Dr. Meir N. Pachter
Professor

 

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DSN: 785-3636 x7247
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Education

Ph.D., Applied Mathematics, Israel Institute of Technology
M.S., Aerospace Engineering, Israel Institute of Technology
B.S., Aerospace Engineering, with distinction, Israel Institute of Technology

Awards

AFRL/VA Foulois Award
Distinguished Researcher Award, granted by the Affiliated Professional Societies, Dayton, OH, 1999
Fellow of the IEEE

Publications

ARCHIVAL PAPERS

K. Purvis, P. Chandler, and M. Pachter, “Feasible Flight Paths for Cooperative Generation of a Phantom Radar Track," AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control and Dynamics, Vol. 29, No. 3, pp.653-661, May-June 2006

B. Kish, D. Jacques, and M. Pachter, “Optimal Control of Sensor Threshold for Autonomous Wide Area Search Munitions," to appear in the AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control and Dynamics

M. Veth, J.F. Raquet, and M. Pachter, “Stochastic Constraints for Fast Image Correspondence Search with Uncertain Terrain Model,” to appear in the IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems

M. Pachter, A. Porter, and M. Polat, “INS aiding Using Bearings-Only Measurements of an Unknown Ground Object,” to appear in the ION Journal, NAVIGATION

G. Gu, P. Chandler, C. Shumacher, A. Sparks, and M. Pachter, “Optimal Cooperative Sensing Using a Team of UAV," to appear in the IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems

C. Schumacher, P. Chandler, M. Pachter, and L.S. Pachter, “Optimization of Air Vehicles Operation,” to appear in the Journal of the Operations Research Society

G. Mellen, M. Pachter, and J. Raquet, “Closed - Form Solution for Determining Emitter Location Using Time Difference of Arrival Measurements,” IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, Vol. 39, No. 3, pp. 1056-1058, July 2003

M. Pachter and T. Nguyen, “An Efficient GPS Position Determination Algorithm,” NAVIGATION, Vol. 50, No. 2, pp. 131-141, summer 2003

BOOK CHAPTERS

M. Pachter, P.R. Chandler, K.B. Purvis, S.D. Waun, and R.A. Larson, “Multiple Radar Phantom Tracks from Cooperating Vehicles Using Range-Delay Deception,” Theory and Algorithms for Cooperative Systems, World Scientific, pp. 367-390, 2005

K.A. Fisher, J.F. Raquet, and M. Pachter, “Cooperative Estimation Algorithms Using TDOA Measurements," to appear in Theory and Algorithms for Cooperative Systems, World Scientific, 2006

D. Jacques and M. Pachter, “A Theoretical Foundation for Cooperative Search, Classification and Target Attack,” Recent Development in Cooperative Control and Optimization, Kluwer Academic, pp. 175-205, 2004

S.K. Subramanian, J.B. Cruz, P.R. Chandler, and M. Pachter, “Modeling Persistent Area Denial as a Partially Observable Markov Multi - Agent Game Problem,” Recent Developments in Cooperative Control and Optimization, Kluwer Academic, pp. 449-458, 2004

CONFERENCE PAPERS AND PROCEEDINGS

M. Pachter and R. Hanson, “Geometry of a Gyro-Free IMU,” Proceedings of the AIAA Guidance, Navigation and Control Conference, San Francisco, CA,15-18 August 2005, AIAA paper no. 2005-6151; also chaired the session 69-GNC-44: Unmanned Systems - Trajectory Planning and Control II

M. Pachter and E. Nelson, “Cooperative Emitter Geo-Location Using Bearings-Only Measurements,” Proceedings of the Israel Annual Conference on Aerospace Sciences, Tel Aviv, Israel, 1-2 March 2006

M. Pachter, “Optical Flow for INS Aiding,” Proceedings of ICNPAA 2004: Mathematical Problems in Engineering and Aerospace Sciences, 2-4 June 2004, West University of Timisoara, Timisoara, Romania; also chaired the session: Mathematical Problems in Engineering and Aerospace 2

K. Fisher, J. Raquet, and M. Pachter, “Navigation with Time-Difference Of Arrival Measurements Obtained from Signals Of Opportunity,” Proceedings of the ION 60th Annual Meeting, Dayton, OH, 7-9 June 2004, Session D3-Military Navigation

M. Pachter and A. Porter, “Bearings-Only Measurements for INS Aiding: The 3D Case,” Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Boston, MA, paper FrP06.3, 30 June-2 July 2004

M. Pachter, “Vision Based Navigation – Theory,” Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Control Systems and Computer Science, 2-5 July 2003, Bucharest, Romania

M. Pachter and A. Porter, “Bearings-Only Measurements for INS Aiding: Theory for the Three-Dimensional Case,” Proceedings of the 2003 AIAA Guidance, Navigation and Control Conference, Austin, TX, AIAA paper no. 2003-5354, 11-14 August 2003

M. Pachter and A. Porter, “The Theory of Optical Flow for INS Aiding,” Proceedings of the 44th Israel Conference on Aerospace Sciences, Tel Aviv, Israel, 25-26 February 2004
 

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