Data to Decisions, Information Systems Technology

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Navy
Amount:
$149,981.00
Award Year:
2013
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
N00014-13-P-1070
Agency Tracking Number:
O123-LD3-4230
Solicitation Year:
2012
Solicitation Topic Code:
OSD12-LD3
Solicitation Number:
2012.3
Small Business Information
Lakota Technical Solutions, Inc.
PO Box 2309, Columbia, MD, -
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
040326220
Principal Investigator:
William J.Farrell
Director of Information Fusion Sys
(410) 381-9780
jim.farrell@lakota-tsi.com
Business Contact:
J. Pence
President
(410) 381-9780
rob.pence@lakota-tsi.com
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
Under this SBIR program, Lakota Technical Solutions, Inc. (Lakota) will develop a Level 4 fusion (Process Refinement) capability implemented within a cloud computing architecture. Leveraging an existing Multi-Sensor Exploitation Management System (MSEMS), Lakota will define cloud-based services for: (1) multi-INT sensor information storage and retrieval, (2) automated information needs assessment, and (3) assignment of sensor tasks to sensor resources. To realize a scalable capability with respect to the number of sensor assets and information needs, open-source cloud computing technologies will be employed to execute and distribute the MSESM functionality across a network of commodity hardware using a distributed semantic knowledge base for efficient storage, retrieval, and reasoning about multi-INT sensor information. Using the modular, extensible, and maintainable MSEMS architecture in conjunction with the scalability of cloud computing, the proposed approach offers a large-scale process refinement framework that aligns sensor collection needs with changing mission requirements and knowledge fidelity.

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