Charles River Analytics Presents Precision Information Environment for Emergency Responders at IEEE Homeland Security Conference

Charles River Analytics, a developer of intelligent systems solutions, presented its Precision Information Environment for Emergency Responders at the 13th annual IEEE Conference on Technologies for Homeland Security (HST ’13). The conference took place on November 12-14, 2013, in the Greater Boston area, bringing together innovators from academic, industry, business, and government programs, as well as Homeland […]

Charles River Analytics Announces Award to Build and Manage US Army Training Material CREATE simplifies process and reduces costs of creating and deploying training content

Charles River Analytics, a developer of intelligent systems solutions, announces a follow-on contract to aid the creation of training material for the US Army. The Army continually creates new training materials as new weapons, equipment, and procedures are adopted and as training methods and technologies advance. Authors often adapt, refine, or extract information from existing […]

Charles River Analytics Paper at MORS Symposium Nominated for Barchi Prize

Charles River Analytics, a developer of intelligent systems solutions, congratulates Daniel Stouch, Principal Software Engineer, on his nomination for the 81st Barchi Prize. The Richard H. Barchi Prize is awarded annually to the best paper at the Military Operations Research Society (MORS) Symposium. This year’s symposium took place from June 17-20, 2013, in Alexandria, VA. Stouch, […]

Charles River Analytics Continues Efforts in Market-based Optimization with the Missile Defense Agency

Charles River Analytics, a developer of intelligent systems solutions, announces a follow-on contract with the Missile Defense Agency (MDA). In Resource Allocation using Market-Based Optimization, known as RAMBO, Charles River uses economic theory and game theory in a process called market-based optimization to allocate sensors in missile defense. “The military uses sensors to track missile […]

Charles River Analytics President Presents Award at 57th 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 57th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES). The award was established in 1966 and is presented annually for the best paper published in the HFES Bulletin the previous year. This […]

Boston Business Journal Features Healthcare Training Tools from Charles River Analytics

The Boston Business Journal featured training tools from Charles River Analytics, in BioFlash. In the article Charles River Analytics tapped by the Army to create medical training tools, the Boston Business Journal features PROMPTER, a training tool to improve Soldiers’ critical first-aid skills and reduce the number of preventable deaths on the battlefield. It also highlighted TMT, […]

Charles River Analytics on Panel Addressing IT Innovation for National Security

Dr. Victoria Romero, a senior scientist at Charles River Analytics, has been invited to join a panel of experts at the 2nd Annual SAP National Security Services Inc.™ (SAP NS2™) Summit. Panelists will discuss current US national security, homeland security, and infrastructure as well as the how to advance national and homeland security through information […]

Charles River Analytics Teams with 5D Robotics to Develop Autonomous Robot for the US Army

Charles River Analytics, a developer of intelligent systems solutions, is collaborating with 5D Robotics to develop an autonomous robot for the US Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC). Under the MINOTAUR contract, Charles River and 5D Robotics will develop software allowing autonomous navigation of small unmanned ground robots (SUGVs). Working alongside Soldiers […]

Charles River Analytics Develops Training Tool to Improve Soldiers’ Critical First Aid Skills

Charles River Analytics, a developer of intelligent systems solutions, presents a case study on Pictorial Representations of Medical Procedures to Train for Effective Recall, known as PROMPTER. PROMPTER is a training tool to improve Soldiers’ critical first-aid skills, reducing the number of preventable deaths on the battlefield. Charles River was chosen by the US Army […]

Charles River Analytics Celebrates 30th Anniversary at Cape Cod Outing

On September 27, 2013, Charles River Analytics, a developer of intelligent systems solutions, celebrated its 30th anniversary during a weekend outing to the Ocean Edge Resort and Golf Club in Brewster, MA. At a dinner party kicking off the weekend, Dr. Greg Zacharias, President of Charles River, presented a brief history of Charles River’s growth from a two-person, […]

Charles River Analytics Discusses Malware Defense Using Cloud-Based Learning at Malware 2013

