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Aeronautics and Astronautics - Ph.D. / Sc.D.

 

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  • Johnson, Luke B (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2016)
    This thesis explores the topic of decentralized task allocation. Specific emphasis is placed on how and when decentralized task allocation should be applied as a decision making tool for autonomous multi-agent missions. ...
  • Perez Martinez, Carla S. (Carla Sofia) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2016)
    Ionic liquid ion sources (ILIS) are devices capable of producing positive and negative molecular ion beams through field evaporation from room-temperature molten salts. If sufficiently high hydraulic impedance from the ...
  • Silva, Sathya Samurdhi (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2016)
    Divergence is defined in this thesis as an inconsistency between the human operator's assumption of the system state and the actual state of the system, which is substantial enough to have consequential effects on the ...
  • Pasqual, Michael C (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2016)
    Man-made space debris constitutes a major threat to the future of the space enterprise. The space surveillance community continually seeks more efficient and robust techniques for detecting and characterizing on-orbit ...
  • Paek, Sung Wook (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2016)
    Planetary defense, or asteroid collision avoidance, has been gaining interest with recent meteor or fly-by events, including the Chelyabinsk meteor that entered the Earth's atmosphere and exploded over Russia in 2013. Past ...
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