Program at a glance

Program at a glance

Registration

Welcome Reception

Breakfast

Keynote by Alexander Kott, Chief, Network Sciences Division, US ARL-"Inseparable Influences: How Interactions of Dissimilar Networks Drive Distributed Cognition"

Inseparable Influences: How Interactions of Dissimilar Networks Drive Distributed Cognition
Alexander Kott (United States Army Research Laboratory, USA)

S1: S1 - Situation Awareness and Decision Support I

Collaborative Incremental Model Development for an Adaptive Model-Driven Planning System
Alice Mulvehill and David Rager (Raytheon BBN Technologies, USA); Renu Bostwick (BAE Systems, USA)
Situations and Policies
Brian Ulicny (Thomson Reuters, USA); Gerald M. Powell (U.S. Army Research Laboratory, USA); Won Ng and Jakub Moskal (VIStology, Inc., USA); Mieczyslaw Kokar (Northeastern University, USA)
Battle Management Language as a "Lingua Franca" for Situation Awareness
Kellyn Rein (Fraunhofer FKIE, Germany); Ulrich Schade (Fraunhofer Gesellschaft, Germany)
Case-Based Situation Awareness
Nuka Nwiabu (Rivers State University of Science & Technology, Port Harcourt, Nigeria); Ian Allison, Patrik Holt, Peter Lowit and Babs Oyeneyin (Robert Gordon University, United Kingdom)

Coffee Break

S2: S2 - Situation Modeling

Scenario Reliability Assessment to Support Decision Makers in Situations of Severe Uncertainty
Tina Comes (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany); Niek Wijngaards (D-CIS Lab / Thales Research & Technology Netherlands, The Netherlands); John Maule (Leeds University Business School, United Kingdom); David Allen (University of Leeds, United Kingdom); Frank Schultmann (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany)
Improving Event Co-reference By Context Extraction and Dynamic Feature Weighting
Katie McConky (SUNY Buffalo & CUBRC, USA); Rakesh Nagi (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA); Moises Sudit and William Hughes (State University of New York at Buffalo, USA)
A New Signal Primitive for Monitoring Complex Information Networks
John Zachary (RedJack, LLC, USA); John C. McEachen (Naval Postgraduate School, USA)

Lunch (on your own)

S3: S3 - Modeling Human Situational Behavior

Training Systems Thinking and Adaptability for Complex Decision Making in Defence and Security
Daniel Lafond (Thales Canada, Canada); Michel DuCharme (Defence R&D Canada, Canada); François Rioux (Thales System Canada, Canada); Sébastien Tremblay (Universite Laval, Canada); Bradley Rathbun (Royal Military College of Canada, Canada); Jerzy Jarmasz (DRDC, Canada)
Intraindividual and Interindividual Multimodal Emotion Analyses in Human-Machine-Interaction
Ronald Böck (Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg, Germany); Kerstin Limbrecht (Ulm University, Germany); Steffen Walter (University of Ulm, Germany); David Hrabal (Ulm University, Germany); Harald C. Traue (University of Ulm, Germany); Stefan Glüge and Andreas Wendemuth (Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg, Germany)
A Complex Adaptive Model of Information Foraging and Preferential Attachment Dynamics in Global Participatory Science
Ozgur Ozmen, Jeffrey Smith, Levent Yilmaz and Alice E. Smith (Auburn University, USA)
idsNETS: An Experimental Platform to Study Situation Awareness for Intrusion Detection Analysts
Vincent Mancuso (Pennsylvania State University, USA); Dev Minotra (University of Waterloo, Canada); Nicklaus A. Giacobe and Michael McNeese (Pennsylvania State University, USA); Michael Tyworth (The Pennsylvania State University, USA)

Coffee Break

S4: S4 - Agent-Based Situation Management

Cooperation in A Distributed Hybrid Potential-field/Reinforcement Learning Multi-agents-based Autonomous Path Planning in a Dynamic Time-Varying Unstructured Environment
Dalila B. Megherbi (Unversity of Massachusetts, Lowell, USA); Vikram Malayia (University of Massachusetts Lowell, USA)
An Agent Based Model for Trust and Information Sharing in Networked Systems
Kevin S Chan (US Army Research Laboratory, USA); Sibel Adalı (RPI, USA)
Using Federated Adaptable Multi-Agent Systems in Achieving Cyber Attack Tolerant Missions
Gabriel Jakobson (CyberGem Consulting, Inc., USA)

