Adaptive Metadata Integrity Assurance

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Air Force
Contract: FA8750-07-C-0125
Agency Tracking Number: F071-068-3082
Amount: $99,999.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2007
Solicitation Year: 2007
Solicitation Topic Code: AF071-068
Solicitation Number: 2007.1
Small Business Information
DISTRIBUTED INFINITY, INC.
1382 Quartz Mountain Drive, Larkspur, CO, 80118
DUNS: 623678591
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Wendy Hamilton
 Senior Research Engineer
 (619) 825-8709
 whamilton@distributedinfinity.com
Business Contact
 Allen Ott
Title: President
Phone: (303) 681-3966
Email: aott@distributedinfinity.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
Information Dominance is the key metric in today’s battlefield. Reliance on data and management of data and the accuracy and integrity of that data are paramount to mission success. Metadata enables solutions to many problems of integrity of data. As the data becomes more distributed, virtual, and ubiquitous, current methods of centralized metadata and version control are not responsive to mission needs and are not scaleable to network centric operations. Phase I will extend existing agents to create an evaluation prototype Adaptive Metadata Integrity Analysis (AMIA) system. AMIA will evaluate decentralized development, tracking, and analysis of metadata in a network centric mission environment. This evaluation will be explicitly focused on scalability and responsiveness to the network centric warfare environment. AMIA evaluation will assess integrity of metadata on various objects developed locally and used locally as well as global data usage. AMIA phase I evaluation will provide evaluation of the control signals and risks related to adapting the level and quantity of metadata captured and retained across the network.

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