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Intelligent Software Agents for Battlefield

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Army
Award ID:
52712
Program Year/Program:
2001 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
A002-2299
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
American GNC Corporation
888 Easy Street Simi Valley, CA -
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 2001
Title: Intelligent Software Agents for Battlefield
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Contract: DAAE30-01-C-1023
Award Amount: $119,903.00
 

Abstract:

Autonomy technologies are key and revolutionary technologies that are needed to fulfill weapon crew operations on the future digital battlefield. This project develops the intelligent software agents consisting of automation in multi levels, knowledgebase, inference mechanism, and communication. The proposed intelligent software agents for battlefield not only takes advantage of innovative techniques of individual decision and control methodologies but also, more significantly, emphasizes thesynergism among all subsystems to assure the overall system performance. In this project, design issues involved in the choice of a hierarchical intelligent control and health monitoring system architecture, and methods for interfacing elements of theresulting hybrid system are investigated. Efficient and adaptive computational schemes are developed by integrating planning and decision, soft computation, autonomous control, and discrete event control techniques to enhance accommodation of environmentaland operational changes. A modeling, design, analysis, and simulation environment is established to implement the system architecture, and environment recognition and adaptation. The performance of the intelligent software agents will be demonstrated andevaluated for battlefield applications.The techniques and systems developed in this project provide technology that can be exploited in various military and commercial applications, such as manufacturing, precision machine tools, process control, smarthighway systems, smart weapons, robotics, defense manufacturing and command and control.

Principal Investigator:

Ching-Fang Lin
President
8055820582
cflin@americangnc.com

Business Contact:

Janet Oliver
VP of Finance
8055820582
joliver@americangnc.com
Small Business Information at Submission:

AMERICAN GNC CORP.
888 Easy Street Simi Valley, CA 93065

EIN/Tax ID: 911320359
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No