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Research project: International Technology Alliance in Network and Information Sciences - Dormant - Dormant

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The International Technology Alliance (ITA) is a consortium of academic of industrial partners that seeks to investigate issues relating to future coalition capabilities, particularly those affecting US and UK forces. The ITA comprises 4 technical areas: network theory (TA1), security within a system of systems (TA2), sensor information processing and delivery (TA3), and distributed coalition planning and decision-making (TA4). Within these technical areas, the research undertaken by the School of Electronics and Computer Science falls within a number of focus areas. These include: semantically-mediated data fusion, semantic integration and interoperability, user interfaces for the Semantic Web, and collaborative planning and plan enrichment.


  • IBM United Kingdom Limited
  • Defence Science and Technology Laboratory [dstl]
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • U.S. Army Research Laboratory
  • Honeywell
  • Boeing
  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • Applied Research Associates


  • Ministry of Defence
  • U.S. Army Research Laboratory

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