An Integrated, Extensible and Real-time Cognitive Readiness Assessment Tool for Mission Planning

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Air Force
Contract: FA8650-12-C-6313
Agency Tracking Number: O2-1229
Amount: $750,000.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2012
Solicitation Year: 2010
Solicitation Topic Code: OSD10-C10
Solicitation Number: 2010.2
Small Business Information
MD, Suite 400, Rockville, MD, 20855-2737
DUNS: 161911532
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: Y
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Kaizhi Tang
 Lead Scientist
 (301) 294-5214
 ktang@i-a-i.com
Business Contact
 Mark James
Title: Director, Contracts and P
Phone: (301) 294-5221
Email: mjames@i-a-i.com
Research Institution
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Abstract
When considering the ability of warfighters to adapt to mission needs as a mission evolves, cognitive readiness assessment is very important for military planners. To address the critical need of real-time cognitive readiness assessment for Special Forces"quick-strike"missions, Intelligent Automation, Inc. (IAI) is developing an integrated, extensible and real-time cognitive readiness assessment tool, called ICR. ICR consists of three software components in three layers. The information source layer includes software components for data integration and model incorporation to integrate cognitive readiness related data and models from multiple sources. The model and process layer includes the integrated data/model fusion component that combines a unified data mining and fusion abstraction model with comprehensive model composition. The presentation layer includes software components for research and data visualization and an interactive user interface. We anticipate that the product resulting from our Phase II work will be an integrated software tool based on advanced data warehousing, data mining, and data visualization technology for assessing Special Forces troops"cognitive readiness, as part of mission readiness. ICR will be suitable for both researchers in the laboratory and decision makers in the field.

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