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Benchmark Details

Provenance: VAST Challenge 2009
Title: MC2 - Social Network and Geospatial


Embassy employees are known to have used the social networking/micro-blogging tool, Flitter, to communicate with colleagues and friends. The Flitter network may provide a connection to a criminal ring that may have recruited an employee. We have been provided with Flitter data that we may analyze.

READ MORE from a PDF copy of the original task description of all 2009 Challenges (mini and grand)

Dataset available at:
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Georges Grinstein, University of Massachusetts Lowell
Catherine Plaisant, HCIL, University of Maryland
Jean Scholtz, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Mark Whiting, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Total uses: 17
Used by:
Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications-HumanDynamicVis
Georgia Institute of Technology
LaBRI, INRIA Bordeaux Sud-Ouest
Award: Representation of uncertainty in rules & in visualization
Leonard - EAKOS 2009
Award: Good Use of competing hypotheses
Palantir Technologies
Peking University-VisualMen
Award: Good Analytical debrief
Stanfield Systems Incorporated - VIM Toolkit
TaburienteUMD - Slice and Dice
University of Konstanz
Award: Good analytic debrief
University of Maryland-Mindlab
University of Michigan-Guava
Award: Good Tool Adaption
University of Ulm and derivo-VIScover
Award: Novel visualization of effect of rule application
VIS(US) Stuttgart
Award: Innovative analytic tool
giCentre, City University London
Award: Good Visualization of uncertainty & analysis of geographical data

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