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Concept investigation via air-ground simulation with embedded agents  (2006)
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Next Generation Air Transportation System (NGATS) concepts require design and analysis of interactions involving human operators and new automation tools. Research is exploring how air-ground simulations with embedded agents can complement human-in-the loop simulations for this purpose. This paper describes research toward integrating computational air traffic controller agents into a large-scale distributed simulation in the Airspace Operations Laboratory (AOL) at NASA Ames Research Center. Before detailing the agent model and architecture and discussing simulation integration issues, the paper describes a methodology for using agents to understand human-system integration issues and illustrates how the methodology can be applied to an example concept.
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agents, Air, embedded, ground, human, loop, operators, simulation
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AIAA-2006-6120. Reston, VA: American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.
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