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[liberationtech] Controlling Human Rights Research
Seth David Schoen
schoen at eff.org
Sat Feb 5 14:23:25 PST 2011
cantona7 at hushmail.com writes:
> On the same note, we are collecting very significant amounts of
> information at the moment on incidents, victims and perpetrators.
> We are looking for very advanced ways of managing, visualising,
> data-mining and pattern analysis. Though we are a human rights
> organisation, weI have looked at how policing and intelligence
> organisations manage such information and that generally means
> packages such as Sentinal Visualiser and i2 Analysts notebook.
> While this offer many of the things that we owuld like to do, they
> are eye-wateringly expensive! Does anyone know of similar options
> which are cheaper and/or free/open source?
You should talk to the Human Rights Data Analysis Group at Benetech,
which develops and uses free software to do this kind of work.
Senior Staff Technologist schoen at eff.org
Electronic Frontier Foundation https://www.eff.org/
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