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Company Information:

Company Name:
21st Century Systems, Incorporated
Address:
6825 Pine Street, Suite 141
Omaha, NE
Phone:
(402) 505-7887
URL:
N/A
EIN:
133893506
DUNS:
949183701
Number of Employees:
140
Woman-Owned?:
No
Minority-Owned?:
No
HUBZone-Owned?:
No

Commercialization:

Has been acquired/merged with?:
N/A
Has had Spin-off?:
N/A
Has Had IPO?:
N/A
Year of IPO:
N/A
Has Patents?:
N/A
Number of Patents:
N/A
Total Sales to Date $:
$ 0.00
Total Investment to Date $
$ 0.00
POC Title:
N/A
POC Name:
N/A
POC Phone:
N/A
POC Email:
N/A
Narrative:
N/A

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $5,580,972.00 62
SBIR Phase II $15,208,598.00 24
STTR Phase I $1,148,642.00 13
STTR Phase II $2,951,044.00 5

Award List:

An Environment for the Synthesis of Complex, Embedded Real-Time Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Alexander Stoyenko
Abstract:
Tools for engineering of complex, embedded, high-performing real-time systems comprise a critical technology area. 21st Century Systems, Inc. proposes to design and eventually (in Phases II and III) develop and commercialize an environment tool-suite that will perform systems synthesis for such… More

Decision Support System to Enhance Performance in Decision-Making Teams

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
J. J. Chiara
Abstract:
In an information-rich environment, the possibility of enhancing the decision-making processes and outcomes is closely tied to the proper and timely management and analysis of information. In a team decision making environment coopertion, communication, collaboration, shared situational awareness… More

Intelligent, Adaptive Research and Training Platform for Individual and Team Training, with Web Capabilities and Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$1,049,910.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
J. J. Chiara
Abstract:
In an information-rich environment, the possibility of enhancing the decision-making processes and outcomes is closely tied to the proper and timely management and analysis of information. In a team decision making environment coopertion, communication, collaboration, shared situational awareness… More

An Innovative, Java-Based Tool Suite for Visual Failure Management in Large-Scale, Complex, High Assurance Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Alexander D. Stoyen
Abstract:
21st Century Systems, Inc. (2CSI, formed April 1996) proposes a tool suite which will combat architectural design errors in large-scale, high-assurance systems through systematic and intelligent simulation and modeling of alternate designs. The suite will feature a wide range failure analysis,… More

Innovative Solutions to Improve Combat Information Center

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Joseph Chiara
Abstract:
N/a

Training for Space Operators Using a Distributed Mission Training Environment

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,991.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Joseph Chiara
Abstract:
N/a

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1999 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$750,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator:
Dr Alexander D Stoyen
Abstract:
N/a

Intelligent Agent-Based Software Architecture for Combat Performance under Overwhelming Information Inflow and Uncertainty

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Plamen Petrov
Abstract:
Not Available Recent activities in the development of electromagnetic directed energy for defense against missiles have focused on compact explosive driven sources of high power microwaves among several other technologies. There exist several issues which need to be addressed in order to bring this… More

Innovative Solutions to Improve Combat Information Center

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$600,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Plamen V. Petrov
Abstract:
N/a

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / SOCOM
Principal Investigator:
Richard A. Flanagan, Principal MTS
Abstract:
N/a

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Richard A. Flanagan, Principal MTS
Abstract:
N/a

Satellite Operator Decision Aid And Training System (SODATS)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Stuart Aldridge, Senior MTS
Abstract:
In response to Small Business Innovative Research solicitation AF01-053, 21CSI is pleased to propose the development of a proof-of-concept software decision aid for satellite command composition. Our decision aid, the Satellite Operator Decision Aid andTraining System (SODATS), will be built from… More

Shoot & Scoot Assistant

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$120,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Richard Flanagan, Principal MTS
Abstract:
A military combat unit must

Intelligent Agent-Based Software Architecture for Combat Performance Under Overwhelming Information Inflow and Uncertainty

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$450,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
21st Century Systems, Inc. proposes to research and realize agent-based decision support system under uncertainty for submarineoperations. We will use a highly innovative hybridBayesian/differential game modeling approach to tackle thisproblem. The resulting theory and technology will… More

Tasking, Processing, Exploitation, and Dissemination (TPED)-Knowledge Acquisition and Assessment System (KAAS)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator:
Stuart Aldridge, Senior Mem.Tech.Staff
Abstract:
In response to Small Business Innovative Research solicitation OSD01-CR10, 21CSI is pleased to propose the development of a proof-of-concept software knowledge assessment tool for TPED teams. Our assessment tool, the TPED Knowledge Acquisition andAssessment System (TPED-KAAS), will be built from… More

