Dr. Barry Bodt

Applied and Computational Mathematics

Current Courses

Personal Bio

Barry Bodt served as a mathematical statistician at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory, retiring in 2016. He received a Bachelors of Science in mathematics from the University of Maryland, College Park and a Masters and Ph.D. in statistics from the University of Delaware. He worked for the Army for thirty-six years, developing methodology for Army applications and serving as an applied statistician on a variety of programs. He has extensive experience in statistical modeling and experimental design. Applications include chemical agents, toxicology, projectiles, armor plates, target detection and identification, war game simulation, intrusion detection, and robotics. 

Education History

  • B.S. Mathematics, University of Maryland
  • M.S. Statistics, University of Delaware
  • PhD Statistics, University of Delaware

Work Experience

Adjunct Faculty, JHU Whiting School of Engineering

Publications

Publications:

[1] B.A. Bodt, H.B. Tingey, Design and Estimation in Small Sample Sensitivity Testing, Naval Research Logistics, 37: 875-892, December, 1990.

[2] R. Young, B. Bodt, T. Iturralde, W. Starke, Changes in Rabbit Sperm Motion Characteristics During Incubation And Its Use In The Assessment of Chemical Cytotoxicity, Molecular Reproduction And Development, 33: 347-356, November, 1992.

[3] R.J. Young, B.A. Bodt, Development of Computer Directed Methods for the Identification of Hyperactivated Motion Using Motion Patterns Developed by Rabbit Sperm During Incubation Under Capacitation Conditions, Journal of Andrology, 15: 362-377, July, 1994.

[4] R.J. Young, B.A. Bodt, D.H. Heitkamp, The Action of Metallic Ions on the Precocious Development by Rabbit Sperm of Motion Patterns that are Characteristic of Hyperactivated Motility, Molecular Reproduction and Development, 41: 239-248, June, 1995.

[5] R.J. Young, B.A. Bodt, Hyperactivated Motility of the Male Gamete, Assisted Reproductive Technologies/Andrology, 8:1-9, 1995.

[6] R.J. Young, B.A. Bodt, D.H. Heitkamp, Inhibition of Hyperactivated Motility of Rabbit Spermatozoa by Metals, Alternative Methods in Toxicology and the Life Sciences, 11:159-165, edited by A.M. Goldberg and L.M. Zutphen. New York: Marriane Liebert, Inc., 1995.

[7] B.A. Bodt, Engineering Statistics: The Industrial Experience, by B. Ostle et al., Technometrics (book review), 39: 107, February, 1997.

[8] Q. Nottingham, J. Birch, B. Bodt, "Local Logistic Regression: An Application to Army Penetration Data, " Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation, Vol 66, pp 35-50, April 2000.

[9] B. Bodt,, J. Forester, C. Hansen, E. Heilman, T. Korjack, M. Thomas, H. Wells, "An Application of High Performance Computing to Battle Planning," Software Tech News, Fall 2000.

[10] B.A Bodt, "Modern Statistics for Engineering and Quality Improvement," by Lawson and Erjavec, Technometrics (book review) May, 2002.

[11] B. Bodt, “Computer Intrusion Detection and Network Monitoring:,” Technometrics, pp 294-295, (book review) August, 2002.

[12] M. Childers, B. Bodt. and R. Camden, "Assessing Unmanned Ground Vehicle Tactical Behaviors Performance," International Journal of Intelligent Control Systems, V16, No 2, pp 52-66, 2011.

[13] T. Hanratty, R. Hammell, B. Bodt, E. Heilman, J. Dumer, “Enhancing Battlefield Situational Awareness Through Fuzzy-based Value of Information”, Proceedings of the 46th Hawaii International Conference on Systems Sciences”, University of Hawaii, January 2013 (refereed paper)

Reports:

[1] B.A. Bodt, M.S. Taylor, A Data Based Random Number Generator for a Multivariate Distribution - A Users' Manual, ARBRL-TR-02439, November, 1982.

[2] B.A. Bodt, J. Thomas, Statistical Modeling of Railroad Safety Performance, ARBRL-MR-03311, September, 1983.