Charles River Analytics, a developer of intelligent systems solutions, will discuss defensive measures against malware attacks at Malware 2013: the 8th International Conference on Malicious and Unwanted Software. Dr. Avi Pfeffer will present Charles River’s Semi-Supervised Algorithms against Malware Evolution (SESAME) program in the discussion Countering Malware Evolution Using Cloud-Based Learning. The conference will take place […]

Charles River Analytics Invited to Speak at Neuroscientific and Neurotechnological Workshop

Dr. Victoria Romero, a senior scientist at Charles River Analytics, has been invited to speak at the workshop Leveraging Neuroscientific and Neurotechnological (NeuroS&T) Developments with Focus on Influence and Deterrence in a Networked World. The workshop is focused on applying neuroscientific and neurotechnological (neuro S&T) developments to address current geopolitical challenges. Dr. Romero will speak […]

Charles River Analytics Scientist Receives Award at Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting

Charles River Analytics, a developer of intelligent systems solutions, congratulates Dr. Michael Jenkins, a scientist in the Cognitive Systems division, on his recent award at the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES) Annual Meeting. He received the Cognitive Engineering and Decision Making (CEDM) Best Student Paper Award for Investigating and Improving Network Visualizations’ Effectiveness at Supporting […]

Charles River Analytics Presents Figaro at International Conference on Functional Programming Figaro is a Free, Open-Source Probabilistic Programming Language

Charles River Analytics, a developer of intelligent systems solutions, presented Figaro at the Commercial Users of Functional Programming workshop in Boston, MA, on September 29, 2013. The workshop is affiliated with the International Conference on Functional Programming. Dr. Avi Pfeffer, Principal Scientist at Charles River, introduced Figaro, a free, open-source, probabilistic programming language during his […]

Charles River Analytics Discusses Threat Perception at European Intelligence and Security Informatics Conference

Dr. Amy Sliva, a scientist at Charles River Analytics, gave a presentation on threat perception at the European Intelligence and Security Informatics Conference (EISIG), the premier European conference on counterterrorism and criminology. This year’s conference took place in Uppsala, Sweden, in August 2013, and was held jointly with the Workshop on Innovation in Border Control 2013 […]

Charles River Analytics Invited to Human Factors and Ergonomic Society Annual Meeting

Scientists from Charles River Analytics, a developer of intelligent systems solutions, will serve on panels and present research at the 57th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES). The meeting will take place from September 30 through October 4, 2013, at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront in San Diego, California. Dr. Scott Neal […]

Charles River Analytics Presents its Open-Source Probabilistic Programming Language

Charles River Analytics, a developer of intelligent systems solutions, presented probabilistic programming to the New England Artificial Intelligence Group on September 16, 2013. Dr. Brian Ruttenberg, a scientist at Charles River Analytics, introduced Figaro, a free, open-source, probabilistic programming language, during the talk Probabilistic Programming and the Democratization of AI.

Charles River Analytics Develops Perseid for the Air Force’s D2ISRM Initiative

Charles River Analytics, a developer of intelligent systems solutions, presents Perseid, a major component of the US Air Force’s Deliberate and Dynamic ISR Management (D2ISRM) initiative. The Air Force is exploring how to improve the command and control (C2) of intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) capabilities for air operations. Collection managers, who plan and execute […]

Charles River Analytics Presents Tools for Modeling and Simulation, Social Media Analysis, and Intelligent Tutors at BRiMS

Charles River Analytics, a developer of intelligent systems solutions, presented at the 22nd Behavior Representation in Modeling & Simulation (BRiMS) conference, which took place from July 11-14, 2013, in Ottawa, Canada. BRiMS brings together scientists, engineers, and other members of the modeling and simulation community to share research and technology. BRiMS was held jointly with […]

Charles River Analytics Showcases Research at Conferences, Workshops, and Committees

In the first half of 2013, representatives of Charles River Analytics, participated in various conferences, workshops, and committees: Air Force Association’s 29th Annual Air Warfare Symposium and Technology Exposition Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA) West 2013 – “Pivot to the Pacific: What are the Practical and Global Implications?” Android OS Developers Conference Association […]

Charles River Analytics Announces Award for a Tourniquet Training System Tourniquet Master Training is Latest Contract in Medical Support and Training

