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PRF recognizes Nof for 2 patents

Purdue Research Foundation (PRF) recognized IE Professor Shimon Nof for two patents at its 11th annual Inventors Recognition Reception on Nov. 3 at Purdue Research Park.

Nof was among almost 80 Purdue University faculty and staff members recognized. A professor of Industrial Engineering and the Director of the PRISM Center, he was recognized for two patents:

  • “Interactive Conflict Detection and Resolution for Air and Air-Ground Traffic Control” (US Patent 8,831,864) – Systems and methods for preventing and detecting conflicts and errors through prognostics and diagnostics are applied to vehicle traffic in air traffic and ground control scenarios. Using the CEPD logic, they also generate a conflict resolution which is communicated to the affected vehicles.
  • “Interactive, Constraint-Network Prognostics and Diagnostics to Control Errors and Conflicts (IPDN)” (US Patent 9,009,530) – Methods for interactively preventing and detecting conflicts and errors with centralized and decentralized, network-aware control algorithms and based on the characteristics of the constraint network.

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