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Classifying News and Social Media for Visualization

Using a semi-supervised machine learning and visual analytic workflow to simplify the creation of document classifiers

Craig Hagerman, Richard Brath, Scott Langevin
August 12, 2019

As we recently discussed at the 23rd International Conference on Information Visualisation, one challenge with visualizing unstructured sources like news and social media is getting the right data. To remedy these problems, we created a subsystem to help domain experts who lack data science knowledge so they can easily build better classifiers once and only occasionally maintain them.

TellFinder in the News, May 2019

Highlights from Medium's OneZero and the TellFinder Alliance

Michael Crouch
June 5, 2019

TellFinder “slaloms through terabytes of the deep web to search where Google can’t” and helps analysts identify an international sex trafficking network, leading to more than a dozen FBI-led sting operations targeting U.S.-based criminal organizations.

Introducing Uncharted's Argument Mapper

Reasoned assessment, analysis, and decision making

David Sheffield, Michael Crouch
April 25, 2019

Intelligence analysts, criminal investigators and legal practitioners frequently face complex cases with large volumes of ambiguous, uncertain, contradictory or inconclusive evidence. They must rapidly analyze the evidence, assess the situation and recommend options with clear justification to decision makers. Moreover, inherent human cognitive biases, such as neglect of probability, confirmation bias and recency bias further complicate objective analysis.

DARPA's 60th Anniversary

Uncharted finds a place of honor in DARPA's storied history

Michael Crouch
April 1, 2019

Uncharted congratulates DARPA on its recent 60th anniversary. For nearly 20 years, we have worked with leading minds on “DARPA-hard” technology challenges. This immense privilege has afforded us the opportunity to apply thought, design, and implementation leadership in the data-driven art and science of visual analytics to new breakthroughs in human empowerment.

Text Analytics and New Visualization Techniques

Identifying business opportunities with text in visualizations

Richard Brath, Scott Langevin
August 9, 2018

Since the advent of Gutenberg’s press, typesetting has relegated text to the margins of visualization—legends, axes, captions and footnotes. But modern web-based platforms can infuse rich textual information into interactive graphs and charts.