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Opportunity at Naval Postgraduate School   NPS

Virtual Training Simulations in Support of Ground Troops Training (Urban Warfare Operations)


Naval Postgraduate School, Engineering, Applied Sciences and Computer Science

opportunity location
62.10.03.B7337 Monterey, CA 939435138


name email phone
Amela Sadagic 831.656.3819


The major thrust of our activities focuses on a domain analysis for training of ground troops in an outdoor urban environment and on user studies with virtual training simulations. The user studies planned in this project include two different activities: (1) design and testing of novel training methodologies and pedagogies in support of learning and training with simulations and game-based systems, and (2) validation of our solutions in the domain of artificial intelligence (simulated human performance). Both types of studies focus on training of ground troops for the urban warfare operations.



Silverman BG, et al: Teleoperators & Virtual Environments 15(2): 139, 2006

Proctor D, et al: The Journal of Defense Modeling and Simulation 4(1): 55, 2007


Virtual reality; Human factors; Game-based systems; Virtual training simulations; Domain analysis; Training methodologies; Artificial intelligence; Human behavior modeling;


Citizenship:  Open to U.S. citizens, permanent residents and non-U.S. citizens
Level:  Open to Postdoctoral and Senior applicants


Base Stipend Travel Allotment Supplementation
$67,000.00 $3,000.00

Experience Supplement:
Postdoctoral and Senior Associates will receive an appropriately higher stipend based on the number of years of experience past their PhD.

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