The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (I.A.R.P.A.), through an Air Force Research Laboratory (A.F.R.L.) contract, has awarded Raytheon BBN Technologies a $10.5 million multi-year contract under the Sirius program.
The goal of the Sirius program is to develop serious games that result in better decision-making by teaching participants to recognize and mitigate the effects of their own biases when analyzing information used to make decisions.
Under the contract, Raytheon BBN will develop game-based training methods and training systems to improve such decision-making by focusing on reducing biases. The game, based on an international detective theme, will blend best research and practices in bias-mitigation with best practices in game-based teaching.