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Multi-Source Network Pulse Analyzer and Correlator (MinPAC)

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
Program Year/Program:
2011 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
O102-L01-2315
Solicitation Year:
2010
Solicitation Topic Code:
OSD10-L01
Solicitation Number:
2010.2
Small Business Information
Knowledge Based Systems, Inc.
1408 University Drive East College Station, TX -
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 2011
Title: Multi-Source Network Pulse Analyzer and Correlator (MinPAC)
Agency: DOD
Contract: W911QX-11-C-0061
Award Amount: $99,990.00
 

Abstract:

Knowledge Based Systems, Inc. (KBSI) proposes to develop, build and validate a Multi-Source Network Pulse Analyzer and Correlator (MiNPAC) that is capable of: (a) sensing emerging themes, trends and patterns of beliefs, sentiments, rhetoric, etc., from multi-source data covering large social networks, and (b) correlating it with structural and behavioral dynamics within the same or related social networks. The key innovations are: (i) knowledge engineering methods to create a state spaced characterization based upon an array of demographic, behavioral, psycho-social and organizational indicators, (ii) research and development of a network pulse monitor that discovers themes and topics, and characterizes the sentiments of the community with relation to the discovered topics & themes, (iii) research and development of a methods to efficient extract social network dynamics, (iv) A formal framework for studying and reasoning with network behavior that is applicable for any social network, and (v) Multi-Source Network Pulse Analyzer and Correlator (MiNPAC) prototype that integrates these approaches, and (vi) Empirical validation of these approaches based upon historical case studies.

Principal Investigator:

Timothy Darr
Senior Research Scientist
(979) 260-5274
tdarr@kbsi.com

Business Contact:

Donielle Mayer
Business Operations Manager
(979) 260-5274
dmayer@kbsi.com
Small Business Information at Submission:

Knowledge Based Systems, Inc.
1408 University Drive East College Station, TX -

EIN/Tax ID: 742505334
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No