Kenneth C. Hoffman

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NEUTRINO TRAP is a tank filled with 100,000 gallons of a common cleaning fluid, tetrachloroethylene. It is located in a rock cavity 4,850 feet below the surface in the Homestake Mine in the town of Lead, S.D. The experiment is being run by Raymond Davis, Jr., Kenneth C. Hoffman and Don S. Harmer of Brookhaven National Laboratory. Suggested in 1964 by Davis(More)
Selected military personnel are immunized with an FDA-licensed anthrax vaccine unless there are clinical contraindications. The objective of this analysis is to capture the experience of soldiers receiving anthrax vaccine to assist in better patient-provider communication and clarify the safety profile of the vaccine in this population as a(More)
Systems of systems engineering (SoSE) takes place in the broader context of an enterprise, which we define very generally as a purposeful or industrious undertaking. Enterprises of greatest interest for SoSE are typically complex, multi-agent organizations or sets of organizations exhibiting the characteristics of Complex Adaptive Systems, including(More)
The Center for Enterprise Modernization, the civil-agency center of the MITRE Corporation, is performing continuing research to explore the issues surrounding enterprise modernization planning in a multi agency environment. The objective is to support integrated mission and information technology planning covering enterprise strategic plans, performance(More)
Building on over two years of success in adapting geographic information system (GIS), simulation, and Web service technologies to support the planning needs of government agency coalitions, the Multi Agency Planning (MAP) MITRE Sponsored Research (MSR) team is working to integrate these technologies into a seamless Web service portal. Our approach is to(More)
Models of the System of Systems Engineering Process Leonard A. Wojcik Kenneth C. Hoffman Center for Advanced Aviation System Development Center for Enterprise Modernization (CAASD) (CEM) The MITRE Corporation The MITRE Corporation McLean, VA, USA McLean, VA, USA lwoJ,cik(mitre.org 1khoffi anginitre.org .. dynamic and responsive environment [4], as well as(More)
The modernization of computing, communication, and information services is a high-risk venture in any environment. It has proven even more difficult to fully align these services with the high-performance operational objectives of enterprises. Enterprises are expected to have information environments that fully integrate business processes and systems to(More)
The vitality of a nation or region is based on the effective use of material resources for public and private infrastructure. There are an abundance of technological options and policy choices that can be defined. A value chain approach based on the Reference Material System, using state-of-the-art information systems, can be used to provide an integrated(More)
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