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Data-Driven Technology Discovery Application

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Defense Threat Reduction Agency
Contract: HDTRA1-17-P-0015
Agency Tracking Number: T162-005-0098
Amount: $148,177.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: DTRA162-005
Solicitation Number: 2016.2
Timeline
Solicitation Year: 2016
Award Year: 2017
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): 2017-03-21
Award End Date (Contract End Date): 2017-10-20
Small Business Information
57 Hamilton Avenue
Hopewell, NJ 08525
United States
DUNS: 087757766
HUBZone Owned: No
Woman Owned: No
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: No
Principal Investigator
 Dr. Daniel Reininger
 President & CEO
 (609) 309-5174
 dan@semandex.net
Business Contact
 Adriana Reininger
Phone: (609) 309-5175
Email: asr@semandex.net
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract

Automatically identifying emerging technologies and research trends from the high volume of the worlds scientific publications is of great significance in order to stay ahead of the critical advances that impact the development of new and disruptive technologies. Semandex and Barnstorm will implement a prototype tool, INSIGHT, that will scan large datasets from web content services and perform analytics to identify and visualize trends in scientific research and technology development. To implement this software application we will use Natural Language Processing (NLP) techniques including deep learning methods and a semantic graph organization and visualization approach. With the power to observe trends in scientific publications and to point to the relevant work in a specific field, the INSIGHT tool will have potential uses in a wide variety of industries and organizations from corporate intelligence and financial markets to manufacturing industries.

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