Army posts common core ontologies sources sought
On January 30, the U.S. Army posted a sources sought notice for Future Development and Implementations of Common Core Ontologies (Solicitation Number: W56KGU19R0003). Responses are due by 4:00 p.m. Eastern on February 14.
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) Intelligence System & Processing 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 (CCO), to include using specifically CCO for 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 available at
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).
Full information is available here.