Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center
Orlando, Florida, United States
15 - 19 April 2018
Conference 10642
Situation Awareness in Degraded Environments 2018
Tuesday - Wednesday 17 - 18 April 2018
Important
Dates
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Abstract Due:
9 October 2017

Author Notification:
11 December 2017
Notifications will be sent no later than 12/15/17

Manuscript Due Date:
21 March 2018

Conference
Committee
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Conference Chairs
Program Committee
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Tuesday 17 April Show All Abstracts
Session 1:
Displays and Human Performance I
Tuesday 17 April 2018
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Ballroom Level, Sun 4
Session Chairs:
Michael P. Browne, SA Photonics, Inc. (United States) ;
James E. Melzer, Thales Visionix, Inc. (United States)
Determination of 256 just noticeable color gray levels for improved color palette
Paper 10642-1
Time: 8:00 AM - 8:20 AM
Author(s): Daniel D. Desjardins, Patrick Gardner, Western Carolina Univ. (United States); James C. Byrd, Aeronautical Systems Ctr./Displays Branch (retired) (United States)
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HMD see-through symbology: color discrimination modeling
Paper 10642-2
Time: 8:20 AM - 8:40 AM
Author(s): Thomas H. Harding, U.S. Army Aeromedical Research Lab. (United States); Jeffery K. Hovis, Univ. of Waterloo (Canada); Clarenece E. Rash, Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (United States); Michael K. Smolek, Morris R. Lattimore, U.S. Army Aeromedical Research Lab. (United States)
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Modeling the effect of macular pigment enhancement on vision in degraded visual environments (DVE)
Paper 10642-3
Time: 8:40 AM - 9:00 AM
Author(s): Kevin J. O’Brien, U.S. Army Aeromedical Research Lab. (United States), Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (United States); Leonard A. Temme, U.S. Army Aeromedical Research Lab. (United States); Paul M. St. Onge, U.S. Army Aeromedical Research Lab. (United States), Laulima Government Solutions, LLC (United States)
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Review of sensor-to-eye latency effects in degraded visual environment mitigations
Paper 10642-4
Time: 9:00 AM - 9:20 AM
Author(s): Thomas Schnell, The Univ. of Iowa (United States); Thomas R. Münsterer, HENSOLDT Sensors GmbH (Germany)
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Color and impact to HMD design
Paper 10642-5
Time: 9:20 AM - 9:40 AM
Author(s): Bobby D. Foote, Rockwell Collins, Inc. (United States); Mitchell Hoffmann, Rockwell Collins (United States)
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Predicting depth discrimination performance under hyper-stereoscopic display conditions
Paper 10642-6
Time: 9:40 AM - 10:00 AM
Author(s): Charles J. Lloyd, Visual Performance, LLC (United States); Marc Winterbottom, Eleanor O'Keefe, Tommy Bullock, USAF School of Aerospace Med., Operational Based Vision Assessment Laboratory (United States)
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Coffee Break and Dedicated Exhibition Time 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Session 2:
Displays and Human Performance II
Tuesday 17 April 2018
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Ballroom Level, Sun 4
Session Chair:
John (Jack) N. Sanders-Reed, The Boeing Co. (United States)
AFRL alternative night/day imaging technologies (ANIT) program (Conference Presentation) (Invited Paper)
Paper 10642-7
Time: 11:00 AM - 11:40 AM
Author(s): Darrel G. Hopper, Air Force Research Lab. (United States)
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Visibility of color symbology in head-up and head-mounted displays in daylight environments
