Towards Real-time Program Awareness via Lexical Link Analysis

Report Number: NPS-AM-10-049

Series: Acquisition Management

Category: Modeling & Simulation

Report Series: Proceedings Paper

Authors: Ying Zhao, Shelley Gallup, Doug MacKinnon

Title: Towards Real-time Program Awareness via Lexical Link Analysis

Published: 2010-04-01

Sponsored By: Acquisition Research Program

Status: Published--Unlimited Distribution

Research Type: NPS Faculty

Full Text URL: http://www.acquisitionresearch.net/files/FY2010/NPS-AM-10-049.pdf

Keywords: Modeling & Simulation

Abstract:

DoD acquisition is an extremely complex system, comprised of myriad stakeholders, processes, people, activities, and organizations in an effort to provide the most useful capabilities to warfighters at the best possible value to the government. This effort is being accomplished by acquisition analysts who despite years of experience are encumbered by mountains of available data. To assist the analyst, we consider that the cognitive interface between decision-makers and a complex system may be expressed in a range of terms or