Grants


Center grants:

·       The Center for Large-Scale Strategic Knowledge Integration and Discovery from Multiple Media (CKID). Department of Homeland Security.  2 years.  August 2006.

Research grants:

·       Text Summarization of Geospatially Located Information. DARPA (STTR grant with Geosemble Technologies), 2 years. January 2009.

·       Collaborative Design of an Open Framework for QA. IBM. December 2008. 

·       A Meta-Analysis of Homeland Security Research. Naval Postgraduate School, 6 months.  June 2008.

·       The OntoBank for AGILE.  DARPA (GALE program).  Joint project with Dr. R. Weischedel (BBN), Prof. M. Marcus (UPenn) and Prof. M. Palmer (U of Colorado).  Augments and lengthens period of ongoing OntoNotes grant for 8 months.  April 2008.

·       Natural Language and Knowledge Management for ICT’s SASO Virtual Human Architecture.  US Army (via subcontract to USC Institute for Creative Technologies), 2 years. November 2007–09.

·       The OntoBank for AGILE.  DARPA (GALE program).  Joint proposal with Dr. R. Weischedel (BBN), Prof. M. Marcus (UPenn) and Prof. M. Palmer (U of Colorado, 12 months.  October 2007.

·       Distillation research for AGILE.  DARPA (GALE program).  Joint proposal with Dr. R. Weischedel (BBN, 12 months.  October 2007.

·       eRule-BIRD: A Framework for Multi‑Dimensional Analysis of Text. NSF. With Prof. Stuart Shulman (U of Pittsburgh), Prof. Jamie Callan (CMU). 3 years. August 2007–2010.

·       GeoDec: A Geospatial Decision Making Environment. DARPA (STTR grant with Geosemble Technologies). 9 months. August 2007.

·       NSF-China: A Framework to Establish an R&D Collaboration on Digital Government.  NSF. 9 months. August 2007.

·       Möbius-II: Learning by Reading — Demonstrating Semantic Interpretation.  DARPA (via subcontract from SRI). 12 months.  February 2007. 

·       CALO-NL: Concept Learning by Harvesting Unstructured Text.  DARPA (CALO program), via SRI.  Part of larger CALO project component at ISI. 12 months.  November 2006.

·       QUICK-USDA. (Joint proposal with Prof. Peter Clarke, USC School of Communications and Dr. Susan Evans, USC Medical School.)  USDA.  2 years, 2006.

·       Reconciling and Regularizing the Omega Upper Model. (Joint proposal with Dr. J.R. Hobbs, ISI.)  Department of Defense via NSF.  1 year, 2006.

·       Natural Language Capabilities for ICT’s SASO Virtual Agents.  US Army (via subcontract to USC Institute for Creative Technologies 2 years, 2005–07.

·       Möbius-seed: Knowledge Acquisition Verification and Correction.  DARPA (via subcontract from SRI). 16 months, 2005.

·       Supplement to Language Processing Technology for Electronic Rulemaking.  (Joint proposal with Prof. Stuart Shulman, U of Pittsburgh; Prof. Jamie Callan, CMU; and Prof. Steven Zavestoski, San Francisco U.) NSF.  1 year, 2005.

·       The OntoBank for AGILE. (Joint proposal with Dr. Ralph Weischedel, BBN; Prof. Mitch Marcus, UPenn; and Prof. Martha Palmer, U of Colorado). DARPA GALE program:  12 months, 2005.

·       Distillation research for AGILE.  (Joint proposal with Dr. Ralph Weischedel, BBN; Dr. Richard Schwartz, BBN; and Prof. Bonnie Dorr, U of Maryland). DARPA GALE program: 12 months, 2005.

·       Möbius: Learning by Reading.  DARPA seedling project: 9 months, 2005.

·       CALO-NL: Harvesting from Unstructured Text.  DARPA CALO program, via SRI: 14 months, 2005.

·       Natural Language Capabilities for ICT’s SASO Virtual Agents.  US Army via subcontract to USC Institute for Creative Technologies: 2 years. 2005–07.

