Tag Archives: Figaro

Charles River Analytics to Develop Space Data Analysis Tool Under DARPA Program

Charles River Analytics has received a $1.3 million contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to develop a tool for U.S. military commanders to understand and address potential space threats. The company said Tuesday it designed PICASSA to help users collect, analyze and interpret space situational awareness data as part of DARPA’s Hallmark program. PICASSA …

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DARPA Taps Charles River Analytics to Develop Security Threat Analytical Tool

Charles River Analytics has received a four-year, $4.4 million Defense Advanced Research Project Agency contract to develop an analytical tool to help study and address security threats occurring within the country and across the globe. The company said Monday it intends to design the Sensitivity Analysis of Uncertainty in Causal Environments technology as a …

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Air Force Taps Charles River Analytics to Build Satellite Probabilistic Reasoning Tools

Charles River Analytics has received a $750,000 contract to develop probabilistic reasoning tools for U.S. Air Force satellites over a 27-month period. The company said Tuesday it will use the Figaro open source probabilistic programming language as part of the Probabilistic Reasoning for Enhanced Course of Action Generation program. The project seeks to create algorithms designed …

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Charles River Analytics-Led Team Gets DARPA Contract to Support Artificial Intelligence Program

A team led by Charles River Analytics has secured a four-year contract worth approximately $8 million to support the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency‘s Explainable Artificial Intelligence program, which seeks to make artificial intelligence easier to explain. Charles River said Monday its team — comprised of Brown University, University of Massachusetts at Amherst and Roth Cognitive …

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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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Charles River Analytics to Help Update MDA’s Missile Defense Sensor Fusion System; Brian Ruttenberg Comments

The Missile Defense Agency has awarded Charles River Analytics a potential two-year, $1 million follow-on contract to update the sensor fusion systems on MDA’s ballistic missile defense platforms. Brian Ruttenberg, a senior scientist at Charles River Analytics, said in a statement released Monday the company will work to assess at the architectural level the …

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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 Lands Naval Research Contract for Big Data Framework

Charles River Analytics has been awarded a $400,000 contract from the Office of Naval Research to develop a multi-source naval analytics and analytic services framework for warfighting environments as part of the Navy‘s branch-wide tactical cloud computing project. The Navy is developing its Tactical Cloud Reference Implementation to create on-demand access for shared sensors and computing …

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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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Charles River New Program Seeks to Simplify Machine Learning for DARPA

Charles River Analytics has developed a programming language that is built to teach a machine to adapt its behavior to changing experiences and unpredictable data sets. The company presented the Automated Probabilistic Programming Representation and Inference Languages as a case study to the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, Charles River said Monday. …

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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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