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Company Information:

Company Name: Advanced Decision Systems
City: Mountain View
State: CA
Zip+4: 94043
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: N/A

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,986,586.00 34
SBIR Phase II $7,921,242.00 20

Award List:

THE OBJECTIVE IS TO ASSESS THE FEASIBILITY OF INTEGRATING DECISION ANALYSIS, ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND OPERATIONS RESEARCH PLANNING AIDS INTO AN INTEGRATED SET OF AIDS FOR PERFORMING FUNCTIONS IN OCA MISSION PLANNING, FROM THE TARGET NOMINATION LEVEL

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1983 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $70,000.00
Abstract:
The objective is to assess the feasibility of integrating decision analysis, artificial intelligence and operations research planning aids into an integrated set of aids for performing functions in oca mission planning, from the target nomination level down thorugh the specific route planning level.… More

KNOWLEDGE BASED INTELLIGENCE DATA ANALYSIS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1983 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $124,970.00

LARGE DIAMETER CRYSTAL GROWTH OF INP USING THE VERTICAL-GRADIENT FREEZE METHOD

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1983 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $107,913.00

DISTRIBUTED PROCESSING FOR BALLISTIC DEFENSE SYSTEMS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1983 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $49,615.00

KNOWLEDGE BASED INTELLIGENCE DATA ANALYSIS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1985 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $500,000.00
Abstract:
This research will analyse the use of artificial intelligence technology to help ithe automation of tacticallintelligence data analysis. this involves accomplishing automated scene analysis and situation assessment through the use of message-level data analysis and multi-source information… More

OPERATIONS MONITORING ASSISTANT

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1985 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Daniel G Shapiro
Award Amount: $50,000.00

LARGE DIAMETER CRYSTAL GROWTH OF INP USING THE VERTICAL-GRADIENT FREEZE METHOD

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1985 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $420,000.00

DISTRIBUTED PROCESSING FOR BALLISTIC DEFENSE SYSTEMS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1986 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $400,000.00
Abstract:
The objective of this study is the development of tools and techniques designed to aid in the abililty to develop distributed computing systems for real-time environment. the initial investigation will focus on the development and and evaluation of interceptor management algorithms using artificial… More

OPERATIONS MONITORING ASSISTANT

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1986 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Daniel G Shapiro
Award Amount: $494,000.00
Abstract:
This proposal concerns the basic research and development required to define an operations monitoring assistant (oma) which is intended as a tool for assessing the impact of current events on a corps, or division level operations plan. the system is principally concerned with fulfilling an… More

AS THE DOD IS MOVING TOWARDS THE LARGE-SCALE USE OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE SYSTEMS FOR SUPPORTING DECISION-MAKING AND INFORMATION ANALYSIS, IT BECOMES INCREASINGLY IMPORTANT THAT WE DEVELOP MECHANISMS FOR ASSESSING THE PERFORMANCE OF THESE SYSTEMS.

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1986 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Dr r m tong
Award Amount: $49,992.00
Abstract:
As the dod is moving towards the large-scale use of artificial intelligence systems for supporting decision-making and information analysis, it becomes increasingly important that we develop mechanisms for assessing the performance of these systems. we believe that asking "how intelligent is the… More

SYMBOLIC RF SIGNATURE PREDICTION

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1986 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dr Daryl T Lawton
Award Amount: $96,220.00

SPATIAL DATA STRUCTURES FOR ROBOTIC VEHICLE ROUTE PLANNING

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1986 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Dr Jay Glicksman
Award Amount: $92,435.00

DISTRIBUTED ELECTRONIC SIGNAL UNDERSTANDING ADS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1986 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Dr Chee-yee Chong
Award Amount: $50,004.00

SYMBOLIC RF SIGNATURE PREDICTION

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dr Daryl T Lawton
Award Amount: $75,000.00
Abstract:
This effort will assess the technical state of the art for modelbased vision approaches to analyzing radar and other active sensor imagery. model-based approaches rely heavily on using semantic models to predict image objects and features in a manner that facilitates recognition of the object in the… More

