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Accenture Federal Services Names Dr. Jennifer Sample as Applied Intelligence Practice’s Growth & Strategy Lead

Dr. Jennifer Sample

Dr. Jennifer Sample, who joined Accenture Federal Services’ Applied Intelligence team earlier this year as AIX Business leader for Applied and Basic Research, has been promoted to the team’s Growth and Strategy lead. In her new position, Dr. Sample will leverage technology, scientific methods and data to assist clients in adopting and implementing AI and ML products and services at scale.

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DARPA Pursues Machine Learning Program to Boost the Adaptability of Defense Systems; John-Francis Mergen Quoted

Machine Learning

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has launched an effort to help systems adapt to unexpected events via machine learning. DARPA said Tuesday that its Learning Introspective Control program will use ML-based introspection technologies to boost the adaptability of control laws that govern a system.

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Booz Allen Appoints Matt Tarascio as Strategic Innovation Group Senior Vice President; Steve Escaravage Quoted

Matt Tarascio

Booz Allen Hamilton announced on Wednesday its appointment of Matt Tarascio as a senior vice president in the strategic innovation group (SIG). He will lead the analytics and artificial intelligence (AI) business in support of the Department of Defense (DOD) and spearhead Booz Allen’s efforts to accelerate the integration of analytics, data science and AI capabilities for public and private-sector missions.

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BigBear.ai and UAV Factory Form Partnership To Develop AI/ML Capable Unmanned Systems; GovCon Expert Dr. Reggie Brothers Quoted

Dr. Reggie Brothers

BigBear.ai announced on Thursday that the company has entered into a memorandum of understanding agreement with UAV Factory to develop artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) capabilities for its unmanned systems and components for use in autonomous operations in the defense and commercial markets. 

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Brian Campo: DHS to Determine Most Suitable Uses of Different AI Applications

Brian Campo

Brian Campo, deputy chief technology officer (CTO) at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), said DHS wants to compare artificial intelligence, robotic process automation (RPA) and machine learning from each other and determine applications the best suit each of these different concepts. Campo said at the Federal Drive show that the department wants to identify the commonalities of these different technologies. 

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Klas Government Releases Innovative VoyagerGPU; Chris Ericksen Quoted

Klas Government

Klas Government announced Wednesday the availability of VoyagerGPU, the market's first tactical GPU that unlocks artificial intelligence (AI)/machine learning(ML) and video processing/transcoding at the network edge. The embedded graphics-processing units (GPUs) are critical for military systems with heavy processing demands such as those required for AI and analyzing moving images in real-time.

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Gen. Glen VanHerck: Military Can Adopt AI for Battlefield Decision Making

Gen. Glen VanHerck

Gen. Glen VanHerck, who leads U.S. Northern Command, said the military demonstrated the viability of communications and decision making driven by artificial intelligence. He also noted that AI and machine learning may boost the availability and timeliness of data in support of decision makers. VanHerck said the military has the capacity to accelerate AI and ML adoption.

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Army-Funded Academic Research Trials Machine Learning Approach to Correct Quantum Info Errors; Sara Gamble Quoted

Domain-Aware

A U.S. Army-supported research team from Louisiana State University has demonstrated the use of machine learning to correct errors found in quantum information systems. The research team tested how a neural network's self-learning and self-evolving functions can correct information used in quantum sensing and communications. This approach is designed to correct the distorted quantum information in photon-composed systems. 

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USAF Space Command Releases RFI to Drive 5G Wireless Connectivity in Space

5G Wireless Connectivity

The U.S. Air Force’s Space Command has issued a request for information (RFI) for space 5G to improve data transportation for ground and space-based communications. With the space-based transport layers of the next-generation network, the military has the potential to expand its ability to move data, communicate and support enterprise networks with more bandwidth. 

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Jamie Holcombe: USPTO Uses Machine Learning to Accelerate Patent Classification Process

Jamie Holcombe

Jamie Holcombe, chief information officer of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), said machine learning helps USPTO speed up the process of assigning patent applications to examiners. USPTO is tapping vendors to help perform patent classifications and compare them against the agency’s algorithms. Holcombe said allowing patent examiners to work with vendors allows the agency to further improve the algorithms.

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