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  • MILCOM 97 MILCOM 97 Proceedings

    Publication Year: 1997
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  • Mobility data pattern tracking via multidimensional data view appproach

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):1255 - 1260
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  • Conference Author Index

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):1615 - 1617
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  • Digital celluar/PCS standards development for STY-III secure bearer service options-reliability simulation

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):1129 - 1135 vol.3
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    The U.S. government is participating in TDMA and CDMA cellular/PCS standard bodies to develop bearer service option modes that will enable secure end-to-end digital voice between cellular handsets and existing STLT-m (Secure Terminal Unit, 3rd generation, or “STU3”) phones. A requirement is that handsets be able to reliably detect brief analog “go-secure” signaling sent by ... View full abstract»

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  • Wireless communications for a multiple robot system

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):1293 - 1297 vol.3
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    A multidisciplinary research project is being undertaken at NPS to develop a semi-autonomous robotic system to detect and clear lab mines and unexploded ordnance (UXO). The robotic system under development consists of a land vehicle, an aerial vehicle, and a ground-based control station. Reliable communication between these three stations is needed. A traditional wire-based network requires that t... View full abstract»

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  • Synthesizing summary knowledge from distributed heterogeneous information sources

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):1609 - 1613 vol.3
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    KnowledgeLink LLC is developing a server and browser plug-in technology that provides users with personalized and seamless access to the Internet, intranets and online services. The server technology, also known as the Knowledge Rendition Server, will be an NT based server that selects information sources, generates queries, amalgamates results, distils information into atomic objects, and loads t... View full abstract»

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  • Towards an algebraic approach to interoperability

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):1232 - 1238 vol.3
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    The Warfighter Information Network (WIN) will be an internet comprising a set of heterogeneous networks. Thus, it is essential to develop necessary tools that facilitate proper deployment and operation of WIN through expeditious interoperability testing and interface development. The communication, control, and management systems of a network (or an internet) essentially comprise a set of concurre... View full abstract»

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  • A network management proxy agent development for the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) IP router-based networks using the Web technology

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):1251 - 1254 vol.3
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    The MITRE Corporation in support of the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) has developed a proxy agent functionality that allows DISA's major customers to have a network management status view of the DISA's IP router-based networks. The network management proxy agent, which operates at the element management level of the router network management hierarchy, has been developed using the Worl... View full abstract»

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  • Security of current mobile IP solutions

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):1122 - 1128 vol.3
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    Due to the operation of an IP's addressing and routing algorithms, mobile nodes (such as notebooks, portable workstations and palmtop computers) cannot currently participate while roaming without being reconfigured in tactical wired and wireless networks, strategic networks or the Internet. A node's IP address encodes the network access point to which the node is connected. This prevents IP packet... View full abstract»

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  • A practical approach to the implementation of multiple radio configurations utilizing reconfigurable hardware and software building blocks

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):1327 - 1332 vol.3
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    One of the continuing effects of diminishing defense procurement resources is a focus on developing COTS solutions for tactical military radio users that utilize reconfigurable hardware and software “building blocks”. A product development activity has been underway for several years to create a fieldable near term solution. This activity has led to the development of three radios oper... View full abstract»

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  • Performance enhancements for DS-CDMA receivers using space-path diversity

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):1108 - 1112 vol.3
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    This paper presents the performance enhancements which can be obtained using space-path diversity and interference cancellation schemes with a 4-antenna DS-CDMC receiver. The antennas used are 3 circular printed antennas and a monopole antenna placed on a pyramidal structure. The chip rate is equal to 12.5 Mchip/s and the spreading factor varying between 31 and 127. This corresponds to a bit rate ... View full abstract»

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  • Reducing the risk of multi-level secure (MLS) workstations

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):1422 - 1426 vol.3
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    Great interest exists within the military in using advances in multi-level secure (MLS) technology to improve operational capability. However, many practical operational applications demand more from the technology from an assurance standpoint than is currently available in most commercial MLS products. For example, following a strict Yellow Book definition for the separation of DoD secret to uncl... View full abstract»

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  • A new method of Wiener filtering and its application to interference mitigation for communications

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):1087 - 1091 vol.3
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    A new multistage Wiener filter is introduced which utilizes a decomposition based on orthogonal projections. A reduced-rank Wiener filter is developed based on this new structure which is not basis oriented, but evolves a basis which is a function of the multistage decomposition. The performance of this new Wiener filtering structure is evaluated using a comparative computer analysis model. It is ... View full abstract»

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  • Techniques for detecting and characterising covert communication signals

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):1361 - 1365 vol.3
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    Conventional linear and non-linear receivers are generally ineffective in detecting direct-sequence spread spectrum (DS/SS) signals if the spreading sequences are unavailable. State-of-the-art techniques based on short-time Fourier analysis and its modern variants are reviewed. An investigation into using correlation-based processing is also reported showing that the cyclostationary property of DS... View full abstract»

