Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center
Orlando, Florida, United States
15 - 19 April 2018
Conference 10653
Next-Generation Analyst VI
Monday - Tuesday 16 - 17 April 2018
Important
Dates
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Abstract Due:
9 October 2017

Author Notification:
11 December 2017
Notifications will be sent no later than 12/15/17

Manuscript Due Date:
21 March 2018

Conference
Committee
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Conference Chairs
Program Committee
  • Kevin Barry, Lockheed Martin Corp. (United States)
  • Erik Blasch, Air Force Research Lab. (United States)
  • James Fink, U.S. Army Intelligence Ctr. of Excellence (United States)
  • Bruce Forrester, Defence Research and Development Canada, Valcartier (Canada)

Program Committee continued...
  • Sue E. Kase, U.S. Army Research Lab. (United States)
  • Bob Madahar, Defence Science and Technology Lab. (United Kingdom)
  • Sonya A. H. McMullen, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical Univ. (United States)
  • Ranjeev Mittu, U.S. Naval Research Lab. (United States)
  • Edward L. Waltz, BAE Systems (United States)

Monday 16 April Show All Abstracts
Session 1:
Human and Information Integration
Monday 16 April 2018
8:20 AM - 10:00 AM
Session Chair:
Timothy P. Hanratty, U.S. Army Research Lab. (United States)
Understanding theoretical human information interaction, the development of a standard model using an agent based modeling framework
Paper 10653-1
Author(s): Adrienne Raglin, U.S. Army Research Lab. (United States)
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Intelligence analyst and adaptive agent interaction through modeling and simulation
Paper 10653-2
Author(s): Derrik Asher, Alexis R. Neigel, U.S. Army Research Lab. (United States)
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Methodology for using the operations order to filter intelligence reports
Paper 10653-3
Author(s): John Richardson, Timothy P. Hanratty, Mark R. Mittrick, Eric G. Heilman, U.S. Army Research Lab. (United States)
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Active learning and structure adaptation in teams of heterogeneous agents: Designing organizations of the future
Paper 10653-4
Author(s): Georgiy M. Levchuk, Adam Fouse, Aptima, Inc. (United States); Krishna Pattipati, Univ. of Connecticut (United States); Daniel Serfaty, Robert McCormack, Aptima, Inc. (United States)
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The role-relevance model for enhanced semantic targeting in unstructured text
Paper 10653-5
Author(s): Christopher A. George, Kendra E. Moore, Onur Ozdemir, Connie Fournelle, Boston Fusion Corp. (United States)
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Session 2:
Sensemaking
Monday 16 April 2018
10:30 AM - 12:10 PM
Session Chair:
John Richardson, U.S. Army Research Lab. (United States)
Hypothesis management for open source intelligence (OSINT) with the Sensemaking for OSINT eXploitation (SOX) tool
Paper 10653-6
Author(s): Phil DiBona, Lockheed Martin Corp. (United States); Hillary Holloway, Systems & Technology Research (United States); Jorge Tierno, Barnstorm Research Corp. (United States)
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Abductive reasoning under uncertainty for solider centric human-agent decision making
Paper 10653-7
Author(s): Adrienne Raglin, U.S. Army Research Lab. (United States)
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Argumentation-based sense-making exploiting open sources
Paper 10653-8
Author(s): Timothy J. Norman, Univ. of Southampton (United Kingdom); Federico Cerutti, Cardiff Univ. (United Kingdom); Stuart Middleton, Univ. of Southampton (United Kingdom); Alice Toniolo, Univ. of St. Andrews (United Kingdom)
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Analysis of a computational framework to capture commanders' decision-making processes
Paper 10653-9
