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  • Biologically motivated quantum neural networks 

    Unknown author (IEEE, 2017)
    This paper presents one step toward creating the building blocks for machine intelligence that is inspired by its biological equivalent. The authors' quantum learning methods (deep quantum learning) are applied to quantum ...
  • PDE-based analysis of automotive cyber-attacks on highways 

    Ghanavati, Meysam; Chakravarthy, Animesh; Menon, Prathyush (IEEE, 2017-05)
    This paper considers scenarios wherein a group of malicious vehicles on a highway perform a cooperative attack with the motive of creating undesirable wave effects among other vehicles on the highway. The two species of ...
  • A decentralized adaptive control architecture for large-scale active-passive modular systems 

    Gruenwald, Benjamin C.; Arabi, Ehsan; Yucelen, Tansel; Chakravarthy, Animesh; McNeely, Drew (IEEE, 2017-05)
    Decentralized control of large-scale active-passive modular systems is considered. These systems consist of physically interconnected and generally heterogeneous modules, where local control signals can be only applied to ...
  • Avoidance maps: a new concept in UAV collision avoidance 

    Tony, Lima Agnel; Ghose, Debasish; Chakravarthy, Animesh (IEEE, 2017)
    A new concept of avoidance map is introduced which can effectively execute collision avoidance among UAVs. It is based upon representation of the effect of control effort by pairs of UAVs on achievement of avoidance, thus ...
  • Real-time Google Glass Heads-Up Display for rapid air-traffic detection 

    Rafi, Melvin; Chandrasekaran, Balaji K.; Kusmez, Bill; Steck, James E.; He, Jibo (American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Inc., 2018-01)
    As airspace becomes increasingly crowded, the need for next-generation traffic-advisory systems for pilots has become more crucial. To this end, a heads-up advisory display is developed within the Google Glass platform to ...
  • A numerical investigation of the onset of flow separation in round-edge diverging tees 

    Kok, Foo; Myose, Roy Y.; Hoffmann, Klaus A. (ASME, 2018-03)
    The onset condition of flow separation in diverging tee junctions was investigated numerically. Flow separation and recirculation at the proximal region of a bypass graft can contribute to early phase graft failure in ...
  • Numerical simulation of the leaflet designs to improve hemodynamics of mechanical heart valves 

    Sirous, Omid (Wichita State University, 2017-07)
    Mechanical heart valves (MHVs) are widely implanted due to their reliability and long life span. However, patients who receive MHV implants are required and prescribed anticoagulant medication to reduce the high risk of ...
  • Design of an adaptive flight controller for a bird-like flapping wing aircraft 

    Chandrasekaran, Balaji K. (Wichita State University, 2017-07)
    In the present age of increased demand for unmanned aerial vehicles, flapping wing unmanned aerial vehicle applications have become of interest, primarily because of their ability to fly silently and at lower speeds. This ...
  • Optimal aircraft trajectories for wind energy extraction 

    Zhao, Yiming; Dutta, Atri; Tsiotras, Panagiotis; Costello, Mark (American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Inc., 2018-02)
    It is well known that birds and air vehicles are capable of extracting energy from atmospheric winds. Land birds such as condors and vultures remain aloft for hours at a time without flapping their wings. In straight and ...
  • Adaptive control for fault tolerant autonomous launch and recovery 

    Reed, Scott (Wichita State University, 2017-05)
    This work presents the use of adaptive control methodologies for the recovery to an aircraft carrier of an autonomous fixed wing aircraft. The control architecture used is model reference adaptive control that is implemented ...
  • Nozzle geometry effects on exit orientation of short fiber composites 

    Garcia, Adrian (Wichita State University, 2017-05)
    A problem in Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) additive manufacturing processes with short carbon fiber filled suspensions is that the resulting part does not have isotropic properties. Nozzles used during processing tend ...
  • Examination of Derived Gust Velocities from a Fleet of Aerial Supervision Module/Lead Aircraft 

    Rokhsaz, Kamran; Kliment, Linda K.; Menon, Alok N. (American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Inc. Read More: https://arc.aiaa.org/doi/10.2514/1.C033991, 2017-09)
    Flight data collected from a fleet of Beechcraft King Air airframes have been analyzed. The data consisted of information from 3094 flights in various missions flown for the U.S. Forest Service. The missions consisted of ...
  • Incorporation of physics-based machining models in real-time decision making via metamodels 

    Sharma, Bhisham N.; Harikrishnan, Rishab V.; McCrorie, Stuart B.; Conner, Marc C.; Salahshoor, Meisam; Deshmukh, Abhijit V.; Sangid, Michael D. (Elsevier Ltd., 2017)
    Physics-based machining models typically require significant computational resources and time which makes them impractical for quick process optimization calculations in an industrial shop-floor setting. In this paper, we ...
  • Kalman-Filter-Based Adaptive Control: flight testing on general aviation aircraft 

    Rafi, Melvin; Steck, James E.; Watkins, John Michael (American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Inc., 2017-09)
    Sensor noise and turbulence effects have been prevalent issues in control system design. Although a control system may respond well to “clean” input signals and commands in simulation, this may not be the case when a ...
  • Local bending containment in sandwich panels with sub-surface core damage 

    Keshavanarayana, Suresh R.; Ghimire, Ritesh (Sage, 2008-05-02)
    A simple repair technique to contain the local facesheet bending in sandwich panels with sub-surface core damage has been explored using experiments. The strategic filling of honeycomb cells in the damage region using ...
  • Learning quantum annealing 

    Behrman, Elizabeth C.; Steck, James E.; Moustafa, M. A. (Rinton Press, Inc., 2017-05-01)
    We propose and develop a new procedure, whereby a quantum system can learn to anneal to a desired ground state. We demonstrate successful learning to produce an entangled state for a two-qubit system, then demonstrate ...
  • The effect of node bond adhesive fillet on uniaxial in-plane responses of hexagonal honeycomb core 

    Keshavanarayana, Suresh R.; Mogaddam, Hooman Shahverdi; Kothare, Aakash; Yang, Charles; Bingenheimer, J. (Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved., 2017-09-01)
    In the present work, experimental and numerical studies were conducted on the in-plane uniaxial behavior of a fiberglass/phenolic honeycomb core to investigate the effects of the node bond adhesive fillet. A non-linear ...
  • Laplace-based predictive estimation of loss-of-control boundaries on a transport aircraft 

    Rajaram, Kiran; Rafi, Melvin (Wichita State University, 2017-04-28)
    Loss-of-control events are the greatest contributing factor to accidents amongst commercial aircraft. In this research, an approach to predicting the onset of loss of-control events is developed using a Laplace-based method, ...
  • Numerical approach to predict the thermal expansion coefficients of honeycomb core validated by experimental test results 

    Mogaddam, Hooman Shahverdi; Kothare, Aakash (Wichita State University, 2017-04-28)
    Honeycomb cores are typically produced in the form of flat sheets and are heat formed to the desired shapes for use in sandwich structures with curvatures. Understanding of the high temperature behavior of honeycomb core ...
  • Real-time predictive estimation of loss-of-control events on transport aircraft 

    Rafi, Melvin (Wichita State University, 2017-04-28)
    Loss-of-Control events are the most significant contributing factor to accidents amongst commercial aircraft, and systems capable of warning pilots of impending entry into a control-loss event are crucial. To this extent, ...

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