Rob Story’s 2009 MS thesis looking at application of Lypaunov exponents to anticipate intact and damaged stability issues won a Conference of Southern Graduate Schools’ ETD Master’s Thesis Award in the “Innovative Application of Technology to Scholarship in a Master’s Thesis” category.
Story, W.R., Xing, Z., Wu, W., and McCue, L.S., “Validation: a historical look and two suggested techniques,” ITTC Workshop on Seakeeping – V&V for Non-linear Seakeeping Analysis-, Seoul, Korea, October, 2010.
McCue, L.S., Wu, W., Story, W.R., and Xing, Z., “Modeling, verification, and validation of chaotic systems with application to ship motions and the Lorenz oscillator,” 2009 NSF Engineering Research and Innovation Conference, Honolulu, HI, June, 2009.
W. Robert Story, MS thesis “Application of Lyapunov Exponents to Strange Attractors and Intact & Damaged Ship Stability,” successfully defended April 29, 2009. Recipient of the Conference of Southern Graduate Schools’ ETD Master’s Thesis Award in the “Innovative Application of Technology to Scholarship in a Master’s Thesis” category. For more on Rob’s work, click on the tag ‘Story‘ on this site.
McCue, L.S., Story, W.R., and Reed, A.M., “Nonlinear dynamics applied to the validation of computational methods,” 27th Symposium on Naval Hydrodynamics, Seoul, Korea, October, 2008.
Story, W., LeCroy, B., Pace, C., Palmer, M., and McCue, L.S., “Case studies: catastrophic vessel dynamics in extreme sea conditions,” ASEE Conference Paper No. 2006-469, 2006 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Chicago, Illinois, June, 2006.