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Company Information:

Company Name:
DISCOVERY MACHINE, INC.
Address:
454 Pine Street
Suite 1C
Williamsport, PA
Phone:
(570) 916-6044
URL:
N/A
EIN:
233023737
DUNS:
128516114
Number of Employees:
N/A
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:
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Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $977,919.00 10
SBIR Phase II $5,581,300.00 6
STTR Phase I $199,991.00 2
STTR Phase II $1,749,803.00 2

Award List:

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Todd W. Griffith, President
Abstract:
N/a

Intelligent Automated Software Construction through Researcher Modeling

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$1,110,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Todd Griffith, President
Abstract:
The objective of this proposal is to investigate a set of software tools that aid researchers (i.e. scientists, inventors, designers, planners, or investors) in solving complex problems over large sets of data. The DiscoveryToolsTM system will provide acustomer-centered approach to computer… More

Task-Method-Knowledge Toolkit for Spacecraft Launch & Payload Processing System

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Todd Griffith, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
The objective of this proposal is to investigate how DiscoveryToolsTM, a knowledge acquisition tool for capturing, representing and automating strategic knowledge, can be applied to spacecraft launch and payload processing (SL&PP). Primary focus will be placed on capturing knowledge and rationale… More

User-Defined Critics for Software Adaptation

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Todd W. Griffith, Founder, Chief Technical
Abstract:
"This proposal investigates using a knowledge acquisition system called The Discovery MachineT to allow subject matter experts to construct critics to evolve software. As storage, memory, and processing speeds increase there is a push to evolve morecomplex software systems. This push arises from… More

sbir/sttr phase I: Automating Linkage and Association Based Gene Mapping Analyses through Knowledge Acquisition

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I Project proposes to investigate the application of an automatic inference engine called "Discovery Machine" to the domain of gene mapping. Discovery Machine is a set of knowledge acquisition tools that aid experts in solving problems over large… More

User-Defined Critics for Software Adaptation

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$750,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Todd Griffith, Founder, Chief Technical
Abstract:
This proposal investigates using a knowledge acquisition system called The Discovery MachineT to enable SMEs to construct critics to evolve software. The Discovery Machine enables SMEs to construct critics by providing: Easy to use KA tools for capturing and experimenting with processes and objects,… More

Automated Generation of Usability Prototypes and Tactical Software

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Todd Griffith, Chief Technology Officer
Abstract:
Currently available rapid prototyping tools provide limited support in developing well designed interactive, software. The objective of this proposal is to build a user interface design environment for user interface designers in The Discovery MachineTwith the following features:¿ Link all phases… More

NASA: Task-Method-Knowledge Toolkit for Subject Matter Experts

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$948,026.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Todd Griffith, Chief Technology Officer
Abstract:
The most significant development within the target business sector is the explosion in amount and complexity of data and the subsequent need for computational power to utilize this data. Programmers, SMEs, and Decision Makers all need more effective toolsfor communicating to each other and for… More

Automating Biological and Genetic Analyses through Knowledge Acquisition

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$750,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Todd Griffith, Chief Technology Officer – (570) 329-0251
Abstract:
A major drive in medical research today is the search for genes and other biological markers that can indicate a biological agent, an illness, or susceptibility to disease. In research labs, large amounts of resources are devoted to this task. Vast amounts of data are generated in studies; one of… More

Information Delivery and Display for Shared Awareness in the Net Centric Battlespace

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$98,974.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Todd W. Griffith, Founder & CTO
Abstract:
FORCEnet has provided the Navy with unprecedented connectivity, allowing vast amounts of information to flow through the battlespace. This information, however, must be directed and culled in order to be useful. Formalization of best practices is needed in order to leverage the information… More

Information Delivery and Display for Shared Awareness in the Net Centric Battlespace