[3] M.S. Taylor, B.A. Bodt, Construction of Approximate Confidence Intervals for Probability-of-Kill via the Bootstrap, ARBRL-TR-02570, July, 1984.

[4] M. Andriolo, B.A. Bodt, A Method to Assess the Influence of Meteorological Effects on Blast Propagation Outside a Proposed APG Large Blast/Thermal Simulator, BRL-TR-2589, September, 1984.

[5] B.A. Bodt, J. Thomas, Evaluation of Colorimetric Analysis for Chemical Agent Resistant Coating (CARC) Testing, BRL-MR-3434, February, 1985.

[6] J. Lien, B.A. Bodt, Factors Affecting Jump for the 120 mm Smoothbore Cannon (U), Classified Secret, BRL-MR-3591, April, 1987.

[7] B.A. Bodt, H.B. Tingey, Design and Estimation in Small-Sample Quantal Response Problems: A Monte Carlo Study, BRL-TR-3002, June, 1989.

[8] B.A. Bodt, H.B. Tingey, Extreme Quantile Estimation in Binary Response Models, BRL-TR-3089, March, 1990.

[9] B.A. Bodt, J. Schall, S. Snapp, Survivable Tire System (STS) Test Strategy: Technical Phase, BRL-TR-3111, June, 1990.

[10] L. Sturdivan, J. Thomas, B. Bodt, A Test for Desorption of Agents HD and GD from Chemical Agent Resistant Coating (CARC), CRDEC-TR-190, August, 1990.

[11] R. Koffinke, B.A. Bodt, A Comparison of Spall Liners in Mitigating Behind Armor Debris (U), Classified Secret, BRL-TR-3177, November, 1990.

[12] R. Young, B. Bodt, W. Starke, E. Laurie, Statistical Validation of the CellSoft Motion Analysis System for the Study of the Motility Characteristics of Rabbit Sperm Cells, CRDEC-TR-214, January, 1991.

[13] B.A. Bodt and J.E. Schall, Jr., Survivable Tire System (STS) Test Analysis: Stage 1 Survivability, BRL-TR-3226, April, 1991.

[14] M.S. Taylor and B.A. Bodt, Randomization Procedures Applied to Analysis of Ballistic Data, BRL-TR-3245, June, 1991.

[15] R. Young, B. Bodt, W. Starke, E. Laurie, Changes in Rabbit Sperm Motion Characteristics During Incubation And Its Use in the Assessment of Chemical Cytotoxicity, CRDEC-TR-295, August, 1991.

[16] B.A. Bodt, A Randomization Test for Comparing 1/4-Scale Kinetic Energy Penetrators, BRL-TR-3340, May, 1992.

[17] D. Bely, B. Bodt, R. Schumacher, M74 Bomblet Penetration Evaluation, BRL-TR-3400, September, 1992.

[18] B.A. Bodt, R. Koffinke, R. Carter, Comparison of Two Bradley Armor Configurations in Mitigating Behind Armor Debris (U), Classified Secret, BRL-TR-3406, September, 1992.

[19] B. Bodt, R Koffinke, A Comparison of TOW/ITOW Against Bradley Armor (U), Classified Secret, ARL-TR-168, July, 1993.

[20] R.J. Young, B.A. Bodt, The Action of Metallic Ions on the Precocious Development by Rabbit Sperm of Motion Patterns Characteristic of Hyperactivated Motility, ERDEC-TR-204, September, 1994.

[21] B.A. Bodt, R. Grote, Vulnerability Analyses for the Command and Control Vehicle (C2V): A Supporting Penetration Equation for Aluminum-Kevlar Composites, ARL-TR-583, October, 1994.

[22] B.A. Bodt, R.J. Young, Hyperactivated Rabbit Sperm Cell Motility Parameters, ERDEC-TR-227, March, 1995.

[23] B.A. Bodt, Editor, Proceedings of the First Annual U.S. Army Conference on Applied Statistics, 18-20 October 1995, ARL-SR-43, August, 1996.

