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Embedded Intelligent Tutoring Systems

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Navy
Award ID:
40582
Program Year/Program:
1998 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
40582
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Sonalysts, Inc.
215 Parkway North P.O. Box 280 Waterford, CT 06385-
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 1998
Title: Embedded Intelligent Tutoring Systems
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $70,000.00
 

Abstract:

An innovative Intelligent Learning Center (ILC) will be developed for application within the Tactical Control Program (TCP). The ILC will incorporate and integrate interactive courseware (ICW), simulation-based, and case-based intelligent tutoring technologies to address the unique knowledge, skill, and decision-related requirements of the TCP. The ILC software will be compatible with the TCP software and will integrate actual data from the TCP as part of the training process. This compatiblity will also facilitate ultimate embedding within the TCP and the Defense Information Infrastructure Common Operating Environment (DII COE). The ILC will: Conduct embedded, computer-aided training (i.e., no instructor required); Train concurrently with normal TCP operations; Monitor student progress and provide immediate tailored coaching; Train to a consistent performance level and mastery of defined objectives; Document training conducted and knowledge/skill mastery; Provide system-supervised practice to maintain proficiency; Adjust to changing training requirements and environments; and Provide knowledge that can be embedded as an intelligent agent. The Phase I objectives (both base effort and option) for this project will be to: 1) identify the optimal approach to developing an ILC for the TCP based on analysis of the broad range of program knowledge, skill, and cognitive learning requirements; 2) develop an ILC design based on this approach; and 3) develop a prototype ILC for a selected TCP tactical objective, such as selection of sonar or weapons settings.

Principal Investigator:

Robert D. Smith
8604424355

Business Contact:


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Small Business Information at Submission:

SONALYSTS, INC.
215 Parkway North, P.o. Box 280 Waterford, CT 06385

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