Charles River Analytics Teams with Professor Frank Ritter on Cognitive Model Projects

Charles River Analytics, a developer of intelligent systems solutions, is pleased to announce Professor Frank Ritter of Pennsylvania State University has joined Charles River for his sabbatical year. Dr. Ritter is teaming with Charles River to make the creation and use of cognitive models easier based on the Herbal high-level behavior representation language and its associated Eclipse […]

Charles River Analytics Launches New Co-op Program for 2013

Charles River Analytics, a developer of intelligent systems solutions, announces a new co-op program beginning in 2013. Charles River is seeking students for the spring semester to work on real projects with scientists and engineers to solve the most interesting and challenging knowledge-intensive problems of our day. Openings are available in the Cognitive Systems and […]

Charles River Analytics Develops Virtual Training Environments to Train Soldiers Social and Cultural Skills

Charles River Analytics, a developer of intelligent systems solutions, released a case study of an effort for the US Army called CAATE (Culturally Aware Agents for Training Environments). Under this effort, Charles River developed tools to rapidly and cost-effectively create game-based training applications for Soldiers that teach them mission-critical social and cultural skills. Through computer […]

Charles River Analytics Vice President Co-Authors Chapter on Human Engineering Factors in Distributed and Net-Centric Fusion Systems

Dr. Jonathan Pfautz of Charles River Analytics co-authored a chapter in the book Distributed Data Fusion for Network-Centric Operations, which was published by CRC Press on November 14, 2012. Dr. Pfautz is Vice President, Cognitive Systems, and Principal Scientist at Charles River Analytics, a developer of intelligent systems solutions. Dr. Pfautz co-wrote the chapter, “Human Engineering […]

Charles River Analytics Discusses Affect-Inspired Robotic Operating Systems at BICA

Charles River Analytics, a developer of intelligent systems solutions, presented its research and development on biologically inspired computational systems at the 2012 Biologically Inspired Cognitive Architectures (BICA) conference, which took place on October 31-November 3, 2012, in Palermo, Italy. Dr. Scott Neal Reilly, Vice President, Cognitive Systems, discussed affect-inspired robotic operating systems, which are more […]

Charles River Analytics Develops High-resolution ISR Technology for Small UAVs

Charles River Analytics, a developer of intelligent systems solutions, announces Compact Aerial Video Exploitation (CAVE), a follow on contract for the Office of Naval Research (ONR). CAVE is an integrated hardware/software system designed to process high-resolution video data at full video-rate onboard a small unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). Charles River will be joined in this […]

PC Magazine Highlights Malware Genetics Tool from Charles River Analytics

PC Magazine featured an online article on the genetic basis for malware presented at the 7th International Conference on Malicious and Unwanted Software (Malware 2012), including a presentation by Dr. Avi Pfeffer of Charles River Analytics. The article, Is It Malware? Check Its Genes, discusses Dr. Pfeffer’s presentation of MAAGI, Charles River’s tool for Malware Analysis […]

Charles River Analytics President Presents Award at 56th HFES Annual Meeting

Dr. Greg Zacharias, President of Charles River Analytics, was invited to present the Jerome H. Ely Human Factors Article Award at the 56th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES) in Boston. This year’s meeting took place at the Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel, in Boston, MA, from October 22-26, 2012. Serving as […]

SIGNAL Magazine Features Charles River Analytics Prototype for Improving ISR Management

PERSEID component eases decision making SIGNAL Magazine, the official Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA) publication, featured an article on the US Air Force’s development of a prototype intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) management system. The prototype known as Deliberate and Dynamic ISR Management, or D2ISRM, aims to improve the command and control of […]

Charles River Analytics Announces DRIVE, a Visualization Toolkit for Rapid Prototyping

Charles River Analytics, a developer of intelligent systems solutions, announces DRIVE™, a visualization toolkit. DRIVE lets developers rapidly prototype, evaluate, and refine visualizations in geospatial environments and other scene-graph architectures. Charles River created DRIVE to help display designers present mature capabilities more quickly, supporting the steps of the iterative design process. To learn more, visit […]

