Author(s): A. Zanasi & M. Artioli
Since the end of the Cold War, the threat of large scale wars has been substituted
by new threats: terrorism, organized crime, trafficking, smuggling, proliferation
of weapons of mass destruction.
The new criminals, especially the so-called
“jihadist” terrorists, are using the new technologies, as those enhanced by
Web2.0, to fight their war.
But also intelligence analysts react in their daily
fights using new technologies (e.g.
text and video mining) to automatically
analyze the content of information rich online data banks, suspected web sites,
blogs, emails, chat lines, instant messages and all other digital media either for
to detect abnormal behaviors or links between people and
organizations, trends of social and economic actions, topics of interest also if
they are “sunk” among terabytes of information) or understanding (eg.
This paper presents an integration of text and video
mining in applicative examples.
text mining, video mining, national security, intelligence.
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Paper DOI: 10.2495/DATA090011
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