[24] B.A. Bodt, Ballistic Performance Assessment in the Paladin Spall Liner Qualification Test, ARL-TR-1221, November, 1996.

[25] P.H. Deitz, W. Baker, D. Bely, B. Bodt, A. LaGrange, R. Lauzze II, S. Henry, J. T. Klopcic, J. Morrissey, L. Roach, S. Robinson, J. Smith, J. Walbert, Evaluation Strategies for Live-Fire Planning, Analysis, and Testing, ARL-TR-1273, December, 1996.

[26] B.A. Bodt, Editor, Proceedings of the Second Annual U.S. Army Conference on Applied Statistics, 23-25 October 1996, ARL-SR-59, July 1997.

[27] A. Chang, B.A. Bodt, Joint Technical Coordinating Group/Aircraft Survivability (JTCG/AS) Inter-laboratory Ballistic Test Program—Final Report, ARL-TR-1577, December, 1997.

[28] B.A. Bodt, An Analysis of the Discriminating Utility of Acoustic and Seismic Signatures for a Vehicle Classification Example, ARL-TR-1874, January 1999.

[29] B.A. Bodt, Editor, Proceedings of the Third Annual U.S. Army Conference on Applied Statistics, 22-24 October 1997, ARL-SR-74, Las Cruces, NM, November, 1999.

[30] B.A. Bodt, Editor, Proceedings of the Fourth Annual U.S. Army Conference on Applied Statistics, 20-23 October 1998, ARL-SR-84, Las Cruces, NM, November, 1999.

[31] R. Kaste, B. Bodt, J. Forester, C. Hansen, E. Heilman, T. Korjack, M.Thomas, H. Wells, "Research in Modeling and Simulation for Command and Control," ARL-SR-97, September, 2000.

[32] Q. Nottingham, J. Birch, B. Bodt, "Modeling Nonmonotonic Response Curves," ARL-TR-1972, January, 2001.

[33] B.A. Bodt, Editor, Proceedings of the Fifth Annual U.S. Army Conference on Applied Statistics, 19-21 October 1999, ARL-SR-59, July 2001.

[34] L. Eggen, B. Bodt, H. Kash, C. Hansen, "Reducing the False Alarm Rate in Information Assurance," ARL-TR-2348, July, 2001.

[35] B. Bodt, P. David, D. Hillis, "An Application of Statistics to Algorithm Development in Image Analysis," ARL-TR-2333, August, 2001.

[36] B. Bodt and E. Heilman, “Y2K Data Reuse and End-to-End Testing: An Overview and Critique,” ARL-TR-2662, February, 2002.

[37] R. Camden, B. Bodt, S. Schipani, J. Bornstein, R. Phelps, T. Runyon, F. French, C. Shoemaker, “Autonomous Mobility Technology Assessment Interim Report-February 2003, ARL-MR-565, June, 2003.

[38] Proceedings of the 6-8th U.S. Army Conference on Applied Statistics, (2003) (Barry A. Bodt, Edward J. Wegman, eds.)

[39] B. Bodt, E. Heilman, J. O’May, “Battle Command Metric Exploration in a Simulated Combat Environment,” ARL-TR-3429, February, 2005.

[40] B. Bodt, R. Camden, B. Bodt, S. Schipani, J. Bornstein, T. Runyon, F. French, C. Shoemaker, A. Jacoff, A. Lytle, “Autonomous Mobility Technology Assessment Final Report,” ARL-TR-3471, April, 2005.

[41] R. Camden, B. Bodt, “Safe Operations Experiment Report,” ARL-TR-3773, April 2006.

[42] Childers, M., Bodt, B., Hill, S. Dean, R., Dodson, W., Sutton, L., Assessing the Impact of Bi-directional Information Flow in UGV Operation: A Pilot Study, ARL-TR-4411, March 2008.

[43] Childers, M., Bodt, B., Hill, S., Camden, R., Dean, R., Dodson, W., Sutton, L, Sapronov, L, Unmannned Ground Vehicle Tactical Behaviors Technology Assessment, ARL-TR-4698, January, 2009.