Poster Session

Identification of Adaptive Behaviors and Decision Heuristics in a Simulated Strategic Decision Making Task
Jean-François Gagnon and Daniel Lafond (Thales Canada, Canada); Michel DuCharme (Defence R&D Canada, Canada); Marie-Ève St-Louis and Sébastien Tremblay (Universite Laval, Canada)
Mixed-Initiative Data Mining with Bayesian Networks
Robert F Stark and Michael Farry (Charles River Analytics, Inc., USA); Jonathan Pfautz (Charles River Analytics, USA)
Information Entropy and Structural Metrics Based Estimation of Situations as a Basis for Situation Awareness and Decision Support
Andrey Belkin (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) & Vision and Fusion Laboratory, Germany); Jürgen Beyerer (Fraunhofer IOSB, Germany)
Adventurous Robots Equipped with Basic Emotions
Mohammad Mansour Riahi Kashani (Islamic Azad University, North Tehran Branch, Iran); Mehrdad Jangjou (Islamic Azad University, Emirates Branch, Iran); Nima Khaefinejad and Touraj Laleh (Azad University, Tehran North Branch, Iran)
The New Environment Model Building Method of Penetration Mission Based on the Artificial Potential Field Approach
Ying Li (Beihang University, P.R. China)
Designing Collaborative Automated Planners for Dynamically Changing Environments: Supporting Agile Adaption to Changing Priorities
Rob Truxler (Raytheon BBN Technologies, USA); Emilie Roth (Roth Cognitive Engineering, USA); Ronald Scott (Raytheon BBN Technologies, USA); Stephen Smith (Carnegie Mellon University, USA); Jeffrey Wampler (Air Force Research Laboratory, USA)
Evaluation of Multimodal Displays for Waypoint Navigation
Andre Garcia (George Mason University, USA); Victor Finomore, Jr, Gregory Burnett and Andres Calvo (Air Force Research Laboratory, USA); Carryl Baldwin (George Mason University, USA); Chris Brill (Old Dominion University, USA)
Robots vs. Machines: Identifying User Perceptions and Classification
Kristin Schaefer (US Army Research Laboratory, USA); Deborah Billings and Peter Hancock (University of Central Florida, USA)
Framework for Assessing the Trustworthiness of Cloud Resources
Martin Kuehnhausen (University of Kansas & Information and Telecommunication Technology Center (ITTC), USA); Victor S. Frost (University Kansas & EECS, USA); Gary J. Minden (University of Kansas, USA)
A Microworld for Investigating the Effects of Visualizing Expanding Search Areas in Naturalistic Naval Warfare Tasks
Christofer Waldenström (Stockholm University & Swedish National Defense College, Sweden)
A Distributed Behavioral-based Technique for Multi-agent Sensory & Event-driven Autonomous Formation and Navigation
Dalila B. Megherbi (Unversity of Massachusetts, Lowell, USA); Huthaifa Al-Omari (UML (CMINDS), USA)
Multi-Organizational Distributed Decision Making in the Power Grid Industry
Gariann Gelston and Angela Dalton (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, USA); Lucas Tate (Pacific Northwest National Lab, USA)
A vector-space retrieval system for contextual awareness
Ludovic Delaveau, Benjamin Loulier, Eric Matson and Eric Dietz (Purdue University, USA)
Enhancing optical networks with cognition: Case-Based Reasoning to estimate the quality of transmission
Tamara Jiménez and Juan Carlos Aguado (University of Valladolid, Spain); Ignacio de Miguel (Universidad de Valladolid, Spain); Ramón J. Durán (University of Valladolid, Spain); Natalia Fernández (Universidad of Valladolid, Spain); Marianna Angelou (AIT, Greece); David Sánchez (CEDETEL, Spain); Noemí Merayo (Universidad de Valladolid, Spain); Patricia Fernández (University of Valladolid, Spain); Neftis Atallah and Rubén Lorenzo (CEDETEL, Spain); Ioannis Tomkos (Athens Information Technology, Greece); Evaristo J. Abril (University of Valladolid, Spain)
Cognitive Algorithm to Solve the Impairment-Aware Virtual Topology Design Problem in Reconfigurable Optical Networks
