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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY19 is not expected to be complete until April, 2020.

  1. A Hybrid Systems Approach to Intelligent Information Management in Human-Automation Interaction

    SBC: OPTIMAL SYNTHESIS INC.            Topic: OSD13HS5

    A formal approach to the management of information involved in human-automation interactions is proposed. The mathematical formalism is enabled by employing the notion of hybrid systems. The information management involves ensuring correct information flow and shared cognition between human operators and machines. It is envisioned that the proposed algorithms will formalize the analysis of human-a ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of DefenseOffice of the Secretary of Defense
  2. A System Using Knowledge of Narratives for Optimizing Workspaces to Enhance Reasoning (KNOWER)

    SBC: Charles River Analytics, Inc.            Topic: OSD12LD4

    The wealth of data provided by modern information fusion (IF) tools exceeds the ability of intelligence analysts to effectively process, exploit, and disseminate actionable intelligence. This issue arises because these IF tools define information value a

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of DefenseOffice of the Secretary of Defense
  3. Automated Assessment of Urban Environment Degradation for Disaster Relief andReconstruction

    SBC: TOYON RESEARCH CORPORATION            Topic: NGA181004

    Toyon Research Corp. proposes development of a system that automates disaster assessment based on fusion of overhead and ground-basedimages, video, and other data. In Phase I, we will investigate various possible data sources and the benefits of fusing the data in automatedanalysis. We will select and curate data for processing in a Phase I feasibility study. Damage assessment will be performed in ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseNational Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  4. AWAKE: Adaptive Workspace for Analyst Knowledge & Engagement

    SBC: APTIMA, INC.            Topic: OSD12AU5

    There is an increasing need for fast and accurate analysis of large volumes of disparate data containing critical information. Existing tools for information search, retrieval, and exploitation are inadequate because the tools have limited ability to (1) help the analyst understand the semantics within the information, (2) reveal the relationships between the information and the analytic task, or ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of DefenseOffice of the Secretary of Defense
  5. Bayesian Urban Degradation Assessment

    SBC: Intellisense Systems, Inc.            Topic: NGA181004

    To address the NGA need for algorithms that fuse observables from over-flight operations and from ground sources to automatically estimatethe degradation of urban environments due to battle damage or natural disasters, Intellisense Systems, Inc. (ISS) proposes to develop a newBayesian Urban Degradation Assessment (BUDA) software system. It is based on the integration of multiple damage assessment ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseNational Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  6. Biometrics for Human-machine Team Feedback in Autonomous Systems

    SBC: TIAX LLC            Topic: OSD141AU1

    Use of Google Glass and add-ons to monitor warfighter state.

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of DefenseOffice of the Secretary of Defense
  7. Blending Ground View and Overhead Models

    SBC: Arete Associates            Topic: NGA181008

    We propose to build ARGON, the ARet Ground-to-Overhead Network. The network will ingest analyst-supplied ground-level imagery ofobjects and retrieve instances of those objects in overhead collections, providing tips back to the analysts. A proprietary method of trainingthe network, leveraging in-house capabilities, data sources, and tools, will be critical to its success. During Phase I, we will p ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseNational Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  8. Dynamic Time and Frequency Domain Modeling of Aircraft Power System with Electrical Accumulator Units (EAU)

    SBC: PC Krause And Associates, Inc.            Topic: OSD12EP5

    The movement to more-electric architectures in airborne systems has drastically altered the dynamics of power flow in the EPS with the addition of numerous high-power electric loads and has increased the complexity of designing the electrical power system (EPS). Such high-power dynamic loads may cause undesirable system performance from both a dynamic-transient and a spectral-content (frequency-do ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of DefenseOffice of the Secretary of Defense
  9. Exploiting Unobtrusive Psychophysiological Sensors and Work Context to Enhance Monitoring of Human-Automation Interaction

    SBC: Stottler Henke Associates, Inc.            Topic: OSD141AU1

    We propose a three-pronged approach to advancing the state of the art in human state assessment. First, we will employ a small number of complementary sensors that can be naturally integrated into the work setting without complicated setup requirements. By integrating unobtrusively into the operator"s environment, we hope to minimize the artificiality that can impact operator behavior. Second, in ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of DefenseOffice of the Secretary of Defense
  10. Fusing Uncertain and Heterogeneous Information Making Sense of the Battlefield

    SBC: TOYON RESEARCH CORPORATION            Topic: OSD12LD2

    Decision analysts are faced with an ever-increasing amount of information from a large number of sensors and other data sets. This information can include radar, wide-area motion imagery (WAMI), electronic support measures, and other sensors or information available to the analyst. Analysts are therefore faced with the tasks of scouring an overwhelmingly large amount of data for the information of ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of DefenseOffice of the Secretary of Defense

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