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The goal of the Contrails project is to help preserve and disseminate the technical record of 20th century aerospace research, highlighting in particular the research endeavors of the Illinois Tech community.

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An Application of Bayes Theorem as a Hypothesis-Selection Aid in a Complex Information-Processing System

Author(s): Jack F. Southard; David A. Schum; George E. Briggs
Corporate Author: Laboratory of Aviation Psychology
Laboratory: Behavioral Sciences Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-08
Report Number: AMRL TDR 64-51
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Trajectory Versus Line-of-Sight Space Rendezvous Using Out-of-Window Visual Cues

Author(s): Herbert J. Clark
Corporate Author: Behavioral Sciences Laboratory
Laboratory: Behavioral Sciences Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-02
Report Number: AMRL TR 65-10
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The Validation of a Maintainability Prediction Technique for an Airborne Electronic System

Author(s): B. L. Retterer; G. H. Griswold; R. L. McLaughlin
Corporate Author: Radio Corporation of America
Laboratory: Behavioral Sciences Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-05
Report Number: AMRL TR 65-42
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The Influence of Experience and Input Information Fidelity Upon Posterior Probability Estimation in a Simulated Threat-Diagnosis System

Author(s): David A. Schum; Irwin L. Goldstein; Jack F. Southard
Corporate Author: Ohio State University
Laboratory: Behavioral Sciences Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-04
Report Number: AMRL TR 65-25
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Programming Method and Response Mode in a Visual-Oral Task

Author(s): Attila P. Csanyi; Robert Glaser; James H. Reynolds
Corporate Author: University of Pittsburgh
Laboratory: Behavioral Sciences Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-12
Report Number: AMRL TR 64-129
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Repetition and Spaced Review in Programed Instruction

Author(s): James H. Reynolds; Robert Glaser
Corporate Author: University of Pittsburgh
Laboratory: Behavioral Sciences Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-12
Report Number: AMRL TR 64-128
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The Effect of Test Trials on the Learning of Paired Adjectives

Author(s): Kirk A. Johnson
Laboratory: Behavioral Sciences Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-10
Report Number: AMRL TR 64-105
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An Evaluation of Multiple Tracks in a Linear Program

Author(s): Robert Glaser; James H. Reynolds; Theodore Harakas; A. G. Holzman; John S. Abma
Corporate Author: University of Pittsburgh
Laboratory: Behavioral Sciences Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-10
Report Number: AMRL TR 64-108
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An Evaluation of Proposed Applications of Remote Handling in Space

Author(s): Gerald. P. Chubb
Laboratory: Behavioral Sciences Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-10
Report Number: AMRL TR 64-98
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The Maintenance Task Simulatior-1 (MTS-1): A Device for Electronic Maintenance Research

Author(s): Thomas K. Elliot; John D. Folley
Corporate Author: Applied Science Associates, Incorporated
Laboratory: Behavioral Sciences Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-10
Report Number: AMRL TR 64-99
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Measurements and Models for Relating the Physical Characteristics of Images to Target Detection

Author(s): Donald G. Corbett; N. D. Diamantides
Corporate Author: Goodyear Aerospace Corporation
Laboratory: Behavioral Sciences Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-12
Report Number: AMRL TR 64-117
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Subject Control Over a Bayesian Hypothesis-Selection Aid in a Complex Information-Processing System

Author(s): Jack F. Southard; David A. Schum; George E. Briggs
Corporate Author: Ohio State University
Laboratory: Behavioral Sciences Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-09
Report Number: AMRL TR 64-95
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Learning Set Formation in Programmed Instruction

Author(s): James H. Reynolds; Robert Glaser; John S. Abma
Corporate Author: University of Pittsburgh; Aerospace Medical research Laboratories
Laboratory: Behavioral Sciences Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-11
Report Number: AMRL TR 64-114
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Filmstrip Techniques for Individualized Instruction

Author(s): William H. Trow; Edgar A. Smith
Corporate Author: Graflex, Inc.; Aerospace Medical Research Laboratories
Laboratory: Behavioral Sciences Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-05
Report Number: AMRL TR 65-78
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Image Quality Enhancement

Author(s): Robert W. Brainard; George N. Ornstein
Corporate Author: North American Aviation Incorporated
Laboratory: Behavioral Sciences Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-04
Report Number: AMRL TR 65-28
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Target Detection on Side-Looking Radar when Image Motion can be Temporarily Delayed

Author(s): Almon J. Bate; Herschel C. Self
Corporate Author: Behavioral Sciences Laboratory
Laboratory: Behavioral Sciences Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1967-11
Report Number: AMRL TR 67-23
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Comparison of Three Modes of Instruction for the Operation of a Complex Oscilloscope

Author(s): John D. Folley; Robert H. Woods; John P. Foley
Corporate Author: Applied Science Associates; Behavioral Sciences Laboratory
Laboratory: Behavioral Sciences Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1967-03
Report Number: AMRL TR 66-195
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Development And Test Of The Bell Zero-G Belt

Author(s): Flexman, Ralph E.; Seale, Leonard M.; Henderson, Campbell
Corporate Author: Bell Aerosystems Co Buffalo Ny
Laboratory: Behavioral Sciences Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-03
Report Number: AMRL TDR 63-23
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Optimization Of Manned Orbital Satellite Vehicle Design With Respect To Artificial Gravity

Author(s): Loret, Benjamin J.
Corporate Author: Air Force Inst Of Tech Wright-Patterson AFB Ohio
Laboratory: Behavioral Sciences Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-12
Report Number: ASD TR 61-688
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Study Of Requirements For The Simulation Of Rendezvous And Docking Of Space Vehicles

Author(s): Ryken, John M.; Emerson, Jerome E.; Onega, George T.; Bilz, James L.
Corporate Author: Bell Aerospace Corp Buffalo N Y
Laboratory: Behavioral Sciences Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-10
Report Number: AMRL TDR 63-100
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