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Charles River to Extend Probabilistic Modeling Tools Devt Under DARPA Contract Option

Charles River Analytics has received a one-year, $500,000 contract option from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to further develop probabilistic modeling tools designed to help system engineers analyze and predict system performance in uncertain environments. The company said Monday the award extends work under DARPA’s Probabilistic Model-Based Programming Techniques for Prediction, Analysis, …

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Charles River Analytics to Help Army Predict Military Operation System Flaws

Charles River Analytics has secured two contracts from the U.S. Army to help the service branch predict faults in military operations systems using a company-owned open-source, probabilistic programming language. The company said Wednesday it will use the Figaro programming language to support the Energy Models of Critical Components and the Probabilistic Operations Warranted …

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Avi Pfeffer Appointed as Charles River Analytics Chief Scientist; Karen Harper Comments

Avi Pfeffer, formerly a principal scientist at Charles River Analytics, has been named chief scientist of the Cambridge, Massachusetts-based defense and intelligent systems developer. He brings 20 years of probabilistic modeling and programming technology research and development experience to his new role, Charles River Analytics said Thursday. Karen Harper, president of Charles River …

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Charles River Analytics Secures DARPA Contract for Adaptable Software Systems

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has awarded an estimated four-year, $8 million contract to Charles River Analytics to develop a software system that can understand, learn and adapt to changes in its technological environment. CRA plans to develop the Probabilistic Representation of Intent Commitments to Ensure Software Survival system as part of DARPA’s …

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DARPA, Charles River Analytics Partner for Probabilistic Modeling Project

The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has awarded Charles River Analytics a potential two-year, $1.5 million contract to help create methods for probabilistic modeling of military systems performance. Charles River Analytics said Monday the project’s goal is to update model-based programming languages for military engineers to analyze and manage …

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Charles River Analytics to Help NASA Analysts Estimate Device Life; Avi Pfeffer Comments

Charles River Analytics will develop a probabilistic modeling system for NASA researchers to evaluate flight systems with a focus on aviation safety. NASA analysts will work to estimate the remaining useful life of components with Charles River’s prediction technique under the Programming Useful Life Prediction program, Charles River said Wednesday. “We will be developing a new approach …

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Avi Pfeffer: Charles River Builds Open-Source Programming Language

Intelligent systems developer Charles River Analytics has introduced an open-source programming language for developers to create probabilistic models and reasoning algorithms. Figaro 2.0 was developed through the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s Probabilistic and Relational Inferences in Dynamic Environments program and is designed to derive conclusions from available evidence, Charles …

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