The DIDO Quiz

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DIDO is helping machines think by turning large amounts of data on ever-changing conditions into a sequence of best responses. Take the quiz to see how much DIDO you know.

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What organization markets the DIDO software?

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What is Dido's Problem?

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Which calculus theory is behind the design of DIDO software?

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What is the biggest challenge for finding optimal control?

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True or False: DIDO software was used successfully on the International Space Station (ISS).

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Who created DIDO software?

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DIDO is ideally suited to solve optimal control problems in autonomous systems. What's an autonomous system?

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True or False: DIDO has been used to calculate optimal control for an undersea glider.

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Besides helping calculate trajectories, what other benefit has DIDO brought to flight control?

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The TRACE satellite was orbiting what object?

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How had NASA been slewing objects in space prior to the 2010 TRACE satellite research?

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How many zero-propellant maneuvers (ZPMs) were performed on the International Space Station in 2006 and 2007?

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DIDO's creator was a professor at what school?

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Pseudospectral optimal control is most like which of the following in nature?

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What operating system must you be running in order to install and use DIDO?

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DIDO was developed for what scientific computing platform?

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Which of the following was one of the primary reasons to move the International Space Station without using thrusters?

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What is the acronym used to refer to the International Space Station maneuvers accomplished without using thrusters.

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Which calculus theory involves using approximate values in optimal control calculations?

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How long was the TRACE maneuvering research team given to perform its experiments?

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