Optimal Planning, Estimation and Resource Allocation (OPERA) Software for Seafloor and Sub-seafloor Characteristics Survey

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Navy
Amount:
$745,765.00
Award Year:
2008
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
N00039-08-C-0087
Agency Tracking Number:
N071-109-0953
Solicitation Year:
2007
Solicitation Topic Code:
N07-109
Solicitation Number:
2007.1
Small Business Information
SCIENTIFIC SYSTEMS CO., INC.
500 West Cummings Park - Ste 3000, Woburn, MA, 01801
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
Y
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
859244204
Principal Investigator
 Ssu-Hsin Yu
 Grp Lead: Computer Vision
 (781) 933-5355
 syu@ssci.com
Business Contact
 Jay Miselis
Title: Corporate Controller
Phone: (781) 933-5355
Email: jmiselis@ssci.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
The objective of this project is to develop minimal data density and interpolation tools capable of handling a huge volume of Geospatial Information & Services (GI&S) survey data. These tools will be integrated into the Optimal Planning, Estimation and Resource Allocation (OPERA) software to be developed in Phase 2 that can automatically (1) estimate seabed statistical properties from reconnaissance missions or historic data, (2) suggest optimal comprehensive survey strategies to meet data quality requirements based on seabed properties, sensor characteristics and operation constraints, and (3) fuse measurements from various sources into a coherent picture of the seabed properties for real-time or near-real-time use. The project team consists of SSCI as the prime contractor and University of Texas at Austin (PI: Dr. John Goff) as the subcontractor.

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