[44] Bodt, B.A., Childers, M.A., Hill, S.G., Camden, R.S., Gonzales, J.P., Dean, R.M., Dodson, W.F., Kreafle, G., LaCaze, A., Sapronov, L., Unmanned Ground Vehicle Two-Level Planning Technology Assessment, ARL-TR-5331, September 2010.

[45] Barry A. Bodt, "Robotics Collaborative Technology Alliance (RCTA) 2011 Baseline Experimental Strategy," ARL-TN-457, September 2011.

Papers/Proceedings:

[1] B.A. Bodt, J. Thomas, Ambushed by a Lurking Variable, Proceedings of the Twenty-Eighth Conference on the Design of Experiments in Army Research, Development and Testing, ARO-83-2, 287-297, 1983.

[2] "Practical Design and Estimation in Sensitivity Testing" Joint Regional Meeting in Atlanta between the Institute of Mathematical Statistics, American Statistical Association, ENAR, and SIAM, invited paper, March, 1986.

[3] B.A. Bodt, H.B. Tingey, Considerations in Small Sample Quantal Response Testing, Proceedings of the Thirty-First Conference on the Design of Experiments in Army Research, Development and Testing, ARO-86-2, 65-83, 1986.

[4] B.A. Bodt, H.B. Tingey, A Comparison of Two Sensitivity Testing Procedures with Implications for Sample Size Determination, Proceedings of the Thirty-Second Conference on the Design of Experiments in Army Research, Development and Testing, ARO-87-2, 293-316, 1987.

[5] B.A. Bodt, Two-Stage Testing of Combat Vehicle Tire Systems, Proceedings of the Thirty-Fourth Conference on the Design of Experiments in Army Research, Development and Testing, ARO-89-2, 227-245, 1989.

[6] B.A. Bodt, "MLE Existence in the Skewed-Logistic Binary Response Model," National meeting of the American Statistical Association, contributed paper, August, 1989.

[7] R. Young, B. Bodt, "Alternatives to Animal Use in Toxicology Tests," Joint meeting of the Society of Toxicology and the Association of Government Toxicologists, Washington Region, contributed paper, October, 1990.

[8] B.A. Bodt, J.E. Schall, Jr., Technical Testing of Survivable Tire Systems, Proceedings of the 1990 Army Operations Research Symposium, 207-219, 1990.

[9] "On A Dirt Desert Highway," American Statistical Association, Chesapeake Chapter meeting, contributed paper, October, 1990.

[10] B.A. Bodt, A Randomization Test for Comparing 1/4-Scale Kinetic Energy Penetrators, Proceedings of the Thirty-Seventh Conference on the Design of Experiments in Army Research, Development and Testing, ARO-92-2, 53-70, 1992.

[11] B.A. Bodt, Formalizing the Determination of Spall Cone Angle, Proceedings of the Thirty-Eighth Conference on the Design of Experiments in Army Research, Development and Testing, ARO-93-2, 1993.

[12] "Statistical Assessment of Metal Effects on Sperm Motility," The 160th National Meeting of American Association for the Advancement of Science, contributed poster, February 1994.

[13] B.A. Bodt, R.J. Young, An Application of Classification with Potential Use in Reproductive Toxicology, Proceedings of the Thirty-Ninth Conference on the Design of Experiments in Army Research, Development and Testing, ARO-94-2, 157-171, 1994.

[14] “Modeling the Subjective Determination of Outliers in Bivariate Ballistic Data, “American Statistical Association Winter Conference, contributed paper, January, 1995.

[15] “EQL in Action,” American Statistical Association, Joint Statistical Meetings ENAR, SIAM, invited paper, August, 1995.

[16] “Perspectives on Statistical Practice in the Army,” Villanova University, invited paper, March, 1996.

[17] “An Analysis of the Discriminating Utility of Acoustic and Seismic Signatures for a Vehicle Classification Example,” Proceedings of the 1998 Meeting of the IRIS Specialty Group on Acoustic and Seismic Sensing, VI, pp 63-78, March, 1999.

