, USA
pp. 367-373

Rendezvous Experiments on Smartsat-1 (Abstract)

Shinichi Kimura , National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Japan
Hiroshi Kozawa , Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Japan
Yasufumi Nagai , National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Japan
Hiroshi Yanainoto , National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Japan
Sachiko Sugimoto , Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Japan
Shinobu Nakamura , Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Japan
Kazumi Masuda , Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Japan
Naohiko Abe , Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Japan
pp. 374-379

Solving Swath Problems Optimally (Abstract)

Russell Knight , California Institute of Technology, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, USA
pp. 380-388
Session 11: Operations Information Technology I

Supporting Complex Astronaut Tasks: The Right Advice at the Right Time (Abstract)

M. Wolff , ESA-ESTEC, The Netherlands
A. Olmedo Soler , OK-Systems, Spain
L. Breebaart , S&T BV, The Netherlands
A. Bos , S&T BV, The Netherlands
M. Neerincx , TNO-D&S, The Netherlands
T. Grant , S&T BV, The Netherlands
U. Brauer , EADS ST, Germany
pp. 389-396

An Information Infrastructure for Coordinating Earth Science Observations (Abstract)

Robert A. Morris , NASA Ames Research Center, USA
John L. Bresina , NASA Ames Research Center, USA
Jennifer L. Dungan , NASA Ames Research Center, USA
pp. 397-404

Automated Derivation of Complex System Constraints from User Requirements (Abstract)

Mark Foshee , Computer Sciences Corporation, UsA
Angela Marsh , NASA, Marshall Space Flight Center, USA
Kim Muery , NASA, Marshall Space Flight Center, USA
pp. 405-412
Session 12: Software Engineering Methods and Architecture III

Auto-Coding UML Statecharts for Flight Software (Abstract)

Garth Watney , Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, USA
Ken Clark , Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, USA
Ed Benowitz , Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, USA
pp. 413-417

Functional Programming on a Stack-Based Embedded Processor (Abstract)

Andrew J. Harris , The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, USA
John R. Hayes , The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, USA
pp. 418-424

The Evolution of a Test Process for Spacecraft Software (Abstract)

M. Annette Mirantes , The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, USA
Brenda A. Clyde , The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, USA
Deborah A. Clancy , The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, USA
pp. 425-434
Session 13: Tools and Design Methods

Model-Based Software Tools for Integrated Vehicle Health Management (Abstract)

Gautam Biswas , Vanderbilt University, USA
Sherif Abdelwahed , Vanderbilt University, USA
Nag Mahadevan , Vanderbilt University, USA
Eric Manders , Vanderbilt University, USA
Gabor Karsai , Vanderbilt University, USA
pp. 435-442

James Webb Space Telescope Use of XML (Abstract)

Curtis Fatig , NASA, SAIC, USA
Jonathan Gal-Edd , NASA, SAIC, USA
pp. 448-456
Session 14: Spacecraft Autonomy II

Telemetry-mining: A Machine Learning Approach to Anomaly Detection and Fault Diagnosis for Space Systems (Abstract)

Yoshinobu Kawahara , University of Tokyo, Japan
Takehisa Yairi , University of Tokyo, Japan
Yuichi Sato , University of Tokyo, Japan
Ryohei Fujimaki , University of Tokyo, Japan
Kazuo Machida , University of Tokyo, Japan
pp. 466-476
Session 15: Operations Information Technology II

Mission Operations Planning: Beyond MAPGEN (Abstract)

Paul H. Morris , NASA Ames Research Center, USA
John L. Bresina , NASA Ames Research Center, USA
pp. 477-484

An Auto Configuration System for the GMSEC Architecture and API (PDF)

Arturo Mayorga , Goddard Space Flight Center NASA, USA
pp. 485

A Client/Server Approach to Open-Architecture, Behavior-Based Robot Programming (Abstract)

Wyatt Newman , Case Western Reserve University, USA
Ryan May , Case Western Reserve University, USA
Adam Covitch , Case Western Reserve University, USA
pp. 486-496
Session 16: Autonomy and Ground Systems

Adaptive Inner-Loop Rover Control (Abstract)

Khalid M. Al-Ali , Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Nilesh Kulkarni , QSS Group, Inc., NASA Ames Research Center, USA
Corey Ippolito , QSS Group, Inc., NASA Ames Research Center, USA
Kalmanje Krishnakumar , NASA Ames Research Center, USA
pp. 497-504

Collaborative Scheduling Using JMS in a Mixed Java and .NET Environment (Abstract)

A. Wax , Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology / NASA, USA
R. Lam , Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology / NASA, USA
C. Borden , Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology / NASA, USA
J. Baldwin , Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology / NASA, USA
Y.-F. Wang , Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology / NASA, USA
pp. 505-512

Autonomic Computing for Spacecraft Ground Systems (Abstract)

Zhenping Li , Lockheed Martin Space Operations, USA
Cetin Savkli , Lockheed Martin Space Operations, USA
pp. 513-520
Author Index

Author Index (PDF)

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