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    • Human-centered automation of air traffic control operations in the terminal area 

      Idris, Husni Rifat ([Cambridge, MA : Massachusetts Institute of Technology], Flight Transportation Laboratory, [1994], 1994)
      Introduction: Air Traffic Control operations are described extensively in the ATC manuals such as the Airman's Information Manual [1] and the ATC Controller's Handbook [2]. Mathematical analysis has also been conducted for ...
    • IFA/1 : an interactive airline fleet assignment model 

      Duchesne de Lamotte, Herve (Cambridge, Mass. : Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Flight Transportation Laboratory, [1981], 1981)
      This thesis investigates the Airline Fleet Assignment models which have been designed during the past 10 years within MIT's Flight Transportation Laboratory. Emphasis is placed on developing an interactive computer system, ...
    • The impact of airline-airport relations on airport management decisions 

      Cohen, Dayl Arlene (Cambridge, Mass. : Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Flight Transportation Laboratory, 1985, 1985)
      Airlines, in the past, have had an important influence on airport operations through privileges granted them by the airport lease agreements. Airport administrators and sponsoring agencies have agreed to grant these ...
    • The impact of high inflation rates on the demand for air passenger transportation 

      Vitek, Richard Leo; Taneja, Nawal K. (Cambridge, Mass. : Flight Transportation Laboratory, Dept. of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, [1975], 1975)
      The impact of high inflation rates on the demand for domestic air passenger transportation is tested in a demand model using time-series data and linear and non-linear least squares regressions with Revenue Passenger Miles ...
    • Impact of videoconferencing on the demand for air travel 

      Mette, Matthias (Cambridge, MA : Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Flight Transportation Laboratory, 1995, 1995)
      Videoconferencing is widely seen as the form of modern telecommunications having the largest potential to impact the growth of business air travel demand. Most existing studies focus on the substitutional effect of enhanced ...
    • Impacts of technology on the capacity needs of the U.S. national airspace system 

      Ausrotas, Raymond A.; Simpson, R. W. (Cambridge, Mass. : Flight Transportation Laboratory, Dept. of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, [1991], 1991)
      Introduction: Air passenger traffic in the United States showed remarkable growth during the economic expansion of the 1980's. Each day a million and a quarter passengers board commercial flights. The boom coincided with ...
    • Incorporating sell-up in airline revenue management 

      Charania Aamer ([Cambridge, Mass. : Massachusetts Institute of Technology], Flight Transportation Laboratory, [1998], 1998)
      The decision to buy a fare that is higher than the desired fare, under the situation when the desired fare is not available, is known as sell-up. Passengers' willingness to sellup can have considerable impact on airline ...
    • The integration of Automatic Speech Recognition into the Air Traffic Control system 

      Karlsson Joakim (Cambridge, Mass. : Flight Transportation Laboratory, Dept. of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, [1990], 1990)
      Today, the Air Traffic Control (ATC) system relies primarily on verbal communication between the air traffic controllers and the pilots of the aircraft in the controlled airspace. Although a computer system exists that ...
    • Integration of engineering models in computer-aided preliminary design 

      Lajoie, Ronnie M. (Cambridge, Mass. : MIT, Dept. of Aeronautics & Astronautics, Flight Transportation Laboratory, c1987, c1987)
      The problems of the integration of engineering models in computer-aided preliminary design are reviewed. This paper details the research, development, and testing of modifications to Paper Airplane, a LISP-based computer ...
    • The interaction of radio frequency electromagnetic fields with atmospheric water droplets and application to aircraft ice prevention 

      Hansman, Robert John (Cambridge, Mass. : Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Flight Technology Laboratory, 1982, 1982)
      In this work the physics of advanced microwave anti-icing systems, which pre-heat impinging supercooled water droplets prior to impact, is studied by means of a computer simulation and is found to be feasible. In order to ...
    • Interactive dynamic aircraft scheduling 

      Deckwitz, Thomas Anthony (Cambridge, Mass. : Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Flight Transportation Laboratory, 1984, 1984)
      Introducing recent advances in computer technology to improve aircraft scheduling is investigated. Incorporating interactive graphics, modern database manipulation techniques, and decision support algorithms, the computer ...
    • Interactive dynamic aircraft scheduling and fleet routing with the out-of-kilter algorithm 

      Van Cotthem, Jan ([Cambridge, Mass. : MIT, Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics], Flight Transportation Laboratory, [1986], 1986)
      A decision support system is introduced that automates dynamic aircraft scheduling and fleet routing. Interactive graphics-based schedule construction and modification tools automate the dynamic scheduling of aircraft of ...
    • Intermodal air-surface movement of cargo John H. Mahoney. 

      Mahoney, John H. (Cambridge, Mass. : Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Flight Transportation Laboratory, [1980], 1980)
      Someone who told me he was a friend asked me to talk to you about "any single important aspect of air cargo" and the booby trap I suddenly stumbled into was the difficulty of sticking to a single subject from the many ...
    • International aeronautical user charges 

      Odoni, Amedeo R. ([Cambridge, Mass. : Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Flight Transportation Laboratory, 1985], 1985)
      Introduction: 1.1 BACKGROUND AND MOTIVATION Very few issues relating to the international air transportation industry are today as divisive as those pertaining to user charges imposed at international airports and enroute ...
    • International civil air transport : transition following WW II 

      Pogue, L. Welch (Cambridge, Mass. : Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Flight Transportation Laboratory, 1979, 1979)
      International air transport, like many 20th Century marvels which are taken so much for granted today, broke out from its cocoon, so to speak, shortly after the end of World War II (WW II), took wing, and soared. Theretofore, ...
    • Investigation of competitive impacts of origin-destination control using PODS 

      Lee Alex Yen Hung ([Cambridge, Mass. : Massachusetts Institute of Technology], Flight Transportation Laboratory, [1998], 1998)
      The Passenger Origin / Destination Simulator (PODS) was used to investigate the competitive impacts of Origin-Destination control airline Revenue Management (RM) methods. Experiments performed included revenue performance ...
    • An investigation of constraint-based component-modeling for knowledge representation in computer-aided conceptual design 

      Kolb, Mark A. (Cambridge, Mass. : Flight Transportation Laboratory, Dept. of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, [1990], 1990)
      The earliest computer programs used for engineering design focused on detailed geometric design. Subsequently, computer programs for algorithmically performing the preliminary design of specific well-defined classes of ...
    • Leg-based heuristic methods to network seat inventory control 

      Tan, Jin C. ([Cambridge, MA : Massachusetts Institute of Technology], Flight Transportation Laboratory, c1994, c1994)
      Driving the development of increasingly sophisticated methods of seat inventory control are the complex fare and route structures evident in airline operations today. Most control methods are currently based on an individual ...
    • A linear programming solution to the gate assignment problem at airport terminals 

      Mangoubi, Rami (Cambridge, Mass. : Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Flight Transportation Laboratory, [1980], 1980)
      This research solves the flight-to-gate assignment problem at airports in such a way as to minimize, or at least reduce, walking distances for passengers inside terminals. Two solution methods are suggested. The first is ...
    • Maintenance cost studies of present aircraft subsystems 

      Pearlman, Chaim Herman Shalom; Simpson, R. W. ([Cambridge, Mass.] : Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Flight Transportation Laboratory, [1966], 1966)
      This report describes two detailed studies of actual maintenance costs for present transport aircraft. The first part describes maintenance costs for jet transport aircraft broken down into subsystem costs according to an ...