TimeSets: temporal sensemaking in intelligence analysis

Xu, Kai ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2242-5440, Salisu, Saminu, Nguyen, Phong H., Walker, Rick, Wong, B. L. William ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3363-0741, Wagstaff, Adrian, Phillips, Graham and Biggs, Mike (2020) TimeSets: temporal sensemaking in intelligence analysis. IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, 40 (3) . pp. 83-93. ISSN 0272-1716 [Article] (doi:10.1109/MCG.2020.2981855)

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Abstract

TimeSets is a temporal data visualization technique designed to reveal insights into event sets, such as all the events linked to one person or organization. In this paper we describe two TimeSets-based visual analytics tools for intelligence analysis. In the first case, TimeSets is integrated with other visual analytics tools to support open-source intelligence analysis with Twitter data, particularly the challenge of finding the right questions to ask. The second case uses TimeSets in a participatory design process with analysts that aims to meet their requirements of uncertainty analysis involving fake news. Lessons learned are potentially beneficial to other application domains.

Item Type: Article
Research Areas: A. > School of Science and Technology > Computer Science
Item ID: 30222
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Depositing User: Kai Xu
Date Deposited: 22 May 2020 14:39
Last Modified: 24 May 2020 00:01
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/30222

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