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  • Advanced intelligent network (AIN) security in support of NS/EP telecommunications requirements

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):1402 - 1406 vol.3
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    The Office of the Manager, National Communications System (OMNCS) is exploring the use of advanced intelligent network (AIN) capabilities to support national security and emergency preparedness (NS/EP) telecommunications requirements. To ensure that these critical NS/EP requirements can be supported, the security implications of AIN must be understood. Specifically, new AIN network elements add po... View full abstract»

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  • Trunked land mobile radio in tactical applications

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):1288 - 1292 vol.3
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    In 1993, DARPA and CECOM embarked on a program called Commercial Communications Technology Testbed (C2T2). The goal of C2T2 was to systematically evaluate the applicability of commercial communication systems to tactical users, specifically the dismounted infantry. After a 6 month study phase, the first commercial system to be evaluated was chosen. This system was a trunked land mobile radio syste... View full abstract»

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  • Network management of wireless tactical networks

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):1553 - 1557 vol.3
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    This paper presents a network layer protocol developed for tactical multimedia networks in the forward area. The proposed network is an autonomous fully distributed wireless ATM network. The structure of the proposed network is hierarchical and allows for rapid deployment and dynamic reconfiguration of wireless stations. Nodes are organized into clusters. The cluster heads are analogous to the bas... View full abstract»

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  • Cable Abstracting and Indexing System (CANIS) prototype

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):1599 - 1603 vol.3
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    The CANIS customer receives cables from sites worldwide, indexes the entities mentioned in these cables and stores that information for access by analysts at a later date. The CANIS customer indexes large quantities of information mostly manually, and wishes to reduce the human resources applied to this task. Incoming cables are processed, information is extracted and stored in corporate databases... View full abstract»

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  • Parameter optimization for SINCGARS packet radio networks

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):1479 - 1486 vol.3
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    The objective of network parameter optimization is to minimize message delay while maximizing data reliability. The MIL-STD-188-220A protocol specifies a number of link layer and radio parameters which are interrelated and have significant cross-correlation which makes linear optimization techniques difficult. The four control parameters associated with the adaptive scheduler of the MIL-STD-188-22... View full abstract»

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  • A network management architecture for battlefield networks

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):1226 - 1231 vol.3
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    Managing the future digital battlefield networks presents unique challenges: (1) the need to enable seamless, end-to-end network management interoperability across different network management systems that involves multiple network administrative domains, and heterogeneous network technologies, (2) the need to support user, terminal, and network equipment mobility management with large user popula... View full abstract»

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  • Network management training for tactical systems

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):1519 - 1523 vol.3
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    The mobile subscriber equipment (MSE) provided by GTE is an army tactical communication system providing battlefield voice and data communications. MSE consists of a number of node center switches, large and small extension node switches, line of sight radio equipment to connect fixed assets, and mobile subscriber terminals. The core element providing net management of MSE is the system control ce... View full abstract»

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  • CDMA cellular system capacity in the military environment

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):1163 - 1167 vol.3
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    The user capacity of a hypothetical CDMA system, with multiple frequency allocation (FA), is studied in terms of area coverage and sensitivity parameters, under a postulated military scenario in which the system is subject to wideband and partial-band noise jamming. The system is assumed to assign call traffic to different FAs under partial-band jamming, thereby forcing the partial-band jamming to... View full abstract»

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  • CDMA cellular architecture, for army tactical communications

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):1303 - 1307 vol.3
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    This paper explores enhancements to the MSE (mobile subscriber equipment) mobile services by adding commercial CDMA cellular terminals (based on the IS-95 standard), base stations and mobile telephone switching offices (MTSO). Three alternative architectures for distributed cellular control of IS-95 CDMA were compared in terms of cost and MSE network utilization. The three alternatives are: 1) rem... View full abstract»

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  • Automated network fault management

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):1244 - 1250 vol.3
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    Future military communication networks will have a mixture of backbone terrestrial, satellite and wireless terrestrial networks. The speeds of these networks vary and they are very heterogeneous. As networks become faster, it is not enough to do reactive fault management. Our approach combines proactive and reactive fault management. Proactive fault management is implemented by dynamic and adaptiv... View full abstract»

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  • A packet radio API

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):1261 - 1265 vol.3
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    A variety of organizations participating in DARPA's Global Mobile Information Systems (GloMo) research program are currently designing and testing advanced wireless modem hardware, simulation components, and software protocols for distributed packet radio networks. Such efforts promise to support the efficient, reliable, and secure communication of multimedia traffic over rapidly deployed, multiho... View full abstract»

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