GMTI Exploitation Modeling: Deriving Behavior and Characteristics from Data Sets

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Air Force
Contract: FA8750-07-C-0133
Agency Tracking Number: F071-078-0607
Amount: $99,993.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2007
Solicitation Year: 2007
Solicitation Topic Code: AF071-078
Solicitation Number: 2007.1
Small Business Information
1900 S. Sepulveda Blvd, Suite 300, Los Angeles, CA, 90025
DUNS: 053885604
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Allan Corbeil
 Corporate Senior Staff
 (203) 268-1249
Business Contact
 Robert Graziano
Title: President & CEO
Phone: (203) 268-1249
Research Institution
TSC proposes to extend proven techniques that extract traffic parameters from GMTI radar measurements and tracks for input to mathematical models that characterize target behavior. TSC will adapt an existing MIT traffic model that has been developed to estimate the vehicle flow between specific origins and destinations from real-time sensors. Historical GMTI data will be incorporated using a fuzzy logic approach to supplement real-time, multi-sensor data to compensate for terrain shadowing and other sensor limitations. In Phase 1, TSC will employ our high fidelity GMTI radar simulation and military target / commuter traffic models to generate test data to demonstrate our concept. TSC will extract vehicle sources and sinks, estimate travel-time and determine route choices for a representative military scenario. TSC will also incorporate intelligence reports and other ancillary information to improve the models. In Phase II, TSC will fully implement and evaluate the traffic modeling approach, and apply it to collected data, as available. TSC will then process operational GMTI radar databases or other Air Force simulation scenarios to show its benefit to exploitation. In Phase III, TSC will customize and integrate our algorithms into an existing multi-sensor ground station for further testing and operational use.

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