Charles River Analytics’ Research Showcased at Conferences and Committees

In the second half of 2007, representatives of Charles River Analytics participated in various conferences and committees. July – Twenty-Second Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-07) July – Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO)2007 July – IEEE International Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing July – International Conference of the System Dynamics Society July – Information Fusion July – International Conference on Human-Computer […]

Charles River Analytics Sponsors NECHFES

Charles River Analytics sponsored the New England Chapter of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society’s (NECHFES) 4th Annual Student Research Conference that took place on November 9, 2007 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Dr. Dick Pew, former president of the Human Factors and Ergonomic Society (HFES), presented the keynote address. Students from area universities, including the University […]

Charles River Analytics at 51st HFES Annual Meeting

Scientists from Charles River Analytics presented their research at the 51st Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES), which took place from October 1-5, 2007, at the Baltimore Marriot Waterfront Hotel in Baltimore, Maryland. Charles River’s contributions to the annual meeting included the following: Dr. Jonathan Pfautz, Vice President of Cognitive Systems, […]

USAF Awards Contract for Video Analysis and Sensor Management Tool

The United States Air Force awarded a follow-on contract to Charles River Analytics to design and develop a system called Argumentation-based Negotiation for Automated Sensor Tasking (ANAST). ANAST is an integrated video analysis and sensor management tool that will support the Air Force Research Lab’s Small Unmanned Systems (SUS) project. ANAST was conceived as an […]

Charles River’s Chief Scientist Serves as Guest Expert at Multi-Sensor Data Fusion Seminars

Dr. Subrata Das, Chief Scientist at Charles River Analytics, will serve as guest expert at Multi-Sensor Data Fusion seminars that will take place in October and November, 2007. The seminars focus on the latest advancements in multi-sensor data fusion, including both higher and lower-level fusion solutions. Seminars are scheduled in the following locations: Elgin AFB, […]

Charles River Analytics Announces New Vice President, Decision Management Systems

Ms. Karen Harper, Senior Vice President of Government Services, announced the promotion of Dr. Scott Neal Reilly to Vice President, Decision Management Systems. Charles River’s Decision Management Systems division applies a wide range of computational solutions to help people make better decisions. “Scott brings an impressive set of skills to this position, developed through more […]

Charles River’s David Koelle Receives Top Session Award at JavaOne Conference

Charles River’s David Koelle was awarded as a top speaker at the JavaOne conference that took place from May 7-11, 2007 in San Francisco, California. Koelle’s session, “JFugue: Making Music with Java MIDI and Illustrating API Usability,” was voted as a top session by conference attendees. “This is quite an honor,” Koelle said. “I’m very […]

Missile Defense Agency Awards Contract to Charles River Analytics for Meta-Information Visualization and Processing

The Missile Defense Agency awarded a follow-on contract to Charles River Analytics. For this project, Charles River will design, develop, and evaluate methods for Meta-Information Visualization and Processing (MVP II) for Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) Command and Control (C2) in a contract that extends to June, 2009. “Systems that visualize the battlespace for ballistic missile […]

Meta-Information Paper Nominated for Best Paper at ICCRTS 2007

Charles River Analytics received a nomination for Best Paper at the International Command and Control Research and Technology Symposium (ICCRTS) that took place from June 19-21, 2007, in Newport, Rhode Island. The paper, “Representing Meta-Information to Support C2 Decision Making” was nominated in Track 3, Modeling and Simulation. Mike Farry, Scientist II at Charles River, […]

Charles River Analytics’ Research Showcased at Conferences and Committees

In the first half of 2007, representatives of Charles River Analytics participated in various conferences and committees. January – 20th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI) January – Chemical Biological Information Systems March – Multi-Sensor Data Fusion Seminars May – Spring Simulation Multiconference April – SPIE Defense and Security Symposium April – DCGS Worldwide ’07 May – Rome Labs Cyber Defense […]

Fusion 2007 Invites Charles River Analytics Scientists to Speak at Invited Panel

Paul Gonsalves, Senior Vice President of Decision Management, and Dr. Subrata Das, Chief Scientist at Charles River Analytics, have been invited to appear on the panel, “Results from Levels 2/3 Fusion Implementations: Issues, Challenges, Retrospectives and Perspectives for the Future,” during the International Conference on Information Fusion (FUSION 2007). The conference will take place from […]

Charles River Analytics Announces the Release of VisionKit

Charles River Analytics announced the release of VisionKit™, a library of computer vision components allowing developers to rapidly prototype vision systems using advanced technology. VisionKit is a tool suite for developing real-time computer vision applications. It supports video acquisition, image analysis, and a broad array of other algorithm needs. VisionKit greatly accelerates system prototyping and […]

Charles River Analytics Sponsors ICCM 2007

Charles River Analytics is sponsoring the 8th International Conference on Cognitive Modeling (ICCM 2007). Half- and full-day tutorials providing new knowledge and insights in cognitive modeling will be presented on July 26, 2007. The conference, featuring invited talks and technical sessions on computational models and computation-based theories of human behavior, will then follow from July […]

Charles River Announces Promotions

At a company meeting held on April 27, 2007, Dr. Greg Zacharias, President of Charles River Analytics, announced the promotions of two key employees. Ms. Karen Harper was promoted to Senior Vice President of Government Services from her prior role as Vice President – Cognitive Systems Division. In addition to this new position, she will […]

Charles River Analytics at SPIE Defense and Security Symposium 2007

Scientists from Charles River Analytics presented papers at the SPIE Defense and Security Symposium 2007 that took place from April 9-11, 2006 in Orlando, Florida. The conference is an international symposium for researchers of sensors and sensor processing algorithms and is annually attended by several thousand researchers in industry, government, and academia. Charles River Analytics presented the […]

Charles River Scientists Present Research at AFOSR

Scientists from Charles River Analytics attended the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) Cognition and Decision/Distributed Intelligence Program Review, which took place from March 22-23, 2007, at Wright State University in Fairborn, Ohio. During the review, Dr. Jonathan Pfautz presented his research for Enhancing IPB with Representations of Meta-Information (EPROM) and Dr. Alexander Feinman […]

American Society for Engineering Education Awards Fellowship to Charles River Analytics Scientist

The American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) awarded a National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) fellowship to Charles River’s scientist Adam Fouse. For 2007, there were over 3,400 applicants for the 200 fellowships. Fellowship recipients are selected by the Air Force Research Laboratory/Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFRL/AFOSR), the Office of Naval Research […]

Charles River Analytics Joins Innovation Center for Warfighter Systems

Charles River Analytics announced its collaboration with General Dynamics C4 Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), in an unprecedented initiative called the EDGE™. The EDGE has been designed to enhance the delivery cycle of warfighter technology and capabilities. It is sponsored by General Dynamics, which is providing the laboratory for developing and […]

BNet® Products Used in Artificial Intelligence Research

Dr. Ken Modesitt of Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) and Don Snyder of Northrop Grumman used BNet products in an Artificial Intelligence graduate class they taught during the Fall 2006 semester. Students used BNet.Builder™, a Bayesian belief network modeling tool, and BNet.EngineKit™, a developer toolkit for embedding belief networks into software applications, to control robotic tanks in the Robocode system. […]