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Title: Pathways to Identity. Using Visualization to Aid Law Enforcement in Identification Tasks

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 biographical and cyber elements also are necessary to complete the picture. Law enforcement is beginning to adjust to these changes, recognizing identity’s 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, and describe the modeling and visualization tools design to aid in those use cases.
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  1. Pacific Northwest National Lab. (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States)
  2. Univ. of Oxford (United Kingdom)
  3. Univ. of Bath (United Kingdom)
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Journal ID: ISSN 2190-8532; 400904120
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Journal Article
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Journal Name: Security Informatics; Journal Volume: 3; Journal Issue: 12
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Pacific Northwest National Lab. (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States)
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Country of Publication:
United States
99 GENERAL AND MISCELLANEOUS identity; attribution; enrichment; visual analysis; modeling; wizard; law enforcement; visualization; data transformation