Monday, December 14, 2009

BBN Wins Army Contract for Network Science Research Center

Raytheon BBN Technologies was awarded an $81 million contract by the Army Research Laboratory to create a collaborative technology alliance in network science.

Under the five-year contract, Raytheon BBN Technologies will pursue fundamental research in network science to identify the commonalities that apply to diverse kinds of networks.

The ARL Network Science Collaborative Technology Alliance will examine communication, information, and social and cognitive networks and will include leading researchers from all of these disciplines. The effort will include more than 30 university and industrial labs. An Interdisciplinary Research Center (IRC) will be established at the Raytheon BBN Technologies headquarters in Cambridge, Mass.

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