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
Location: Ballroom Level, Miami 3
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
Time: 8:20 AM - 8:40 AM
Author(s): Adrienne Raglin, Somiya Metu, U.S. Army Research Lab. (United States); Christianna Howard, Langston Univ. (United States)
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Reinforcement learning framework for collaborative agents interacting with soldiers in dynamic military contexts
Paper 10653-2
Time: 8:40 AM - 9:00 AM
Author(s): Sean L. Barton, U.S. Army Research Laboratory (United States); Derrik Asher, U.S. Army Research Lab. (United States)
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Methodology for using the operations order to filter intelligence reports
Paper 10653-3
Time: 9:00 AM - 9:20 AM
Author(s): John Richardson, U.S. Army Research Lab. (United States); Alex James, CUBRC (United States); Mark R. Mittrick, Timothy P. Hanratty, 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
Time: 9:20 AM - 9:40 AM
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
Time: 9:40 AM - 10:00 AM
Author(s): Christopher A. George, Onur Ozdemir, Connie Fournelle, Kendra E. Moore, Boston Fusion Corp. (United States)
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Coffee Break 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Session 2:
Sensemaking
Monday 16 April 2018
10:30 AM - 12:10 PM
Location: Ballroom Level, Miami 3
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 (Conference Presentation)
Paper 10653-6
Time: 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
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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Reasoning with an uncertainty of information measure: decision making for military and non-military applications
Paper 10653-7
Time: 10:50 AM - 11:10 AM
Author(s): Adrienne Raglin, Andre Harrison, U.S. Army Research Lab. (United States)
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Argumentation-based sense-making exploiting open sources (Conference Presentation)
Paper 10653-8
Time: 11:10 AM - 11:30 AM
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
(Canceled)
Paper 10653-9
Time: 11:30 AM - 11:50 AM
Author(s):
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Analyst as data scientist: surfing vs drowning in the information environment
Paper 10653-33
Time: 11:50 AM - 12:10 PM
Author(s): Kelly Kaleda, Laurie H. Fenstermacher, Air Force Research Lab (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
Location: Ballroom Level, Miami 3
Session Chair:
James Llinas, Univ. at Buffalo (United States)
Social computing approaches and applications for defense and intelligence operations
Paper 10653-10
Time: 1:20 PM - 1:40 PM
Author(s): Sue E. Kase, 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
Time: 1:40 PM - 2:00 PM
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
Time: 2:00 PM - 2:20 PM
Author(s): Jake Popham, Micheal Forkin, Nicholas Hamblet, Bryce Inouye, Commonwealth Computer Research, Inc. (United States)
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Integrated analytic simulation tools to support emergency management
Paper 10653-13
Time: 2:20 PM - 2:40 PM
Author(s): Jeffrey Burkhalter, Charles Ehlschlaeger, Dawn Morrison, Natalie Myers, U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Ctr. (United States); Liqun Lu, Antoine Petit, Yanfeng Ouyang, Univ. of Illinois (United States); Olaf David, Francesco Serafino, David Patterson, Colorado State Univ. (United States); Zhoutong Jiang, Univ. of Illinois (United States)
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A computational framework for modelling inter-group behaviour using psychological theory
Paper 10653-14
Time: 2:40 PM - 3:00 PM
Author(s): Rachel Bellamy, IBM US (United States); Gualtiero Colombo, Cardiff Univ. (United Kingdom); Soheil Eshghi, Yale Univ. (United States); 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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Coffee Break 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Session 4:
Emerging Technology
Monday 16 April 2018
3:30 PM - 4:50 PM
Location: Ballroom Level, Miami 3
Session Chair:
Sonya A. H. McMullen, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical Univ. (United States)
Content-based multimedia analytics: US and NATO research
Paper 10653-15
Time: 3:30 PM - 3:50 PM
Author(s): Elizabeth K. Bowman, U.S. Army Research Lab. (United States); Gertjan Burghouts, TNO (Netherlands); Lasse Overlier, FFI (Norway); Sue E. Kase, U.S. Army Research Lab. (United States); Randall J. Zimmerman, Zimmerman Consulting Group (United States); Serena Oggero, TNO (Netherlands)
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Forecasting aggressive state behavior and assessing courses of action to successfully deter hostile adversaries
