YATES, Simeon, AKHGAR, Babak, BATES, Christopher, JOPEK, Lukasz and WILSON, Richard (2011). A platform for discovering and sharing confidential ballistic crime data. International Journal of Knowledge and Web Intelligence, 2 (2/3), 202-218.
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Criminal investigations generate large volumes of complex data that detectives have to analyse and understand. This data tends to be "siloed" within individual jurisdictions and re-using it in other investigations can be difficult. Investigations into trans-national crimes are hampered by the problem of discovering relevant data held by agencies in other countries and of sharing those data. Gun-crimes are one major type of incident that showcases this: guns are easily moved across borders and used in multiple crimes but finding that a weapon was used elsewhere in Europe is difficult. In this paper we report on the Odyssey Project, an EU-funded initiative to mine, manipulate and share data about weapons and crimes. The project demonstrates the automatic combining of data from disparate repositories for cross-correlation and automated analysis. The data arrive from different cultural/domains with multiple reference models using real-time data feeds and historical databases.
|Research Institute, Centre or Group:||Cultural Communication and Computing Research Institute > Communication and Computing Research Centre|
|Depositing User:||Rachel Finch|
|Date Deposited:||27 Sep 2012 08:41|
|Last Modified:||09 Nov 2016 22:31|
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