Accession Number:

ADA533500

Title:

Model Based Fusion and Services Automation Support

Descriptive Note:

Conference paper

Corporate Author:

ARMY RESEARCH LAB ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2009-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

5.0

Abstract:

This paper will report on ongoing research and development to support automated fusion at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory centered on human-collected information and processing. The overall approach for our research is three pronged exploit soft information sources such as human-generated reports and open source information, develop discrete services, and focus on the end-user. Soft information sources provide information on relationships between individuals, organizations locations, time, and events. Extracting this information and structuring it for efficient computer processing is a challenge which must be overcome to provide better analytical support to the user. Discrete services provide for the development of components which can be composed into a system. Processing services such as text extractors, web crawlers, and graph processors within a Services-Oriented Architecture provides modularity and scalability. The focus on the end-user grounds the research in the real needs of soldiers on the ground in the near-term and the future.

Subject Categories:

  • Computer Programming and Software
  • Cybernetics
  • Military Intelligence

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE