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Journal of Advanced Transportation
Volume 2018, Article ID 7905140, 10 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/7905140
Research Article

Trajectory Specification Language for Air Traffic Control

NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA 94035, USA

Correspondence should be addressed to Russell A. Paielli; vog.asan@illeiap.ssur

Received 10 August 2017; Revised 8 January 2018; Accepted 21 January 2018; Published 7 March 2018

Academic Editor: Rodrigo Carlson

Copyright © 2018 Russell A. Paielli. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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