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Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Applications for Defensive Counterspace

A Decision Support Tool Capability Demonstration

Published Jan 11, 2024

by George Nacouzi, Osonde A. Osoba, Jonathan Tran, Sascha Ishikawa

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This report summarizes results from a fiscal year 2020 project examining the applicability of artificial intelligence and machine learning as an enabler of decision support in defensive counterspace missions. This work includes a decision support tool to demonstrate the viability of the suggested algorithm and provide insight into the value of such a tool. Proposed improvements to the approach are also provided.

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