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  • DARPA's
  • DARPA's Fun LoL is seeking information that could inform novel approaches to this problem. (pressreleasepoint.com)
  • BigDog and LittleDog are related in that they are both focused on solving the problems that will enable legged robots to accompany war fighters as they cross complex terrain,' says Tom Wagner, program manager in DARPA's Information Processing Techniques Office. (scientificamerican.com)
  • One recent approach in this direction is The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's (DARPA's) Blood Pharming programme, which plans to use human haematopoietic stem cells-such as those obtained from umbilical cord blood-as a "starting material to develop an automated, fieldable cell culture and packaging system capable of producing transfusable amounts of universal donor red blood cells" ( http://www.darpa.mil/Our_Work/DSO/Programs/Blood_Pharming.aspx ). (embopress.org)
  • program manager
  • The purpose of the program is really to develop technology that can help make us much more robust to both natural and man-made disasters," said Gill Pratt, program manager of the DARPA Robotics Challenge (DRC). (yahoo.com)
  • We've seen advances in machine learning and AI enabling computers to beat human champions playing games like Jeopardy, chess, and most recently Go, the ancient Chinese strategy game," said Reza Ghanadan, DARPA program manager. (pressreleasepoint.com)
  • Instead of relying only on medication-we envision a closed-loop system that would work in concept like a tiny, intelligent pacemaker," said Doug Weber, DARPA program manager, in a statement . (vice.com)
  • 2018
  • NVIDIA is leading one of four projects under the DARPA Ubiquitous High Performance Computing program, which is encouraging development of prototype energy-efficient exascale supercomputers by 2018. (wired.com)
  • Florida
  • In the first phase, which began in late 2005, DARPA asked six teams of roboticists-from Carnegie Mellon University, the Florida University System's Institute for Human and Machine Cognition, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Stanford University, the University of Southern California and the University of Pennsylvania-to improve on the same basic quadruped robot platform , which DARPA paid Boston Dynamics more than $1.6 million to design, build and support. (scientificamerican.com)
  • researchers
  • Formed in 1958, in the technological frenzy sparked by the Soviet Union's launch of its Sputnik satellite, DARPA boasts a four-decade-long history of promoting novel technologies-today doling out nearly $2 billion annually to corporate, government and university researchers in support of high-risk, potentially high-impact ideas. (technologyreview.com)
  • To free researchers from the tedium and limits of having to design their own empirical models, DARPA today launched its Data-Driven Discovery of Models (D3M) program. (darpa.mil)
  • A recent exercise conducted by researchers from New York University illustrated the problem. (darpa.mil)
  • Devices that treat diseases with electrical pulses are already used in clinical settings, but DARPA researchers say they're about the size of a deck of cards. (vice.com)
  • million
  • Over the past two months, Darpa, has awarded nine contracts totaling $49 million for its Integrity and Reliability of Integrated Circuits (IRIS) program to check for compromised chips. (wired.com)
  • In the first year (FY 2014), 1 $50 million will be allocated to DARPA and $40 million to NIH . (blogspot.sg)
  • There, the qualifying teams and their robots will compete to win a $2 million grand prize, DARPA officials said. (yahoo.com)
  • DARPA wants the final system to be capable of gathering information from at least 1 million neurons, and stimulating at least 100,000 neurons in real-time. (discovermagazine.com)
  • What's more, a joint fact sheet released by the Department of Defense and the Veteran's Association revealed that DARPA scored a cool 78 million dollars to build the chips as part of the US government's Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) program. (vice.com)
  • robots
  • The performance of the robots will help DARPA evaluate the current state of robotics, and will also determine which teams go on to compete in the DARPA Robotics Challenge Finals in 2014. (yahoo.com)
  • DARPA provided financial support to 13 of the teams that will compete this week, but an additional four teams are entering the competition with robots and software systems that were built entirely with their own funds. (yahoo.com)
  • military
  • Commonly known as DARPA, this is the U.S. Department of Defense's storied outpost of technology research-military systems, yes, but also innovations that sometimes create and transform industries. (technologyreview.com)
  • And while some contend that DARPA has moved back from the cutting edge in recent years, concentrating too much on short-term military issues rather than truly breakthrough ideas, no one denies that the agency remains a powerful engine of technological change. (technologyreview.com)
