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2024 ANS Annual Conference
June 16–19, 2024
Las Vegas, NV|Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino
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Japanese gangster charged with trafficking nuclear materials
U.S. officials have brought charges of nuclear materials trafficking against a Japanese gangster who has been in federal custody since 2022.
In a case filled with international espionage, along with alleged weapons and drug trafficking, Takeshi Ebisawa has been charged with attempting to sell uranium and weapons-grade plutonium. The 60-year-old Japanese national—who is believed to be a leading figure in the Yakuza, the Japanese organized crime syndicate—faces a long list of federal charges that carry sentence of life in prison.
18th International Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Analysis (PSA 2023)
Technical Session|Modeling, Analysis, and Methods (Advanced Methods and Tools)|Cosponsored by NPIC&HMIT
Wednesday, July 19, 2023|10:00–11:45AM EDT|300C
Xingang Zhao (ORNL)
Askin Guler Yigitoglu
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Natural Language Processing-Enhanced Nuclear Industry Operating Experience Data Analysis: Aggregation and Interpretation of Multi-Report Analysis Results
Sai Zhang (INL), Fei Xu (INL), Zhegang Ma (INL), Min Xian (Univ. Idaho)
The Development of an Outlier Detection Algorithm for Multi-Dimensional Measurement of Nuclear Power Plant Cables
Gabriel Lentchner (Univ. Tennessee, Knoxville), John Leland (Univ. Tennessee, Knoxville), Elijah Connatser (Analysis and Measurement Services Corp.), Casey Sexton (Analysis and Measurement Services Corp.), Brent Shumaker (Analysis and Measurement Services Corp.), Vladimir Sobes (Univ. Tennessee, Knoxville)
Verification and Validation Approach for Use of Data Analytics in Nuclear Power Plants
Ethan Wise (Jensen Hughes), Stephen Hess (Jensen Hughes), Jonathan Hodges (Jensen Hughes), Andrew Miller (Jensen Hughes)
Creating Annotated Corpus and Named Entity Recognition Model for Nuclear Power Industry
Hideki Sekiguchi (NCSU), Joomyung Lee (NCSU), Yahya A. Alzahrani (NCSU), Mihai A. Diaconeasa (NCSU)
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