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$1,273,279.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Brian Rogosky, Program Manager
Abstract:
Discovery Machine, Inc. (DMI) proposes to create and extend technologies and methodologies for capturing knowledge from subject matter experts (SMEs). The expertise will be gathered in the form of graphical models of hierarchical task-decomposition networks (HTNs) and semantic networks (SNs). The… More

A Toolkit for Deployable Best Practices

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,991.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator:
Todd W. Griffith, President & CTO
Research Institution:
Pennsylvania State University
RI Contact:
Robert Walter
Abstract:
Discovery Machine, Inc. is partnered with Pennsylvania State University to produce a best practices capture system that goes beyond the storage and dissemination of lessons learned. The proposed system will leverage warfighters' specific knowledge as deployable knowledge assets. These knowledge… More

A Toolkit for Deployable Best Practices

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / STTR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,980.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator:
Todd W. Griffith, President & CTO
Research Institution:
Penn State University
RI Contact:
Robert Walter
Abstract:
Discovery Machine, Inc. (DMI) is partnered with Pennsylvania State University and SAIC (the DMI team) to produce a best practices capture system that goes beyond the storage and dissemination of lessons learned. The proposed system will leverage warfighters' specific knowledge as deployable… More

Intelligent Human-System Integration Costing Model Console

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Todd Griffith, President & CTO
Abstract:
The proposed work includes the design of a decision system capable of taking high-level human-system integration (HSI) design requirements and propagating those design decisions to their consequences to determine cost changes. We will capture the relationships between platform technologies,… More

Adaptive Cultural Training Immersive Virtual Environment (ACTIVE)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,999.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Todd W. Griffith, President&CTO – (570) 329-0251
Abstract:
Gaming technology, specifically 3D immersive games have established themselves as effective training tools for the military in recent years. Recent work in Human Terrain Systems and the emergence of the Human, Social, Cultural and Behavior (HSCB) modeling program present an additional opportunity… More

Information Delivery and Display for Shared Awareness in the Net Centric Battlespace

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,995.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Anna Griffith, CEO – (570) 916-6044
Abstract:
Discovery Machine"s overall objective is to prepare for integration into the P-8 Advanced Training Base (ATB). We will accomplish this objective through the design, development and testing of Basic Level Actions (BLAs) for various entity types operating in the JSAF synthetic environment. We… More

Software System for Adaptive Needs Characterization for M&S Systems Engineering

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Dan Allison, Director of Knowledge Engineering – (570) 329-0254
Research Institution:
Stevens Institute of Technology
RI Contact:
Robert J. Cloutier
Abstract:
This proposal describes a software system to help system engineers understand the true needs of the stakeholder for M & S tools in MDA.. The manual process used today takes valuable time with several iterations and the quality of the output is largely influenced by the experience level of the… More

Virtual Observer Controllers for Adaptive Training (VOCAT)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,999.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Todd W. Griffith, CTO – (570) 329-0251
Abstract:
This proposal describes how adaptive training for tactical decision making can be obtained through the use of Virtual Observer/Controllers (VO/C), which shall be developed to mimic human observer/controllers (O/Cs). Our objective in this proposal is to use our patented reflection technology to… More

Architecture Model for Decision Makers to Better Understand Complex Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,947.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Todd W. Griffith, CTO – (570) 916-2056
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: While developing any complex system, there are invariably tradeoffs among requirements; system performance, system architecture, cost, schedule, risk, standard compliance, and other factors that decision-makers need to address. A team of experienced system engineers can be leveraged to… More

Intelligent Reasoning on the Impact of Changes to System Models and Requirements

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / STTR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$999,823.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Todd W. Griffith, CTO – (570) 916-2056
Research Institution:
Stevens Institute
RI Contact:
Robert Cloutier
Abstract:
As complex systems develop, there are inevitably changes to requirements and the system models as the team members formulate a more clear understanding of the customer needs and possible solutions. Often these changes are not coordinated since it is difficult to predict how one change may affect… More