  • Intelligence estimates of the enemy became exceedingly hard, making conventional military planning a truly wicked problem. (usni.org)
  • Famous Pentagon mad-scientist bureau DARPA says it would like some miracle software to help hard-pressed US spooks and military intelligence officers trawl through the massive troves of imagery retrieved from gadgetry seized in the ongoing massive campaign of special-forces raids across southwest Asia. (theregister.co.uk)
  • DARPA is the branch of the U.S. Department of Defense responsible for experimenting with and developing new technologies for the military. (yahoo.com)
  • For DARPA , the secretive military research agency, it's not enough for a prosthetic limb to simply resemble a normal one, or for a patient to be able to move it through some remote control. (discovermagazine.com)
  • In response to the medical problems military personnel are suffering in Iraq and Afghanistan, a recent clinical trial funded by the US Department of the Army demonstrated the efficacy of the aminoglycoside antibiotic paromomycin-either with or without gentamicin-for the topical treatment of cutaneous leishmaniasis, the most common form of infection by Leishmania parasites. (embopress.org)
  • DARPA is working on a project that will convert energy from the human body to power a variety of military gadgets . (slashdot.org)
  • DARPA wants to make the way the military handles compound fractures far less medieval and far more space age. (businessinsider.com)
  • Image
  • If DARPA can crack the problem of automated image analysis, there would of course be many other applications for the tech than merely trawling through Osama bin Laden's personal gadgets. (theregister.co.uk)
  • research
  • DARPA is hardly the only player funding cutting-edge research-think National Science Foundation or National Institutes of Health-and certainly not the deepest pocketed. (technologyreview.com)
  • An awful lot of the good stuff we have today is there because DARPA was willing to take a chance on visionary projects," says David Waltz, president of the NEC Research Institute in Princeton, NJ. (technologyreview.com)
  • DARPA is a funding agency, not a research facility. (technologyreview.com)
  • If BigDog is the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's (DARPA) dopey but lovable Great Dane, LittleDog is its extremely intelligent-if high-strung-Jack Russell terrier. (scientificamerican.com)
  • Shortly after DARPA commissioned Boston Dynamics to build its BigDog autonomous legged robot, the agency decided it should broaden its research to include a likewise legged device that was aware of its environment and deliberately placed its feet to avoid falling. (scientificamerican.com)
  • Now DARPA is reporting that a research project it's been sponsoring has resulted in a potential new treatment that combines antibiotics with bactericidal/permeability-increasing protein (BPI) to achieve significant survivability to what otherwise would be lethal doses (so far at least in mice). (medgadget.com)
  • DARPA has been working on chips that can treat mental illness through its Systems-Based Neurotechnology for Emerging Therapies (SUBNETS) program for over a year, and ElectRX appears to be building upon the research undertaken so far. (vice.com)
  • week
  • Last week, retired Gen. Michael Hayden, the former CIA and NSA chief, called the hazard of hacked hardware 'the problem from hell. (wired.com)
  • Before athletes from around the world gather for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, 17 robotics teams will compete for glory - and funding - this week in the DARPA Robotics Challenge Trials. (yahoo.com)
  • A new update for Apple's Mavericks operating system will resolve security problems revealed last week by the Cupertino-based company, according to a report from Forbes . (sfgate.com)
  • This week DARPA announced they have awarded funding to two more universities to aid them in launching their programs for restoring active memory. (redorbit.com)
  • work
  • The offices are filled with about 240 employees, of whom half are technical staff-program managers whose job is to shape the work DARPA funds and scour the country for promising new ideas. (technologyreview.com)
  • However, unlike the massive scale of production put to work for creating flu vaccine by DARPA, Mapp's production of its ZMapp Ebola vaccine is limited (for now). (fool.com)
  • The nature of human problem solving processes and methods is a field of study and work for mental health professionals. (wikipedia.org)
  • According
  • According to a statement by DARPA , the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and the University of Pennsylvania (Penn) will serve as leaders of a multidisciplinary team tasked with developing and testing electronic interfaces that can sense memory deficits as a result of an injury. (redorbit.com)
  • build
  • DARPA-backed engineers are attempting to build a system in which peripheral nerves would be reattached to artificial limbs, which could send signals to a brain sensor that could reply. (discovermagazine.com)
