Spatio-Cultural Abductive Reasoning Engine
There are many applications where we have pairs of locations—observations and partners—in a geospatial area related based on a set of constraints. This new type of reasoning is called Geospatial Abduction. The Spatio-Cultural Abductive Reasoning Engine (SCARE) employs this new type of reasoning. Recently, we implemented SCARE to predict IED caches based on attack locations. A recent extension, the SCARE-S2 system, allows us to detect high value targets such as large weapons caches in Afghanistan.
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Last updated: April 2011 by John Dickerson.
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