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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. Operators Context and Trust in Automation Visualization (OCTAV) Tool

    SBC: PACIFIC SCIENCE & ENGINEERING GROUP INC            Topic: OSD13HS5

    Pacific Science & Engineering Group (PSE) proposes to design, develop, and demonstrate a prototype human-autonomous system tool & #208;Operators Context and Trust in Automation Visualization (OCTAV) & #208; that will support improved transparency, trust, and human-machine team performance. OCTAV will automatically monitor human and autonomous system team context and task, visualize context-based s ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of DefenseOffice of the Secretary of Defense
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. Human-Centric Training and Assessment System for Cyber Situational Awareness

    SBC: Scalable Network Technologies, Inc.            Topic: OSD12T08

    The goal of the proposed work is to develop a human-centric training and assessment system for cyber situation awareness. The envisioned system will enable instructors to define training goals, design lesson plans, assign students roles in teams, and observe students performance, record events and interactions for scoring. The instructor/students can place tags (time or event) to roll back or repl ...

    STTR Phase II 2014 Department of DefenseOffice of the Secretary of Defense
  5. Dynamic Time and Frequency Domain Modeling of Aircraft Power System with Electrical Accumulator Units (EAU)

    SBC: P C 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
  6. VisualAnalytix: Identification and Visualization of Interactions and their Consequences within Complex Systems

    SBC: INTELLIGENT SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY, INC.            Topic: OSD12ER1

    Complex systems are inherently difficult to analyze because of the hidden interactions and dependencies among components. These interactions and dependencies often produce unpredictable, potentially detrimental overall system behaviors (outcomes). Traditi

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of DefenseOffice of the Secretary of Defense
  7. 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
  8. Landing Zones Identification (LZI)

    SBC: AMERICAN GNC CORPORATION            Topic: OSD12AU3

    Small Unmanned Air Systems (SUAS) are currently used by the U.S military for a wide variety of critical missions; however, there remains much research and work to enhance autonomy in these platforms. One capability specified by the U.S. Office of the Secr

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of DefenseOffice of the Secretary of Defense
  9. Natural Dialogue based Gesture Recognition for Unmanned Aerial System Carrier Deck Operations

    SBC: SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY INC            Topic: OSD12HS3

    Communication on the carrier flight deck is primarily gestural because of the extreme noise, which has led to a well established vocabulary of gestures that deck handlers and Navy pilots use to communicate. An unmanned aircraft controlled by this gesture

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of DefenseOffice of the Secretary of Defense
  10. Intelligent Power Management Module for Autonomous Power Generator Operation

    SBC: P C KRAUSE AND ASSOCIATES INC            Topic: OSD12EP4

    The US Army and Marines rely significantly on fossil-fuel based tactical power generation to provide electrical energy to deployed troops in small camps and forward operation bases. These generators are sized to support the expected maximum power but are

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

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