Uncharted Accolades

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.

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.

Graph Mapping Featured in Leading InfoVis Research Journal

Novel interactive visualization technique for massive graph data reveals hierarchical community structures and entity relationships in large-scale networks

Michael Crouch
August 24, 2017

An Uncharted research product for the visual analysis of massive graph data is featured in the pages and on the cover of the latest issue of Information Visualization, a leading peer-reviewed journal on the study and application of information visualization.

TellFinder and the Fight Against Human Trafficking

DARPA Memex program search tools characterize potentially illicit online activities

Michael Crouch
January 13, 2017

Reporting on DARPA’s efforts to combat human trafficking, a recent Defense.gov post highlights TellFinder, Uncharted’s tool for exposing hidden connections in hard-to-search domain spaces. TellFinder XHT extends to the online escort advertisement domain by allowing investigators to search for identifying attributes that can reveal behaviors and identities of traffickers.

Popular Science Profile Shows TellFinder XHT in Action

Applied to adult services advertisements, TellFinder XHT helps law enforcement investigate human trafficking cases

Michael Crouch
August 31, 2016

The Sept-Oct 2016 issue of Popular Science features a profile of Microsoft Principal Researcher and former DARPA program manager, Chris White. The article demonstrates how TellFinder and Aperture Tiles (the original research project from which Salt was developed) can significantly enhance searches in hidden and transient online human trafficking, terrorism, illegal markets, and fraud activity.