·       Supplement to Language Processing Technology for Electronic Rulemaking.  (With Prof. Stuart Shulman, U of Pittsburgh; Prof. Jamie Callan, CMU; and Prof. Steven Zavestoski, San Francisco U). NSF Digital Government program: 1 year, 2005.

·       Learning Ontological Knowledge in Stages by Reading.  DARPA seedling project: 9 months, 2005.

·       Ontology Content Compression and Harmonization.  Department of Defense via NSF: one year, 2005.

·       PSY-Agents 2: Information Agents, Text Extraction, and Data Integration for PSYOP.  (With Dr. Craig Knoblock (the PI), Dr. Stacy Marsella, and Dr. Hans Chalupsky (all from ISI), and Dr. Steve Minton, Fetch Inc.).  SOCOM (Department of Defense): 10 months, 2005.

·       R&D in Natural Language Capabilities for ICT’s MRE.  US Army via subcontract to USC Institute for Creative Technologies: 1 year, 2004–05.

·       PSY-Agents 1: Information Agents, Text Extraction, and Data Integration for PSYOP.  (With Dr. Craig Knoblock (the PI), Dr. Stacy Marsella, and Dr. Hans Chalupsky (all from ISI), and Dr. Steve Minton, Fetch Inc.). SOCOM (Department of Defense): six months, 2004.

·       Language Processing Technology for Electronic Rulemaking.  (With Prof. Stuart Shulman, U of Pittsburgh; Prof. Jamie Callan, CMU; and Prof. Steven Zavestoski, San Francisco U). NSF Digital Government program:  3 years, 2004.

·       Exploring Ontologies across Continents: A Collaboration Exploration between ISI and the EU’s QUALEG Project. NSF Digital Government program: one year, supplement to ITR proposal.  2004.

·       R&D in Natural Language Capabilities for ICT’s MRE.  US Army via USC Institute for Creative Technologies: 1 year. 2004.

·       Large-scale Enrichment of Ontological Definitions to Support MT.  Department of Defense via NSF: one year, 2003. 

·       The Webclopedia (extension): Text Summarization and Summary Evaluation.  DARPA TIDES program: 1 year. 2003.

·       Interlingual Annotation of Multilingual Text Corpora.  (Joint with five PIs, at New Mexico State University, Columbia University, University of Maryland, MITRE, and CMU.) NSF: one year, 2003.

·       EPA-AIR: Automating the Integration of Heterogeneous Databases.  NSF Digital Government program: 3 years, 2003. 

·       SGER: A Testbed for eRulemaking Data.  (With Prof. Stuart Shulman, Drake University, Prof. Steven Zavestoski, University of San Francisco, and Dr. Jamie Callan, Carnegie Mellon University). NSF SGER small exploratory grant, Digital Government program: 1 year, 2003.

·       Modeling Process and Change in Knowledge-Intensive Work Environments.  (With Prof. Dan O’Leary, USC Marshall School of Business).  Department of Defense, via NSF: 2 years, 2003.

·       Training Superiority: Rapid Development of Mission-Oriented Communication Skills.  (PI: Dr. Lewis, Johnson, ISI).  DARPA: 3 years, 2003.

·       R&D in Natural Language Capabilities for ICT.  US Army, via USC Institute for Creative technologies: 1 year, 2003.

·       HALO Phase II OmniScience.  (With Hans Chalupsky, ISI). Vulcan Inc., via subcontract to ISX: 6 months, 2003.

·       ISI-NL: Natural Language Generation and Parsing for the Mission Rehearsal Environment.  US Army, via USC Institute for Creative technologies: 3 years, 2002–04.

·       Information Discovery in Digital Government: Self-extending Topic Maps and Ontologies. NSF proposal for ITR program (medium grants): 3 years, 2002.

·       ICT-NL: Natural Language Generation and Parsing for the Mission Rehearsal Environment. US Army, via ICT: 3 years, 2002.

