News tagged with intelligence analysis

Voice, image give clues in hunt for Foley's killer

Police and intelligence services are using image analysis and voice-recognition software, studying social media postings and seeking human tips as they scramble to identify the militant recorded on a video showing the killing ...

dateAug 21, 2014 in Other
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Credit card fraudsters quickly exposed

Most people feel safe from fraudsters if their credit card is safely tucked away in their wallet. But they shouldn't: in most cases, thieves only need card numbers and information. A new software can provide more effective ...

dateMay 15, 2013 in Software
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New big data survey shows potential for business

For the first time ever, a total 1.8 zettabytes of data were generated worldwide last year – and according to forecasts, the volume will continue to double every two years. So, one key question we can ask today is: How ...

dateDec 17, 2012 in Other
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Games may help train analysts to overcome bias

Game-playing may help intelligence analysts with the serious business of identifying biases that can cloud decision-making and problem-solving during life or death situations, according to researchers.

dateNov 13, 2012 in Other
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Training computers to see metaphors

Suppose you are at an intelligence agency and your computer is faced with terabytes of text every day -- documents, emails, transcriptions of voice conversations and more -- and many contain metaphors. How do you train your ...

dateJun 15, 2012 in Computer Sciences
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