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A Framework for Metrics in Large Complex Systems



G A. Mack, K Lonergan, Jean C. Scholtz, Michelle P. Steves, C R. Hale


The Terrorism Information Awareness (TIA) was initiated by the Information Awareness Office (IAO) of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). TIA capabilities enable the detection, classification, identification, and tracking of terrorist activities in order to provide early warning of plans and to identify options to prevent them from being executed. TIA operated as a research program in an environment with real data, real users, and real missions. This environment presented many challenges to the collection and analysis of metrics.
Proceedings Title
Proceedings of the 2004 IEEE Aerospace Conference
Conference Dates
March 6-13, 2004
Conference Location
Conference Title
IEEE Aerospace Conference


collaboration, conceptual measures, decision-making, measures, metrics


Mack, G. , Lonergan, K. , Scholtz, J. , Steves, M. and Hale, C. (2004), A Framework for Metrics in Large Complex Systems, Proceedings of the 2004 IEEE Aerospace Conference, , USA (Accessed July 18, 2024)


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Created February 29, 2004, Updated October 12, 2021