12 July 2000 Pile-of-PC (PoPC) signature predictions in support of HWIL simulation
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Signature predictions for full-scale vehicles at Ka-band frequencies can require weeks or months of CPU time for completion; consequently, high performance computers are required in order for prediction codes to be useful in simulation support. Recent advances in Commodity-off-the-Shelf (COTS) personal computer (PC) hardware along with open-source operating systems such as Linux allow for a cost-effective solution to computational requirements routinely encountered in signature analysis and synthetic data generation in support of hardware-in-the-loop (HWIL) simulation. This paper presents the development and evaluation of a Pile-of-PC (PoPC) cluster in support of full-scale, high-frequency signature predictions.
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M.Shane McFarlin, "Pile-of-PC (PoPC) signature predictions in support of HWIL simulation", Proc. SPIE 4027, Technologies for Synthetic Environments: Hardware-in-the-Loop Testing V, (12 July 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.391700; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.391700
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