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The SEI: The Leader in Software Engineering and Cybersecurity

At the SEI, we research complex software engineering, cybersecurity, and AI engineering problems; create and test innovative technologies; and transition maturing solutions into practice. We have been working with the Department of Defense, government agencies, and private industry since 1984 to help meet mission goals and gain strategic advantage.

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Latest Publications

Using Machine Learning to Increase NPC Fidelity

Using Machine Learning to Increase NPC Fidelity

December 01, 2021 • Technical Report
Dustin D. UpdykeThomas G. PodnarGeoffrey B. Dobson

The authors describe how they used machine learning (ML) modeling to create decision-making preferences for non-player characters (NPCs).

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Architecting the Future of Software Engineering: A National Agenda for Software Engineering Research & Development

Architecting the Future of Software Engineering: A National Agenda for Software Engineering Research & Development

November 03, 2021 • Book
Anita CarletonMark H. KleinJohn E. Robert

The SEI led the community in creating this multi-year research and development vision and roadmap for engineering next-generation software-reliant systems.

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A Prototype Set of Cloud Adoption Risk Factors

A Prototype Set of Cloud Adoption Risk Factors

October 27, 2021 • White Paper
Christopher J. Alberts

Alberts discusses the results of a study to identify a prototype set of risk factors for adopting cloud technologies.

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Our Work

At the Software Engineering Institute (SEI), we research complex software engineering, cybersecurity, and artificial intelligence engineering problems; create and test innovative technologies; and transition maturing solutions into practice. The U.S. Department of Defense, as well as other public agencies and private businesses, can meet mission goals and gain strategic advantage by using tools, technologies, and practices developed or matured by the SEI.

News

FloCon 2022 Announces Speakers and Trainings

FloCon 2022 Announces Speakers and Trainings

January 04, 2022 • Article

Attendees of the January event will learn a broad range of the latest techniques for applying data and analytic methods.

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Anita Carleton Elected Fellow of IEEE

Anita Carleton Elected Fellow of IEEE

January 03, 2022 • Article

Anita Carleton, director of the SEI Software Solutions Division (SSD) has been elected as a Fellow of IEEE in recognition for leadership in the advancement of software measurement and software engineering practices.

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SEI Coauthors Responsible AI Guidelines

SEI Coauthors Responsible AI Guidelines

December 01, 2021 • Article

The new report from the Defense Innovation Unit makes progress towards operationalizing the Department of Defense's Ethical Principles for AI.

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International Conference on Software and Systems Processes 2022 Opens Call for Submissions

International Conference on Software and Systems Processes 2022 Opens Call for Submissions

November 18, 2021 • Article

Abstracts and proposals on the theme “Envisioning the Future of Software Engineering Process and Practice for Global Competitiveness and Innovation” are due in January 2022.

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Education and Outreach

Discover our numerous training and credentialing opportunities for individual professional development. We also offer workforce development and licensing opportunities for organizations to apply best practices to their operations.

Work With Us

In addition to our work with agencies across the United States government, we partner with academic institutions and private companies to solve key technical challenges for current and future software-reliant systems. You can sponsor research and development, collaborate with us on research, and even get guidance from us to implement new methods.

Careers

Pursue your passion and work alongside world-recognized leaders in the field of software engineering. We invite you to view current employment opportunities, learn about benefits of working at the SEI, and apply for a position.

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