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Date:5/21/2010

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MILITARY - Intelligent intelligence . . .

In combat situations, communication is critical, and a system being developed at Oak Ridge National Laboratory would put U.S. forces in command. While existing information management systems are somewhat effective, they fall short in a number of key areas. "For openers, they do not support information on demand," said Brian Klump, co-developer of Knowledge Acquisition Ubiquitous Agent Infrastructure, or KAUAI. "This is due to the inherent nature of the publisher-subscriber model, which is that no one can access the information I have unless I proactively publish it." In combat situations, that can take several hours and can mean the difference between life and death and a successful or failed mission. ORNL's Java-based mobile agent infrastructure overcomes this and several other major obstacles associated with existing systems. The work has been funded by the ORNL Laboratory Directed Research and Development program. [Contact: Ron Walli, (865) 576-0226; wallira@ornl.gov]

HIGHWAYS - Screening truckers . . .

Catching violators while keeping safe truckers on schedule is the focus of a program and system recently installed at weigh stations in South Carolina and Mississippi. In the first 24 hours, the system in Mississippi helped commercial vehicle enforcement officers nab two drivers with insurance violations, three with expired registrations and three with fuel tax violations. The system will also help officers identify stolen trucks, trucks with
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Contact: Ron Walli
wallira@ornl.gov
865-576-0226
DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory
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