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Generating Documents that are Consistent with a Knowledge Base

A DoD Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative (MURI) Project Sponsored by the Office of Naval Research
2018 - 2023

Pricipal Investigator
Sushil Jajodia, George Mason University

Other Team Members

  • V. S. Subrahmanian, Dartmouth College
  • Philip Resnik, University of Maryland, College Park
  • Noah Smith and Hannaneh Hajishirzi, University of Washington

Project Description

There is a growing need for the US government and for US companies to understand the content of the documents within their own enterprises so that they can better protect the military secrets, intellectual property, personal information, financial information, and business plans contained therein. Such data within organizations is scattered within reports, presentations, spreadsheets, and more. The goal of this project is to develop the computational and mathematical foundations required to automatically understand technical documents and use an algebra of document manipulation operators to generate a collection of new documents that are consistent with the history.