SPATIAL DATA STRUCTURES FOR ROBOTIC VEHICLE ROUTE PLANNING

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Dr Jay Glicksman
Award Amount: $162,583.00
Abstract:
Ads is proposing to develop object-oriented, schema-based data structures for representing terrain data. these data structures can satisfy demanding space and time constraints by minimizing paging in a virtual memory system. this will be accomplished by compactly representing the data in a format… More

KNOWLEDGE SHARING

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Laura b balcom
Award Amount: $49,909.00
Abstract:
Ads proposes to perform requirements analysis, concept development, and feasibility analysis for a phase ii implementation of a sorter/ parser for intercepted messages in the tactical battlefield domain. the concept proposed for a message sorter parser utilizes a keywordbased information retrieval… More

INTERCEPT/DATA KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: John lehman
Award Amount: $79,991.00
Abstract:
Current knowledge-based systems require specialized knowledge structures to support their processing and are unable to properly utilize or interface with conventional data bases. ads has developed an intercept management function which can interface to a conventional threat database to support c3… More

FEASIBILITY OF A NEXT GENERATION COMPUTER ENVIRONMENT FOR ASSISTING 3D RECONSTRUCTION AND ANALYSIS OF NEURAL ANATOMY

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $40,000.00
Abstract:
The questions of development, function, and plasticity represent major unsolved problems in modern biology. these questions require sophisticated 3d serial reconstructions from electron micrographs of arrays of individually identified neurons. however, using presently available technology,… More

AI FOR COMMAND AND CONTROL: RESEARCH TOWARD A TERRAIN REASONING SYSTEM

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Daniel G Shapiro
Award Amount: $52,522.00

TEAMWORKS - A LABORATORY FOR THE STUDY OF TEAMWORK AMONG HUMANS AND ROBOTS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Randal Walser
Award Amount: $74,996.00

AN AUTOMATED INJURY CODING PROGRAM

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOT
Principal Investigator: Dr Richard M Tong , Staff Scientist
Award Amount: $50,000.00

DISTRIBUTED ELECTRONIC SIGNAL UNDERSTANDING ADS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Dr Chee-yee Chong
Award Amount: $500,000.00
Abstract:
The use of multiple sensors for electronic signal understanding has important advantages. multiple viewing angles can provide multiple direction finding, multiple doppler measurements for target velocity determination, robustness against terrain masking/spoofing, etc. although the data from multiple… More

ADJUSTABLE AUTONOMY FOR HAZARDOUS ROBOTIC OPERATIONS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Marcel schoppers
Award Amount: $48,570.00
Abstract:
Recent research within ads has discovered how to apply artificial intelligence technology to planning and controlling the operations of robots and other processes in uncooperative environments. this work has bridged the gulf between symbolic reasoning and numeric servoing, and also the gulf between… More

AN AUTOMATED INJURY CODING PROGRAM

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOT
Principal Investigator: Dr Richard M Tong , Staff Scientist
Award Amount: $281,000.00
Abstract:
Within the national highway traffic safety administration there is a significant need to provide accident investigators with advanced computer based tools that can assist in the analysis of accident data. in particular, an "expert system" that could interpret the various sources of accident data and… More

TRANSFORMATIONAL SYNTHESIS AND REASONING ABOUT THE FUTURE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Dr Theodore Linden
Award Amount: $49,890.00

A PROCEDURAL REASONING LANGUAGE FOR REAL-TIME MISSION PLANNING

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Dr James R Greenwood
Award Amount: $49,954.00

TELEROBOTIC CONTROL FOR TEAMS OF SEMI-AUTONOMOUS AGENTS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Marcel Schoppers
Award Amount: $49,999.00

VERIFICATION AND VALIDATION OF AI SOFTWARE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dr Theodore Linden
Award Amount: $49,969.00

KNOWLEDGE BASED DECISION ANALYTIC STRUCTURE FOR DECISION AIDING

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Cindy A O'reilly
Award Amount: $49,923.00

ARCHITECTURES FOR SEMI-AUTONOMOUS PLANNING IN UNRESTRICTED ENVIRONMENTS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Daniel Shapiro
Award Amount: $49,997.00