Agents and Avatars in the Aerospace Operations Center in Support of Combat Operations

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$0.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Richard Flanagan, Principal Member of Techn
Abstract:
For efficient space operations, and for effective space force enhancement to terrestrial forces, Aerospace Operations Center (AOC) personnel must be continuously aware of the status of on-orbit assets, payload coverage, reacting to system degradations andfailures, and responding to intolerant… More

Agents and Avatars in the Aerospace Operations Center in Support of Combat Operations

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$750,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Richard Flanagan, Principal Member of Techn
Abstract:
For efficient space operations, and for effective space force enhancement to terrestrial forces, Aerospace Operations Center (AOC) personnel must be continuously aware of the status of on-orbit assets, payload coverage, reacting to system degradations andfailures, and responding to intolerant… More

Shoot & Scoot Assistant (SASA) - A Cognitive Decision Aid for Crew Served Weapons

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$730,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Flanagan, Principal MTS
Abstract:
"A military combat unit must "see" the battlefield better than the enemy, decide sooner than the enemy what to do, "move" to fight effectively and "shoot" to destroy the enemy. As the US Army moves toward weapons systems for the digital battlefield, newer,lighter weight and more capable hardware is… More

SituSpace - Space battlespace awareness application

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$120,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Stuart L. Aldridge, Senior Mem.Tech.Staff
Abstract:
"In response to Small Business Innovative Research solicitation A01-207, 21CSI is pleased to propose the development of a proof-of-concept software decision aid that aggregates space objects into a single, integrated space picture. Our decision aid,SituSpace, will be built from the bottom up to… More

EXLOG21: An Innovative DSS-based Expeditionary Logistics Tool

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$0.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Plamen V. Petrov, EVP, Technology & Develop
Abstract:
"21st Century Systems, Inc. (21CSI) proposes to continue its research and realization of an agent-based decision support system, EXLOG21, for logistics and maintenance operations. In Phase I we researched the base theoretical underpinnings for expeditionarylogistics and constructed a convincing… More

EXLOG21: An Innovative DSS-based Expeditionary Logistics Tool

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$450,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Plamen V. Petrov, EVP, Technology & Develop
Abstract:
"21st Century Systems, Inc. (21CSI) proposes to continue its research and realization of an agent-based decision support system, EXLOG21, for logistics and maintenance operations. In Phase I we researched the base theoretical underpinnings for expeditionarylogistics and constructed a convincing… More

Expeditionary Logistics

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Plamen V. Petrov, VP, Tech&Development
Abstract:
"21st Century Systems, Inc. proposes to research and realize an agent-based decision support system for logistics and maintenance operations. We will use a highly innovative hybrid Bayesian/differential game modeling approach to tackle this problem. Theresulting theory and technology will facilitate… More

Sensor-AEDGE

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,647.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Stuart L. Aldridge, Senior Member Tech. Staff
Abstract:
"In response to Small Business Innovative Research solicitation BMDO02-016, 21CSI is pleased to propose the development of a proof-of-concept sensor intranet and decision aid software application that ties disparate and legacy sensors into a net. Ourconcept, Sensor-AEDGE, will be built from the… More

Eyekon: In-the-Situation Awareness for the Dismounted Warrior

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Richard A. Flanagan, Principal Mem.Tech.Staff
Abstract:
"The goals of an enhanced mobile infantry, a weapons system that leaves the warrior with his whole mind free to handle his weapons and notice what is going on around him, as expressed in Heinlein's timeless Starship Troopers is becoming a reality todaythrough the innovative progress being made by… More

SituSpace - Space battlespace awareness application

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$730,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Stuart Aldridge, Senior Member Technical S
Abstract:
As we progress towards the network-centric environment envisioned by JV2010 and JV2020, our dependency upon space assets to meet our force enhancement (C4, weather, navigation, intelligence, surveillance, etc.) requirements is expected to growexponentially. This trend is not only for our forces,… More

Milestone Mall

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Richard A. Flanagan, Principal Member, Technic
Abstract:
There are major changes in today's business methods. Expensive and time consuming travel for gathering project personnel together will be replaced, in part, by network-centric technology. Management directives of large corporations are increasinglystipulating the use of a collaborative workspace… More

Eigen-Similarity Integral (ESI) - A New Concept for Invariant Image Similarity Detection

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Plamen V. Petrov, Executive VP Tech
Research Institution:
UNIV. OF NEBRASKA AT OMAHA
RI Contact:
Julie Totten
Abstract:
Most of today's precision guided weapons use Global Positioning System (GPS) signals to gain improved accuracy. But, as Operation Iraqi Freedom recently showed, foreign militaries have equipment to locally jam GPS signals. Another effective method ofautonomous navigation is necessary to ensure… More

