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- Cesta, A.,
Cortellessa, G., Denis, M., Donati, A., Fratini, S., Oddi, A.,
Policella, N., Rabenau, E., Schulster, J., MEXAR2: AI Solves Mission Planner Problems, in IEEE Intelligent
Systems, 22(4), 2007
Cortellessa, G., Fratini, S., Oddi, A. and Policella. N. An innovative
product for space mission planning: an a posteriori evaluation. In
Proceedings of International Conference on Automated Planning and
Scheduling, ICAPS-07, 2007. (Awarded as Best Application Paper) [PDF]
Cortellessa, G., Fratini, S., Oddi, A. and Policella. N. MEXAR2 : a software tool for MARS EXPRESS data dumping activities. In Working Notes of the ICAPS-07 Demo Program, Providence, RI, USA, September,, 2007.
- Angelo Oddi
and Nicola Policella. Improving Robustness of Spacecraft Downlink
Schedules. In IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and
Cybernetics -- Part C: Applications and Reviews, Part C,
37(5), 2007 [PDF]
- Rabenau, E.,
Donati, A., Cesta, A., and Oddi, A. AI infusion at ESA-ESOC: The user
perspective on MEXAR2. In Workshop on Artificial Intelligence for
Space Applications at IJCAI-07 (Poster paper), 2007
- Cesta, A.,
Cortellessa, G., Fratini, S., Oddi, A. and Policella. N. MEXAR2 -
An Operational Tool for Continuous Support to Mission Planning.
In Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Planning and Scheduling for Space, IWPSS-06, 2006.
E., Cesta, A., Oddi, A., Donati, A., and Leaute, T. Using and
Artificial Intelligence Tool to Perform Data Downlink Planning as
Part of the Mission Planning Activities of Mars Express. In Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Planning and Scheduling for Space, IWPSS-06, 2006.
- A. Cesta,
G. Cortellessa, S. Fratini, A. Oddi, and N. Policella. Software
Companion. The MEXAR2 Support to Space Mission Planners. In
Proceedings of the 17th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence, ECAI-06, pp.622-626, 2006.
- A. Cesta, A. Oddi,
G. Cortellessa, S. Fratini, and N. Policella.
AI Based Tools for Continuous Support to Mission Planning. In Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Space Operations (SpaceOps 06), 2006.
- A. Cesta,
G. Cortellessa, S. Fratini, A. Oddi, and N. Policella. From Demo
to Practice: the MEXAR Path to Space Operations, in proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Industrial, Engineering and Other Applications of Applied Intelligent Systems IEA/AIE'06, 2006.
A. Cesta, G. Cortellessa, S. Fratini, A. Oddi, and N. Policella.
MEXAR2 Support to Space Mission Planners.
In ERCIM News, Special Theme: Space Exploration, N. 65:14-15 (http://www.ercim.org/publication/Ercim_News/enw65/), 2006.
- A. Oddi, N. Policella, A. Cesta and G. Cortellessa. Constraint-Based Random Search for Solving Spacecraft Downlink Scheduling Problems, in G. Kendall, E. Burke and S.Petrovic (Eds), "Selected contribution from the 1st Multidisiplinary International Conference on Scheduling: Theory and Applications". Kluwer, 2005.