Charles River Analytics’ Research Showcased at Conferences and Committees

In the second half of 2006, representatives of Charles River Analytics participated in various conferences and committees. July – Information Fusion July – 22nd Conference on Uncertainty in Artificial Intelligence (UAI 2006) July – SIGGRAPH 2006 September – 2nd Concept Modelling Conference (CMC 2006) November – 50th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors November – Human Factors Engineering Technical Advisory Group […]

UVS Canada Presents Best Student Paper Award for Research on Unmanned Vehicles

UVS Canada presented M.I.T. doctoral candidate, Carl Nehme, with the best student paper award for his submission, “Supporting Dynamic Contextual Decisions in Supervisory Control of Heterogeneous Unmanned Vehicles” in UVS Canada’s 4th National Conference. The conference took place from November 7-10, 2006, in Montebello, Quebec. Nehme’s paper was based on a collaboration between Charles River […]

Charles River Analytics Presents Research at Human Factors Engineering Technology Advisory Group

Charles River Analytics was invited to present their research at the Human Factors Engineering Technical Advisory Group (HFE TAG) 56th meeting that took place from November 6-8, in Monterey, California. Senior Software Engineer Sean Guarino discussed the Modular Adaptive Interface Suite (MAIS) during the Controls and Displays session. Senior Scientist Ashley Nunes spoke on individual […]

Information Fusion Invites Charles River Analytics Scientist as Guest Editor

Dr. Subrata Das, Chief Scientist at Charles River Analytics, has been invited to serve as the guest editor of the journal Information Fusion for a special issue on Agent-based Information Fusion. Information Fusion is a premier “International Journal on Multi-Sensor, Multi-Source Information Fusion.” Dr. Das has been serving on the editorial board since 2005. To […]

Charles River Analytics at 50th HFES Annual Meeting

Scientists from Charles River Analytics attended the 50th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES). They presented several papers at the meeting, including:   Assessment of Color Variables for Displaying Meta-Information on Maps Cognitive Complexities Impacting Army Intelligence Analysis Examining The Viability Of The Neisser Search Model In The Flight Domain And The […]

Charles River Analytics Receives Contract for Video Analysis Content Extraction (VACE) Program

Charles River Analytics has been awarded a contract from the Disruptive Technologies Office for the Video Analysis and Content Extraction (VACE) program. With VACE, the government is seeking innovative, state-of-the-art technology for improving and automating video analysis. Charles River’s role in the program will be developing a Three-Dimensional Structure Estimation Engine (3SEE) in a contract […]

Scientists from Charles River Analytics Present Techniques on Eliciting Information at CMC2006

Discussion on Using Formalized Concept Maps to Model Role-Based Workflows Scientists from Charles River Analytics discussed “Using Formalized Concept Maps to Model Role-Based Workflows”, a full paper presented at the 2nd Concept Modelling Conference (CMC 2006). The conference took place in San Jose, Costa Rica, from September 5-8, 2006. Dr. Alexander Feinman, a senior scientist […]

Latest Release of Charles River Analytics’ Bayesian Belief Network Modeling Tool

Charles River Analytics released the latest version of BNet.Builder™, their Bayesian belief network modeling tool. BNet.Builder 1.4 is a desktop application for rapidly creating Belief Networks, entering information, and getting results. BNet.Builder allows users to create models quickly and easily. Zach Cox, software engineer and chief developer of BNet.Builder notes, “BNet.Builder 1.4 includes a new state-of-the-art […]

Charles River Analytics Principal Scientist Receives Patent on a Distributed Haptic Interface System and Method

Dr. Jonathan D. Pfautz, a Principal Scientist at Charles River Analytics, and Dr. Thomas E. von Wiegand, a Principal Research Scientist at Sensimetrics Corporation, received a patent on their “Distributed Haptic Interface System and Method.” Dr. Pfautz worked as a Postdoctoral Research Associate and Dr. von Wiegand worked as a Research Scientist at the Massachusetts Institute […]

Research on Bayesian Belief Networks Presented at UAI 2006

Charles River Analytics presented research on Bayesian belief networks at the Fourth Bayesian Modeling Applications Workshop during the 22nd Conference on Uncertainty in Artificial Intelligence (UAI 2006). The conference took place from July 13-16, 2006, at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The theme of this year’s Bayesian Modeling Applications Workshop was “Bayesian […]

Charles River Analytics’ Research Showcased at Conferences and Committees

In the first half of 2006, representatives of Charles River Analytics participated in various conferences and committees. January 4th IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision Systems (ICVS06) January MIT Humans and Technology Symposium April 18th European Meeting on Cybernetics and System Research April SPIE Defense and Security Symposium 2006 April Visual Information Expert Workshop (VIEW) April Conference on Human Factors in […]

