DARPA to brief industry March 7 on MUSE project that aims at big-code software engineering

ARLINGTON, Va., 27 Feb. 2014. U.S. defense researchers will brief industry next week on a program to improve the reliability and verification of large software programs, as well as to reduce the vulnerabilities of large and complex software programs to the threats posed by computer hackers.

DARPA to brief industry March 7 on MUSE project that aims at big-code software engineering
DARPA to brief industry March 7 on MUSE project that aims at big-code software engineering
ARLINGTON, Va., 27 Feb. 2014. U.S. defense researchers will brief industry next week on a program to improve the reliability and verification of large software programs, as well as to reduce the vulnerabilities of large and complex software programs to the threats posed by computer hackers.

Software experts from the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) in Arlington, Va., will brief industry on the Mining and Understanding Software Enclaves (MUSE) program from 9 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. on 7 March 2014 at the DARPA Conference Center, 675 North Randolph St., in Arlington, Va.

Those who would like to attending the briefings must act fast, however. The registration deadline for the MUSE industry briefings is 5 p.m. tomorrow, 28 Feb. 2014.

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Register online no later than tomorrow evening at https://www.signup4.net/Public/ap.aspx?EID=DARP303E. Attendance is limited to two people per proposal team.

The MUSE program focuses on program analysis, verification, and big data analytics for specifying, discovering, and understanding properties of complex software systems.

The MUSE industry briefings are to familiarize participants with the program; identify potential proposers; and promote discussion of how companies could work together.

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The MUSE Proposers’ Day will be recorded, and DARPA will post a copy of the video online at www.darpa.mil/Opportunities/Solicitations/I2O_Solicitations.aspx.

Companies interested may give presentations during the afternoon session of the MUSE industry briefings to publicize their capabilities and solicit teaming. Presentations will be limited to two minutes and one content slide.

Email program slides and intent to present no later than 5 p.m. eastern time on 28 Feb. 2014 at MUSE@darpa.mil.

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The industry briefings on 7 March 2014 will begin with registration from 9 to 10 a.m., followed by DARPA presentations from 10 to 11:15 a.m. Lunch is from 11:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Proposers presentations are from 12:45 to 2:15 p.m. All times are eastern time.

All attendees must present government-issued photo identification on entry. More information on the MUSE program and the industry briefings is online at https://www.fbo.gov/spg/ODA/DARPA/CMO/DARPA-BAA-14-22/listing.html.

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