Domain-Specific Modeling Environment for Autonomous System Demonstration and Experimentation

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Defense Threat Reduction Agency
Contract: HDTRA1-13-P-0015
Agency Tracking Number: O123-AU2-5001
Amount: $149,700.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2013
Solicitation Year: 2012
Solicitation Topic Code: OSD12-AU2
Solicitation Number: 2012.3
Small Business Information
2200 Kraft Dr, Ste 2050, Blacksburg, VA, -
DUNS: 186184029
HUBZone Owned: Y
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 David Conner
 Senior Research Scientist
 (540) 443-6679
 conner@torcrobotics.com
Business Contact
 Garnett Linkous
Title: Contracts Officer
Phone: (540) 443-6687
Email: linkous@torcrobotics.com
Research Institution
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Abstract
The TORC team, which includes Dr. Jonathan Sprinkle of the University of Arizona (UA), will develop enabling software and modeling methods for the Autonomous System Demonstration and Experimentation Workbench. The workbench will assist test engineers, systems engineers and analysts in designing and equipping autonomous unmanned vehicles for a variety of operations. The proposed work is based on over a decade of expertise in domain-specific modeling, autonomous vehicles, and software synthesis for large, complex systems. The team will design the workbench to serve both data input users - those who need to test and validate unmanned systems while extracting relevant information for the database - and data consumption users - those who need to use the workbench to perform systems engineering, missions CONOPS scenarios and other analytical tasks necessary to employ a highly complex unmanned, autonomous system.

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