On June 4, the Army Communications Electronics Research and Development Engineering Center (CERDEC) issued the following sources sought notice, a Market Survey for Further Development and Implementations of Common Core Ontologies (solicitation number W56KGU15R0036). Capability statements are due no later than 4:00pm EST on July 6, according to FedBizOpps.
The U.S. Army Contracting Command-Aberdeen Proving Ground (ACC-APG), Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD 21005, on behalf of the Communications Electronics Research and Development Engineering Center (CERDEC) Intelligence and Information Warfare Directorate (I2WD) Radar Systems and ID (RSID) Division, is conducting a Market Survey to identify potential sources for the procurement of Further Development and Implementations of Common Core Ontologies.
Sources are sought for Further Development and Implementations of Common Core Ontologies, to include knowledge discovery and dissemination, federated search, data alignment, dataset mapping, fusion, real-time fusion, data aggregation, architecture, SPARQL queries, Application Programmer Interface (API), cloud computing, collaboration tools, standard user profile, rules engine, sensor selection and tasking, analytics, controlled meta-data and vocabularies, data modeling, Natural Language Processing (NLP) alignment, ontology extensions and conformance, semantic message brokering, and metrics. Proposed solutions shall comply/conform with the following specifications:
- Web Ontology Language (OWL) 2.0
- Basic Formal Ontology (BFO)
- Common Core Ontologies v0.8
- Vendors may submit information on solutions that do not comply with all of the above areas as long as a major redesign of them is not required. All deficiencies should be noted with the level of effort required to correct the non-compliant item(s).
The proposed acquisition is for Further Development and Implementations of Common Core Ontologies with a one-year base period and four twelve-month option periods of performance. The total estimated maximum level of effort is 600,000 man hours.
Full information is available here.