Associative search through formal concept analysis in criminal intelligence analysis

Qazi, Nadeem and Wong, B. L. William and Kodagoda, Neesha and Rick, Adderley (2016) Associative search through formal concept analysis in criminal intelligence analysis. In: IEEE SMC 2016: International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, 09-12 Oct 2016, Budapest, Hungry.

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Criminal Intelligence Analysis often requires a search different from the semantic and keyword based searching to reveal the associations among semantically and operationally connected objects within a crime knowledge base. In this paper we introduce associative search as a search along the networks of association between objects like people, places, other organizations, products, events, services, and so on. We also propose an associative search model based on the 5WH associated concepts of a crime, i.e. WHAT (what has happened), WHO (who was involved in the crime), WHEN (the temporal information of the crime), WHERE (the geo-spatial information of the crime) HOW (the modus-operandi used in committing a crime). We have employed Formal Concept Analysis theory to reveal the associations, highlighting Hot Spots, offender‘s profile and its associated offenders in a criminal activity

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Keywords (uncontrolled): criminal intelligence; association rules, semantic search; formal concept theory; linked analysis
Research Areas: A. > School of Science and Technology > Computer Science
Item ID: 21191
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