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Areas of Expertise

Technical Domains

Information Fusion

The study of methods for transforming data and information products from disparate sources across time into a representation facilitating decision-making processes.

 

Situation Awareness

The ability to understand, or make sense of, events and relationships between events, in a time-space region of interest.

 

Resource Allocation

The determination of appropriate resources and possible placement to perform desired functions, according to one or multiple goals and subject to certain constraints.

 

Cooperative Control

The process by which multiple entities work together to accomplish one or multiple (possibly competing) goals.

 

Autonomous Systems

System that is able to respond (within a bounded domain) to events or situations to which the system was not pre-programmed to respond. There are generally intelligence-based technologies built into the autonomous system which perform situation assessment and decision-making.

 

Solution Methodologies

Mathematical Programming

Representation of real-world problems as optimization models and the development of solution strategies for these models.

 

Optimization Theory

Using rigorous operations research techniques to prove optimality or near-optimality, i.e., quantifying the solution quality.

 

Heuristic Development

The creation of algorithms that speed up the process of finding satisficing solutions to a problem, at the potential sacrifice of guaranteed optimality.

 

Modeling & Simulation

The development, representation, and testing of a design or technique, without being physically built, in order to make better decisions.

 

Decision Support Systems

A computational tool that supports human decision-making.

 

Analytics

The analysis of data to find meaningful patterns and a measure of understanding.