The CORE Lab believes most great ideas are generated from the bottom up...

We help military field operators design tools and leverage advanced analytical methods to solve complex problems

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  • CORE Lab study published in the Small Wars Journal

    CORE Lab study published in the Small Wars Journal

  • Crossing the Redline

    Crossing the Redline

Our Mission

Our Mission

The CORE Lab at the Naval Postgraduate School has a threefold mission to support field operatives engaged in irregular warfare. We develop operators’ knowledge, skills, and abilities in visual analytics.
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Our Projects

Our Projects

Three visual analytic methodologies are emphasized in our courses and research projects: geospatial analysis; temporal analysis; and relational analysis.
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Our Courses

Our Courses

The NPS Defense Analysis department offers a sequence of classes for that teach the CORE Lab's methodologies.
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From the CORE

From the CORE

Read the current issue of the CORE Quarterly Newsletter and access archives.
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