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Title: A Graph-Analytic Approach to Dynamic Airspace Configuration
The current National Airspace System (NAS) is reaching capacity due to increased air traffic, and is based on outdated pre-tactical planning. This study proposes a more dynamic airspace configuration (DAC) approach that could increase throughput and accommodate fluctuating traffic, ideal for emergencies. The proposed approach constructs the airspace as a constraints-embedded graph, compresses its dimensions, and applies a spectral clustering-enabled adaptive algorithm to generate collaborative airport groups and evenly distribute workloads among them. Under various traffic conditions, our experiments demonstrate a 50% reduction in workload imbalances. This research could ultimately form the basis for a recommendation system for optimized airspace configuration. Code available at  more » « less
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Author(s) / Creator(s):
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Cristina Ceballos
Publisher / Repository:
IEEE Computer Society Conference Publishing Services (CPS)
Date Published:
Page Range / eLocation ID:
235 - 241
Subject(s) / Keyword(s):
["Dynamic Airspace Configuration, Graph Analytic, Singular Value Decomposition, Antoencoder"]
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Seattle, Washington
Sponsoring Org:
National Science Foundation
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