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Value-centered Information Theory for Adaptive Learning, Inference, Tracking, and Exploitation

Program Manager: Dr. Liyi Dai, ARO


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A complete roster and web page links may be found at People.


Our research program aims to lay the foundations for a new systems theory that applies to general controlled information gathering and inference systems with mission planning. Our research approach comprises three inter-related research themes that collectively address the most critical research challenges. These thrusts are:

  1. information-driven structure learning and representation
  2. distributed information fusion
  3. active resource management for effective information exploitation.

We aim to develop an end-to-end framework that will result in better raw sensor data acquisition and processing, improved fusion of multiple sources and modalities, and more effective sensor management and control.

Executive Summary

An executive summary of the project can be found here.


Pre-kickoff meeting

Wednesday, October 12, 2011
10 AM - 5 PM
George Haddad Conference Room, 3rd floor, EECS building
1301 Beal Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2122

Kickoff meeting

Thursday, October 13, 2011
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Johnson Rooms, 3rd floor, Lurie Engineering Center
1221 Beal Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI 48109

For visitor information, please click here.

First year review meeting

Monday, October 29, 2012
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Rice Conference Room, 6764 Boelter Hall
UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095

Hotels and transportation

Parking information for those with cars:

For those arriving by car from the South, exit the 405 freeway at Wilshire East, then follow Wilshire East to Westwood North, that end into campus. Past the hospitals there is a parking booth in the center divider. Stop there and get a daily permit for $11. Also ask them for a campus map. You will go to Boelter Hall, that is on your right behind the building that carries the sign "Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science". We will meet in the Rice Conference Room on the 6th floor, south-west corner of the building. For any problems, call Stefano Soatto at (310) 869 2972.

Agenda (Revised):

The formal agenda will start at 8:30AM with overview and presentations from the VoI MURI team. We will break for lunch and posters (presented by MURI-supported students) at around 11:30AM. We will then resume at 1PM with more presentations and wrapup, ending at around 2:30. This will be followed by a government caucus and feedback at around 3:30PM to the MURI team.


publications: links to publications resulting from this program.


reports: links to reports on this program.


code: links to software related to this research.

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