Secure Agent-Based Collaboration Environment

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
72526S03-I Collaboration on experimental nuclear physics projects is international and requires hundreds of participants. Due to the sheer size and complexity of the experiments, a great deal of the experimental planning, equipment design, preparation, and assembly must be carried out prior to the… More

Next-Generation, Unifying Agent Architecture

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Jeffrey D. Hicks, Exec VP and Principal Mem
Abstract:
Agents, Agent Architectures and Agent-based applications have become a phenomena in recent years with seemingly everyone jumping on the bandwagon. However, as with any truly revolutionary breakthrough technology, Agents have lacked standards and rulingbodies to govern the direction of the bandwagon… More

Multi-National Cultural Difference Modeling

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Jeffrey D. Hicks, Exec VP & Principal Mem T
Abstract:
As demonstrated with recent engagements, US forces will not go into combat alone. Multinational coalition forces will be the norm and our forces must flexibly adapt to the command and control (C2) environment with the newly formed team. Whether a neighboror long time ally with similar but… More

Surveillance System Concept (SSC)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$95,784.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Richard A. Flanagan, Principal Member of Techn
Abstract:
It is a global extent of terrorist networks, opposed to large powers, attacking the U.S Navy abroad, U.S. Embassies, and now in our homeland. Traditional methods are based on defending from what has happened in the past:

Webster

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,997.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
In response to SBIR solicitation OSD03-027, 21st Century Systems, Inc. (21CSI) is pleased to propose investigating and developing a software agent system organized in a hierarchically networked architecture that incorporates use of multiple existingsystems into a high-level information fusion… More

Anti-Terrorism - Technologies for Asymmetric Naval Warfare Detection, Indication and Warning: Sentinel Net

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$456,708.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
David R. Andersen, Chief of Technology Trans
Abstract:
21CSI proposes, in Phase II, to deliver to the Navy a working prototype of the Sentinel Net system: A wireless, distributed asymmetric threat detection,reporting and situational awareness system for naval force protection. Through a specially designed system of networked client devices linked to a… More

ArmaNet

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,999.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Richard Flanagan, Principal Member, Technical Staff
Abstract:
At the start of one new weapon development program, the projected cost of integration was more than the weapon development program itself. It resulted in killing the program. It's better now, thanks to the development and widespread use of a standard interconnection system. MIL-STD-1760 capable… More

Team-based Aircraft Maintainer Support (TAMS)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,997.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Richard Flanagan, Principal Member, Technical Staff
Abstract:
Keeping the Air Force assets flying is difficult enough at depot level where there are extensive facilities and expert help but in austere environment these advantages aren't present. A recent innovation, the Portable Maintenance Aid (PMA), is a new tool to the help the human through these… More

HCAN Sensor Manager

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,999.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Stuart Aldridge, Principal Member, Technic
Abstract:
The goal of a sensor manager is to cue the right sensor to perform the right service on the right target at the right time. This task essentially implies JDL Level 4 strategies and algorithms for control and action. In response to SBIR MDA04-023, 21st Century Systems, Inc. is pleased to propose… More

Exemplar-based Latent Semantic Analysis Rational-agent Ontological System (ELROS)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,999.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Jeffrey Hicks, Executive Vice President
Abstract:
There is a need to automate training, performance evaluations, and knowledge formation for personnel but especially expeditionary forces. The immediacy and high levels of performance required of expeditionary forces can push training tools and techniques to their limits. In response to SBIR… More

Fielded Agent-based Geo-Analysis Network (FAGAN)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,999.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Jeffrey Hicks, Executive Vice President
Research Institution:
University of Missouri - Rolla
RI Contact:
Wayne Huebner
Abstract:
Traditional military command & control (C2) usually evokes images of operators in command posts centers. But what about the mounted or dismounted soldier trying to get from A to B without getting blown up? It's C2 as well, just a different scale. The digital battlefield provides an explosion of… More

Hybrid Intrinsic Cellular Inference Network (HICIN)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,999.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Jeffrey Hicks, Executive Vice President
Research Institution:
University of Nebraska, Omaha
RI Contact:
Mary L. Farnham
Abstract:
The capability to gather, analyze, and integrate vast amount of information from diverse data resources in various heterogeneous types and forms, and to distill from them the valuable intelligence leads or cohesions with respect to command and control decisions has become the top priority for U.S.… More

Advanced Detection, Classification, and Avoidance Toolkit (ADCAT)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,998.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Robert Woodley, Scientist
Abstract:
The need for autonomous unmanned vehicles is becoming more evident. Unmanned surface vehicles (USVs) provide benefits ranging from manpower reduction and force multiplication, to performing missions too dangerous for manned platforms. One of the most critical challenges is the avoidance of… More

