Active Conceptual Modeling Technology Supporting Joint C4ISR

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Navy
Amount:
$69,888.00
Award Year:
2008
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
N66001-08-M-1069
Agency Tracking Number:
N081-101-1281
Solicitation Year:
2008
Solicitation Topic Code:
N08-101
Solicitation Number:
2008.1
Small Business Information
CHEN & ASSOC., INC.
5261 Highland Road, #315, Baton Rouge, LA, 70808
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
Y
Woman Owned:
Y
Duns:
173723024
Principal Investigator:
Li Ho
Senior Engineer & Vice President
(225) 769-1674
lihobr@gmail.com
Business Contact:
Li Ho
Senior Engineer & Vice President
(225) 769-1674
lihobr@gmail.com
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
This project proposes to study the core concepts of Active Conceptual modeling (A-CM) with applications to military and commercial systems. We plan to explore the feasibility of extending the mathematical framework for Entity-Relationship (ER)-based active conceptual modeling developed by Dr. Peter Chen to represent scenario snapshots that include time, space, uncertainty, and perspective dimensions. the mathematical framework will be based on set theory, Modern algebra, and other branches of mathematics. We also plan to explore mechanisms for the computation and representation of differences between snapshots for model evolution. In Phase I, we will evaluate the feasibility of developing information services derived from active conceptual modeling. We plan to identify a set of information services that will be benefited by the A-CM technology. We also plan to design and implement a simple version of one or more such information service tools to test the feasibility and validity of the mathematical framework and the representation and computation of the conceptual model difference mechanism.

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