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Integrative Platform for Cognative Workload Assessment

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
Award ID:
63485
Program Year/Program:
2004 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
03SB1-0127
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Electrical Geodesics, Inc.
500 E. 4th Ave Second Floor EUGENE, OR -
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 2
Fiscal Year: 2004
Title: Integrative Platform for Cognative Workload Assessment
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Contract: W31P4Q-04-C-R250
Award Amount: $374,997.00
 

Abstract:

In modern military operating environments, military personnel are faced with the challenge of accomplishing more with less human resources. To meet this challenge, each personnel must be able to function optimally. In other words, each operator's cognitive resources must be maximized and delegation of tasks by supervisors to each operator must be based upon knowledge of the soldier's remaining cognitive capabilities. Towards this end, the DOD wishes to develop an integrated workstation for the monitoring of the operator's cognitive state. In this application we propose to build a software platform that will provide the foundation for an integrated, user centered monitoring workstation. The software will provide the architecture for the integration of multiple, cognitive-load sensitive, psychophysiological signals and real-time analysis engines for each of these signals. The architecture will support local as well as network access to the operator's cognitive state. We will also conduct functional studies in which an operator's EEG electrocardiogram, electrodermal activity and pupilometry signals will be analyzed to index the operator's cognitive workload. These studies will test the feasibility of building an integrated monitoring workstation of cognitive workload assessment.

Principal Investigator:

Phan Luu
Scientist/Principal Inves
5416877962
pluu@egi.com

Business Contact:

Robert Meter
General Manager
5416877962
bvanmeter@egi.com
Small Business Information at Submission:

ELECTRICAL GEODESICS, INC.
1600 Millrace Drive Eugene, OR 97403

EIN/Tax ID: 931090642
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No