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Engineering Aviation Security Environments

Reduction of False Alarms in Computed Tomography-Based Screening of Checked Baggage

Engineering Aviation Security Environments( )
Author: Engineering Aviation Security Environments-False Positives from Explosive Detection Systems Committee,
National Materials and Manufacturing Board Staff,
Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences,
National Research Council,
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:National Academies Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $41.00
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On November 19, 2001 the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) was created as a separate entity within the U.S. Department of Transportation through the Aviation and Transportation Security Act. The act also mandated that all checked baggage on U.S. flights be scanned by explosive detection systems (EDSs) for the presence of threats. These systems needed to be deployed quickly and universally, but could not be made available everywhere. As a result the TSA emphasized the...
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