Data Analysis Visualization and INtegrated framework for Cultural Intelligence (DAVINCI)

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N00014-12-C-0370
Agency Tracking Number: O2-1175
Amount: $725,623.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2012
Solicitation Year: 2010
Solicitation Topic Code: OSD10-HS5
Solicitation Number: 2010.2
Small Business Information
CHI Systems, Inc.
1035 Virginia Drive, Suite 300, Fort Washington, PA, -
DUNS: 161162995
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 James Eilbert
 Principal Investigator
 (215) 542-1400
 jeilbert@chisystems.com
Business Contact
 John Vecere
Title: Manager Contracts
Phone: (215) 542-1400
Email: jvecere@chisystems.com
Research Institution
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Abstract
Cultural information, including the input/output from Human Social Cultural Behavioral (HSCB) models, is urgently needed to support a range of military operations from counter-terrorism and insurgency to Security, Stability, Transition, and Reconstruction (SSTR). In this Phase II effort, CHI Systems will develop a Data Analysis Visualization and INtegrated framework for Cultural Intelligence (DAVINCI) that will display militarily relevant entities, events, and Courses of Action (COAs) in a cultural context and allow users to gain familiarity with socio-cultural conditions in a population. CultureMap, a system used for cultural intelligence preparation of the battlefield functionality that CHI Systems is currently developing for ONR, has been selected for transition and MarineLink integration by the USMC Intelligence Analysis Systems (IAS) Program of Record. CHI Systems will leverage CultureMap in both the construction and transition of DAVINCI. Visualization tools and backend connectivity created for CultureMap will be used to perform data ingestion and visualization of HSBC model outputs. The bulk of the DAVINCI effort will entail the construction of new visualization capabilities to enhance users"understanding of HSCB model output, and new controls to support operational users as well as analysts.

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