[18] B. A. Bodt, P. J. David, D. B. Hillis, "Optimizing a Target Detection Algorithm Through the Use of a Receiver Operator Curve, " 5th U.S. Army Conference on Applied Statistics, USMA, October 1999.

[19] MAJ L. Eggen, B. Bodt, H. Kash, "Reducing the False Alarm Rate in Information Assurance, "Proceedings of the Seventh Annual U.S. Army Research Laboratory/United States Military Academy Technical Symposium", pp 3-21, APG and USMA, November 1999.

[20] Barry Bodt, "Data Mining: Mother Lode or Fools Gold?", Meeting of the Chesapeake Chapter of the American Statistical Association, APG, March, 2000.

[21] Barry Bodt, David Hillis, Philip David, "An Application of Statistics to Algorithm Development in Image Analysis," Proceedings of the Section of Physical and Engineering Sciences, Joint Statistical Meetings, Baltimore, MD, pp 116-121, June, 2000.

[22] J. Dumer, T. Hanratty, B. Bodt, H. M. Perry, S. E. Carmody, "Remote Medical Evaluation and Diagnostics (RMED) - A Testbed for Hypertensive Patient Monitoring" The 31st Symposium on the Interface: Computing Science and Statistics, New Orleans, LA, April 2000.

[23] B. Bodt, J. Forester, C. Hansen, E. Heilman, R. Kaste, J. O'May, "An Experimental Testbed for Battle Planning," 2000 Command and Control Research and Technology Symposium, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA, June, 2000.

[24] B. Bodt, Q. Nottingham, J. Birch, "The Impact of Violated Assumptions in Characterizing Armor Effectiveness, Military Operations Research Society Symposium, Colorado Springs, June 2000.

[25] B. Bodt and N. Dryden, "If Grant Had Played Risk," Section on Statistical Education, Joint Statistical Meetings, Indianapolis, IA, August, 2000.

[26] B. Bodt, J. Forester, C. Hansen, E Heilman, R Kaste, J O'May, "A Statistical Analysis of Course of Action Generation," Sixth U.S. Army Conference on Applied Statistics, Houston, TX, October 2000.

[27] B. Bodt, J. Forester, C. Hansen, E. Heilman, R. Kaste, J. O'May, "Objective Force Command and Control: Course of Action Analysis," Proceedings 22nd Army Science Conference, Baltimore, MD, pp 723-730, December, 2000.

[28] B. Bodt, J. Forester, C. Hansen, E. Heilman, R. Kaste, and J. O'May, "Experimentation for Improved Courses of Action," ARL Federated Laboratory 5th Annual Symposium, Proceedings of the Advanced Displays & Interactive Displays Consortium, College Park, MD. pp 155-160, March 2001.

[29] J. Forester, B. Bodt (speaker), E. Heilman, R. Kaste, J. O'May, "A Study of the Variation in the Combat Simulation OneSAF," 69th Military Operations Research Society Symposium, Annapolis, MD, June, 2001.

[30] J. O'May, E. Heilman, B. Bodt, R. Kaste, "Effects of Combat Simulation Variance on Course of Action Development," Proceedings of the 2001 (Sixth) International Command and Control Research and Technology Symposium, Naval Academy, Annapolis MD, 15 pages , June 2001.

[31] B. Bodt, "Classification Trees in Army Application," The 34th Symposium on the Interface of Computing Science and Statistics, Montreal, Canada, April 2002.

[32] J. O'May, E. Heilman, B. Bodt, J. Forester, "OneSAF Killer/Victim Scoreboard Capability for C2 Experimentation," Command and Control Research Technology Symposium, June, 2002.

[33] B. Bodt, J. Forester, E. Heilman, R. Kaste, J. O'May, "Pursuit of New Battlefield Metrics through Simulation and Statistical Modeling," 70th Military Operations Research Society Symposium, Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas, June, 2002.

[34] E. Heilman, J. O’May, B. Bodt, J. Forester, “Identifying Battlefield Metrics Through Experimentation,” 7th International Command & Control Research & Technology Symposium, Quebec City, Quebec Canada, September, 2002.

