INTELLIGENT SYSTEM DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Army
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 4027
Amount: $50,000.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1986
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
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802 Woodward Rd, Marshall, VA, 22115
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 DR GERALD W HOPPLE
 (703) 364-1504
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Research Institution
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Abstract
THIS PROJECT WILL DESIGN AND DEVELOP PROTOTYPE COMPUTER-BASED MODEL OF ARMY PLANNING AND DECISION-MAKING WHICH EMPLOYS A MENTAL MODEL AS THE KNOWLEDGE REPRESENTATION SCHEME. MENTAL MODELS AND OTHER RELEVANT COGNITIVE STRUCTURES ARE NATURAL AND BASIC INTERFACES OR TEMPLATES FOR PERCEPTION AND COGNITION. COMPUTER-BASED MENTAL MODELS CAN SERVE AS INTERFACE TOOLS FOR COMPUTER-BASED PROBLEMSOLVING DESIGNED TO ACHIEVE GENUINE HUMAN-COMPUTER PARTNERSHIPS. THE PROJECT WILL INVOLVE THE CONSTRUCTION OF A TYPOLOGY OF MILITARY PROGRAM-SOLVING COGNITIVE STRUCTURES, THE DESIGN OF A PROTOTYPE "STORYBOARD", THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE RAPID PROTOTYPING STRATEGY TO SYSTEMS DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT, AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF A GRAPHIC INTELLIGENT INTERFACE--BASED ON THE MENTAL MODEL--TO INTERACTIVE SYSTEMS USE. IN ADDITION TO THE DELIVERY OF THE STORYBOARD FOR A KNOWLEDGE-BASED SYSTEM IN A PROBLEM DOMAIN RELEVANT TO BRL, THE PROJECT WILL ALSO PRODUCE AN INTEGRATED RESEARCH DESIGN FOR FUTURE INQUIRY INTO METAL MODELS AND KNOWLEDGE REPRESENTATION.

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