Paper 10642-8
Time: 11:40 AM - 12:00 PM
Author(s): Kirk Moffitt, Human Factors Consultant (United States); Michael P. Browne, SA Photonics, Inc. (United States)
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Lunch/Exhibition Break 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Session 3:
Systems and Processing I
Tuesday 17 April 2018
1:30 PM - 3:10 PM
Location: Ballroom Level, Sun 4
Session Chairs:
Niklas Peinecke, Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V. (Germany) ;
Daniel D. Desjardins, Air Force Research Lab. (United States)
360-degree top view inside a helmet mounted display providing obstacle awareness for helicopter operations
Paper 10642-9
Time: 1:30 PM - 1:50 PM
Author(s): Lars Ebrecht, Johannes M. Ernst, Sven Schmerwitz, Hans-Ullrich Döhler, Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V. (Germany)
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Synthetic vision on a head-worn display supporting helicopter offshore operations
Paper 10642-10
Time: 1:50 PM - 2:10 PM
Author(s): Johannes M. Ernst, Lars Ebrecht, Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V. (Germany); Stefan Erdmann, Technische Univ. Braunschweig (Germany)
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Real-time sonic boom prediction with flight guidance
Paper 10642-12
Time: 2:10 PM - 2:30 PM
Author(s): Laura M. Smith-Velazquez, Rockwell Collins, Inc. (United States); Erik Theunissen, Informatie Systemen Delft Leiderdorp (Netherlands)
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Evaluating synthetic vision displays for enhanced airplane state awareness
Paper 10642-13
Time: 2:30 PM - 2:50 PM
Author(s): Lawrence J. Prinzel, Kyle K. E. Ellis, Jarvis J. Arthur, Daniel K. Kiggins, Stephanie N. Nicholas, Renee C. Lake, Kathryn Ballard, NASA Langley Research Ctr. (United States)
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Vision systems for rotorcraft: regulatory and technology update
(Canceled)
Paper 10642-14
Time: 2:50 PM - 3:10 PM
Author(s):
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Coffee Break 3:10 PM - 3:40 PM
Session 4:
Phenomenology and Sensing
Tuesday 17 April 2018
3:40 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Ballroom Level, Sun 4
Session Chairs:
Gary W. Jones, NanoQuantum Sciences, Inc. (United States) ;
Shanalyn A. Kemme, Sandia National Labs. (United States)
Passive EO imaging sensor assessment methodology
Paper 10642-15
Time: 3:40 PM - 4:00 PM
Author(s): Rhys Jones, Defence Science and Technology Lab. (United Kingdom); Graham Passey, Leonardo MW Ltd. UK (United Kingdom)
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Advanced, low-swap lidar imager for degraded visual environments
Paper 10642-16
Time: 4:00 PM - 4:20 PM
Author(s): Jason Seely, James T. Murray, Paul Eason, Jeffrey Plath, Bill Ryder, Neil VanLieu, Arete Associates (United States)
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Ongoing work and improvements at the Sandia Fog Facility (Conference Presentation)
Paper 10642-17
Time: 4:20 PM - 4:40 PM
Author(s): Jeremy B. Wright, John D. van der Laan, Andres Sanchez, Sandia National Labs. (United States)
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NIAG DVE flight test results of LiDAR based DVE support systems
Paper 10642-18
Time: 4:40 PM - 5:00 PM
Author(s): Thomas R. Münsterer, HENSOLDT Sensors GmbH (Germany); Bernhard Singer, HENSOLDT Optronics GmbH (Germany); Michael Zimmermann, Martin Gestwa, Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V. (Germany)
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Session PS1:
Posters-Tuesday
Tuesday 17 April 2018
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: Ballroom Level, Osceola Ballroom C