[35] D. Kim, B. Bodt, “Robust Modeling of Massive Data Sets,” Ninth U.S. Army Research Laboratory / United States Military Academy Technical Symposium, APG, MD, November, 2002.

[36] B. Bodt, "Mine for Effect: Data Mining in Army Application," Meeting of the American Statistical Association Delaware Chapter, Newark, Delaware, November, 2002. (Invited talk)

[37] B. Bodt, J. Forester, C. Hansen, E. Heilman, R. Kaste, J. O’May, “Data Mining Combat Simulations: A New Approach for Battlefield Parameterization,” Army Science Conference, Orlando FL, December, 2002.

[38] T. Liao, B. Bodt, J. Forester, C. Hansen, E. Heilman, R. Kaste, J. O’May, “Understanding and Projecting Battle States,” Army Science Conference, Orlando, FL, December, 2002.

[39] B. Bodt, “Robotics Technology: An Experiment to Assess Autonomous Mobility,” Military Operations Research Society Workshop on Improving Defense Analysis Through Better Data Practices, Institute for Defense Analyses, Alexandria Virginia, March, 2003. (invited)

[40] T. W. Liao, B. Bodt, J. Forester, C. Hansen, E. Heilman, R. Kaste, J. O’May, “Discovery of Battle States Knowledge from Multi-Dimensional Time Series Data, Interface Symposium, Salt Lake City, UT, March, 2003.

[41] J. O’May, E. Heilman, B. Bodt, J. Forester, R. Kaste, “Data Mining Techniques Applied to Urban Terrain Command & Control Experimentation,” 8th International Command and Control Research and Technology Symposium, National Defense University, Washington, DC, June, 2003.

[42] B. Bodt, J. Forester, E. Heilman, R. Kaste, J. O’May, “A Data Mining, Combat Simulation Information Model Applied to Urban Conflict, “71st Military Operations Research Society Symposium, Quantico, VA, June, 2003.

[43] B. Bodt, J. O’May, “Data Mining Techniques for MOUT C2,” AMSAA MOUT Summit, APG, MD, September 2003.

[44] B. Bodt, R. Camden, “An Experimental Design for Technology Readiness Level Assessment of Autonomous Mobility, “Performance Metrics for Intelligent Systems, Gaithersburg, MD, September, 2003.

[45] E. Heilman, B. Bodt, J. O’May, R. Kaste, “A Data Mining Information Model Applied to Urban Combat Simulation,” Army Operations Research Symposium, Ft. Lee, VA, October 2003.

[46] B. Bodt, “Evaluation of the Technology Readiness Level for the Autonomous Mobility of the Experimental Unmanned Vehicle (XUV), “Army Conference on Applied Statistics, Napa, CA, October 2003.

[47] B. Bodt, E. Heilman, J. O’May, R. Kaste, “A Data Mining, Combat Simulation Information Model Applied to Urban Combat, “MORRS Workshop on Decision Aids/Support to Joint Operations Planning, Offutt AFB, Nebraska, November, 2003 (invited).

[48] D. Kim, B. Bodt, “Building a Robust Explanatory Model from a Large Data Set,” 11th ARL/USMA Technical Symposium, APG, MD, 8 pages, November 2003.

[49] B. Bodt, R. Camden, “Technology Readiness Level 6 and Autonomous Mobility, “SPIE Defense & Security, Unmanned Ground Vehicle Technology VI, pp 302-314, Orlando, Florida, April, 2004.

[50] B. Bodt, R. Camden, “Experimental Assessment of Autonomous Mobility: A TRL6 Case Study,” AUVSI Unmanned Systems North America, 15 pages, Anaheim, CA, August 2004.

[51] B. Bodt, “A Simulation Experiment for Assessing Adaptive Tactical Behaviors of Autonomous Ground Vehicles,” 10th Army Conference on Applied Statistics, Atlanta, October 2004.

[52] B. Bodt, E. Heilman, R. Kaste, J. O’May, “Urban Combat Data Mining,” 24th Army Science Conference, Orlando, CP-13, December, 2004.