AmmoSIM

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$729,999.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Harold Burleson, Director, Force Protectio
Abstract:
Compared to fighting in the open field, military operations in urban terrain is the greater challenge. It's riskier and costlier in manpower, assets, and time. Warfighting in cities adds so many challenges that most commanders would prefer to bypass population centers. But that is not always… More

Submarine Automated Simulation (SubAutoSim)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,556.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Conrad Donahue, VP Undersea Systems
Abstract:
There is strong requirement to field an interactive simulation environment that will model tactical and environmental entities in real time and enable goal-directed scenario generation. This capability is especially desirable in system integration, testing, certification, training and life-cycle… More

Ants on the AEDGE

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$80,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Robert Woodley, Senior Member of Technical Staff
Abstract:
When the call comes in to respond to a time critical target, there is little time for the watchstander to weigh the myriad factors that go into targeting decisions. We know where the target is now, but where will it be when the weapon system arrives to engage it? In order to plan for an effective… More

AmmoSIM

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$119,994.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
David Andersen, Chief of Technology Trans
Abstract:
Compared to fighting in the open field, military operations in urban terrain (i.e., man-made, built-up areas) is the greater challenge. It is riskier and costlier in manpower, resources, and time. The urban environment easily provides the in-place enemy with settings for ambush, places to hide,… More

Submarine Tactical Planner (SubTaP)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,999.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Jeffrey D. Hicks, Vice President
Abstract:
Submarine commanders are currently hamstrung in tactical mission planning due to the limited capability to assess operational options in response to changes in the threat, environment or assigned objectives. Current techniques to evaluate the assigned mission take little advantage of the recent… More

Team-based Aircraft Maintainer Support (TAMS)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$750,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
David Andersen, Chief Operations Officer
Abstract:
Keeping the Air Force assets flying is difficult enough at depot level where there are extensive facilities and expert help. But in an austere environment, these advantages aren't present. A recent innovation, the Portable Maintenance Aid (PMA), is a new type of tool to help the human through these… More

ArmaNet: Integrated Development Environment (ArmaNet IDE)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$499,999.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Thomas Resha, Director, Space Programs
Abstract:
The time and cost it takes to integrate new airborne weapons on platforms is still too great. The current F-15E Strike Eagle weapon integration timeline is 4 years, from requirements to fielding, and costs up to 20 million dollars. What is really needed for rapid aircraft-store integration is a… More

Webster

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$750,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator:
Richard A. Flanagan, Principal Member, Technic
Abstract:
The capability to correlate and integrate disparate information from heterogeneous intelligence sources that come with varying degrees of certainty and reliability is crucial for counter-terrorism operations (CTO). 21st Century Systems, Incorporated is pleased to propose continuing its successful… More

Submarine Tactical Planner (SubTaP)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$299,928.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Conrad Donahue, VP for Undersea Systems,
Abstract:
Submarine commanders are currently hamstrung in tactical mission planning due to the limited capability to assess operational options in response to changes in the threat, environment, or assigned objectives. Current techniques to evaluate the assigned mission take little advantage of the recent… More

Collective Agents Interpolative Integral (CAII)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,999.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Roger Meisinger, Dir of Homeland Security Systems
Research Institution:
UNIV. OF NEBRASKA, OMAHA
RI Contact:
Mary L. Farnham
Abstract:
In the realm of asymmetric threat detection, it is imperative to spot suspicious indicators in the ever-growing volume, variety, and complexity of data. It is recognized that quick detection of threats at the planning, attempting, and line formation stages is key and intelligence is crucial to… More

Multi-Model Ensemble Agents (MMEA)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,998.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Conrad Donahue, VP of East Coast Operations
Abstract:
The challenge of providing the sensor operator and tactical decision maker with all pertinent acoustic information and clues associated with any given contact has long eluded a solution. The technology to address this shortcoming is now available and we are pleased to have this opportunity to… More

Software Tools for Information Assured Intelligent Agents (IA)^2

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,998.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Mak Wootten, VP Strategic Planning
Abstract:
Software Agents and Agent Systems are steadily transitioning from small research projects to mainstream industrial and government markets. Multi-agent systems will live up to the expectations of implementing an openly-architected replacement of legacy stove-piped systems by providing flexible,… More

Grid-Group Cm-alpha, Profiling Cultural Factors for Decision Aiding

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,998.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Thomas Resha, Director, Space Programs
Abstract:
Culturally diverse people are now participating in military multinational coalition applications as well as in extreme environments - once the province of American males drawn from a relatively homogenous cultural pool. Human biases and routines, capabilities and limitations strongly influence… More