Charles River Analytics Develops Monocular Unmanned Leader-Follower

MULE-F autonomously tracks and follows a designated pedestrian operator Charles River Analytics, a developer of intelligent systems solutions, has developed a compact system that autonomously tracks and follows a designated pedestrian operator. The system is known as MULE-F, or the Monocular Unmanned Leader-Follower. MULE-F enables an unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) to follow an operator on […]

Charles River Analytics Develops Underwater Navigation System for US Navy

Charles River Analytics, a developer of intelligent systems solutions, is developing a system to improve high-accuracy underwater navigation for the US Navy. The system — dubbed CAMINO, or Combining Aiding Sensors with Multiple IMUs (inertial measurement units) for Navigation Optimization — is designed to provide accurate localization at low size, weight, power, and cost (SWAP-C) […]

Charles River Analytics Helps Bring 56th HFES Annual Meeting to Boston

Staff from Charles River Analytics, a developer of intelligent systems solutions, are helping to bring the 56th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES) to Boston. Participants have assisted in planning and hosting the event and will be on hand to welcome visitors. This year’s meeting will take place from October 22-26, […]

Charles River Analytics Recruiting at Local Universities

Charles River Analytics, a developer of intelligent systems solutions, will be recruiting at local universities this fall. Come meet representatives of Charles River to learn about our career opportunities, benefits, and working environment. Our upcoming schedule is: Boston College Career Fair – September 20th Tufts University Career Fair – September 28th Boston University Career Fair […]

Charles River Analytics to Receive Award for Visual Design at VAST 2012

Charles River Analytics, a developer of intelligent systems solutions, has been selected to receive an honorable mention award for good visual design for its submission to the 2012 Visual Analytics Science and Technology (VAST). This year’s challenge asked participants to address two general problems using a visual analytics approach. The first challenge focused on a […]

Charles River Analytics Sponsors UAI Conference and Presents Novel Probabilistic Modeling Technologies

Charles River Analytics, a developer of intelligent systems solutions, sponsored the 2012 Conference on Uncertainty in Artificial Intelligence (UAI), held in Catalina Island, CA, on August 14-18, 2012. UAI is the leading international conference on uncertainty management and reasoning. Charles River’s sponsorship of UAI helps enable researchers and students from around the world to come […]

Charles River Analytics Announces AdaTranslator, a Tool to Convert Ada Code to C or C++

Charles River Analytics, a developer of intelligent systems solutions, announces AdaTranslator™, a tool to convert code from Ada to C and C++ through an automated translation engine. AdaTranslator can convert code quickly, automatically, and securely, while preserving the exact functionality and behavior of the original Ada code. While manual conversions can take months and grow […]

Charles River Analytics Develops Cyber Defense Tool to Support DARPA’s Cyber Genome Program

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) created the Cyber Genome program to combat the growing threat of cyberattacks on US resources. As part of the Cyber Genome program, Charles River Analytics Inc., developed and is refining MAAGI (Malware Analysis and Attribution using Genetic Information). In its current version, MAAGI combines ideas and techniques from […]

Charles River Analytics Presents Behavior Modeling and Decision-Making R&D at Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics 2012

Scientists and software engineers from Charles River Analytics, a developer of intelligent systems solutions, presented research on human socio-cultural behavior (HSCB) modeling and cross-cultural decision-making (CCDM) at the 4th International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics (2012 AHFE International). The conference took place from July 22-25, 2012, in San Francisco, California. Dr. Greg Zacharias, […]

Charles River Analytics Awarded Follow-on Contract to Develop Business Intelligence Visualization System for US Navy ERP Program

Charles River Analytics, a developer of intelligent systems solutions, received a follow-on contract from the US Navy for a Business Intelligence Visualization System for Organizational Understanding, Analysis, and Collaboration (BIVOUAC). This system addresses the challenges encountered in adopting Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems to modernize and standardize Naval business operations. “Although the adoption of ERP […]

Charles River Analytics to Support DARPA in Researching the Effects of Narratives on Human Behavior

Charles River Analytics, a developer of intelligent systems solutions, received a contract to support the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s (DARPA) Narrative Networks (N2) program. Charles River will lead a team of top experts in psychology, neuroscience, artificial intelligence, narrative science, and behavioral modeling to research and model the effects that narratives have on human […]