All symposium attendees – You are invited to attend the evening Interactive Poster Session to view the high-quality posters and engage the authors in discussion. Enjoy light refreshments while networking with colleagues in your field. Authors may set up their posters between 10:00 am and 5:00 pm the day of their poster session. Special daytime previewing prior to the session from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. Attendees are required to wear their conference registration badges to access the Osceola Ballroom to view the posters.

Posters that are not set up by the 5:00 pm cut-off time will be considered no-shows, and their manuscripts may not be published. Poster authors should accompany their posters from 6:00 to 8:00 pm to answer questions from attendees. All posters and other materials must be removed no later than 8:30 pm. Any posters or materials left behind at the close of the poster session will be considered unwanted and will be discarded. SPIE assumes no responsibility for posters left up after the end of each poster session.
Improving AVHRR-based NDVI data using a statistical technique for global climate studies
Paper 10642-19
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Mohammed Z. Rahman, LaGuardia Community College (United States); Leonid Roytman, LaGaurdia Community College (United States); Abdel Hamid Kadik, NOAA-CREST (United States), The City College of New York (United States); Dilara A. Rosy, Univ. of Dhaka (Bangladesh)
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Compact vibrating magnetic sources for penetrating sensing and low-bitrate communication
Paper 10642-34
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Dryver R. Huston, Daniel Orfeo, Robert Farrell, Dylan Burns, The Univ. of Vermont (United States); Guoan Wang, Univ. of South Carolina (United States); Tian Xia, The Univ. of Vermont (United States)
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Wednesday 18 April Show All Abstracts
Session 5:
Systems and Processing II
Wednesday 18 April 2018
8:20 AM - 9:20 AM
Location: Ballroom Level, Sun 4
Session Chair:
Thomas R. Münsterer, HENSOLDT Sensors GmbH (Germany)
Integrating legacy ESVS displays in the Unity game engine
Paper 10642-20
Time: 8:20 AM - 8:40 AM
Author(s): Niklas Peinecke, Johannes M. Ernst, Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V. (Germany)
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Team-centric motion planning in unfamiliar environments (Conference Presentation)
Paper 10642-22
Time: 8:40 AM - 9:00 AM
Author(s): Cory Hayes, Matthew Marge, Claire Bonial, Clare Voss, Susan G. Hill, U.S. Army Research Lab. (United States)
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Rotorcraft pinnacle landing situational awareness system
Paper 10642-23
Time: 9:00 AM - 9:20 AM
Author(s): Brendan W. Blanton, Robert C. Allen, Katherine S. Gresko, Eric H. Lieberman, Deanna N. Dibernardi, The Boeing Co. (United States)
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Session 6:
Displays and Human Performance III
Wednesday 18 April 2018
9:20 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Ballroom Level, Sun 4
Session Chair:
Niklas Peinecke, Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V. (Germany)
Feeling a little blue: problems with the symbol color blue for see-through displays and an alternative color solution
Paper 10642-24
Time: 9:20 AM - 9:40 AM
Author(s): Kirk Moffitt, Human Factors Consultant (United States); Michael P. Browne, SA Photonics, Inc. (United States)
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DEVS: providing dismounted 24/7 DVE capability and enabling the digital battlefield
Paper 10642-25
Time: 9:40 AM - 10:00 AM
Author(s): Joseph E. Straub, Sage Technologies Ltd. (United States)
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Coffee Break and Dedicated Exhibition Time 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Session 7:
GPS Denied Environments
Wednesday 18 April 2018
11:00 AM - 11:40 AM
Location: Ballroom Level, Sun 4
Session Chair:
Brendan W. Blanton, The Boeing Co. (United States)
Relative visual localization (RVL) for UAV navigation
Paper 10642-28
Time: 11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
Author(s): Andy Couturier, Moulay A. Akhloufi, Univ. de Moncton (Canada)
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Location and head orientation tracking in GPS-denied environments
Paper 10642-26
Time: 11:20 AM - 11:40 AM
Author(s): James E. Melzer, Ashutosh Morde, Thales Visionix, Inc. (United States)
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Lunch/Exhibition Break 11:40 AM - 1:30 PM
Session 8:
MMW and DVE Phenomenology and Sensing: Joint Session with conferences 10642 and 10634
Wednesday 18 April 2018
1:30 PM - 4:40 PM
Location: Ballroom Level, Sun 4
Session Chairs:
Jarvis J. Arthur, NASA Langley Research Ctr. (United States) ;
David A. Wikner, U.S. Army Research Lab. (United States)
Visualization requirements for DVE systems
Paper 10642-29
Time: 1:30 PM - 1:50 PM
Author(s): Jack Cross, Sierra Nevada Corp. (United States)
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DVE system capability classes
Paper 10642-30
Time: 1:50 PM - 2:10 PM
Author(s): Jack Cross, Sierra Nevada Corp. (United States)
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Visibility in degraded visual environments (DVE)
Paper 10642-31
Time: 2:10 PM - 2:30 PM
Author(s): John (Jack) N. Sanders-Reed, Stephen J. Fenley, The Boeing Co. (United States)
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Advanced radar for autonomous vehicles and degraded visual environments
Paper 10634-1
Time: 2:30 PM - 2:50 PM
Author(s): Mike Gleaves, Peter Ludlow, Steven Christie, Arralis Ltd. (Ireland); Peng Liu, Arralis Ltd (Ireland)
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A novel wire recognition algorithm for millimeter-wave radar video imagery
(Canceled)
Paper 10642-32
Time: 2:50 PM - 3:10 PM
Author(s):
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Coffee Break 3:10 PM - 3:40 PM
235 GHz coded aperture subreflector array for imaging radar
(Canceled)
Paper 10634-2
Time: 3:40 PM - 4:00 PM
Author(s):
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High fill factor RF aperture arrays for improved passive, real-time millimeter wave imaging
Paper 10642-33
Time: 4:00 PM - 4:20 PM
Author(s): Thomas E. Dillon, Christopher Schuetz, Phase Sensitive Innovations, Inc. (United States); Daniel Mackrides, Phase Sensitive Innovations (United States); Andrew Wright, Phase Sensitive Innovations, Inc. (United States); Kevin Shreve, Charles Harrity, Phase Sensitive Innovations (United States); Steven Kocazik, EM Photonics, Inc. (United States); Shouyuan Shi, Peng Yao, Phase Sensitive Innovations (United States); Dennis Prather, Univ. of Delaware (United States)
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Calibrated radar cross section measurements of various helicopter landing zone hazards at 94 GHz
Paper 10634-3
Time: 4:20 PM - 4:40 PM
Author(s): David A. Wikner, Jerry L. Silvious, Robert L. Bender, U.S. Army Research Lab. (United States)
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