Multi-National Cultural Difference Modeling

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$423,530.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Jeffrey D. Hicks, Executive Vice President
Abstract:
As demonstrated with recent engagements, US forces will not go into combat alone. Multinational coalition forces will be the norm and our forces must flexibly adapt to the command and control (C2) environment with the newly formed team. Whether a neighbor or long time ally with similar but… More

Hybrid Intrinsic Cellular Inference Network (HICIN)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / STTR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$487,485.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Mark Wootten, VP Strategic Planning
Research Institution:
UNIV. OF NEBRASKA, OMAHA
RI Contact:
Mary L. Farnham
Abstract:
The capability to gather, analyze, and integrate vast amounts of information from diverse resources in various types and formats, and to distill valuable and actionable intelligence leads from them has become a top priority for U.S. military commanders. 21st Century Systems, Inc. is pleased to… More

Submarine Automated Simulation (SubAutoSim)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$599,998.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Conrad Donahue, VP for Undersea Systems
Abstract:
The Navy has issued a challenge to develop an interactive simulation environment that will model tactical and environmental entities in real time and enable goal-directed scenario generation. This will serve the needs of a myriad of applications, such as system integration, testing, certification,… More

Grid-Group Cm-alpha, Profiling Cultural Factors for Decision Aiding

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,994.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Matt Stebbins, Program Manager
Abstract:
Human biases and routines, capabilities, and limitations strongly influence overall mission effectiveness; whether during real operations or simulations using models of humans. Many missions and environments challenge human capabilities (e.g., combat stress, waiting, fatigue from long hours or… More

Agent-based Reduction of Information Density (ARID)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Larry Solecki, Program Manager
Abstract:
Information overload and cluttered user interfaces cause decreased situational awareness and lowered performance of the human operators. Irrelevant data increases searching times for tasks requiring the identification of threats, causing delayed decisions. Cognitive burden on the user increases as… More

Proactive Predictive Machine Maintenance (P2M2)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,998.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Ramon Montelongo, Program Manager
Research Institution:
UNIV. OF MISSOURI - ROLLA
RI Contact:
Wayne Huebner
Abstract:
Complex relationships between power system components and utilization equipment require large amounts of measurement points along the service train and estimation of service capability. In the past, false alarms, missed failures, mishandled preventive maintenance scheduling, and underutilized… More

C-RAM: Cognitively-Based Rapid Assessment Methodology

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,999.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Mike Luginbuhl, VP, Aerospace & Informati
Research Institution:
COLORADO STATE UNIV.
RI Contact:
Lynn Johnson
Abstract:
The essence of information assessment is the process of distinguishing signals from noise. In the military, intelligence analysts are constantly searching for signals that might suggest an adversary's intentions. In each case the analyst must search through a quantity of data, searching for… More

Culture and Modeling of Routine and Non-Routine Behavior

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,998.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / SOCOM
Principal Investigator:
Matt Stebbins, Program Manager
Abstract:
Crowd management is an important task for civilian, police, and military groups that can be very difficult on its own, and becomes even more difficult in hostile environments. The difficulty comes from the many levels of granularity that events can happen at. Making such a system automated adds… More

Intelligent Agent Toolset for 4D/RCS Architectures

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$74,998.00
Agency / Branch:
DOC / NIST
Principal Investigator:
Plamen V. Petrov
Abstract:
There is an increasing demand for systems with more autonomous operations interacting with other autonomous and human-based systems. What is needed is an architecture bundled with developer tools for the creation of intelligent real-time control systems that marry the talents of modern control… More

Hierarchical Grid Referenced Normalized Display (HiGRND)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,999.00
Agency:
DHS
Principal Investigator:
Steve O`Hara, Scientist
Abstract:
In an Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) scenario, the ability for the rescuers to maintain an accurate and comprehensive situational awareness is critical to allow them to maximize their effectiveness in a chaotic and dangerous environment. Timeliness is, of course, paramount to saving lives, and… More

RPAT Technicians

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,974.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Mike Luginbuhl, VP, AeroSpace & IS Group
Abstract:
Our adversaries understand the need to limit their exposure time to preying USAF eyes. The enemy hides, exposes only during the briefest of time and then hides again. As the enemy adapts to our technology and finds methods to minimize their exposure, the F2T2EA process had to be compressed from… More

Webster-Med

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,996.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator:
Larry Solecki, Director, Product Management
Abstract:
The recent outbreak of E. coli only served to remind us of the vulnerability of our food production. It stirred memories of an amateur bio-terror attack using salmonella in local salad bars in an attempt to influence a local election in Oregon. In handling any bio-terrorism event, there are two… More

