Software Tools to Optimize BMD Radar Algorithms to COTS Hardware

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Missile Defense Agency
Contract: W9113M-07-C-0072
Agency Tracking Number: B063-031-0243
Amount: $99,993.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2007
Solicitation Year: 2006
Solicitation Topic Code: MDA06-031
Solicitation Number: 2006.3
Small Business Information
RESERVOIR LABS., INC.
632 Broadway, Suite 803, New York, NY, 10012
DUNS: 022423854
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Richard Lethin
 President
 (212) 780-0527
 lethin@reservoir.com
Business Contact
 Melanie Peters
Title: Business Manager
Phone: (212) 780-0527
Email: peters@reservoir.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
The objective of this project is to develop additional capabilities in software tools, in order to map advanced BMD signal processing algorithms to next-generation COTS signal processing hardware, within the context of open standards programming APIs. Specifically we propose to focus on advanced Moving Target Indicator (MTI) algorithms, MTI variants with tightly integrated imaging. The primary target of such mappings will be two-dimensional single-chip fine-grained processor arrays. We will implement additions to parallel program optimization and mapping algorithms based on the polyhedral model, as implemented in the Reservoir R-Stream compiler. These optimization and mapping improvements will serve to take better account of the two-dimensional topology of the hardware processor array. This will result in significant improvements to the ability to implement certain computationally intense portions of radar signal processing algorithms, increasing capabilities and decreasing development costs.

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