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Edge Analytics: Analysis of Social Media to Support Tactical Users

  • November 2015
  • By William Anderson, Keegan M. Williams
  • This presentation explores the architecture and implementation of Edge Analytics, discusses field trials, and presents findings from analyzing Twitter data related to the 2012 attack on the U.S. Diplomatic Mission in Benghazi.
  • Publisher: Software Engineering Institute
  • This presentation was created for a conference series or symposium and does not necessarily reflect the positions and views of the Software Engineering Institute.
  • Abstract

    The Advanced Mobile Systems Initiative at the Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute has developed the Edge Analytics system that ingests open-source social-media data streams and identifies significant events and emerging trends in time to inform and influence operations. We will discuss the architecture and implementation of Edge Analytics; present findings from analyzing Twitter data related to the 2012 attack on the U.S. Diplomatic Mission in Benghazi; discuss field trials with the Department of Defense, National Guard, and first responder communities; and demonstrate the system.

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