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Supervised Autonomy

Automated capabilities with human supervision; "human in the loop"

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03/23/2016
DARPA today announced the newest of its Grand Challenges, one designed to ensure that the exponentially growing number of military and civilian wireless devices will have full access to the increasingly crowded electromagnetic spectrum. The agency’s Spectrum Collaboration Challenge (SC2) will reward teams for developing smart systems that collaboratively, rather than competitively, adapt in real time to today’s fast-changing, congested spectrum environment—redefining the conventional spectrum management roles of humans and machines in order to maximize the flow of radio frequency (RF) signals.
07/19/2016
In March, DARPA officials first publicly floated plans for the Spectrum Collaboration Challenge, an initiative designed to ensure that the exponentially growing number of military and civilian wireless devices will have full access to the increasingly crowded electromagnetic spectrum. Today, with the Agency release of detailed postings about the competition’s architecture, rules, and two participation options for seeking one of the up to 30 available slots, SC2 is officially on.
09/07/2017
DARPA published its Young Faculty Award (YFA) 2018 Research Announcement today, seeking proposals in 26 different topic areas—the largest number of YFA research areas ever solicited.
01/30/2018
DARPA today announced its plans for the 2019 finale of the Spectrum Collaboration Challenge (SC2)—the world’s first collaborative machine-intelligence competition to address spectrum scarcity. Through a new partnership with the GSMA, the organization that represents mobile operators worldwide, DARPA will host a live SC2 Championship event alongside the 2019 Mobile World Congress Americas (MWCA) annual conference and exhibition. The DARPA and GSMA partnership creates an opportunity to display the groundbreaking SC2 technologies for the wireless telecommunications community at an accessible, public event.
August 10-11, 2016 ,
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Microsystems Technology Office (MTO) is sponsoring an Information Day on August 10, 2016, to provide information to potential competitors in the Spectrum Collaboration Challenge as described in DARPA-BAA-16-47 and posted on fbo.gov. On the following day, August 11, the Agency’s SC2 team will hold a Proposers Day for those potentially interested in fulfilling the Challenge’s architectural needs, including the scoring methodology, scenario development for testing competitors’ collaborative strategies and tactics, and means for assuring the integrity of the competition and keeping it free from tampering or other kinds of malfeasance. These aspects of SC2 are fully described in DARPA-BAA-16-48, also posted on fbo.gov. Those interested in both angles of SC2 are welcome to attend both the Information and Proposers Days, which will be held at DARPA, 675 North Randolph Street, Arlington, VA, 22203. Advance registration is required. For more information and to register, visit the SC2 website, https://spectrumcollaborationchallenge.com/. Additional information about both the Information and Proposers Days also is available in a Special Notice posted on fbo.gov.