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Contributing USMA Research Unit(s)
Cyber Research Center, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Executive summary: This chapter covers the use of Single Board Computers (SBCs) to expedite onsite data analytics for a variety of military applications. Onsite data summarization and analytics is increasingly critical for command, control, and intelligence (C2I) operations, as excessive power consumption and communication latency can restrict the efficacy of down-range operations. SBCs offer power-efficient, inexpensive data-processing capabilities while maintaining a small form factor. We discuss the use of SBCs in a variety of domains, including wireless sensor networks, unmanned vehicles, and cluster computing. We conclude with a discussion of existing challenges and opportunities for future use.
S. J. Matthews, "Harnessing single board computers for military data analytics" in Military Applications of Data Analytics (K. Huggins, ed.), ch. 4, pp. 63-77, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis, 2018