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Title: Human Factors Studies of an ADS-B Based Traffic Alerting System for General Aviation
Authors: Silva, Sathya; Cho, HongSeok; Gao, Hang; Kunzi, Fabrice; Hansman, R. John
Issue Date: 2012-11-07
Abstract: Several recent high profile mid-air collisions highlight the fact that mid-air collisions are a concern for general aviation. Current traffic alerting systems have limited usability in the airport environment where a majority of mid-air collisions occur. A Traffic Situation Awareness with Alerting Application (TSAA) has been developed which uses Automatic Dependent – Surveillance – Broadcast (ADS-B), a Global Positioning System (GPS) based surveillance system, to provide reliable alerts in a condensed environment…

Source: http://dspace.mit.edu/bitstream/handle/1721.1/74585/Silva_ICAT.pdf?sequence=1

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