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Analytics for Data at Massive Scales

Extracting information from large data sets

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With the goal of developing analysis techniques for massive data sets, DARPA rolled out the Topological Data Analysis (TDA) program, which ran from 2004 to 2008. Like many other programs, this one spawned a commercial firm, in this case a software firm that remained in business at the posting of this timeline in 2018.
DARPA rolled out its Memex program to move forward the state of the art in content indexing and web searching on the Internet. Over the next few years, the Memex program yielded new tools that enabled quick and thorough organization of a subset of the Internet, leading to more comprehensive and relevant domain-specific indexing of web content and domain-specific search capabilities. Memex quickly proved its value in efforts to counter human trafficking.
DARPA’s Media Forensics (MediFor) program is developing technologies to automatically quantify the integrity of an image or video to facilitate analysis of media with unknown or uncertain provenance.
DARPA’s Rapid Attack Detection, Isolation and Characterization Systems (RADICS) program partnered with power companies, the National Guard, DHS, and DoE to conduct field exercises involving the black start recovery of the power grid amidst a cyber-attack.
DARPA’s Low Resource Languages for Emergent Incidents (LORELEI) program is developing human language technology for situational awareness in support of missions such as humanitarian assistance/disaster relief (HADR).