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Company Information:

Company Name:
CHIRP CORP.
Address:
8248 Sugarman Drive
La Jolla, CA 92037
Phone:
(858) 453-4406
URL:
N/A
EIN:
680088134
DUNS:
154269187
Number of Employees:
2
Woman-Owned?:
No
Minority-Owned?:
No
HUBZone-Owned?:
No

Commercialization:

Has been acquired/merged with?:
N/A
Has had Spin-off?:
N/A
Has Had IPO?:
N/A
Year of IPO:
N/A
Has Patents?:
N/A
Number of Patents:
N/A
Total Sales to Date $:
$ 0.00
Total Investment to Date $
$ 0.00
POC Title:
N/A
POC Name:
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POC Phone:
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POC Email:
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Narrative:
N/A

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $818,732.00 13
SBIR Phase II $3,260,717.00 6
STTR Phase I $69,992.00 1
STTR Phase II $499,807.00 1

Award List:

APPLICATION OF THE DARPA ADAPT PROCESSOR TO KNOWLEDGE-BASED EXPERT SYSTEMS

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$49,979.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Dr Richard A Atles
Abstract:
N/a

APPLICATION OF THE DARPA ADAPT PROCESSOR TO KNOWLEDGE-BASED EXPERT SYSTEMS

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1988 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$486,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Dr Richard A Atles
Abstract:
The darpa adapt processor is a neural network simulation that can implement mutual interactions between a large number of processing element via adaptive, programmable weighting functions. the processor was designed primarily as a means to simultaneously correlate many different templates with a set… More

ADAPTIVE PRE-PROCESSING AND TWO-DIMENSIONAL FILTERING FOR SONAR DISPLAYS

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1988 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$49,996.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Dr richard a altes
Abstract:
Each pixel in a conventional passive sonar display uses only part of the information that is available for detection. the estimatorcorrelator detector combines the different pixels by means of a wiener filter, and it uses all available (or hypothesized) information about the distribution of signal… More

FEASIBILITY STUDY FOR MULTI-MODE RANGE INSTRUMENTATION RADAR SYSTEM

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$49,999.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Dr Richard A Altes
Abstract:
Chirp corporation proposes to perform a study to assess technical feasibility trade-offs and to develop a basic design concept for a multi-mode range instrumentation radar system. building on current ctr assets, the study will consider signal processing techniques and the associated hardware and… More

STATISTICAL ANALYSIS OF OVERT AND COVERT DATA TO ASSESS LIKELIHOOD OF CBW MANUFACTURE AT A GIVEN...

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$49,999.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Richard Altes , Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Many observable features can be used to assess the likelihood that a given manufacturing facility is engaged in cbw production. most of these features have relatively small discrimination power, and a mixture of ordered, qualitative observations (ordinal data) and quantitative (ratio) data are… More

GENERALIZED TOMOGRAPHIC IMAGING FOR RADAR AND LIDAR

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$49,999.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Richard A Altes Phd , Principal Investigator
Abstract:
In radar, lidar, sonar, and ultrasound systems, range resolution can be improved by increasing signal bandwidth, but azimuth (cross-range) resolution is limited by array or aperture size. the space-time transmission pattern is typically much narrower in range than in azimuth, yielding a line-like… More

MULTISENSOR ACQUISITION AND TRACKING USING LIKELIHOOD STATISTICS

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$49,999.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Richard A Altes Phd , Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Optimum multisensor processing is accomplished by forming a large, distributed sensor array composed of subarrays that may be separated by large distances. acquisition is accomplished by implementing a hypothesis test for an object in each volume element of the space to be searched. such tests… More

NEURAL NETWORK MAXIMUM A POSTERIORI ANGLE DEMODULATION FOR SPREAD SPECTRUM COMMUNICATIONS AND FM RECEIVERS

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$49,999.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Richard Altes
Abstract:
New results indicate that a vlsi hopfield neural network can be configured to quickly solve the nonlinear integral equation describing optimum, maximum a posteriori (map) phase demodulation. performance of this device should be significantly superior to the widely used but suboptimum phase locked… More

