SAF TACTICAL BEHAVIOR FIDELITY

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N68335-12-C-0146
Agency Tracking Number: N071-033-0638a
Amount: $1,580,373.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2012
Solicitation Year: 2007
Solicitation Topic Code: N07-033
Solicitation Number: 2007.1
Small Business Information
Aptima, Inc.
12 Gill Street, Suite 1400, Woburn, MA, -
DUNS: 967259946
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Webb Stacy
 Vice President, Technolog
 (781) 496-2437
 wstacy@aptima.com
Business Contact
 Thomas McKenna
Title: Chief Financial Officer
Phone: (781) 496-2443
Email: mckenna@aptima.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
The SAF Behavior Fidelity effort will examine the effects of certain characteristics of synthetic entities in a training simulation have an effect on training effectiveness. In particular, it will look at the level and timing of fidelity to the details of human expert performance has an effect on the quality of training, given any particular training objective. To accomplish this, the team will 1) Adapt existing authoring and monitoring tools to facilitate model-based SAF behavior authoring; 2) Update information developed for TERS Model Fidelity Instructor"s Tool to include SAF behaviors; 3) Extend P-8A Instructor"s Tool to include SAF tactical behaviors; 4) Develop techniques to improve the processes of requirements definition and validation of SAF model behavior; and 5) Develop system for dynamic SAF model behavior management and recovery.

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