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Benjamin Bornstein

Mail Stop 126-347
4800 Oak Grove Drive
Pasadena, CA 91109

Office (JPL): 126-311
Phone (JPL): (818) 393-5349
FAX (JPL): (818) 393-5244
Office (Caltech): Steele Laboratories, room 130
Phone (Caltech): (626) 395-6911
Email: Benjamin.Bornstein@jpl.nasa.gov
Web page: http://www.bbornstein.org/ [External Link]

Publications:

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Michael Burl, David Thompson, Charles deGranville, Benjamin Bornstein. Rockster: Onboard Rock Segmentation Through Edge Regrouping. Journal of Aerospace Information Systems (JAIS), 2016. (Link to PDF) (CL#16-0091) Publisher: AIAA, (2016/03/31)

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David R. Thompson, Alphan Altinok, Ben Bornstein, Steve A. Chien, Joshua Doubleday, John Bellardo, and Kiri L. Wagstaff. Onboard Machine Learning Classification of Images by a Cubesat in Earth Orbit. AI Matters, 2015. (Link to publisher page) (CL#15-2017)

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Kiri L. Wagstaff, Ravi Kiran, Lukas Mandrake, Norbert Schorghofer, Alexander Smith, Ben Bornstein. Big Data Tools Come to Mars: Content-Based Analysis of Mars Orbital Imagery. 8th International Conference on Mars, 2014. (Download PDF) (CL#14-2730)

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Seungwon Lee and Lukas Mandrake and Benjamin J. Bornstein and Brian D. Bue. Quantification of Trace Chemicals Using the Vehicle Cabin Atmosphere Monitor. NASA Tech Briefs, 2014. (Link to PDF) (CL#14-2375)

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Tara Estlin, Benjamin Bornstein, Daniel Gaines, Robert C. Anderson, David Thompson, Michael Burl, Rebecca Castano, and Michele Judd. AEGIS Automated Targeting for the MER Opportunity Rover. ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology, 3(3), 2012. (Link to PDF) (CL#11-4072)

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David R. Thompson, Benjamin J. Bornstein, Steve A. Chien, Steven Schaffer, Daniel Tran, Brian D. Bue, Rebecca Castaño, Damhnait F. Gleeson, Aaron Noell. Autonomous spectral discovery and mapping onboard the EO-1 spacecraft. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, vol. 51 no. 6, 2013. (CL#12-5114)

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David R. Thompson, Benjamin Bornstein, Brian Bue, Daniel Tran, Steve Chien, Rebecca Castano. Hyperspectral Feature Detection Onboard the Earth Observing One Spacecraft using Superpixel Segmentation and Endmember Extraction. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and Automation in Space, Turin Italy, 2012. Download PDF (CL #12-2768)

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David R. Thompson, William Abbey, Abigail Allwood, Dmitriy Bekker, Benjamin Bornstein, Nathalie A. Cabrol, Rebecca Castaño, Tara Estlin, Thomas Fuchs, Kiri L. Wagstaff. Smart Cameras for Remote Science Survey. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and Automation in Space, Turin Italy, 2012. Download PDF (CL #12-2127)

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M. R. Darrach, A. Chutjian, Benjamin Bornstein, A. P. Croonquist, V. Garkanian, J. Hofman, D. Karmon, J. Kenny, R. D. Kidd, S. Lee, J. A. MacAskill, S. M. Madzunkov, Lukas Mandrake, R. T. Schaefer, N. Toomarian. Trace Chemical and Major Constituents Measurements of the International Space Station Atmosphere by the Vehicle Cabin Atmosphere Monitor. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 2012. Download PDF ()

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David R. Thompson, William Abbey, Abigail Allwood, Dmitriy Bekker, Benjamin Bornstein, Nathalie A. Cabrol, Rebecca Castano, Tara Estlin, Thomas Fuchs, Kiri L. Wagstaff. Smart Cameras for Remote Science Survey. International Symposium on Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and Automation in Space. Download PDF (CL #12-2127)