USER-FRIENDLY INTERFACE FOR ATTACHING DYNAMIC ATTRIBUTES TO GRAPHIC OBJECTS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Laura Deyoung-bialon
Award Amount: $49,938.00

TEAMWORKS - A LABORATORY FOR THE STUDY OF TEAMWORK AMONG HUMANS AND ROBOTS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Randal Walser
Award Amount: $499,597.00
Abstract:
Teamworks is an approach to the multiplication of combat power through the evolutionary development of telerobotic systems. we propose to build a simulation gaming laboratory, distributed over a network of personal computers, for the study of teamwork among humans and robots. our long-term objective… More

AI FOR COMMAND AND CONTROL: RESEARCH TOWARD A TERRAIN REASONING SYSTEM

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Daniel G Shapiro
Award Amount: $500,000.00
Abstract:
This proposal is for research towards the development of a terrain analyst's workstation, which will perform terrain reasoning tasks in support of diverse users during army tactical mission planning and operations. in specific, the goal is to build artifical intelligence based system with a mixed… More

ARCHITECTURES FOR SEMI-AUTONOMOUS PLANNING IN UNRESTRICTED ENVIRONMENTS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Daniel Shapiro
Award Amount: $500,000.00
Abstract:
The following proposal is for exploratory research into a planning approach, called behavioral planning, which emphasizes robust agent performance in unrestricted environments, while potentially sacrificing guaranteed ability to accomplish goals. this work is meant as an alternative to planners of… More

TRANSFORMATIONAL SYNTHESIS AND REASONING ABOUT THE FUTURE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Dr Theodore Linden
Award Amount: $249,998.00
Abstract:
Two key problems for building practical yet general knowledge-based planning applications are 1) representing the plan and 2) projecting the probable effects of executing the plan. both of these problems require techniques for reasoning about the future. the representation and the projection… More

TELEROBOTIC CONTROL FOR TEAMS OF SEMI-AUTONOMOUS AGENTS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Marcel Schoppers
Award Amount: $200,000.00
Abstract:
The army tank command, to develop its robot command center, is looking for ways to control more vehicles with fewer people. the spectrum of vehicle autonomy ranges from teleoperation up through telerobotics and on to vehicle governed solely by goal specifications.we propose to develop a technology… More

VERIFICATION AND VALIDATION OF AI SOFTWARE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dr Theodore Linden
Award Amount: $495,339.00
Abstract:
New verification and validation (v&v) techniques are needed for use with ai software. fortunately, ai systems have several features that can be used in new ways to support verification and validation; in particular, automatic reasoning about declarative representation can check for consistency and… More

A PROCEDURAL REASONING LANGUAGE FOR REAL-TIME MISSION PLANNING

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Dr James R Greenwood
Award Amount: $246,261.00
Abstract:
The primary focus of the research is to design and develop a concurrent goal-directed programming language that is suitable for embedded system real-time mission planning. this language is designated the procedural reasoning language (prl) since it mixes traditional programming language features… More

KNOWLEDGE BASED DECISION ANALYTIC STRUCTURE FOR DECISION AIDING

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Cindy A O'reilly
Award Amount: $499,994.00
Abstract:
Complex air force command and control problems require advanced decision aiding technology to guide the users through problem formulation, solution, and explanation process. such problem areas as target prioritization, resource assignment, path planning, etc., do not always have neat, easily… More

3-D TARGET MODELING REPRESENTATION AND PERCEPTION

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Daryl T Lawton
Award Amount: $49,990.00
Abstract:
Currently, considerable research in machine vision is being directed toward problems in perceptual organization, which involved how objects such as junctions, lines, and regions, extracted by local processes, are combined to produce coherent perceptions of objects and events. we propose to develop… More

DEVELOPMENT OF IMAGE UNDERSTANDING ENVIRONMENTS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Kevin J Willey
Award Amount: $49,994.00
Abstract:
The main objective of our work is to produce a portable, extendable, and machine independent image understanding environment. these are essential qualities to take advantage of ongoing developments in hardware and software. to achieve this, we will transfer an advanced and powerful image… More