Charles River Analytics Expands Headquarters with Additional Office Space

Charles River Analytics has expanded its office space over 50% at its location at 625 Mount Auburn Street in Cambridge. Greg Gormican, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, announced, “The Company has enjoyed substantial revenue growth over the last five years. This growth is made possible (in part) by the substantial increase in staff, which […]

BNet.Builder 1.3 Release New and Improved Version of Bayesian Belief Networking Tool Available for Download

Charles River Analytics today released version 1.3 of their Bayesian belief network modeling tool, BNet.Builder™. BNet.Builder is a desktop application for rapidly creating Belief Networks, entering information, and getting results. BNet.Builder allows users to create models quickly and easily. Zach Cox, software engineer and chief developer of BNet.Builder notes, “There are a number of useful new […]

Charles River Analytics Completes Adaptive Interface Prototype for NAVAIR

Charles River Analytics completed development of their Adaptive Interface for Management of Bias and Workload Reduction (AMBR) prototype for Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR). AMBR addresses the Navy’s need for advanced human/system interface concepts resulting from advances in operational and technological capabilities in Network Centric Warfare (NCW) environments. These environments have led to a dramatic increase […]

Charles River Analytics Develops ATD/T Performance Predictor for AMRDEC

Charles River Analytics received follow on funding from the U.S. Army’s Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center (AMRDEC) to continue developing the Evaluation Testbed for ATD/T Performance Prediction (ETAPP). ETAPP predicts the performance of automatic target detection/tracking (ATD/T) algorithms, constructing models of performance prediction that are more comprehensive than those commonly employed (such […]

Research on Emotional Antecedents and Emotional Consequents Presented at European Meeting on Cybernetics and System Research

Charles River Analytics’ Senior Scientist, Dr. Scott Neal Reilly, delivered a presentation entitled “Modeling What Happens Between Emotional Antecedents and Emotional Consequents” at the 18th European Meeting on Cybernetics and System Research. The conference was held from April 18-21, 2006, at the University of Vienna in Vienna, Austria. Dr. Neal Reilly described the meeting as […]

Charles River Analytics Develops Knowledge Exchange Toolkit Algorithms

Charles River Analytics, Inc. received a follow on contract from the Air Force Research Lab to developing the Toolkit for Role-aware Exchange of Knowledge (TREK). TREK is a Java toolkit that provides an information management system as well as a real-time role assignment component. It addresses concerns that existing collaborative software systems do not by […]

Fusion 2006 Invites Charles River Analytics Scientist to Join Technical Program Committee and Present at Invited Panel

Subrata Das, Chief Scientist at Charles River Analytics, has been invited to join the Technical Program Committee of the International Conference on Information Fusion (FUSION 2006). The conference will take place from July 10-13, 2006, in Florence, Italy. Fusion 2006 is the world’s premiere conference on information fusion for industry, academia, and defense organizations. Dr. […]

Information Fusion Invites Charles River Analytics Scientist as Guest Editor

Dr. Subrata Das, Chief Scientist at Charles River Analytics, has been invited to serve as the guest editor of the journal Information Fusion for a special issue on Agent-based Information Fusion. Information Fusion is a premier “International Journal on Multi-Sensor, Multi-Source Information Fusion.” Dr. Das has been serving on the editorial board since 2005. To learn […]

Charles River Analytics Presents Decision-Making Platform at MIT Humans and Technology Symposium

Charles River Analytics’ scientists presented the REASON platform at the MIT Humans and Technology Symposium that took place from January 22 to January 28, 2006, in Cambridge, MA. The symposium aims to present the benefits of human-centered research, design, and practice in a collaborative environment. REASON (Rapid Evidence Aggregation Supporting Optimal Negotiation) is a collaborative […]

Charles River Analytics Sponsors MIT Humans and Technology Symposium

Charles River Analytics sponsored the MIT Humans and Technology Symposium that took place from January 22 to January 28, 2006, in Cambridge, MA. The symposium aimed to present the benefits of human-centered research, design, and practice in a collaborative environment. With funding from Charles River Analytics and other sponsors, sessions were open to the public […]

Space Scale Techniques Presented at ICVS

Scientists from Charles River Analytics delivered a presentation entitled “A Systems View of Scale Space” at the 4th IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision Systems (ICVS06). The conference was held from January 5-7, 2006, in New York City. Ross Eaton, a scientist at Charles River Analytics, described the presentation as “addressing practical considerations associated with […]