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Analysis and Design Environment for Large Scale System Models and Collaborative…

Award Information

Agency:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
Program Year/Program:
2012 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
105292
Solicitation Year:
2010
Solicitation Topic Code:
A2.08
Solicitation Number:
Small Business Information
Phoenix Integration
1715 Pratt Drive Suite 2000 Blacksburg, VA -
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 2
Fiscal Year: 2012
Title: Analysis and Design Environment for Large Scale System Models and Collaborative Model Development
Agency: NASA
Contract: NNX12CA71C
Award Amount: $749,943.00
 

Abstract:

As NASA modeling efforts grow more complex and more distributed among many working groups, new tools and technologies are required to integrate their efforts effectively. This project will build on Phoenix Integration's current product suite (ModelCenter, Analysis Server, and AnalysisLibrary) to create a collaborative modeling and execution environment for large system models. The project will involve many interrelated elements: 1) The use of reference components, which are pointers to sub-models that reside elsewhere, are managed independently, and are updated automatically in a master model, 2) The use of a model library such that collaborators can share their efforts in a centralized network-based repository, 3) An execution manager that can distribute and parallelize runs efficiently among several available compute resources, 4) The separation of models, data, and links such that they can be managed independently and reused effectively, 5) The simplification of model building efforts by providing debugging and diff tools to developers much like those that exist in the software industry, 6) User interface features that make model building easier, such as quick validation of model correctness, the ability to create sub-models from assemblies, etc. These elements will be developed with and tested against real modeling efforts taking place at NASA Langley.

Principal Investigator:

Peter Menegay
Principal Investigator
5409617215
pmenegay@phoenix-int.com

Business Contact:

Robin Campbell
Controller
5409617215
rcampbell@phoenix-int.com
Small Business Information at Submission:

Phoenix Integration
1715 Pratt Drive Suite 2000 Blacksburg, VA -

EIN/Tax ID: 541751156
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No