Paper 10653-16
Time: 3:50 PM - 4:10 PM
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
Time: 4:10 PM - 4:30 PM
Author(s): Elizabeth Bowman, U.S. Army Research Lab. (United States); Tod Hagan, Securboration (United States); Bruce McQueary, Rob Asfar, Joe Pascal, U.S. Army Research Lab. (United States)
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A framework for relationship extraction from unstructured text via link grammar parsing
Paper 10653-18
Time: 4:30 PM - 4:50 PM
Author(s): Ken Samuel, Onur Savas, Vikram Manikonda, Intelligent Automation, Inc. (United States)
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Defense + Commercial Sensing Plenary Session
Monday 16 April 2018
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: Ballroom Level, Osceola Ballroom C

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
Location: Ballroom Level, Miami 3
Session Chair:
Sue E. Kase, U.S. Army Research Lab. (United States)
A visualization technique to improve situational awareness
Paper 10653-19
Time: 8:40 AM - 9:00 AM
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
Time: 9:00 AM - 9:20 AM
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
Time: 9:20 AM - 9:40 AM
Author(s): Theron Trout, Stormfish Scientific Corp. (United States); Stephen M. Russell, Andre V. Harrison, Mark S. Dennison, U.S. Army Research Lab. (United States); Ryan Spicer, Evan Suma Rosenberg, Jerald Thomas, USC Institute for Creative Technologies (United States)
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Value of information driven content management in mixed reality infrastructures
Paper 10653-22
Time: 9:40 AM - 10:00 AM
Author(s): James R. Michaelis, U.S. Army Research Lab. (United States)
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Coffee Break and Dedicated Exhibition Time 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
NewsAnalyticalToolkit: an online natural language processing platform to analyze news
Paper 10653-23
Time: 11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
Author(s): Ian McCann, Amirhessam Tahmassebi, Florida State Univ. (United States); Simon Y. Foo, FAMU-FSU College of Engineering (United States); Gordon Erlebacher, Anke Meyer-Baese, Florida State Univ. (United States)
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Cloud-based microservice, development, deployment, and composition for agile intelligence processing
(Canceled)
Paper 10653-24
Time: 11:20 AM - 11:40 AM
Author(s):
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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
Location: Ballroom Level, Osceola 4
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 (Conference Presentation) (Invited Paper)
Paper 10635-44
Time: 1:30 PM - 1:55 PM
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
Time: 1:55 PM - 2:20 PM
Author(s): Sonya A. H. McMullen, Troy Henderson, Scott Burgess, Patti J. Clark, David Ison, 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
Time: 2:20 PM - 2:45 PM
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
Time: 2:45 PM - 3:10 PM
Author(s): Ramya Raghavendra, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Ctr. (United States); Federico Cerutti, Alun Preece, Cardiff Univ. (United Kingdom)
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Coffee Break 3:10 PM - 3:40 PM
Session 7:
Advanced Analytics: Joint Session with conferences 10635 and 10653
Tuesday 17 April 2018
3:40 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Ballroom Level, Miami 3
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
Time: 3:40 PM - 4:00 PM
Author(s): Prasanna Giridhar, Univ. of Illinois (United States); Jongdeog Lee, Univ. of Illinois Urbana-Campaign (United States); Tarek Abdelzaher, 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
Time: 4:00 PM - 4:20 PM
Author(s): Dave Braines, IBM United Kingdom Ltd. (United Kingdom); Diane Felmlee, The Pennsylvania State Univ. (United States); Don Towsley, Kun Tu, Univ. of Massachusetts Amherst (United States); Roger Whitaker, Liam Turner, Cardiff Univ. (United Kingdom)
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Customizable fusion of violent event mentions in heterogeneous data
Paper 10653-32
Time: 4:20 PM - 4:40 PM
Author(s): Justin M. Del Vecchio, CUBRC, Inc. (United States); Timothy K. Perkins, U.S. Army Corps of Enigneers (United Kingdom); Greg Tauer, Adam Czerniejewski, Jonathan Logan, CUBRC (United States)
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Towards a methodology for lossless data exchange between NoSQL data structures
Paper 10635-25
Time: 4:40 PM - 5:00 PM
Author(s): Ronald Rudnicki, Alexander P. Cox, Brian Donohue, Mark Jensen, CUBRC, Inc. (United States)
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