Charles River Analytics, a developer of intelligent system solutions, announces its latest contract in medical support and training. Tourniquet Master Training, or TMT, aims to aid warfighters treating injuries on the battlefield. It was awarded by the US Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity and is managed by the Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center (TATRC) […]

Charles River Analytics Presents a Framework for Assessing Cloud Trustworthiness at IEEE Cloud

Charles River Analytics, a developer of intelligent system solutions, presented its Framework for Assessing Cloud Trustworthiness, or FACT, at the IEEE 6th International Conference on Cloud Computing. IEEE Cloud is the largest academic conference exploring Services Computing, and this year’s theme was “change we are leading.” The conference occurs as part of the IEEE 2013 World […]

Charles River Analytics Creates Anger Management App to Aid Service Members and Veterans

Charles River Analytics, a developer of intelligent system solutions, announces a contract with the US Army to aid service members and returning veterans. Charles River is partnering with Boston University and the National Center for PTSD (posttraumatic stress disorder) at the VA Boston Healthcare System to create a mobile application to help service members and […]

Charles River Analytics Meets with Senator Landrieu to Discuss SBIR Program

Representatives from Charles River Analytics, a developer of intelligent systems solutions were invited to meet with Senator Mary L. Landrieu, Chair of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, during her visit to the Boston area. Senator Landrieu visited with a number of small business owners in the region to discuss how the Small […]

Charles River Analytics Sponsors Uncertainty in Artificial Intelligence Conference

Charles River Analytics, a developer of intelligent system solutions, is sponsoring the 2013 Conference on Uncertainty in Artificial Intelligence (UAI), which will be held at the Westin Bellevue Hotel in Bellevue, Washington, from July 11-15, 2013. UAI is the leading international conference on uncertainty management and reasoning. Charles River’s sponsorship of UAI helps enable researchers […]

Scientists at Charles River Analytics Organize AI for Serious Games Workshop at AIIDE’13

Scientists from Charles River Analytics, a developer of intelligent system solutions, are organizing the second workshop on Artificial Intelligence for Serious Games (AISG). The workshop will take place at the ninth annual AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Interactive Digital Entertainment (AIIDE’13), which will be held at Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts, from October 14-18, […]

Charles River Analytics Developing Microgames to Teach Marines Perceptual Skills

Charles River Analytics, a developer of intelligent systems solutions, has been awarded a follow-on contract to develop Microgames for Acquiring and Rehearsing Cognitive Schemas for Perception (MARCS). MARCS is a suite of lightweight games to enhance Marines’ threat perception so they are better able to perceive threats. The contract was awarded by the Office of […]

Charles River Analytics Addresses Vulnerabilities in Cloud Computing in Cyber Defense Contract

Charles River Analytics, a developer of intelligent systems solutions, announces a contract in cyber defense with the US Air Force to assess vulnerabilities in cloud computing platforms. Although cloud computing offers many benefits to its users, security is a major concern. Charles River is developing the Framework to Assess Trustworthiness, or FACT, to address these […]

Charles River Analytics Improves the Trustworthiness of Cyber Defense Systems with T2-MIND

Charles River Analytics, a developer of intelligent systems solutions, presents T2-MIND, a system to aid cyber defenders interpret and use automated cyber defense systems. Security experts face an ongoing and evolving threat, both in the government and commercial sector: hundreds to thousands of infected computers may be attempting to penetrate a network’s defenses. Cyber defenders […]

Charles River Analytics Developing Innovative Cyber Capabilities for the Air Force

Charles River Analytics, a developer of intelligent systems solutions, announces two contracts developing innovative cyber capabilities for the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC). AFLCMC is assessing technologies for use in a cyber Air Operations Center (AOC) and awarded Charles River with two contracts: one for Probabilistic Relational Models for Cyber Situation Awareness (PRM4Cyber) […]

Charles River Analytics Sponsors New England Chapter of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Student Conference

Charles River Analytics, a developer of intelligent systems solutions, sponsored the New England Chapter of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (NECHFES) Annual Student Research Conference. The conference took place on April 12, 2013, at the Microsoft New England Research & Development (NERD) Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts, bringing together professionals and students in the fields […]