Natalia Fernández (Universidad of Valladolid, Spain); Ramón J. Durán (University of Valladolid, Spain); Ignacio de Miguel (Universidad de Valladolid, Spain); Juan Carlos Aguado and Tamara Jiménez (University of Valladolid, Spain); Marianna Angelou (AIT, Greece); David Sánchez (CEDETEL, Spain); Patricia Fernández (University of Valladolid, Spain); Noemí Merayo (Universidad de Valladolid, Spain); Neftis Atallah and Rubén Lorenzo (CEDETEL, Spain); Ioannis Tomkos (Athens Information Technology, Greece); Evaristo J. Abril (University of Valladolid, Spain)
The Distributed Nature of Cyber Situation Awareness
Michael Tyworth (The Pennsylvania State University, USA); Nicklaus A. Giacobe and Vincent Mancuso (Pennsylvania State University, USA); Christopher Dancy (The Pennsylvania State University, USA)
A Cognitive Task Analysis-based Evaluation of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Situation Awareness Transfer Mechanisms
John Machuca, Michael E. Miller and John Colombi (Air Force Institute of Technology, USA)
Managing Critical Events: Designing an Attention Allocation System
Joseph DiVita and Robert Morris (Space and Naval Warfare, Systems Center Pacific, USA)
Individual Differences in SA Measurement and Performance in Human-Robot Teaming
David Schuster (San Jose State University, USA); Joseph R. Keebler, Jorge Zuniga and Florian Jentsch (University of Central Florida, USA)
Human-Centered Automation for improving Situation Awareness in the Fighter Aircraft Domain
Tove Helldin and Göran Falkman (University of Skövde, Sweden)
Data Exchange for Shared Situation Awareness
Jürgo Preden (Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia); Leo Motus (Estonian Academy of Science & Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia); Raido Pahtma and Merik Meriste (Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia)
Lessons identified from the use of automated information fusion in collaborative environments
Martin Holmberg (Swedish National Defence College, Sweden); Pontus Svenson (Swedish Defence Research Agency (FOI), Sweden)
Real-time Information Driven Decision Support System for Evacuation Planning
Raju Gottumukkala (University of Louisiana, Lafayette, USA); John Zachary (RedJack, LLC, USA); Baker Kearfott and Ramesh Kolluru (University of Louisiana at Lafayette, USA)
Framework for the Analysis of Information Relevance (FAIR)
Richard Breton (Defence R&D Canada Valcartier, Canada); Éloi Bosse (DRDC, Defence Research and Development, Canada); Robert Rousseau (Neosapiens Inc, Canada); Sébastien Tremblay (Universite Laval, Canada)
Support of Collaborative Work in Battlespace Management: Shared (Loss) of Situation Awareness
Sébastien Tremblay (Universite Laval, Canada); Richard Breton (Defence R&D Canada Valcartier, Canada); François Vachon (Universite Laval, Canada); Dave Allen (Defence R&D Canada Ottawa, Canada)
Team-Based Cyber Defense Analysis
Michael Champion (Arizona State University, USA)
Conceptual and computational insights from a holistic framework for infrastructure management
Camilo Gómez (Universidad de los Andes & Rice University, USA); Diego Castiblanco and Mauricio Sánchez-Silva (Universidad de los Andes, Colombia); Leonardo Dueñas-Osorio (Rice University, USA)
Probabilistic Situations for Reasoning
Jared Culbertson (Air Force Research Laboratory, USA); Kirk Sturtz (Universal Mathematics, USA); Mark E Oxley (Air Force Institute of Technology, USA); Steven Rogers (Air Force Research Laboratory, USA)
A Framework for Cognitive Robots to Learn Behaviors through Imitation and Interaction with Humans
Huan Tan (GE Global Research, USA); Qian Du (Nankai University, USA); Na Wu (Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan)
SSIM: Using social science to model the effects of influence campaigns on attitudes and behaviors
Victoria Romero, Corey Lofdahl and Eric Carlson (Charles River Analytics, USA)