Agent-based Reduction of Information Density (ARID)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,995.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Kevin Blenkhorn, Director of Unmanned Syst
Abstract:
Information overload and cluttered user interfaces cause decreased situational awareness and lowered performance of the human operators. Irrelevant data increases searching times for tasks requiring the identification of threats, causing delayed decisions. Cognitive burden on the user increases as… More

Software Tools for Information Assured Intelligent Agents (IA)^2

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$447,916.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Kevin Blenkhorn, Program Manager
Abstract:
Software Agents and Agent Systems are making their way from the university research labs to the mainstream industrial and government markets. We are witnessing a revolutionary change in the computing environments as legacy stove-piped systems are giving way to flexible customizable multi-agent… More

POWER: Political Will Expert Reasoning Tool

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,679.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator:
Warren Noll, Product Manager
Research Institution:
RTI INTERNATIONAL
RI Contact:
Paula Loyd
Abstract:
There are many challenges in addressing the problem of Political Will. The first is developing a clear, complete, consensual definition of Political Will driven by both theory and field practice. But a larger challenge is deconstructing and unpacking the Political Science and Social Science concept… More

Holistic Analysis, Visualization, & Characterization Assessment Tool (HAVCAT)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,996.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Walter Kirkland, VP, Maritime Programs
Research Institution:
WRIGHT STATE UNIV.
RI Contact:
William K. Sellers
Abstract:
In today's complex, multi-dimensional, coalition, effects-based campaigns; commanders must be able to "see" the situation in their decision making tasks. The modern fighting force is privy to an enormous array of intelligence gathering, database, and sensor sources of information to the point of… More

DigitalTripwire - A Small, Automated Human-Detection System

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$98,997.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Kevin Blenkhorn, Director
Research Institution:
MISSOURI STATE UNIV.
RI Contact:
James P. Baker
Abstract:
We currently have thousands of security cameras in the war zone. Automated Target Recognition (ATR) is essential for reducing the manpower required for monitoring the security cameras. Having human operators staring at video screens for hours at a time is not an effective use of our forces. ATR is a… More

Otto

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,998.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Amber Fischer, Scientist
Abstract:
Multi-UAV supervisory control and UAVs operating along side of manned operations in the terminal approach area will not occur until improvements are made in UAV mission management. Indeed, the Air Force Scientific Advisory Board indicated that significant advancements needed to be made in the realm… More

Vehicle Intelligent Performance Enabled Retrofit (VIPER)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,995.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator:
Kevin Blenkhorn, Director, Unmanned Systems
Abstract:
The United States has a mechanized military that relies heavily on fuel availability. Delivering large quantities of fuel is a logistical burden. Besides the cost of the fuel itself, we must transport it, store it, and protect it. Fuel convoys are large targets moving along predicable paths. They… More

Hierarchical Grid Referenced Normalized Display (HiGRND)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,996.00
Agency:
DHS
Principal Investigator:
Roger Meisinger, VP, Security & Land Defense Systems – (402) 505-7894
Abstract:
In an Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) situation, the ability for the rescuers to maintain an accurate and comprehensive situational awareness is critical to allow them to maximize their effectiveness in a chaotic and dangerous environment. Timeliness is paramount to saving lives, and… More

PSIBED - Parametric Structures for Integrative Backscatter models and Environmental Database

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,994.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Eric Lindahl, Senior Software Engineer
Abstract:
Understanding shallow underwater environment is increasingly important, but shallow water acoustic models depend on a large number of factors that interact in a non-linear fashion. There are many different acoustic back scatter models, but many of the models haven't changed in years and some of the… More

Transmission Surveillance (TRANSURV) System

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,994.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Amber Fischer, Scientist
Abstract:
The potential of cell phone use in asymmetric operations against coalition forces has grown exponentially and has expanded well beyond the now-familiar IED detonators. The ubiquitous cell phone is the easiest way for insurgents to communicate in order to coordinate attacks and reconnoiter… More

Rapid Asymmetric Multi-agent Aerial Intent Determination (RAM-AID)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,996.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Robert Woodley, Staff Scientist
Abstract:
The Navy's conversion to a 'Rapid Response - Force Protection' tactical mindset due to asymmetric threats requires a change in hardware to support the new tactics. Exposing a potential adversary's intent is key to determining the actions a commander should take. Unfortunately, with regards to aerial… More

Proactive Predictive Machine Maintenance (P2M2)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / STTR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$495,798.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Warren Noll, Program Manager
Research Institution:
UNIV. OF MISSOURI - ROLLA
RI Contact:
Wayne Huebner
Abstract:
Dependable electrical power is critical for complex weapon systems. An advanced diagnostic and prognostic capability would improve the Navy's fight-through capability. 21st Century Systems, Incorporated is teaming with the University of Missouri - Rolla and Qualtech Systems, Incorporated to continue… More

