STAFF: Semantic Targeting and All-source Fusion Framework

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N66001-12-C-5204
Agency Tracking Number: N102-185-0107
Amount: $993,028.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2012
Solicitation Year: 2010
Solicitation Topic Code: N102-185
Solicitation Number: 2010.2
Small Business Information
Modus Operandi, Inc.
709 South Harbor City Blvd., Suite 400, Melbourne, FL, 32901-1936
DUNS: 000000000
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Richard Hull
 Chief Scientist
 (321) 473-1421
 rhull@modusoperandi.com
Business Contact
 Peter Dyson
Title: CEO
Phone: (321) 473-1444
Email: pdyson@modusoperandi.com
Research Institution
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Abstract
Modus Operandi proposes the development of the Semantic Targeting and All-source Fusion Framework (STAFF), an innovative, net-centric framework for fusing human intelligence (HUMINT), video and imagery intelligence (IMINT), signals intelligence (SIGINT), and other intelligence data for high-value entity (HVE) targeting. STAFF leverages text analytics and semantic technologies to identify, extract and model entities, relationships and events depicted in unstructured information such as intelligence reports, news stories and web pages, and in the metadata of other intelligence types. STAFF also has access to structured data from the Combined Information Data Network Exchange (CIDNE), which is the US Central Command (CENTCOM) directed reporting tool for the majority of operational reporting within Afghanistan and Iraq. This combined information is semantically enriched and processed for use by warfighters and analysts to rapidly build comprehensive threat target packages, which can then be disseminated as auto-generated briefings or as highly-linked information within a feature-rich targeting tool. STAFF and the targeting tool will significantly reduce intelligence analyst workload and improve tipping and targeting effectiveness within the DCGS-N and other DCGS Programs.

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