OPTIMUM PHASE DEMODULATION AND ADAPTIVE CHANNEL EQUALIZATIONWITH HOPFIELD NEURAL NETWORKS

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$49,999.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Richard A. Altes
Abstract:
N/a

OPTIMUM PHASE DEMODULATION AND ADAPTIVE CHANNEL EQUALIZATIONWITH HOPFIELD NEURAL NETWORKS

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1993 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$583,999.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Richard A. Altes
Abstract:
N/a

Outcomes Analysis using Information/Control Theory, Sequential Hypothesis Testing, and Parallel Processing

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,999.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Richard Altes
Abstract:
N/a

Outcomes Analysis using Information/Control Theory, Sequential Hypothesis Testing, and Parallel Processing

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1997 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$375,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Richard Altes
Abstract:
Medical outcomes analysis can be used for treatment plan recommendation, physician training, organization and budgeting of health care programs, and for resource allocation. Objectives are to apply the following disciplines to outcomes analysis: Information theory, optimization/control theory,… More

Biomimetic Synthetic Aperture Sonar (SAS) and Acoustic Pattern Recognition for Detection and Classification of Buried Mines

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Richard Altes PhD
Abstract:
N/a

Biomimetic Synthetic Aperture Sonar (SAS) and Acoustic Pattern Recognition for Detection and Classification of Buried Mines

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,950.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Richard Altes, Ph.D.
Abstract:
N/a

Adaptive Space-Time Radar Techniques and Waveforms

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,992.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Richard A. Altes, Research Engineer
Research Institution:
University of Rochester
RI Contact:
Edward L. Titlebaum
Abstract:
Energy-on-target is maximized in optics and ocean acoustics by transmitting a time-reversed (spectral phase conjugated) version of received data at each array element or subarray. This process uses an unknown propagation channel as its own space-time matched filter to implement a RAKE receiver at… More

Feature selection, adaptive detection/classification, and beam forming for mine avoidance sonar

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Richard Altes, Research Engineer
Abstract:
New techniques are proposed for clutter and multipath suppression, reliable adaptive detection/classification, and beam forming. Generalized (multivariate) prediction-subtraction is proposed for clutter reduction. Innovative blind deconvolution algorithms are proposed for multipath suppression. … More

Interference rejection, motion compensation, and classification of multi-aspect broadband sonar echoes

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,791.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Richard Altes, Research Engineer
Abstract:
Multi-aspect sonar echoes can be classified using features extracted from synthetic aperture images (image-based features) and features extracted directly from sonar echoes (acoustic features). Both feature sets are improved by interference rejection techniques that are specifically designed to… More

Adaptive Space-Time Radar Techniques and Waveforms

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / STTR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$499,807.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Richard Altes, President
Research Institution:
UNIV. OF ROCHESTER
RI Contact:
Donna Beyea
Abstract:
The problem is to improve airborne maritime radar detection of small moving targets in clutter, where the clutter varies with time, range, azimuth, sea state, grazing angle, wind speed, and the look direction of the radar relative to the wind direction. A new version of space-time adaptive… More

High resolution SAR detection/estimation in alpha-stable interference

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,973.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Richard Altes, President
Abstract:
Ambiguity function analysis of a new design concept for side-looking synthetic aperture radar (SAR) indicates that range-rate resolution can be improved by at least a factor of ten while removing range-rate/azimuth ambiguities, and that azimuth-rate resolution can be improved by at least a factor of… More

Multi-echo, multi-aspect sonar object recognition from echoes and acoustic images

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$315,869.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Richard Altes, Research Engineer
Abstract:
Objectives are to increase robustness in mine detection/classification against significant amounts of clutter, with probability of a correct decision vs. false alarm rate sufficiently good to be implemented in third generation search, classify and map UUV (unmanned underwater vehicle) systems. … More

Robust feature detection and interpretation from maritime radar displays

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,899.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Richard Altes, Research Engineer
Abstract:
Spatially distributed features on a radar range-azimuth display may indicate the presence of an object of interest. The proposed work involves robust detection of such features, including reliable discrimination from environmental features that occur in the absence of the object. In addition to… More