C-RAM: Cognitively-Based Rapid Assessment Methodology

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / STTR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$467,765.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Larry Solecki, Program Manager
Research Institution:
COLORADO STATE UNIV.
RI Contact:
Lynn Johnson
Abstract:
The essence of information assessment is the process of distinguishing signals from noise. In the military, intelligence analysts are constantly searching for signals that might suggest an adversary's intentions. In each case, the analyst must search through a quantity of data, searching for… More

Concurrent Agent-enabled Feature Extraction (CAF?)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,998.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Robert Woodley, Staff Scientist
Research Institution:
Brigham Young University
RI Contact:
Brent W. Webb
Abstract:
High fidelity, large scale simulations of complex systems pose a very difficult situation to the scientist trying to understand the physical domain and characteristics of their system. Often, it is impossible to manually search through the data that can come out of these simulations, which may range… More

CoolAID

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,993.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Robert Woodley, Senior Scientist
Research Institution:
WRIGHT STATE UNIV.
RI Contact:
William K. Sellers
Abstract:
Providing commanders with accurate, on-the-spot, clear, concise, usable information wins battles and saves lives. With incoming information from many heterogeneous sources, the focus has been primarily on determining what information to present, and visual ways of communicating the information.… More

Space-ACE

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,999.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Robert Woodley, President
Abstract:
There is a need for a next-generation integrative decision support system for Space Control operations. This next-generation system should provide high-level capabilities for managing case files containing evidence, expert opinions, and data relationships. The system should enhance operator… More

Ordnance Handling MultiAgent System (OHMAS)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,997.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Marc Hansen, Senior Scientist
Abstract:
In today's asymmetric warfare, there is a clear need to accelerate the flow of weapons from magazine to aircraft. This involves developing a semi-automated system that will significantly improve ordnance handling aboard air-capable ships. This system should prepare a Weapons Handling Plan using as… More

FolksART

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$98,995.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Lucja Iwanska, Principal Scientist
Abstract:
Historically speaking, subjectivity was mostly considered as problematic and undesirable. Recently, the availability of the inherently subjective folksonomies has made it readily apparent that inherent subjectivity is highly desirable and that it can be accounted for and utilized by superimposing… More

Sensor And Track Fusion for Collaborative Reconnaissance (SEA TRAFFCR)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,999.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Amber Fischer, Scientist
Abstract:
The driving force behind ONR's unmanned sea surface vehicle (USSV) program is the great potential for these versatile vehicles to support Navy ships in the littoral environment. However, if USSVs are to fulfill this expectation, efforts must be made to make them less challenging to operate in order… More

Video20/20

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,993.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Amber Fischer, Scientist
Abstract:
The monitoring of multiple UAV video sources is challenging, in part, due to the poor quality of the video received. Significant video degrading is caused by clouds, haze, and dust in the atmosphere; jitter and blurring from the UAV platform motion; and low video resolution due to sensor… More

Concurrent Agent-enabled Feature Extraction (CAF?)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / STTR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,999.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Robert Woodley, Senior Scientist
Research Institution:
Brigham Young University
RI Contact:
Brent W. Webb
Abstract:
High fidelity simulations of complex systems still pose a challenge to the scientist trying to understand its physical characteristics. The challenge is in finding useful bits in terabytes of data that directly relate to the nature of time-varying, multivariate data. An intelligent data mining… More

Video20/20

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,996.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Amber Fischer, Scientist – (808) 954-6049
Abstract:
The monitoring of multiple UAV video sources is challenging, in part, due to the poor quality of the video received. Significant video degrading is caused by clouds, haze, and dust in the atmosphere; jitter and blurring from the UAV platform motion; and low video resolution due to sensor… More

Transmission Surveillance (TRANSURV) System

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$716,262.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Robert Woodley, Senior Scientist – (573) 458-5963
Abstract:
The potential for radio communications to be used in asymmetric operations against coalition forces has grown exponentially and has expanded well beyond the now-familiar IED detonators. Expeditionary forces, in particular, convoys on the move, need an effective counter surveillance capability to… More

Agent-Enabled Logistics Enterprise Intelligence System (AELEIS)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,993.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Robert Woodley, Senior Scientist
Abstract:
Current Army logistics systems contain massive amounts of data that need to be effectively extracted into actionable information. But, the databases themselves do not contain all that is needed to make it actionable. The Army needs an effective Enterprise Intelligence System to find data from many… More

