Data Display Translation Framework (DDTF)

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Air Force
Amount:
$99,893.00
Award Year:
2001
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
F04611-01-C-0023
Agency Tracking Number:
011XP-1739
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
KNOWLEDGE BASED SYSTEMS, INC.
1408 University Drive East, College Station, TX, 77840
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
555403328
Principal Investigator:
Ronald Fernandes
Research Scientist
(979) 260-5274
rfernandes@kbsi.com
Business Contact:
Donielle Mayer
Business Operations Mgr.
(979) 260-5274
dmayer@kbsi.com
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
We propose to develop a neutral XML-based Data Display Markup Language (DDML) that will be generic enough to encompass various vendor-specific data display formats. We will also develop a Data Display Translation Framework (DDTF) for automaticallygenerating translators between arbitrary vendor applications. Currently, display formats between various data display applications are manually transformed in order to conform to a similar look-and-feel. Given the complexity of data display specification,this process is arduous and prone to errors. Moreover, the development of a successful test environment becomes a function of the experience and domain knowledge of human programmers.This project focuses on an ontology-driven strategy based on XML that will generate translators between any data display format and our neutral format. By using this

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