Sensor Registration / Sensor Management

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Missile Defense Agency
Amount:
$99,999.00
Award Year:
2007
Program:
STTR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
HQ0006-07-C-7791
Award Id:
83273
Agency Tracking Number:
B074-005-0092
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
1235 South Clark Street, Suite 400, Arlington, VA, 22202
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
036593457
Principal Investigator:
David Fiske
Senior Engineer
(703) 414-5036
david.fiske@dac.us
Business Contact:
Kelly McClelland
Director, Corporate Business Admin.
(703) 414-5024
kelly.mcclelland@dac.us
Research Institution:
GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
Paul Hart
Office of Sponsored Programs
Atlanta, GA, 30332
(404) 894-6929
Nonprofit college or university
Abstract
Our proposal supports the development and integration of sensor resource management algorithms in the operational BMDS by developing and modeling new network messages required to enable centralized control of sensors. The current message set on the system does not provide sufficient control to realize the full benefit of sensor resource management algorithms currently developed within MDA. In our Phase I proposal we will adapt an existing sensor resource management algorithm for use in the BMD Benchmark simulation as a baseline implementation for developing new network messages. We address fundamental questions such as (1) Which messages are essential? (2) How does the resource scheduler on the local sensor accommodate commands from the global planner? and (3) How do limitations imposed by a real communications network impact SRM algorithm performance at deployment? The DAC-GTRI Team is extremely well prepared to address these issues. DAC brings experience developing SRM algorithms for MDA applications through Project Hercules while GTRI is a lead developer of the Benchmark simulation used for integration testing and analysis by MDA/BC and MDNTB.

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