All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Thesis’

Project Tango – Thesis Opportunities?

Planning, training, rehearsal, debrief – what scope of thesis topics are enabled? Project Tango: hands-on with Google’s virtual reality experiment (Wired UK) The overall feeling was that, while it needs some work to be really significant, the platform is doubtless promising and open to imaginative reinterpretations — somebody, for instance, tried to combine it with drones. Google is also working …

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MOVES Thesis Investigates Effects of ITS on Performance

LT Ryan McBride, USN, graduated today (6/20/14) with an MS in MOVES.  As part of his degree, he wrote a thesis describing his work measuring the effects of an intelligent tutoring system (ITS) upon learners’ performance. McBride created an experiment to evaluate the effects of using an ITS on the performance of users performing a detect-to-engage (DTE) sequence.  A DTE is …

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DARPA Program: Unmanned Systems Collaboration

Given the nature of the technologies and operatations, RDT&E will each be highly dependent on M&S.  Applying and improving M&S throughout RDT&E would be an excellent NPS/MOVES research area. From Military Aerospace: Goals of the CODE program are to develop and demonstrate the value of collaborative UAV autonomy in tactical situations; rapidly bring that capability to the warfighter; develop ways …

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Thesis Progress: Shiphandling Training

Thesis:  A study of a readily accessible, low cost, intermediate level, voice controlled, shiphandling resource to fill the existing gap between seminar style shiphandling training and higher fidelity simulations currently available. Findings:  Entry level Surface Warfare Officers exposed to task trainer scenarios created in a COTS  game based simulation, performed more consistently in the Conning Officer Virtual Environment following their …

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Physiological Data Collection for Thesis “An Analysis of Helicopter Pilot Visual Scan Techniques When Conducting Low Level Flight” Using the MH-60S Tactical Operational Flight Simulator (TOFT)

On November 21st, the MOVES institute launched its own aviation detachment to Naval Air Station North Island. This detachment consisted of two people, LCDR Christopher Kirby and Mr. Jesse Huston, armed with an eye tracking system called FaceLab. Their goal was to take FaceLab from a laboratory environment and use it in a Tactical Operational Flight Simulator (TOFT) that represents …

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