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Human Centered Performance Assessment Tools

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Navy
Award ID:
64642
Program Year/Program:
2003 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
N022-0383
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
CHI Systems, Inc.
2250 Hickory Road Suite 150 Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 2003
Title: Human Centered Performance Assessment Tools
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Contract: N61339-03-C-0033
Award Amount: $69,930.00
 

Abstract:

Training teams of military operators is critical to effective performance in combat situations increasingly characterized by network-centric, information-rich environments and the corresponding demands on rapid, collaborative decision making. Performanceassessment of task skills is an inadequate measure of team skill mastery. Team performance assessment is needed, both to provide relevant team-skill diagnosis and intervention, and to reveal strengths and weaknesses of team training approaches.Enhancing Performance through Improved Coordination (EPIC) is an approach to improving team performance that focuses on the assessment of team skills. We propose to enhance team training and improve crew readiness by developing automated capabilities forteam assessment in the context of scenario-based training. We will design experiments aimed at mapping crew actions to coordination behaviors and team skills, in order to articulate a set of team performance metrics that measures the crew's abilities tocoordinate with each other and with their automation systems. We will then develop technologies that will enable two distinct capabilities: (1) an

Principal Investigator:

Benjamin Bell
Principal Investigator
2155421400
bbell@chiinc.com

Business Contact:

Phil Rollhauser
Mgr, Contracts
2155421400
prollhauser@chiinc.com
Small Business Information at Submission:

CHI SYSTEMS, INC.
Gwynedd Office Park, 716 N Bethlehem Pike, Ste 300 Lower Gwynedd, PA 19002

EIN/Tax ID: 232387734
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No