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Gender Equality - An Opportunity to Develop the Capacities of ATC Personnel

Attracting women to the aviation industry can help meet the NGAP initiative. But first, barriers to gender equality and gender diversity must be overcome.

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Artificial Intelligence: Hidden Markov Model Classifiers and RADAR Objects Classification by Machine Learning 2/2

In the first part of this series, we introduced the general concepts needed for understanding the Hidden Markov Models Classifiers. Namely: Bayesian Logic, The concept of Bayesian Classifiers and Bayesian networks. All these notions are now grouped to form a new type of classifier which can accurately model and classify time-series data such as the RADAR data.

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Types of Skills Acquired Through Simulator Training in Air Traffic Control

Simulator training is key for developing the required skill set necessary for the provision of air traffic control services.

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Building Headcount of Aviation Professionals - What ICAO is Doing & What Aviation Academies Need to Do

With exponential growth over the next 20 years, the task of training today’s and tomorrow’s professionals is on the shoulders of aviation academies. This article summarizes the main steps to be taken.

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NextGen ATC –Training with Technology is the Key to Attracting and Retaining Millennial Talent

The aviation sector is faced with the task of filling an anticipated 125,000 air traffic controller and 1.3 million aircraft maintenance personnel job vacancies by 2036. This need is not only driven by the sector’s unprecedented growth, but also because of positions opened by the attrition of retiring baby boomer personnel.

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Artificial Intelligence: Hidden Markov Model Classifiers and RADAR Objects Classification by Machine Learning 1/2

In this article we will explore a very special class of classifiers, the Hidden Markov Model Classifiers (HMMs). They are mainly a statistical and probabilistic model but they have found their entry in the world of Machine Learning since they can be trained and classify data.

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NextGen ATC - Millennials Learn Better through Applied Technology

Recent cross-university research between the University of Madeira in Portugal, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana and University of Los Andes in Columbia, Carnegie Mellon University in the United States, and Innopolis University in the Russian Federation studied how millennial students learn and what learning methods are best used to successfully engage and teach this generation.

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What is a Flight Plan and How to fill it?

A pilot is getting ready to depart for a particular destination. Before departure, he or she will plan his flight just like any traveler who plans about his journey.

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Understanding Air Traffic Control Clearance

In air traffic services, two protagonists hold a significant position: Pilots and Air Traffic Controllers. In Air Traffic Services pilots are being instructed and advised by air traffic controllers at almost frequent intervals.

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