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dc.contributor.authorWee, Hong Jieen
dc.contributor.authorLye, Sun Wohen
dc.contributor.authorPinheiro, Jean-Philippeen
dc.identifier.citationWee, H. J., Lye, S. W., & Pinheiro, J.-P. (2018). A spatial, temporal complexity metric for tactical air traffic control. Journal of Navigation, 71(5), 1040–1054. doi:10.1017/S0373463318000255en
dc.description.abstractTactical monitoring and controlling of air traffic is becoming increasingly difficult to manage for Air Traffic Controllers (ATCOs) owing to an increasingly complex traffic flow. A dynamic tactical complexity model, herein known as Conflict Activity Level (CAL), has been developed and is presented in this paper. This can be achieved either by establishing an overall score for an entire region or sub-regions of interest as specified by user's input location and time. This is done by evaluating the likely aircraft flight shape profile based on its current and projected position and trajectory. From the flight shape profile, CAL values are computed based on instantaneous existing traffic numbers in the overall region or sub-regions of interest. The proposed complexity approach shows good agreement with other methods in terms of ranking the order of complexity of various air traffic scenarios and the key influencing factors contributing to conflict.en
dc.description.sponsorshipEDB (Economic Devt. Board, S’pore)en
dc.format.extent15 p.en
dc.relation.ispartofseriesJournal of Navigationen
dc.rights© 2018 The Royal Institute of Navigation. This paper was published in Journal of Navigation and is made available as an electronic reprint (preprint) with permission of The Royal Institute of Navigation. The published version is available at: []. One print or electronic copy may be made for personal use only. Systematic or multiple reproduction, distribution to multiple locations via electronic or other means, duplication of any material in this paper for a fee or for commercial purposes, or modification of the content of the paper is prohibited and is subject to penalties under law.en
dc.subjectAir Traffic Command and Controlen
dc.subjectAir Navigation and Surveillanceen
dc.titleA spatial, temporal complexity metric for tactical air traffic controlen
dc.typeJournal Articleen
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineeringen
dc.contributor.researchAir Traffic Management Research Instituteen
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