Author(s): Eugene Santos, Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth (United States); Hien Nguyen, Univ. of Wisconsin-Whitewater (United States); Keum J. Kim, Jacob Russell, Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth (United States); Luke Veenhuis, Ramnjit Boparai, Gregory Hyde, Luke De Guelle, Hung Vu, Univ. of Wisconsin-Whitewater (United States)
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Analyst as Data Scientist: Surfing vs Drowning in the Information Environment
Paper 10653-33
Author(s): Laurie H. Fenstermacher, Air Force Research Lab (United States); Kelly Kaleda, Air Force Research Lab. (United States); Steve Shellman, Strategic Anaytic Enterprises (United States)
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Lunch Break 12:10 PM - 1:20 PM
Session 3:
Social Computing
Monday 16 April 2018
1:20 PM - 3:00 PM
Session Chair:
James Llinas, Univ. at Buffalo (United States)
Social computing approaches and applications for defense and intelligence operations
Paper 10653-10
Author(s): Sue E. Kase, Judith Klavans, U.S. Army Research Lab. (United States)
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Big open-source social science: Capabilities and methodology for automating social science analytics
Paper 10653-11
Author(s): Anthony Palladino, Boston Fusion Corp. (United States); Elisa J. Bienenstock, Arizona State Univ. (United States); Christopher A. George, Kendra E. Moore, Boston Fusion Corp. (United States)
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Data fusion for sociocultural place understanding using deep learning
Paper 10653-12
Author(s): Bryce Inouye, Micheal Forkin, Jake Popham, Nicholas Hamblet, Commonwealth Computer Research, Inc. (United States)
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Integrated analytic simulation tools to support emergency management
Paper 10653-13
Author(s): Jeffrey Burkhalter, Charles Ehlschlaeger, Natalie Myers, U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Ctr. (United States); Yanfeng Ouyang, Liqun Lu, Univ. of Illinois (United States); Olaf David, Colorado State Univ. (United States); Antoine Petit, Univ. of Illinois (United States); David Patterson, Colorado State Univ. (United States)
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A computational framework for modelling inter-group behaviour using psychological theory
Paper 10653-14
Author(s): Gualtiero Colombo, Cardiff Univ. (United Kingdom); Geeth De Mel, IBM United Kingdom Ltd. (United Kingdom); Cheryl Giammanco, U.S. Army Research Lab. (United States); Rhodri Morris, Cardiff Univ. (United Kingdom); David G. Rand, Yale Univ. (United States); Liam Turner, Roger Whitaker, Cardiff Univ. (United Kingdom); Grace-Rose Williams, Defence Science and Technology Lab. (United Kingdom)
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Session 4:
Emerging Technology
Monday 16 April 2018
3:30 PM - 4:50 PM
Session Chair:
Sonya A. H. McMullen, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical Univ. (United States)
Content-based multimedia analytics: Leveraging US and NATO research
Paper 10653-15
Author(s): Elizabeth K. Bowman, U.S. Army Research Lab. (United States)
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Forecasting aggressive state behavior and assessing courses of action to successfully deter hostile adversaries
Paper 10653-16
Author(s): Brian Levey, Steve Shellman, Strategic Analysis Enterprises, Inc. (United States)
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Text motifs: Classifying influential individuals and follower networks with language agnostic methods
Paper 10653-17
Author(s): Tod Hagan, Securboration (United States)
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A framework for relation extraction from unstructured text via link grammar parsing
Paper 10653-18
Author(s): Onur Savas, Ken Samuel, Vikram Manikonda, Intelligent Automation, Inc. (United States)
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Defense + Commercial Sensing Plenary Session
Monday 16 April 2018
5:00 PM - 6:45 PM