THE SPACE STATION AS ROBOT: A REACTIVE PLANNING APPROACH TO OMS PROBLEMS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Daniel G Shapiro
Award Amount: $49,964.00
Abstract:
The operations management system for the space station possesses many of the attributes of a robot; it has sensors,effectors (which issue commands to station subsystems), and a plan (the stp) which must operate in a complex and unpredictable environment. the oms also shares many of the problems of… More

MULTILEVEL MOTION PROCESSING FOR AUTONOMOUS HELICOPTERS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Daryl T Lawton
Award Amount: $49,961.00
Abstract:
A fundamental problem with automating nap-of-the-earth helicopter flight is the extraction and representation of information about the rapidly changing relationship between the helicopter and the surrounding environment. we treat motion analysis as involving several explicit levels of processing and… More

DECEPTION METHODS FOR FUEL-BASED DECISION AIDS IN ADVERSARIAL ENVIRONMENTS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Gregory J Courand
Award Amount: $49,952.00

RELOCATABLE TARGET DETECTION AND TARGETING TECHNOLOGY

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Tom Miltonberger
Award Amount: $49,995.00

USER-FRIENDLY INTERFACE FOR ATTACHING DYNAMIC ATTRIBUTES TO GRAPHIC OBJECTS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Laura Deyoung-bialon
Award Amount: $406,967.00
Abstract:
A dynamic attribute specification and attachment kit (dasak) is proposed to serve as a support component for the rapidly reconfigurable crewstation (rrc) program. a dasak will provide a userfriendly interface to cockpit designers without programming experience for defining dynamic attributes and… More

RELOCATABLE TARGET DETECTION AND TARGETING TECHNOLOGY

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Tom Miltonberger
Award Amount: $499,790.00
Abstract:
An integrated approach for performing fusion using multiple sensors, national assets, and doctrinal information is proposed. the target application of the proposed approach is the strategic relocatable target problem. a solution to this problem requires capabilities beyond current capabilities. a… More

VISUALIZATION OF HEURISTIC PROCESSES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Hilarie Nickerson
Award Amount: $49,999.00
Abstract:
Research into visualization techniques for heuristic processes is proposed, including the design of a software system in which these techniques are implemented. in addition to the software architecture,the system design will include a description of user interface functions and a strategy for… More

AUTOMATED SAR CHANGE DETECTION FOR COMBAT SUPPORT

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Dr Tim J Patterson
Award Amount: $49,995.00
Abstract:
Ads proposes to adapt and apply change detection procesures developed for the national intelligence community to the problem of support for the battlefield commander. we will be working with both of the dominant change detection paradigms with both pixel level and symbolic change detection and… More

EVIDENCE ACCRUAL FOR MODEL BASED VISION

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dr Robert Fung
Award Amount: $49,997.00

DISTRIBUTED ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE/DATABASES FOR COMMAND AND CONTROL

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Arthur M Keller
Award Amount: $49,989.00

DECEPTION METHODS FOR FUEL-BASED DECISION AIDS IN ADVERSARIAL ENVIRONMENTS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Gregory J Courand
Award Amount: $500,000.00
Abstract:
Automatic aids for situation assessment, general information fusion, decision making and planning are vulnerable to deception in adversarial situations. counter-deception capabilities to detect possible deceptive actions and obtain the correct assessment are needed to preserve the effectiveness of… More

EVIDENCE ACCRUAL FOR MODEL BASED VISION

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dr Robert Fung
Award Amount: $490,713.00
Abstract:
Successfully applying model-based reasoning to real world vision problems (e.g. automatic target recognition ?atr?) requires accurate representation of complex relationships among things in the world and observable image features. evidence accrual techniques must be able to operate over these… More

VISUAL MOTION FOR ROTORCRAFT GUIDANCE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $49,943.00
Abstract:
For rotorcraft in a nap-of-the-earth (noe) flight regime, collision with wires presents a significant threat to safety. wire detection and avoidance is thus an important part of safe noe guidance. wire detection can be difficult:wires are often not strongly spatially evident, dangerous wires often… More