Charles River Analytics Sponsors 6th Annual NECHFES Student Conference

Charles River Analytics, a developer of cutting-edge technologies for intelligent systems, sponsored the New England Chapter of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society’s (NECHFES) 6th Annual Student Research Conference, which was held at MIT on November 13, 2009. NECHFES promotes collaboration between professionals, faculty, and students in the field of Human Factors and Applied Psychology. […]

Don Reynolds Promoted to Vice President, Finance and Administration

Dr. Greg Zacharias, President of Charles River Analytics, today announced the promotion of Mr. Don Reynolds to Vice President, Finance and Administration (F&A). Mr. Reynolds joined Charles River as Director, F&A, in August 2009, responsible for a broad range of functions, including finance, contracts, human resources, information systems, security, and facilities. Dr. Zacharias, said, “In […]

Charles River Analytics Announces Contract Awards to Apply Optimization to Military Planning, Battle Management and Analysis

Charles River Analytics, a developer of cutting-edge technologies for intelligent systems, announced a number of recent contract awards from the Department of Defense (DoD) to apply optimization technologies to a variety of current and future decision-support and battle management systems. The Air Force Research Lab (AFRL), the US Army Corps of Engineers, and the Missile […]

Charles River Analytics Presents Research at 53rd HFES Annual Meeting

Dr. Jonathan Pfautz, Mr. Michael Farry, and Mr. Sean Guarino of Charles River Analytics presented research at the 53rd Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES), which took place from October 19-23, 2009, at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, in San Antonio, Texas. As part of the Judgment, Decision Making, and Expertise session, Dr. […]

US Air Force Web Site Features Achievements of the Scientific Advisory Board

The U.S. Air Force recently featured the Air Force Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) in an article on its Web site entitled “Wise advisers help Air Force leaders navigate science.” The SAB was founded in 1944 to bring together leading scientific minds to advise senior Air Force leaders on how they can best lead the way […]

Charles River’s SNOMAN Improves Sensor Performance by Treating Sensors Like Buyers and Sellers in a Virtual Market

Charles River Analytics has developed a ground-breaking approach to Sensor Network Optimization using Multi-Agent Negotiation (SNOMAN), which rapidly and dynamically allocates radar sensors to missiles for missile defense. SNOMAN was developed for the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) as part of an effort determining how to use a variety of distributed sensors, including land-based and ship-based […]

Don Reynolds Joins Charles River Analytics as Director of Finance and Administration

On August 24, 2009, Donald S. Reynolds joined Charles River Analytics, Inc., as Director of Finance and Administration, responsible for a broad range of functions at Charles River, including finance, contracts, human resources, information systems, security, and facilities. Mr. Reynolds brings over twenty-two years of experience in areas crucial to continued business growth and financial […]

Charles River Analytics’ Senior Scientist Presents Research at IJCAI-09

Dr. Avi Pfeffer, Senior Scientist at Charles River Analytics, presented two papers at the Twenty-first International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI-09). The conference took place from July 11-17, 2009, in Pasadena, California, and this year’s theme focused on “The Interdisciplinary Reach of Artificial Intelligence.” Dr. Pfeffer presented two papers at IJCAI: “Using Reasoning Patterns […]

Charles River Analytics’ Senior Scientist Invited to Higher-Level Fusion Panel at Fusion 2009

Dr. Avi Pfeffer, Senior Scientist at Charles River Analytics was invited to serve on the higher-level fusion panel at the International Conference on Information Fusion (FUSION 2009). Fusion 2009 is the world’s premiere conference on information fusion for industry, academia, and defense organizations. The conference took place from July 6-9, 2009, in Seattle, Washington; this […]

Charles River Analytics Awarded Patent for BNet Software

Charles River Analytics is pleased to announce it has been awarded a patent for features captured in its BNet® software suite. BNet allows users to create and interact with a Bayesian network without switching “modes” from an editing mode into an interaction mode. This feature, commercially available only in the BNet software suite, is covered […]

Charles River Analytics’ Research Showcased at Conferences and Committees

In the first half of 2009, representatives of Charles River Analytics participated in various conferences and committees. January – Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA) New Horizons Symposium January – SPIE Defense and Security Symposium January – Net Centric Warfare Conference January – ONR SEA (Synthetic Environment for Assessment) Program Workshop February – Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute (DEOMI) […]

Charles River Analytics Employee Named Top Speaker at JavaOne

David Koelle Receives Third Java Rock Star Award for Session on Programming Music with JFugue David Koelle, a Senior Software Engineer at Charles River Analytics, received a top speaker award for his presentation at the JavaOne conference that took place from June 2-5, 2009, in San Francisco, California. JavaOne is the largest conference for Java™ […]

Charles River’s AgentWorks for Graphical Design of Complex Intelligent Systems

Charles River Analytics is developing AgentWorks™, a software tool to design, test, and verify complex intelligent systems through a simple graphical user interface. Michael Furtak, Technical Lead for AgentWorks at Charles River Analytics, explained, “Our goal is to provide a robust set of tools for complex reasoning that are simple to use. AgentWorks takes on […]

President of Charles River Analytics Presents Overview of Avionics Systems Growth at MIT

Dr. Greg Zacharias Participates in Strategic Planning for Future Aerospace Medical and Human Factors Challenges Dr. Greg Zacharias, President and Senior Principal Scientist at Charles River Analytics, took part in a Strategic Planning Activity on Aerospace Medical and Human Factors Challenges, organized by the Man-Vehicle Laboratory (MVL) of the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics at […]

President of Charles River Analytics Delivers Keynote Address at AAAI Spring Symposium 2009

Dr. Greg Zacharias, President and Senior Principal Scientist at Charles River Analytics, delivered the keynote address at the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI 2009) Spring Symposium, which took place at Stanford University March 23-25, 2009. AAAI hosts symposia twice a year, in the spring and in the fall, for practitioners in the […]

Charles River Analytics Announces Expansion in Virtual Training for the Military

Charles River Analytics, a developer of cutting-edge technologies for intelligent systems, announced new initiatives to improve virtual training for the US military. Key to their efforts is their work on three ongoing contracts: MIST, Crowd.Builder, and CAATE, along with Dr. Peter Weyhrauch joining the company as a Senior Scientist. MIST is focused on developing multimodal interaction […]

Charles River Analytics Marks 25th Anniversary

On January 24, 2009, Charles River Analytics celebrated its 25th anniversary at Antico Forno, a renowned restaurant in Boston’s Italian North End. During the dinner, Dr. Greg Zacharias, President of Charles River, presented a brief history of Charles River’s growth from a two-person, two-office operation in 1983 to its current headquarters today in Cambridge, MA, […]

Charles River Analytics’ Research Showcased at Conferences and Committees

In the second half of 2008, representatives of Charles River Analytics participated in various conferences and committees. July – Bayesian Applications Modeling Workshop at Uncertainty in Artificial Intelligence (UAI 2008) July – Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO) 2008 July – Information Fusion July – Air Force/Industry Air and Sustainment Technology Interchange Workshop September – New England Software Symposium October – […]