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A View of Future APL Science and Technology: Guest Editor’s Introduction J. C. Sommerer
J. C. Sommerer
Detection Systems Information Fusion
W. G. Bath, C. M. Boswell, S. Sommerer, and I-J. Wang
Solar System Science and Exploration
P. D. Spudis
Chemical and Biological Weapons: Current Concepts for Future Defenses P. A. Demirev, A. B. Feldman, and J. S. Lin
P. A. Demirev, A. B. Feldman, and J. S. Lin
From Art to Science: A Vision for the Future of Information Assurance
S. C. Lee and D. M. Gregg
Information Systems Engineering
D. P. Silberberg and G. E. Mitzel
Sensors and Sensor Systems Research and Development
at APL with a View Toward the Future
J. J. Suter
Science and Technology Supporting Vehicle Development at APL
J. J. Wozniak, P. A. Stadter, and W. F. Kujawa
Autonomous Systems D. P. Watson and D. H. Scheidt
D. P. Watson and D. H. Scheidt
Cognitive Engineering: Understanding Human Interaction with Complex Systems
J. R. Gersh, J. A. McKneely, and R. W. Remington
Global Secure Communication: Challenges and Opportunities
B. T. Doshi
Materials: 2004, 2020, and Beyond
P. J. Biermann, J. L. Sample, and D. Drewry
H. K. Charles Jr.
A Vision for Modeling and Simulation at APL J. E. Coolahan
J. E. Coolahan
The Future of Software Development and Its Impact on APL
P. A. Hanke, H. L. Hershey, and P. A. Smith
OTHER EXISTING LEADERSHIP POSITIONS
Hypersonic Airbreathing Propulsion
D. M. Van Wie, S. M. D’Alessio, and M. E. White
The Systems Analysis, Test, and Evaluationof Strategic Systems
L. J. Levy
Publications, Presentations, Patents, and Author Index
Compiled by L. M. Mercer
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|The Cover: Scientific vision is problematic. It requires people who are most comfortable dealing with material over which they have complete mastery to speculate about what might lie well beyond the bounds of what can be seen clearly. Vision entails risk, because the view ahead will never be completely clear. Like a photographer with a very powerful zoom lens photographing a mirage near the distant horizon, an attempt to develop technical vision almost certainly produces a distorted version of what might be out there. However, the risk is worthwhile, because the exercise may also illuminate the intermediate territory with particular clarity.
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