Adaptive WEB Portal for Engineering for Complex Systems

The web portal incorporates the most advanced web and other technologies, including blended modeling, simulation, and interrogative visualization environments; intelligent software agents (humanoids / avatars with human-like voice and emotions); rule-based expert system for querying and extraction of quantitative information; rapid simulation and uncertainty visualization facility; advanced multimodal interfaces; biometric-based multimodal user authentication tools; facility for affective state detection of the user (e.g., through sensors an/or visual cues) and responding in a timely manner; facility for enabling multi perspective views of large multidimensional datasets on a variety of platforms; knowledge repository with ontology-based knowledge representation, context-based search and knowledge customization and summarization facilities; and customized collaboration infrastructure.