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Lukas Mandrake and Benjamin J. Bornstein and Stojan Madzunkov and John A. MacAskill. Histogrammatic Method for Determining Relative Abundance of Input Gas Pulse. NASA Tech Briefs. (Link to PDF) (CL#12-2376)

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Benjamin Bornstein, David R. Thompson, Daniel Tran, Brian Bue, Steve Chien, Rebecca Castano. Efficient Spectral Endmember Detection Onboard the EO-1 Spacecraft. IEEE Workshop on Hyperspectral Imagery and Signal Processing: Evolutions in Remote Sensing. Download PDF (CL#11-1486)

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M. R. Darrach, A. Chutjian, Benjamin Bornstein, A. P. Croonquist, V. Garkanian, V. R. Haemmerle, J. Hofman, W. M. Heinrichs, D. Karmon, J. Kenny, R. D. Kidd, S. Lee, J. A. MacAskill, S. M. Madzunkov, Lukas Mandrake, T. M. Rust, R. T. Schaefer, J. L. Thomas, N. Toomarian. On-Orbit Measurements of the ISS Atmosphere by the Vehicle Cabin Atmosphere Monitor. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, July 2011. Download PDF ()

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M. R. Darrach, A. Chutjian, Benjamin Bornstein, A. P. Croonquist, V. Garkanian, V. R. Haemmerle, W. M. Heinrichs, D. Karmon, J. Kenny, R. D. Kidd, S. Lee, J. A. MacAskill, S. M. Madzunkov, Lukas Mandrake, T. M. Rust, R. T. Schaefer, J. L. Thomas, N. Toomarian. Validation Test Results from the Vehicle Cabin Atmosphere Monitor. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, July 2010. Download PDF ()

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M. R. Darrach, A. Chutjian, B. J. Bornstein, A. P. Croonquist, V. Garkanian, V. R. Haemmerle, W. M. Heinrichs, D. Karmon, J. Kenny, R. D. Kidd, S. Lee, J. A. MacAskill, S. M. Madzunkov, L. Mandrake, T. M. Rust, R. T. Schaefer, J. L. Thomas, N. Toomarian. Validation Test Results from the Vehicle Cabin Atmosphere Monitor. International Conference on Environmental Systems (ICES), July 2010. Download PDF (CL#10-0419)

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David R. Thompson, Robert C. Anderson, Benjamin Bornstein, Nathalie A. Cabrol, Steve Chien, Tara Estlin, Terry Fong, Robert Hogan, Ralph Lorenz, Daniel Gaines, Martha S. Gilmore, Mario Parente, Liam Pedersen, Ted L. Roush, Giuseppe Marzo, David Wettergreen. Onboard Science Data Analysis: Implications for Future Missions. Whitepaper submitted to the National Academy of Science's Planetary Science Decadal Survey. Download PDF (CL#09-3684)

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Robert Granat, Kiri L. Wagstaff, Benjamin Bornstein, Benyang Tang, Michael Turmon. Simulating and Detecting Radiation-Induced Errors for Onboard Machine Learning. Proceedings of the Third IEEE International Conference on Space Mission Challenges for Information Technology (SMC-IT), July 2009. Download PDF (CL #09-1474)

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Kiri L. Wagstaff, Benjamin Bornstein. How Much Memory Radiation Protection do Onboard Machine Learning Algorithms Require?. Proceedings of the IJCAI-09/SMC-IT-09/IWPSS-09 Workshop on Artificial Intelligence in Space, July 2009. Download PDF (CL #09-2771)

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Kiri L. Wagstaff, Benjamin Bornstein. K-means in Space: A Radiation Sensitivity Evaluation. Proceedings of the Twenty-Sixth International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML), June 2009. Download PDF (CL #09-1355) [Note: An error in units conversion causes the experiments in this paper to over-estimate the impact of radiation. See 'How much Memory Radiation Protection do Onboard Machine Learning Algorithms Require?' above for updated results.]

