Raytheon BBN Creating Alerts, Profiling Text on DARPA Language Program

Raytheon BBN Creating Alerts, Profiling Text on DARPA Language Program - top government contractors - best government contracting eventRaytheon‘s BBN Technologies subsidiary will distribute alerts and develop profiles from text under a contract for a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency program, according to a Pentagon release.

DARPA created the Deep Exploration and Filtering of Text program to utilize natural-language processing technology, which analysts use to both investigate documents and discover expressed information contained within them.

The subsidiary will perform work under the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract in Cambridge, Mass through May 5, 2017.

BBN is also under contract with a DARPA program to develop a system for automatically translating foreign text, including handwritten notes and machine-printed documents into English transcripts.

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