Knowledge Analysis Technologies, LLC

4940 Pearl East Circle, Suite 200
Boulder, CO 80301
16 Employees

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 24
Total Value of Awards $6.65MM
First Award Date 03/02/99
Most Recent Award Date 06/14/04

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
Foltz Dr. Peter Foltz 2 Message
Streeter Dr. Lynn Streeter 6 Message
Lochbaum Dr. Karen Lochbaum 2 Message
Landauer Dr. Thomas Landauer 8 Message
Laham Dr. Darrell Laham 11 Message
D. Laham D. 1 Message
Laham Robert D. Laham 1 Message

24 Awards Won

Phase 2 STTR

Institution: Virginia Polytechnic Institute

Agency: Air Force
Topic: AF03T001
Budget: 06/14/04 - 06/14/06

We propose an unprecedented suite of Usability Engineering software tools to be built upon the conceptual foundation of Virginia Tech's User Action Framework (UAF). We will use K-A-T's proprietary Latent Semantic Analysis (LSA) methods and software tools to validate and refine the UAF. We will also use LSA as the underlying analysis engine for t...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Navy
Topic: N04-119
Budget: 04/21/04 - 10/21/04

Teams play an increasingly critical role in complex military operations in which technological and information demands require a multi-operator environment. However, verbal communication, which represents a rich source of data on team cognition and collaborative thought, is notoriously difficult to analyze. We propose to develop a set of tool...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Office of the Secretary of Defense
Topic: OSD03-030
Budget: 02/02/04 - 08/02/05

Intelligence for combating terrorism is made difficult by the hundreds of minor languages and dialects potentially spoken by terrorists. There is a pressing need for automated methods that greatly reduce reliance on scarce bilingual analysts and automatic translation systems. The project objective is to develop a computer-based tool that will al...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Education
Topic: 2004
Budget: 01/01/04 - 12/31/04
PI: Laham D.

This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project will develop a prototype system for semi-automatically aligning content, curricula, and assessment items to learning objectives to promote standards-based education reform in American K-12 schools. This system, when employed by professional content correlators or novice teachers, will provi...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Army
Topic: A03-024
Budget: 12/12/03 - 06/11/04

There is a pressing need for networked intelligent Question Asking and Answering (QAA) systems capable of interacting with soldiers and DoD civilians anywhere/anytime. These users may have training needs, on-the-job questions, or be deployed in the field. While SMEs could answer many questions, they are often unavailable, and if available, not ...

Phase 1 STTR

Institution: Virginia Polytechnic Institute

Agency: Air Force
Topic: AF03T001
Budget: 09/01/03 - 09/01/04

Knowledge Analysis Technologies (K-A-T) and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) will partner to fulfill this Research and Development effort. We propose an unprecedented suite of Usability Engineering software tools to be built upon the conceptual foundation of Virginia Tech''s User Action Framework (UAF). We wi...

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Army
Topic: A01-025
Budget: 03/01/03 - 02/28/05

The full spectrum of military missions will demand broader leadership skills in officers. The skills required are based on vast amounts of tacit knowledge. A powerful new technology promises to significantly improve the way in which these leadership skills are acquired and put into practice. The novel technology acts as a facilitator, knowledge...

Phase 2 STTR

Institution: Yale University

Agency: Army
Topic: ARMY01-T008
Budget: 10/01/02 - 09/30/04

To select and develop effective leaders, we need to know the personal attributes and experiences that mold them. The Army has collected extensive background information on USMA '98 cadets (BOLDS), who are nearing their final year of mandatory service. In Phase 1 we developed new leadership measures of higher order competencies--emotional ma...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Army
Topic: A01-025
Budget: 03/11/02 - 01/10/03

Increasingly frequent and diverse coalition contingency missions demand broader strategic leadership skills in senior officers. The knowledge to deal with such critical incidents is largely tacit, based on voluminous experience, and demands up-to-date understanding of the myriad political, cultural, economic, and operational factors involved. An...

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Army
Topic: A00-010
Budget: 02/01/02 - 02/01/06

Distributed learning is rapidly shifting many instructor-led classes to web-based training. But making the e-learning experience as effective as an instructor requires an arsenal of learner support tools that barely exists today. One noteworthy void is validating e-learning through authentic assessment, which includes mimicking excellent instr...

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