[53] B. Bodt, “An Analysis of Simulated UGV Adaptive Tactical Behaviors,” American Statistical Association, Chesapeake Chapter, February, 2005.

[54] B. Bodt, “Toward Measuring Performance of Unmanned Ground Vehicles,” Army Conference on Applied Statistics, Monterey, October 2005.

[55] B. Bodt, R. Camden, “An Experiment to Measure Autonomous Mobility of Unmanned Ground Vehicles in Relevant Environments,” Military Operations Research Society Symposium, Colorado Springs, June 2006.

[56] B. Bodt, R. Camden, “Unmanned Ground Vehicle Experimentation within a RSTA Mission Context,” Military Operations Research Society Symposium, Colorado Springs, June, 2006.

[57] B. Bodt, “Queuing Theory Applied to UGV Operator Workload,” Association of Unmanned Vehicles Society International, Orlando, August, 2006.

[58] B. Bodt, “A Lean Six Sigma Experience,” Chesapeake Chapter of the American Statistical Association, APG, MD, November 2006.

[59] S. Hill & B. Bodt, A Field Experiment of Autonomous Mobility: Operator Workload for One and Two Robots, 2007 ACM/IEEE Conference on Human-Robot Interaction, Arlington, VA, February 2007.

[60] E. Rigas, B. Bodt, & R. Camden, Detection, Tracking, and Avoidance of Moving Objects from a Moving Autonomous Vehicle, SPIE Defense and Security Symposium, Orlando, FL, April, 2007.

[61] B. Bodt, M. Childers, Assessment of Unmanned Ground Vehicle Technology in an Operational Context, 2007 American Statistical Association Quantitative Methods in Defense & National Security, Fairfax, VA, March, 2007.

[62] B. Bodt, E. Rigas, “An Experiment to Assess Detection and Avoidance of Moving Obstacles from a UGV,” Association of Unmanned Vehicle Systems International, Washington, DC, August 2007.

[63] Childers, M., Bodt, B., Hill, S. Dean, R., Dodson, W., Sutton, L., Assessing the Impact of Bi-directional Information Flow in UGV Operation: A Pilot Study, Proceedings of the PerMIS ’07 Workshop, August 2007, National Institute of Standards and Technology, NIST SP 1073, pp 22-28.

[64] B. Bodt, “Assessment of Risk Associated with Safe Operations of Unmanned Ground Systems,” Army Conference on Applied Statistics, Houston, TX, October, 2007.

[65] Bodt, B., Camden, R., Detecting and Tracking Moving Humans from a Moving Vehicle, SPIE Defense and Security Symposium, Proceedings Vol. 6962, Unmanned Systems Technology X, 696207, pp 1-12, April 2008.

[66] Bodt, B., An Experimental Investigation of Robotic Technology, Real Data, The Art of Statistical Analysis, USMA workshop, April 16-18, 2008 (invited).

[67] Bodt, B., Automated Recognition of Pedestrian Traffic from an Unmanned Ground Vehicle, Joint Statistical Meetings, August 2008.

[68] Childers, M., Bodt, B., Hill, S., Camden, R., The Impact of Multi-Level Path Planning on Unmanned Ground Vehicle Tactical Behavior, Army Science Conference, EP-19, December 2008.

[69] Bodt, B., A Formal Experiment to Assess Pedestrian Detection and Tracking Technology for Unmanned Ground Systems, Army Science Conference, EP-17, December 2008.

[70] Bodt, B., A Field Test of an Unmanned Ground Vehicle, Army Conference on Applied Statistics, October 2008.


[71] Bodt, B., Camden, R., Scott, H., Jacoff, A, Hong, T, Chang, T, Norcross, R, Downs, T, Virts, A., Performance Measurements for Evaluating Static and Dynamic Multiple Human Detection and Tracking Systems in Unstructured Environments, Performance Metrics in Intelligent Systems, September 2009.

[72] Bodt, B.A, Camden, R.S., A Final Evaluation of Pedestrian Detection and Tracking from a Moving Platform, SPIE, April 2010.

