Maestro: Semantic Discovery and Orchestration of Web Services

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Army
Amount:
$70,000.00
Award Year:
2006
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
W15P7T-07-C-D603
Agency Tracking Number:
A062-123-1157
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
MODUS OPERANDI, INC.
122 Fourth Avenue, Indialantic, FL, 32903
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
130550262
Principal Investigator:
Richard Hull
VP, Chief Scientist
(321) 984-3370
rhull@modusoperandi.com
Business Contact:
Peter Dyson
President/CEO
(321) 984-3370
pdyson@modusoperandi.com
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
The US Army plans to migrate C4ISR (Command, Control, Communications, and Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance) systems toward network-centric objectives by (1) capturing capabilities (as services) from legacy systems, and (2) plugging them into the Distributed Common Ground System (DCGS) Integration Backbone (DIB). The DIB will provide the SOA service infrastructure and the pathway to interoperability with the Global Information Grid (GIG). While these efforts provide the infrastructure to achieve some level of interoperability, they are poised to hit the "Semantic Wall" due to lack of shared meanings among the legacy systems. Modus Operandi (MO) proposes an innovative intelligent meta-layer for service infrastructures that will capture and use shared meaning among services. Our Maestro approach harnesses semantic technologies to facilitate legacy system integration with the GIG.

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