Projects

LACAI is currently conducting research on several federally funded projects, including:

NamePerformersShort Description
COMETHRPI
UAlbany
The Computational Ethnography from Metaphors and Polarized Language (COMETH) Project aims to develop a methodology and accompanying software tools for constructing dynamic socio-behavioral models of communities based on online content that their members produce.
PANACEARPI
UAlbany
IHMC
UNC-Charlotte
The Personalized AutoNomous Agents Countering Social Engineering Attacks (PANACEA) Project protects online users against current and future forms of social engineering. It serves as an intermediary between attackers (human, automated, hybrid, coordinated) and the potential victim(s) they target.
SIMON-PERFECTARPI
IHMC Ocala
SIFT Inc.
Simulator of Online Social Networks (SimON-PERFECTA) Project is developing a suite of models, methods, and tools for accurate simulation of the spread of information and evolution of influence in online social networks (OSNs) at scale.
GATORRPI
IBM
This project develops a new type of human-machine dialogue system that uses deep learning technologies to learn how to recognize and
generate dialogue plans, i.e., semantic and pragmatic structures that represent one party’s goals and intentions, as well as the impact these are having on the other party.
ATICARPI
UNC-Charlotte
This project aims at developing the next generation of AI dialogue agents capable of sustained, fluid, goal-oriented, collaborative interaction with a human analyst on a variety of topics and across multiple domains
RADIIRPI
SIFT Inc.
IHMC Ocala
FIU
Stony Brook University
Leviathan Security Group
RADII is a highly automated, user-driven toolkit that identifies Influence Indicators (IIs) and enables intelligence analysts to discover and characterize influence campaigns online, particularly in social media.