Charles River Analytics Developing Tool for Socio-Cultural Assessment in Counterinsurgency Operations

Charles River Analytics, a developer of intelligent systems solutions, has been awarded a government contract to design and develop a system for Socio-Cultural Assessment from Passive Sensing (S-CAPS). With S-CAPS, Charles River aims to improve the analysis, forecasting, and decision-making needed to combat terrorism under counterinsurgency operations. “Overhead intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR), while providing […]

Charles River Analytics Staff Awarded Patent for Detecting and Responding to Cyberattacks

Current and former staff from Charles River Analytics, developer of intelligent systems solutions, have been awarded a patent for detecting and responding to cyberattacks on large network systems. The patent is for an improved security system and method to detect and respond to cyberattacks. The system includes an intelligent agent-based information retrieval subsystem that automatically […]

Perseid is Major Component in USAF Initiative to Improve ISR Operator’s Processes

The United States Air Force (USAF) highlighted Perseid, developed by Charles River Analytics, as a major component of its D2ISRM initiative. D2ISRM, or Deliberate and Dynamic Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) Management, aims to improve command and control of ISR assets and data. Charles River’s Perseid, which stands for Perceptual Sensing and Information Displays, lets users […]

Charles River Analytics Awarded Patents for Innovations in Bayesian Belief Networks

Staff from Charles River Analytics, a developer of intelligent systems solutions, have been awarded two patents for their innovations with Bayesian belief networks (BBNs). Dr. Jonathan Pfautz, Vice President, Cognitive Systems, said, “These awards describe two methods we developed in our on-going efforts to make the power of Bayesian reasoning more accessible to end users. […]

Charles River Analytics Scientists Help to Organize AI for Serious Games Workshop at AIIDE’12

The Artificial Intelligence for Serious Games Workshop will be held at the Eighth Annual AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Interactive Digital Entertainment (AIIDE’12). This workshop will explore the unique problems, methods, and solutions in serious game AI, both in current research and existing serious games, and to use this exploration to identify and define […]

Deep Green Helps Commanders Create Better Battle Plans

Charles River Analytics, a developer of intelligent systems solutions, developed tools to help Commanders evaluate and monitor courses of action as part of the Deep Green program. Deep Green is a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) program that provides Commanders with tools for rapidly developing more plans, gaining greater insight into potential problems, and […]

Charles River Analytics Announces Office Expansion at Headquarters

Charles River Analytics, a developer of intelligent systems solutions, is increasing its office space for its headquarters at 625 Mount Auburn Street in Cambridge, MA. This additional space marks Charles River’s fifth expansion since it moved to the Harvard Square area in 2001. “This marks our second consecutive year of expansion in our Cambridge facility. […]

Rich Wronski Joins Charles River Analytics as VP, Sensor Processing and Networking

Charles River Analytics, a developer of intelligent systems solutions, is pleased to announce that Richard Wronski has joined Charles River as Vice President, Sensor Processing and Networking Division. Wronski will lead the division in developing software algorithms and integrated systems for the complex challenges of automatic target recognition, security and surveillance, vision-based navigation, image/video enhancement, […]

Charles River Analytics Collaborating on Human Geography for Geospatial Intelligence in NGA’s TOPS CRADA

Charles River Analytics, a developer of intelligent systems solutions, announces its collaboration with the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) and BAE Systems, as part of Charles River’s ongoing efforts to support the intelligence community. The NGA and BAE created the Transforming Operations and Production to Services (TOPS) Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) in 2008. The […]

Charles River Analytics Features Technology for ISR Management at D2ISRM Demonstration

Charles River Analytics, a developer of intelligent systems solutions, will feature its technology for intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) tasking and retasking at the Electronic Systems Center Command and Control (C2) Constellation’s Deliberate and Dynamic ISR Management (D2ISRM) operational demonstration. D2ISRM aims to improve the C2 of ISR for better coordination and utilization of ISR-capable […]

Charles River VP on Panel Discussing AI in Modern Military Games at Defense GameTech

