Soldiers Teaming with Adaptive Agent Technology (S
at ORAU Workforce Solutions

Date Posted: 3/28/2019

Opportunity Description

Title of Research Opportunity: Soldiers Teaming with Adaptive Agent Technology (STAAT) Opportunities exist to conduct basic research to inform theoretical and empirical principles for developing algorithms designed to interact with humans in simulated, and eventually physical environments. Topics of research include: (1) deep learning, reinforcement learning, human-computer/robot interaction, adaptive computation, cognitive computing, (2) modeling cognitive processes, developing computational models of human behavior, and (3) mathematical models of physical systems, human subjects data collection and analysis. The candidate will be expected to lead the algorithm development research which includes, 1) the analysis of previously collected data, 2) survey development, 3) human subjects data collection, 4) computational model architecture development, 5) simulation experimental setup development, and 6) simulation metric assessment criteria. In addition, the candidate will be assist with technical writing of reports, journal articles, and presentation at technical venues. Keywords: Adaptive Agents, Computational Modeling, Simulation, Human Subjects Research Click here for more information

Opportunity Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Adelphi, MD
  • Opportunity Type: Other
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 3/28/2019

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