Edgewater Technology Associates, Inc.

3528 Worthington Blvd., Suite 301
Urbana, MD 21704

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 7
Total Value of Awards $1.65MM
First Award Date 01/01/07
Most Recent Award Date 01/01/10

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
Zamora Antonio Zamora 7 Message
Yockman David Yockman 7 Message

7 Awards Won

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Energy
Topic: 56 A-2010
Budget: 01/01/10 - 12/31/10

Federated search engines like Science.gov and WorldwideScience.org reduce the chore of accessing large numbers of heterogeneous databases by simultaneously broadcasting queries to each of the target databases, merging and ranking the results with minimal duplication, and clearly organizing the display with value-added capabilities, such as searc...

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Energy
Topic: 2009
Budget: 01/01/09 - 12/31/09

The lack of suitable data structures and ranking mechanisms hinder the effective utilization of semantic repositories in operational scientific and technical retrieval systems. Such systems could greatly benefit from semantic knowledge to improve the recall and precision of search queries. This project will create rich semantic networks that c...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Energy
Topic: 2008
Budget: 01/01/08 - 12/31/08

Traditional thesauri typically have entries with semantic relationships that are helpful for manual use, but the format of the semantic information is usually not conducive to their incorporation in Web retrieval applications. In addition, the number of thesaurus entries and relationships are limited, compared to the much larger and richer conce...

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Energy
Topic: 2008
Budget: 01/01/08 - 12/31/08

The proliferation of information sources, media, formats, tools and interfaces on the Web has made it more difficult to find all relevant information, thereby decreasing productivity and user satisfaction. This project will develop the next generation search technology that combines universal meta-search, intelligent search result clustering, an...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Energy
Topic: 2008
Budget: 01/01/08 - 12/31/08

Traditional knowledge sources, such as thesauri and subject headings lists, are helpful for manual use, but the format of the encoded semantic information and the prevalent indexing and search tools are not well suited for Web retrieval applications. Classic examples of such knowledge sources are the ETDE/INIS Joint Thesaurus for energy informat...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Energy
Topic: 2007
Budget: 01/01/07 - 12/31/07

It is not unusual to retrieve thousands or millions of results for a search query. Even though search engines try to rank search results by importance, the order of the results often does not reflect the interest of the person doing the search, and it is still necessary to browse through many pages of sparsely relevant information. When the re...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Energy
Topic: 2007
Budget: 01/01/07 - 12/31/07

Current search technology relies primarily on searching for keywords and key phrases. Sometimes, minor errors, inadequate query terms, and lack of automated search guidance make it impossible or cumbersome to retrieve relevant scientific and technical answers to questions of importance to DOE. This project will develop advanced Natural Languag...