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White Papers

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Introduction to MONSID

Read basic information about model-based fault detection, MONSID models, and the diagnostic engine.

K. Kolcio,
"Model-Based Fault Detection and Isolation System for Increased Autonomy"
AIAA SPACE 2016-5225, 13 - 16 September 2016,

K. Kolcio and L. Fesq,
"Model-based off-nominal state isolation and detection system for autonomous fault management"
2016 IEEE Aerospace Conference, 2016, pp. 1-13,

Autonomy Architecture

Read about using the MONSID Health Assessment for onboard execution and planning.

Pesola, E., Kolcio, K., Prather, M., & Ildefonso, A. (2023)
"A Hybrid Model-Based and Data-Driven Framework for Automated Spacecraft Fault Detection"
Annual Conference of the PHM Society, 15(1)

R. Amini, L. Fesq, K. Kolcio, R. Mackey, M. Troesch,
"FRESCO: A Framework for Spacecraft Systems Autonomy"
IEEE Aerospace Conference, Mar 6-13 2021,

Amini, R., Chien, S., Fesq, L., Frank, J., Kolcio, K., et al. (2020)
"Enabling and Enhancing Astrophysical Observations with Autonomous Systems"
Bulletin of the AAS, 51(7),

M. S. Feather et al.,
"Demonstrations of System-Level Autonomy for Spacecraft"
2021 IEEE Aerospace Conference (50100), 2021, pp. 1-18,

Model-based Fault Diagnosis Verification & Validation

Read about how model-based fault diagnosis provides complexity analysis and assurance for correctness, completeness, and performance.

A. Nikora et al.,
"Demonstrating Assurance of Model-Based Fault Diagnosis Systems on an Operational Mission"
2020 IEEE Aerospace Conference, 2020, pp. 1-16,

A. Nikora, P. Srivastava, L. Fesq, S. Chung, K. Kolcio and M. Prather,
"Assuring Correctness, Completeness, and Performance for Model-Based Fault Diagnosis System"
2019 IEEE Aerospace Conference, 2019, pp. 1-14,

M. Prather and K. Kolcio,
"Complexity Analysis for Model-Based Fault Diagnosis Systems"
2019 IEEE International Conference on Space Mission Challenges for Information Technology (SMC-IT), 2019, pp. 112-112,

A. Nikora, P. Srivastava, L. Fesq, S. Chung and K. Kolcio,
"Assurance of model-based fault diagnosis"
2018 IEEE Aerospace Conference, 2018, pp. 1-14,
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Read about real-life applications of MONSID such as CubeSat, rovers, and other autonomous systems.

Ksenia Kolcio; Maurice Prather
"Implementation and Evaluation of Model-based Health Assessment for Spacecraft Autonomy"
IEEE Aerospace Conference, March 4-11, 2023
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Thomas Touma; Ersin Daş; Joel W. Burdick; Evan Bock Clark; Ryan Mackey; Martin S. Feather; Lorraine M. Fesq; Ksenia O. Kolcio; Maurice Prather,
"Towards Robust, Resilient Ocean World Science Sampling Systems"
IEEE Aerospace Conference, March 4-11, 2023

R. Mackey, A. Nikora, Fesq L., K. Kolcio,
"On-Board Model Based Fault Diagnosis for CubeSat Attitude Control Subsystem: Flight Data Results"
IEEE Aerospace Conference, Mar 6-13 2021,

L. Fesq et al.,
"Results from the ASTERIA CubeSat Extended Mission Experiments"
2021 IEEE Aerospace Conference (50100), 2021, pp. 1-11,

Gaines, D, Doran, G, Paton, M, et al.
"Self-reliant rovers for increased mission productivity"
Journal of Field Robotics. 2020; 37: 1171– 1196,

K. Kolcio, R. Mackey and L. Fesq,
"Model-Based Approach to Rover Health Assessment - Mars Yard Discoveries"
2019 IEEE Aerospace Conference, 2019, pp. 1-12,

K. Kolcio, L. Fesq and R. Mackey,
"Model-based approach to rover health assessment for increased productivity"
2017 IEEE Aerospace Conference, 2017, pp. 1-13,

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AFRL split screen demonstration: testbed hardware and MONSID Toolkit Video...

Caltech Autonomous Imaging of an Asteroid using Spacecraft Simulator Video...