Charles River Analytics Develops Traffic Awareness Component for DARPA’s Unmanned ASW Platform

Charles River Analytics, a developer of intelligent systems solutions, announces a new start to develop a maritime traffic awareness component for an unmanned vessel, as part of the Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Continuous Trail Unmanned Vessel (ACTUV) program. Under ACTUV, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is developing an unmanned surface vessel (USV) that can operate autonomously […]

Charles River Analytics Presents Probabilistic Programming with Figaro

Charles River Analytics, a developer of intelligent systems solutions, presented its Figaro language for probabilistic programming to the Boston Area Scala Group on February 26, 2013. Dr. Brian Ruttenberg, a scientist at Charles River Analytics, presented an introduction to Figaro in the talk Democratizing Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence: Probabilistic Programming with Scala. During the […]

Charles River Analytics Celebrates Annual Holiday Event at the Liberty Hotel

Charles River Analytics, a developer of intelligent systems solutions, celebrated a belated holiday party at the Liberty Hotel in Boston, MA. During the party, staff and guests were able to celebrate the successes of the past year and enjoy each other’s company in a relaxed setting in the heart of Boston’s Beacon Hill area. “We […]

Decision-Support System from Charles River Analytics Aids in Intelligence Analysis

Charles River Analytics, a developer of intelligent systems solutions, developed an automated decision-support system called ACACIA, or the Assessment of Adversary Capability and Capacity via Intelligence Analysis, to help Air Force intelligence analysts assess an adversary’s capabilities. ACACIA supports intelligence analysts in assessing data by helping them track and integrate factors used in the assessment. […]

Charles River Analytics Becomes an Employee-Owned Company

Charles River Analytics, a developer of intelligent systems solutions, becomes an employee-owned company, with the transfer of all outstanding stock to an employee stock ownership plan (ESOP). Dr. Greg Zacharias, President of Charles River, presented an overview of the transition to a 100% employee-owned company at an all hands mid-December meeting. Dr. Zacharias said, “The […]

Charles River Analytics Developing Model Analyst’s Toolkit for ONR

Image from Charles River Analytics project Model Analyst's Toolkit (MAT).

Charles River Analytics, a developer of intelligent systems solutions, received a follow-on contract to continue development of its Model Analyst’s Toolkit (MAT). MAT is a software application to help scientists and analysts create, analyze, refine, and validate complex scientific models using real-world data. MAT’s initial development focused on developing and validating scientific models of socio-political […]

Charles River Analytics Recruiting at WPI Career Fair

CAMBRIDGE, MA – Representatives from Charles River Analytics, a developer of intelligent systems solutions, will be recruiting at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) Spring Career Fair in Worcester, MA, on February 14, 2013. Charles River will be recruiting for permanent positions, coops, and internships at the career fair. To view a list of open positions […]

USAF Highlights Deliberate and Dynamic Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) Management Demo

The US Air Force highlighted an operational demonstration of Deliberate and Dynamic intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) Management, or D2ISRM, in a video summarizing the program. Representatives from the Air Force, MITRE, Charles River Analytics, and PatchPlus Consulting evaluated D2ISRM as part of the Command and Control (C2) Constellation program in Bedford, MA, in April […]

Charles River Analytics’ Research Showcased at Conferences, Workshops, and Committees

In 2012, representatives from Charles River Analytics participated in various conferences and committees, including: Air Force Association (AFA) Annual Air Warfare Symposium and Technology Exposition Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics (AHFE) Cross Cultural Decision Making Conference: HSCB FOCUS 2012 Applied Digital Human Modeling (ADHM) Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA) Intelligence Symposium Artificial Intelligence […]

US Air Force Selects Charles River Analytics for Prime Command and Control Contract

Charles River Analytics, a developer of intelligent systems solutions, received a prime contract from the Air Force Lifecycle Management Center (AFLCMC) to develop Command and Control Applications and Information Services Development (C2AD). C2AD is a five-year, $249 million, multiple-award indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) program to address needs for command and control (C2) programs across the […]