Lockheed Martin and Khalifa University have signed a research partnership to work on the LM Wisdom tool, a customizable Web and social media analytics tool from Lockheed Martin.

The agreement will provide Khalifa University with a two-years funding, during which time the faculty and students will perform studies and analysis of the Arabic language and dialects. The analyses is expected to help build a lexicon, from which Lockheed Martin can build a linguistic feature filter for LM Wisdom.

The LM Wisdom tool monitors and analyzes changing open source data, such as newspaper feeds and social media content, in near-real time, and distinguishes noise from information. The tool is meant for first responders, security and law enforcement agencies.

[Image courtesy: Khalifa University]