Mission Displays for Autonomous Systems (MiDAS)

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Navy
Amount:
$495,413.00
Award Year:
2006
Program:
STTR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
N00014-06-C-0421
Agency Tracking Number:
N054-017-0279
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
APTIMA, INC.
12 Gill Street, Suite 1400, Woburn, MA, 01801
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
967259946
Principal Investigator:
Michael Linegang
Human Factors Analyst
(202) 842-1548
linegang@aptima.com
Business Contact:
Margaret Clancy
Chief Financial Officer
(781) 496-2415
clancy@aptima.com
Research Institution:
THE UNIV. OF IOWA
William Decker
2130 Seamans Center
Iowa City, IA, 52242
(319) 335-3899
Nonprofit college or university
Abstract
This effort is producing MiDAS (Mission Displays for Autonomous Systems); an operator interface designed to exploit revolutionary automated mission planning capabilities for unmanned vehicles (UVs) in planning and executing intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) missions. The MiDAS project features a Cognitive Work Analysis (CWA) approach to structure the MiDAS interface so that it is invariant across different types of unmanned vehicles. The product is a human-automation collaboration space, facilitating operator understanding and assessment of automatically generated mission plans.

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