·       Textmap: Advanced Question Answering. (With Daniel Marcu and Kevin Knight, ISI). ARDA, 2 years, 2001.

·       EDC-ML: Multilinguality for the EDC System. (Subcontract to Columbia University). NSF: 3 years, 2001.

·       ICT-SPEECH: Natural Language Generation and Parsing for the Mission Rehearsal Environment. US Army, via USC Institute for Creative technologies: one year, 2001.

·       CORCO: Content Representation Canonical Ontology. Department of Defense: one year, 2001.

·       The Webclopedia: Multilingual Question Answering from the Web. DARPA: 3 years, 2000.

·       ISLE: Evaluation Framework for Machine Translation. Portion of larger proposal, under the University of Pennsylvania. NSF and EU: 2 years, 2000.

·       GEOTIDES: Enhancing Geospatial Information Delivery with Natural Language Capabilities. (With Dr. R. Neches). DARPA: 1 year, 1999.

·       EDC: Ontology Construction for Information Access and Delivery in the US Government Energy Information Administration. (With others at ISI and Columbia University, in the DGRC CONSORTIUM). NSF: 1 year, 1999.

·       DMT: Discourse Processing for Machine Translation in Japanese. (With Dr. D. Marcu). US Department of Defense: 1 year, 1998.

·       EXTENUATE: Extending the Multilingual Summarization Abilities of SUMMARIST. Department of Defense: 1 year, 1998.

·       Designing Robust Technology for Automatic Language Generation. (With Dr. K. Knight). DARPA: 1 year, 1998.

·       C*ST*RD: Clustering, Summarization, Translation, Reformatting, and Display of Large Sets of Multimedia Documents. DARPA: 3 years, 1997.

·       SUMMARIST: Robust Automated Multilingual Text Summarization. US Department of Defense (TIPSTER-III Program): 3 years, 1996.

·       FSTRANS: Performance- and User-Oriented Enhancements to Machine Translation. (With Dr. K. Knight). US Department of Defense: 1 year, 1996.

·       Cross-Ontology Alignment. IBM, San Jose: 1996.

·       ARABTRANS: Arabic-to-English Machine Translation. (With Dr. K. Knight). US Department of Defense: 4 years, 1996.

·       SYSTRMT: Enhancement of English Generation in SYSTRAN's Machine Translation. (Subcontract to SYSTRAN Inc.) US Department of Defense: 18 months, 1996.

·       MEDTRANS: Communication and Translation of Medical Information. (With Dr. R. Balzer). DARPA: 4 years, 1994.

·       PANGLOSS: Knowledge-Based Statistical and Symbolic Machine Translation. ARPA / US Department of Defense: 2 years, 1993.

·       An Interlingual and Systemics-Based Approach to Machine Translation. ARPA: three years, 1991.

·       English Language Generation Technology. (With Dr. W.C. Mann and Dr. R.T. Kasper). RADC: two years, 1989.

Conference and workshop support grants:

·       Funding to develop collaborative research opportunities between ISI and researchers in China. NSF. June 2007. 

·       Funding to support three conferences (dg.o) for NSF’s Digital Government Program in 2000–02.  NSF. 2000.  

·       Funding to support International Workshop in Multilingual Information Management.  Workshop commissioned by NSF and held in conjunction with International Conference on Language Resources (LREC) in Granada, Spain.  NSF.  1998. 

·       Funding to support the 6th International Machine Translation Summit.  Held in San Diego, CA.  2 grants: AAAI and NSF. 1997. 

·       Funding to support the 7th International Language Generation Workshop.   Held in Kennebunkport, Maine.  2 grants: NSF and AAAI. 1994. 

·       Funding to support the international workshop Burning Issues in Discourse Structure. Held in Maratea, Italy, 1993.  (With Prof. Donia Scott, Brighton University, England).  NATO. 1993. 

·       Funding to support the 6th International Language Generation Workshop.   Held near Trento, Italy.  AAAI: $6,480 for student attendance, 1992.  ACL. 1992.

 


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