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Optimal search for moving targets: Lanchester winner and Edelman finalist Larry Stone expands his earlier work.

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Metron Inc., has been awarded a $29,820,458 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for an effort titled advanced autonomy for unmanned undersea vehicles to advance the science of unmanned systems through design, implementation, and testing of software to accomplish advanced autonomy goals, as well as to desig...

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Metron Inc. has been awarded a $7,167,816 performance based, cost-plus-fixed-fee completion contract for the development of a Maritime Counter-Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C-ISR) Planning System for the DARPA Strategic Technology Office. This will be a true Metron team effort span...

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Finding a Needle in a Haystackhttps://sinews.siam.org/DetailsPage/TabId/900/ArtMID/2243/ArticleID/1698/B%20ayesian-Search-for-Missing-Aircraft-Ships-and-People.aspx

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Mathematics Came to the Rescue When Searching Seemed Hopelesshttp://www.nasa.gov/feature/langley/mathematics-came-to-the-rescue-when-searching-seemed-hopeless

Metron's SAR organization, "Bridging the Gap," has helped a search team in Arkansas to find a missing man this past month.Here are some kind words from Julie, the founder:“First of all, wow, just wow. Your software was a game changer on this past weekend’s search!! It's amazing, truly amazing, and w...

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A short documentary featuring Dr. Larry Stone and the search for the SS Central America. http://fivethirtyeight.com/features/how-data-nerds-found-a-131-year-old-sunken-treasure/   

January 5th, 2015– Metron’s Van Gurley appeared on CNN and BBC to discuss the search for the missing AirAsia flight.  The Race for the Black Box - CNN WorldNews America - BBC

Dr. Kristine Bell, Senior Scientist, has been named an IEEE Fellow. She is being recognized for contributions to statistical signal processing with radar and sonar applications.  The IEEE Grade of Fellow is conferred by the IEEE Board of Directors upon a person with an outstanding recor...

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Metron Awarded $360K Contract to Provide Sonar Detection and Tracking Concepts for DARPA’s Strategic Technology Office (STO) Arlington, VA. -  July 23, 2014-Metron has been awarded a Cost Plus Fixed-Fee contract valued at $360,959 to conceptualize, prototype, test, and transition innov...

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The method was invented in the 18th century by an English Presbyterian minister named Thomas Bayes — by some accounts to calculate the probability of God’s existence. In this century, Bayesian statistics has grown vastly more useful because of the kind of advanced computing power that di...

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Uncharted Waters- Deep-Sea Explorers Angle to Solve Mystery of Missing Malaysian Airliner  

  On July 10, 2014, Roy Streit presented a plenary talk at the 17th International Conference on Information Fusion in Salamanca Spain. The talk was titled “Guest Appearance of Generation Functions in Multitarget Tracking.”  It discussed the connections between generating functi...

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  4/16/14 - Metron, Incorporated was awarded a $35.8M cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract to provide World Class Modeling and simulation services for the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations (OPNAV) Assessment Division (N81).  (Nov 2013) &n...

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4/11/14- Tom Stefanick will be a special guest panelist at the upcoming C4ISR Symposium in San Diego, April 22-24.  With fellow expert panelists, he will be discussing how non-kinetic Cyber warfare and Kinetic warfare will be integrated in the future.   Check out the rest of the Symposium...

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April 11, 2014 – Metron’s Van Gurley and Colleen Keller are tentatively scheduled to appear on CNN’s Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer tonight starting at 5pm.  Van Gurley will also appear on CNN’s The Lead with Jake Tapper at 9pm est.  In addition, Van Gurley has se...

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April 10, 2014 – Metron’s Van Gurley will appear on CNN at 10am.  Colleen Keller will appear on KPBS (NPR) Radio at 3pm, then on CNN’s Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer at 6pm.  Van Gurley will appear on CCTV at 7pm.  (All times EST)