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Thursday, August 29 • 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Profiling The Attacker | Using Natural Language Processing To Predict Crime

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What does Minority Report, Black Mirror, and 1984 all have in common?.. Well, let's find out  

On a day to day basis we countlessly write notes, send messages and respond to emails. The question is, however, what does what we write actually show about us, and how can we use the meaning behind these pieces of text to predict crimes and attacks. 

This talk delves into just this - how machine learning, and specifically natural language processing and sentiment analysis, can be used to predict crime and security attacks. This, of course, comes hand in hand with talking about predictive policing approaches, biases in predictive policing, and how natural language processing can be used to automate this whole process.

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James Stevenson

Security Researcher
James Stevenson is a Software Engineer and Security Researcher, with a history of security operations. James is also an Alumni of the University of South Wales and these days he works as a Security Engineer at a large UK technology company, as well as speaking at security events across... Read More →

Thursday August 29, 2019 2:00pm - 2:30pm BST
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