Breakfast

Keynote by Pat Hayes, Senior Research Scientist Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition-"Situations, Contexts, States of Affairs, and the Limits of Formalization"

Situations, Contexts, States of Affairs, and the Limits of Formalization
Patrick J. Hayes (Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition, USA)

S5: S5 - Situation Awareness and Decision Support II

Experience-Based Cyber Situation Recognition Using Relaxable Logic Patterns
Po-Chun Chen (The Pennsylvania State University, USA); Peng Liu (Pennsylvania State University, USA); John Yen and Tracy Mullen (The Pennsylvania State University, USA)
A System for Shared Battlefield Situation Awareness Exploiting Common Knowledge and Theory of Mind
Albert Esterline, Srinivas Banda, William Wright and Kiran Krishnamurthy (North Carolina A&T State University, USA)
A negotiated-text method for assessing situation awareness information requirements from emergency responders
Norman Groner, Charles Jennings and Amy Robinson (John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York, USA)
Avoiding High Impacts of Geospatial Events in Mission Critical and Emergency Networks using Linear and Swarm Optimization
M. Todd Gardner (University of Missouri, Kansas City & Federal Aviation Administration, USA); Cory Beard and Deep Medhi (University of Missouri-Kansas City, USA)

Coffee Break

Panel: Panel - Situation Awareness: Cognitive Architectures and Processes

Lunch (on your own)

S6: S6 - Case Studies

A Complex-Event-Processing Framework for Smart-Grid Management
Srivathsan Srinivasagopalan (CTS / Visa, USA); Supratik Mukhopadhyay (Louisiana State University, USA); Ramesh Bharadwaj (Naval Research Laboratory, USA)
Dynamic Emergency Response Communication: The intelligent Deployable Augmented Wireless Gateway (iDAWG)
Janet Marsden (Syracuse University, USA); Joseph Treglia (Syracuse University & Madison County Office of the Sheriff, USA); Lee McKnight (Tufts University, USA)
Situation Awareness Issues in Tactical Cognitive Radio
George Thomas (University of Louisiana at Lafayette, USA)
A Granular Approach to the Automation of Bioregenerative Life Support Systems that Enhances Situation Awareness
Gregorio Drayer (Georgia Institute of Technology & Fulbright and Sam Nunn Fellow, USA); Ayanna Howard (Georgia Institute of Technology, USA)

Coffee Break

S7: S7 - Formal Methods for Situation Management

Decision-support systems for situation management and communication through the language of algebraic systems
Erika Matsak (Tallinn University, Institute of Informatics, Estonia); Peeter Lorents ((NATO) Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence, Estonia)
Supporting Threat Analysis Through Description Logic Reasoning
Jean Roy (DRDC - Valcartier Research Centre, Canada); Alexandre Bergeron Guyard (Defence R&D Canada − Valcartier, Canada)
SSC Pacific, Experimentation and Transition of the Personalized Assistant that Learns
Douglas S Lange (Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center - Pacific, USA)

Conference Banquet

Breakfast

Keynote by Joe Mitola, Distinguished Professor, School of Engineering and Science, School of Systems and Enterprises, Stevens Institute of Technology- “A Vision for Cognitive Radio in Situation Management”

A Vision for Cognitive Radio in Situation Management
Joseph Mitola (Mitola's STATISfaction, USA)

S8: S8 - Situation Awareness and Decision Support III

INFUSION: A System for Situation and Threat Assessment in Current and Foreseen Scenarios
Giusj Digioia (Università degli Studi Roma Tre & Engineering - Ingegneria Informatica, Italy); Stefano Panzieri (ROMA TRE University, Italy)
Acceptance of Automatic Situation Assessment in Surveillance Systems
Yvonne Fischer and Jürgen Beyerer (Fraunhofer IOSB, Germany)
User Interface Design for Situation-aware Decision Support Systems
Nuka Nwiabu (Rivers State University of Science & Technology, Port Harcourt, Nigeria); Ian Allison, Patrik Holt, Peter Lowit and Babs Oyeneyin (Robert Gordon University, United Kingdom)

Coffee Break

Panel: Organizational Cognition as a Strategic Competitive Advantage

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