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Database Expansion Issues

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Air Force
Award ID:
73149
Program Year/Program:
2005 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
F051-211-1068
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Signal Innovations Group, Inc.
4721 Emperor Blvd. Suite 330 Durham, NC 27703-
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 2005
Title: Database Expansion Issues
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Contract: FA8650-05-M-1863
Award Amount: $99,042.00
 

Abstract:

Software tools will be developed that define the underlying phenomenology of greatest importance to radar CID performance, allowing a trace back to the responsible target scattering physics. The proposed research entails development of algorithms that identify the target-sensor orientations (poses) of most relevance for classifying targets of interest to AFRL. These target-sensor poses will then be traced back to the associated phenomenology, to gain an understanding of what poses (and classes of scattering physics) must be modeled accurately for optimal classification. Algorithms will also be developed that address selection of the most-relevant target-sensor poses while simultaneously defining the most-relevant features of these signatures; relevancy will be quantified in terms of CID classification performance. The sensitivity of a CID classifier will then be examined as a function of errors in rendering the most-relevant signatures and signature components. In this manner model accuracy on the most-relevant phenomenology is mapped to anticipated CID performance. The use of signature features will also be investigated, for classifier design, and for development of simplified scattering models. The linkage between most-relevant features and the accuracy of the data needed for their computation will provide a mapping between discriminative features and required model fidelity.

Principal Investigator:

Paul Runkle
CEO
9198064479
runkle@siginnovations.com

Business Contact:

Paul Runkle
CEO
9198064479
runkle@siginnovations.com
Small Business Information at Submission:

SIGNAL INNOVATIONS GROUP, INC.
2530 Meridian Parkway, Suite 300 Durham, NC 27713

EIN/Tax ID: 201104360
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No