Causal-View

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,996.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Robert Woodley, Senior Scientist
Abstract:
The ability to see and understand the data is critical to situational awareness. As data becomes more prevalent, the need to link causal data into actionable information becomes paramount. Analysts are faced with mountains of data, and finding that piece of relevant information is the proverbial… More

Smart Multimodal Image Registration and Fusion (SMIRF)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,992.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Amber Fischer, Scientist
Abstract:
To increase all-weather, visual search capabilities, modern submarine surface imaging systems have installed several different modality cameras in the periscope or photonic mast. The current system displays each sensor modality independently, where the operator must decide which modality is optimal… More

Systems - Agent Design Environment (Sys-ADE)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,997.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DTRA
Principal Investigator:
Robert Woodley, Senior Scientist
Abstract:
OBJECTIVE: Current Software and System Engineering (SSE) methodologies for Human System Integration provide a process or sets of processes by which to develop a SSE-HSI scheme of how one integrates humans, operations, systems, and technical perspectives with requirements, analysis, and verification… More

AMADEUS

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,953.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Plamen Petrov, CTO – (402) 505-7885
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: Airspace congestion with RPAs in close proximity to manned systems poses a serious threat for mishap. At present, RPA pilot training in airspace management is minimal. RPA operator training should consider communications, asset management, deconfliction, and coordination among RPA and… More

Augur

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,999.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Plamen Petrov, Chief Technology Officer – (402) 505-7885
Abstract:
History is replete with"intelligence failures"that were not intelligence weaknesses at all, but an inability to"put the pieces together"in time. Quintessentially, the 9/11 attack is an example, but it is merely the one most remembered. Pieces of intelligence were collected, like… More

Modular Video Interface for Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (M-VIISR)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,957.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Amber Fischer, Scientist – (808) 748-1825
Abstract:
Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnissance (ISR) systems are diverse, and each one comes with its own interface to process and present imagery to the warfighter. When coupled with the complexities of processing multiple types of unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) full motion video, it creates an… More

Measure and Alert on Data Omitted by Compression (MADOC)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$95,335.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Amber Fischer, Scientist – (808) 748-1825
Abstract:
Critical information can be lost when lossy compression techniques are used in bandwidth limited environments, such as from unmanned systems. More serious, this lost information is unknown to the analyst, which can lead to incorrect analysis and potentially fatal conclusions. 21st Century Systems,… More

Smart Multimodal Image Registration and Fusion (SMIRF)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$299,488.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Amber Fischer, Scientist – (808) 748-1825
Abstract:
To improve safety, modern submarine surface imaging systems have multiple camera modes, such as optical, infrared, and more. Current systems display modalities independently, compelling the submariner to switch between sensors manually to glean the relevant information. Following a successful Phase… More

SHARE Under Uncertainty

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,989.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Robert Woodley, Senior Scientist – (573) 458-5963
Research Institution:
University of Oklahoma
RI Contact:
Andrea D. Cra
Abstract:
In the GMD battlespace, it"s critical to rapidly ascertain specific identifying characteristics of a track so follow-on sensors can match the same track. Currently, sensors communicate track data with differing biases and uncertainties with little data-rich content and attempts to utilize track… More

Fusion with Uncertainty Reasoning using Nested Assessment Characterizer Elements (FURNACE)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,983.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Robert Woodley, Senior Scientist – (573) 458-5963
Abstract:
Situation/threat modeling and threat prediction require higher levels of data fusion to provide actionable information to the warfighter. Beyond sensor data and sources the analyst has control over, the use of out-sourced and re-sourced data are becoming more common. However, the current data fusion… More

Self-Regulating Anomaly Detector (SeRADe)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,999.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Robert Woodley, Senior Scientist – (573) 458-5963
Abstract:
Today"s intelligence exploitation has an information challengethere is a great deal of data being processed by a large number of analysts with insufficient ability to identify anomalies in the data. The process needs a capability that can facilitate a rapid understanding of complex information… More

Agent-Enabled Logistics Enterprise Intelligence System (AELEIS)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$724,879.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Robert Woodley, Senior Scientist – (573) 458-5963
Abstract:
Army logisticians and fleet managers need an effective method to extract actionable information from their large data stores. They need to extract root cause and case-based analysis to diagnose or predict breakdowns. An Enterprise Intelligence System that extracts data from multiple sources, fuses… More

Autonomously Locating to Perch and Stare (ALPS)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,889.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Amber Fischer, Scientist – (808) 748-1825
Abstract:
Small Unmanned Air Systems (SUAS) are being developed for numerous applications, but size and weight constraints severely limit the capability and endurance of such vehicles. Many missions could be extended by landing for certain periods, entering a low-power state, and re-launching as needed,… More