Dr. Scott Neal Reilly, the Vice President for Decision Management Systems at Charles River Analytics, was invited to participate on a panel on Artificial Intelligence in Modern Military Games at Defense GameTech 2012 on March 29, 2012, in Orlando, Florida. GameTech aims to enhance warfighter training in both the military and civilian organizations through the use of […]

Training Simulator from Charles River Analytics Prepares Pilots for Combat Training

Charles River Analytics, a developer of intelligent system solutions, announces a contract award for SUREFIRE: a Simulation for Ubiquitous Red Flag Instruction and Readying. SUREFIRE is a training simulation that prepares pilots to take part in the US Air Force’s Red Flag program, a two-week aerial training exercise for US military and allied pilots to […]

Charles River Analytics Presents Approaches to Modeling and Simulation at BRIMS

Charles River Analytics, a developer of intelligent system solutions, presented approaches to modeling and simulation (M&S) at the 21st Behavior Representation in Modeling & Simulation (BRIMS) conference, which took place from March 12-15, 2012, in Amelia Island, Florida. BRIMS brings together scientists, engineers, and other members of the modeling and simulation community to share research […]

Charles River Analytics Initiates Healthcare Support and Training Efforts to Improve Surgical Skills and Reduce Recovery Time

Charles River Analytics, a developer of intelligent system solutions, announces new contracts in the field of healthcare support and training, an area into which Charles River has recently expanded its cutting-edge research and development efforts. These contracts include two surgical training systems, a first-aid training framework, and artificial intelligent enhancements for recovering amputees. Through this […]

Charles River Analytics Releases Figaro, a Programming Language for Probabilistic Modeling

Charles River Analytics, a developer of intelligent system solutions, announces the release of Figaro, a language for probabilistic programming. Dr. Avi Pfeffer, Principal Scientist at Charles River explained, “Figaro supports a new kind of model-development process by simplifying the challenging task of creating probabilistic models, which determine a situation’s unknown facts from known facts. Figaro […]

Air Force Association Recognizes Charles River Analytics for Pioneering Work in Human Performance

The Central Florida Chapter of the Air Force Association (AFA) recognized Charles River Analytics for its pioneering work in Human Performance Science and Technology (S&T), at the AFA’s 28th Annual Air Warfare Symposium and Technology Exposition in Orlando, Florida. The program notes pointed out that “manned flight, one of the most daunting Research and Development (R&D) programs […]

Charles River Analytics Helps SBTC and NSBA Honor Champions of Small Business Innovation

The Small Business Technology Council (SBTC) and National Small Business Association (NSBA) honored contributors who aided in reauthorizing the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program at an awards ceremony on February 2, 2012, in Washington DC. As a board member on the SBTC, Dr. Greg Zacharias, President of Charles River, assisted in honoring award recipients. […]

Charles River Analytics Develops Intelligent Software to Support Army Brigade Combat Teams

Charles River Analytics, a developer of intelligent systems solutions, announces three contract awards to support intelligence personnel at the US Army’s Brigade and Combat Team (BCT) and below. These contracts focus on the different stages of the intelligence cycle, which is the process of converting information into intelligence through planning, collection, identification, and analysis. CORSICA […]

Scientist at Charles River Analytics Elected President of NEC HFES

Charles River Analytics, a developer of intelligent systems solutions, is pleased to announce that Mr. J. Alex Godwin, a scientist in the Cognitive Systems division, has been elected president of the New England Chapter of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (NEC HFES). NEC HFES fosters integration between the students and professionals in human factors, […]

Charles River Analytics Developing a System to Link, Index, and Validate Overseas Information Operations Courses of Action

Charles River Analytics, a developer of intelligent systems solutions, is designing and developing a system for linking, indexing, and validating overseas information operations (IO) courses of action (LIVIO). LIVIO is a DARPA-funded effort to address the military’s increasing dependence on IO. Mr. Michael Farry, Senior Scientist at Charles River explained, “LIVIO guides Company Intelligence Support […]

Charles River Analytics Recruiting at MIT Spring 2012 Career Fair

Representatives from Charles River Analytics, a developer of intelligent systems solutions, will be recruiting at the MIT Spring 2012 Career Fair. The fair will take place at MIT’s Rockwell Cage in Cambridge, MA, on February 7, 2012, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. It is open to MIT students.