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Title: Pathways to Identity: Aiding Law Enforcement in Identification Tasks With Visual Analytics

The nature of identity has changed dramatically in recent years, and has grown in complexity. Identities are defined in multiple domains: biological and psychological elements strongly contribute, but also biographical and cyber elements are necessary to complete the picture. Law enforcement is beginning to adjust to these changes, recognizing its importance in criminal justice. The SuperIdentity project seeks to aid law enforcement officials in their identification tasks through research of techniques for discovering identity traits, generation of statistical models of identity and analysis of identity traits through visualization. We present use cases compiled through user interviews in multiple fields, including law enforcement, as well as the modeling and visualization tools design to aid in those use cases.
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Journal Article
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Journal Name: Security Informatics, 3:Article No. 12
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Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), Richland, WA (US)
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United States
identity; attribution; enrichment; visual analysis; modeling; wizard; law enforcement; visualization