  • known
  • DARPA is known for taking on big technological challenges, from missile defense to creating a business plan for interstellar travel. (krcc.org)
  • brain
  • And because many of the volunteers also have depression, anxiety and other problems, it should be possible to figure out how these conditions have changed specific circuits in the brain, Chang says. (krcc.org)
  • Department
  • The Report makes one thing quite clear: TIA is being tested on "real problems" using "real data" pertaining to U.S. persons, apparently from Defense Department (DoD) intelligence files. (eff.org)
  • make
  • The Report, mandated by Congress and written to "assess[] the likely impact of the implementation" of TIA on civil liberties and privacy, was an opportunity for DARPA to make a careful review of the components of TIA and require accountability for each of these components. (eff.org)
  • Challenge
  • DARPA structured the challenge to encourage participation by experts in hardware and software alike since both fields are necessary to provide a realistic baseline on the current state of robotics," Pratt said in a statement. (yahoo.com)
  • The DARPA Robotics Challenge was created largely in response to the 2011 Fukushima nuclear meltdown , in which a crippled Japanese nuclear plant leaked 300 tons of radioactive water into the ground following a devastating earthquake and tsunami that struck the region . (yahoo.com)
  • Anantha Chandrakasan, an MIT electrical engineering professor, who is working on the problem with a former student named Yogesh Ramadass, says the challenge is to harvest adequate amounts of power from the body and then efficiently direct it to the device that needs it. (slashdot.org)
  • And the greater the challenge, the more a good strategy focuses and coordinates efforts to achieve a powerful competitive punch or problem-solving effect. (stanleloup.com)
  • system
  • DARPA has targets like a system that lasts for 70 years to avoid repeat surgery, but I'll believe that one when I see it. (discovermagazine.com)
  • The recent problem was caused by a "goto" call flaw, which caused part of the authentication system to get skipped. (sfgate.com)
  • goals
  • Ill-defined problems are those that do not have clear goals, solution paths, or expected solution. (wikipedia.org)
  • Well-defined problems have specific goals, clearly defined solution paths, and clear expected solutions. (wikipedia.org)
  • This change, replacing amorphous goals with a true problem-solving strategy, made an enormous difference in the results achieved. (stanleloup.com)
  • intelligence
  • Iarpa, the intelligence community's answer to Darpa, has put forth another program to get around the supply-chain vulnerability. (wired.com)
  • Some of the problem-solving techniques developed and used in artificial intelligence , computer science , engineering , mathematics , or medicine are related to mental problem-solving techniques studied in psychology . (wikipedia.org)
  • aspect
  • Social psychologists look into the person-environment relationship aspect of the problem and independent and interdependent problem-solving methods. (wikipedia.org)
  • five
  • The goal of the five-year program is to develop new ways of treating problems including depression, anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder, all of which are common among service members who fought in Iraq or Afghanistan. (krcc.org)
  • analysis
  • It seems likely that the haul of gadgetry loaded with data must be quite considerable, hence the DARPA push to automate more of the analysis. (theregister.co.uk)
  • This process includes problem finding or 'problem analysis', problem shaping , generating alternative strategies, implementation and verification of the selected solution. (wikipedia.org)
  • Distinguished feature of a problem is that there is a goal to be reached and how you get there depends upon problem orientation (problem-solving coping style and skills) and systematic analysis. (wikipedia.org)
  • different
  • The term problem solving is used in many, many, many disciplines, sometimes with different perspectives, visuals and often with different terminologies. (wikipedia.org)
  • Problems can also be classified into two different types (ill-defined and well-defined) from which appropriate solutions are to be made. (wikipedia.org)
  • great
  • Well, I don't want to start a license war, so I'll just state my opinion : the license is a great deal of the problem. (osnews.com)
  • complex
  • Problem solving specifically in psychology refers to a state of desire for reaching a definite 'goal' from a present condition that either is not directly moving toward the goal, is far from it, or needs more complex logic for finding a missing description of conditions or steps toward the goal. (wikipedia.org)
  • programs
  • The problems with TIA and similar programs like CAPPS II include both privacy and its close cousin, accountability. (eff.org)