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Provenance: VAST Challenge 2006
Title: 2006 Contest


Welcome to Alderwood, Washington, a fictitious American town in central Washington state.

The FBI has been tipped off to possible political shenanigans in the mid-sized vacation town of Alderwood. Use 1200 news stories and a few other sources of information to find out what happened

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Dataset available at:
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Georges Grinstein, University of Massachusetts Lowell
Theresa O'Connell, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Sharon Laskowski, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Catherine Plaisant, HCIL, University of Maryland
Jean Scholtz, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Mark Whiting, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Total uses: 3
Used by:
Georgia Institute of Technology Directed Exploration
Award: First Place, Student Category
Award: First place, Corporate Category
SSS Research, Inc. - DECIDE
Award: Second Place, Corporate Category

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