Browsing All posts tagged under »pattern recognition«

Visualizing predictive crime maps

February 10, 2011 by

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Crime mapping has been a tool employed by police for more than a century, but only recently has the data collection been organized and consistent enough to accurately aggregate spatial crime statistics. I was taking a look at a 1997 paper on predictive crime mapping using artificial neural networks—a topic I recently became very interested […]

The brain as a pattern recognition machine

February 9, 2011 by

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I came across a group of researchers doing precisely the kind of work that I have been advocating for on this blog.  This is really exciting stuff that I am still working through, but I wanted to share it with you because they do a good job of introducing a conceptual framework for approaching visual […]