Plenary Session and Presentation details
Tuesday 17 April Show All Abstracts
Session 5:
Advanced Applications
Tuesday 17 April 2018
8:40 AM - 12:00 PM
Session Chair:
Sue E. Kase, U.S. Army Research Lab. (United States)
A visualization technique to improve situational awareness
Paper 10653-19
Author(s): Mark R. Mittrick, John Richardson, Derrik Asher, U.S. Army Research Lab. (United States); Alex James, CUBRC, Inc. (United States); Timothy P. Hanratty, U.S. Army Research Lab. (United States)
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Human-machine collaboration to disambiguate entities in unstructured text datasets
Paper 10653-20
Author(s): Jack H. Davenport, Decisive Analytics Corp. (United States)
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Collaborative mixed reality (MxR) and networked decision making
Paper 10653-21
Author(s): Theron Trout, Stormfish Scientific Corp. (United States); Stephen M. Russell, Andre H. Harrison, U.S. Army Research Lab. (United States); Ryan Spicer, USC Institute for Creative Technologies (United States)
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Value of Information driven content management in mixed reality infrastructures
Paper 10653-22
Author(s): James R. Michaelis, U.S. Army Research Lab. (United States)
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NewsAnalyticalToolkit: an online natural language processing platform to analyze news
Paper 10653-23
Author(s): Ian McCann, Amirhessam Tahmassebi, Anke Meyer-Baese, Gordon Erlebacher, Florida State Univ. (United States)
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Cloud-based microservice, development, deployment, and composition for agile intelligence processing
Paper 10653-24
Author(s): Bruce R. McQueary, Anton DeFrancesco, Securboration (United States)
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ISR activities with limited communication network availability in support of disaster response missions
Paper 10653-25
Author(s): Michael Hirsch, ISEA TEK, LLC (United States); Azar Sadeghnejad, Univ. at Buffalo (United States); Tim Schuler, Hector Ortiz-Pena, CUBRC, Inc. (United States)
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Lunch/Exhibition Break 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Session 6:
Advanced Concepts: Joint Session with conferences 10653 and 10635
Tuesday 17 April 2018
1:30 PM - 3:10 PM
Session Chairs:
Timothy P. Hanratty, U.S. Army Research Lab. (United States) ;
Michael A. Kolodny, U.S. Army Research Lab. (United States)
The machine, data analytics and situational understanding: a perspective your mother was afraid to tell you (Invited Paper)
Paper 10635-44
Author(s): Michael A. Kolodny, U.S. Army Research Lab. (United States)
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From sensors to knowledge: The challenge of training the next generation of data analysts
Paper 10653-27
Author(s): Sonya A. H. McMullen, David Ison, Erin Bowen, Troy Henderson, Johnny Young, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical Univ. (United States)
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Reexamining computational support for intelligence analysis: A functional design for a future capability
Paper 10653-28
Author(s): James Llinas, Galina Rogova, Univ. at Buffalo (United States); Kevin Barry, Lockheed Martin Corp. (United States); James W. Scrofani, Naval Postgraduate School (United States)
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When data lie: fairness and robustness in contested environments
Paper 10653-29
Author(s): Ramya Raghavendra, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Ctr. (United States); Alun Preece, Federico Cerutti, Cardiff Univ. (United Kingdom)
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Session 7:
Advanced Analytics: Joint Session with conferences 10635 and 10653
Tuesday 17 April 2018
3:40 PM - 5:00 PM
Session Chairs:
Timothy P. Hanratty, U.S. Army Research Lab. (United States) ;
Michael A. Kolodny, U.S. Army Research Lab. (United States)
The event tracking dashboard: from multilingual social media feeds to event patterns and anomalies
Paper 10653-30
Author(s): Tarek Abdelzaher, Prasanna Giridhar, Univ. of Illinois (United States); Lance Kaplan, U.S. Army Research Lab. (United States)
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The role of motifs in understanding behavior in social and engineered networks
Paper 10653-31
Author(s): Diane Felmlee, The Pennsylvania State Univ. (United States); Don Towsley, Univ. of Massachusetts Amherst (United States); Roger Whitaker, Cardiff Univ. (United Kingdom); Dave Braines, IBM United Kingdom Ltd. (United Kingdom); Liam Turner, Cardiff Univ. (United Kingdom)
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Customizable fusion of violent event mentions in heterogeneous data
Paper 10653-32
Author(s): Justin M. Del Vecchio, CUBRC, Inc. (United States); Timothy K. Perkins, U.S. Army Corps of Enigneers (United Kingdom)
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Towards a methodology for lossless data exchange between NoSQL data structures
Paper 10635-25
Author(s): Ronald Rudnicki, Brian Donohue, Alexander P. Cox, Mark Jensen, CUBRC, Inc. (United States)
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