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Finding a clue in a data-stack with DI-HOPE-KD

by Randall Handon December 2, 2009
A new system from Rutgers University called “Distributed Higher Order Privacy Enhanced Knowledge Discovery”, DI-HOPE-KD, aims to bridge the caps between disparate criminal investigations groups in hopes of revealing patterns and knowledge previously hidden. Once DI-HOPE KD is fully online, the system will use enormous amounts of data from multiple sources nationwide to turn up […]

Purdue’s new VACCINE Center for DHS

by Randall Handon November 5, 2009
Purdue University is kicking off a new center dubbed “Visual Analytics for Command, Control and Interoperability Environments” (VACCINE), funded by the US Department of Homeland Security, to create tools and software for use by government agencies and emergency personnel. “We are creating ways for people to get information interactively in an understandable format to help […]

DHS grants $30 million to Purdue, Rutgers for Visualization

by Randall Handon April 4, 2009
The US Department of Homeland Security has awarded a 6-year $30 million grant to Purdue and Rutgers to build a “Center of Excellence in Command, Control and Interoperability”. Purdue and its team of 14 universities will focus on the Visualization Sciences, while Rutgers will lead the effort’s Data Sciences component. The center has already formed […]

US Govt asks for visualization assistance

by Randall Handon March 31, 2009
The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has just issued a Request for Information (RFI) on their “Common Operational Picture” project.  The project aims to integrate massive amounts of data from various tools into a single location for quick update and analysis of critical situations.  One part in particular they’re asking for information on is […]