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Lukas Mandrake, Seungwon Lee, Benjamin Bornstein, Brian Bue. Adapting AMDIS for Autonomous Spectral Identification of Hazardous Compounds for ISS Monitoring. Proceedings of the 30th IEEE Aerospace Conference, March 2009. Download PDF (CL #08-4703)

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Seungwon Lee, Lukas Mandrake, Benjamin Bornstein, Brian Bue. Quantification of Trace Chemicals using Vehicle Cabin Atmosphere Monitor. Proceedings of the 30th IEEE Aerospace Conference, March 2009. Download PDF (CL #09-1960)

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A. Chutjian, M. R. Darrach, Benjamin Bornstein, A. P. Croonquist, E. Edgu-Fry, D. J. Fry, V. Garkanian, M. A. Girard, V. R. Haemmerle, W. M. Heinrichs, R. D. Kidd, S. Lee, J. A. MacAskill, S. M. Madzunkov, Lukas Mandrake, T. M. Rust, R. T. Schaefer, J. L. Thomas, N. Toomarian, M. J. Walch. Results from the Vehicle Cabin Atmosphere Monitor: A Miniature Gas Chromatograph/Mass Spectrometer for Trace Contamination Monitoring on the ISS and Orion. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, June 2008. Download PDF ()

B. Bornstein, S. Lee, L. Mandrake. Vehicle Cabin Atmosphere Monitor (VCAM) Mass Spectrometer - Algorithms for Chemical Species Identification and Quantification. NASA NPO 45695, 2008.

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Michael C. Burl, Michael J. Garay, Clare Averill, Benjamin Bornstein, Lukas Mandrake, Yi Wang, Justin Ng. Generation of Object-Centric Datasets with Adaptive Sky. Earth Science Technology Conference 2008 Proceedings. Download PDF (CL)

M.C. Burl, M.J. Garay, C. Averill, B.J. Bornstein, L. Mandrake, Justin Ng, Yi Wang. Adaptive sky sensor web: novel multi-instrument, multi-satellite observations of volcanic ash. 4th International Conference on Intelligent Environments (IE 08) (CP541). (CL)

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Benjamin Bornstein, Seungwon Lee, Luke Mandrake, Brian Bue. Autonomous Identification and Quantification of Chemical Species with VCAM for use Onboard the ISS. IEEE Aerospace Big Sky March 2008. Download PDF ()

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A. Chutjian, M. R. Darrach, B. Bornstein, A. P. Croonquist, E.Edgu-Fry, D. J. Fry, V. Garkanian, M. A. Girard, V. R. Haemmerle, W.M. Heinrichs, R. D. Kidd, S. Lee, J. A. MacAskill, L. Mandrake, T. M.Rust, R. T. Schaefer, J. L. Thomas, N. Toomarian, M. J.Walch, M.Christensen, D. Demonbrun, R. Vanholden, P. M. Holland, B. J.Shortt. Results Using the Vehicle Cabin Atmosphere Monitor: AMiniature Gas Chromatograph/Mass Spectrometer for Trace ContaminationMonitoring on the ISS and Orion. International Conference on Environmental Systems (ICES), July 2008. ()

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Rebecca Castano, Tara Estlin, Robert C. Anderson, Daniel M. Gaines, Andres Castano, Benjamin Bornstein, Caroline Chouinard, Michele Judd. OASIS: Onboard Autonomous Science Investigation System for Opportunistic Rover Science. Journal of Field Robotics 24, 5, May 2007, p. 379-397. Download PDF (CL #06-3762)

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R. Castano, T. Estlin, D. Gaines, A. Castano, B. Bornstein, C. Chouinard, R.C. Anderson, M. Judd. Automated Target selection for Opportunistic Rover Science. 37th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, March 2006. Download PDF (CL #06-0426)

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Rebecca Castano, Michele Judd, Tara Estlin, Robert C. Anderson, Daniel Gaines, Andres Castano, Ben Bornstein, Tim Stough, Kiri Wagstaff. Current Results from a Rover Science Data Analysis System. Proceedings of the 2005 IEEE Aerospace Conference, March 2005. Download PDF (CL #05-0185)