[73] Pierce, C., Baran, D., Bodt, B., Experiment to Evaluate Assistive Behaviors for Small Robot Operation, SPIE, April 2010.

[74] Bodt, B.A., Camden, R., Scott, H., Jacoff, A., Hong, T., Chang, T., Norcross, R., Downs, T., Virts, A., Test Methods and Metrology for Evaluating Human Detection and Tracking Systems, Interface 2010, June 2010.

[75] Bodt, B., Childers, M., The Role of Experimentation in the Robotics Collaborative Technology Alliance, 78th Military Operations Research Symposium, June 2010.

[76] Bodt, B.A., Childers, M.A, Camden, R.S., A Capstone Experiment to Assess Unmanned Ground Vehicle Tactical Behaviors Developed Under the Robotics Collaborative Technology Alliance, Association of Unmanned Vehicle Systems International, August 2010.

[77] Childers, M., Bodt B. "An Approach to UGV Technology Assessment," at the AUVSI-ITEA Workshop on Developing & Testing Unmanned Vehicle Autonomy, Georgia Tech, Atlanta, GA, October, 2010.

[78] Bodt, Barry, An Information Retrieval Framework for Assessing Intelligent Stare, Army Conference on Applied Statistics, October 2010.

[79] Bodt, B. and T. Hong, "UGV Safe Operations Capstone Experiment," Proceedings of the 27th Army Science Conference,” E-EO-004 (8 pages), December 2010. (Invited).

[80] Gonzalez, J., Childers, M., Bodt, B., Evaluating Hierarchical Planner Performance through Field Experiments and Simulation, Performance Metrics in Intelligent Systems, February 2011.

[81] Childers, M., Bodt, B., Camden, R., Assessing Unmanned Ground Vehicle Tactical Behaviors Performance, Performance Metrics in Intelligent Systems, February 2011.

[82] Bodt, B., “Some Thoughts on Experimentation Philosophy in the Robotics CTA,” Interface Foundation of North America, May 2012.

[83] Bodt, B., Kurup, U., Bajracharya, M., Dean, R., Childers, M., Camden, R., “An Integrated Research Assessment of the ACT-R System for Pedestrian Behavior Classification,” 80th MORSS, June 2012.

[84] Lennon, C., Bodt, B., Childers, M., Camden, R., Suppe, A., Navarro-Serment, L, Floria, N. “Performance Evaluation of a Semantic Perception Classifier”, Military Operations Research Society Symposium, June, Alexandria, VA. June 2013.

[85] Bodt, B., Childers, M., Lennon, C., Camden, R., Hudson, N. “An Autonomous Robotic Trenching Experiment”, Association of Unmanned Vehicle Systems International, Wash. D.C. August 2013.

[86] T. Hanratty, R. Hammell, B. Bodt, E. Heilman, J. Dumer, “Enhancing Battlefield Situational Awareness Through Fuzzy-based Value of Information,” Proceedings of the 46th Hawaii International Conference on Systems Sciences, University of Hawaii, January 2013.

[87] C. Lennon, B. Bodt, M. Childers, R. Dean, J. Oh, C. DiBerardino, “Assessment of Navigation sing a Hybrid Cognitive/Metric World Model,” ARL Technical Report, ARL-TR-7175, January 2015.

[88] R. Camden, B. Bodt, M. Childers, “An Assessment of an Autonomous Indoor Search and Grasp Capability,” Association of Unmanned Vehicle Systems International, Atlanta GA, May 2015.

[89] M Childers, C. Lennon, B. Bodt, J. Pusey, S. Hill, R. Camden, "Collaborative Technology Alliance 2014 Capstone Experiment," ARL Technical Report, ARL-TR-7729, July 2016.

Honors and Awards

  • Army Wilks Medal (2006)
  • Chapter Service Award, American Statistical Association (1995)
  • Report of the Year, Vulnerability and Lethality, Ballistic Research Laboratory (1993)

Professional Organizations

American Statistical Association
Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society
Association of Unmanned Vehicle Systems International
Military Operations Research Society
National Defense Industrial Association