Feature Analysis and Machine Learning for Road Safety
March 23rd, 2021

As a part of Omdena’s project with iRap, a vital step was to undertake a feature analysis to determine which of iRap´s 66 road features have the most impact on road safety. Team team used various statistical methods and regression models to determine feature impo

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Object Detection for Preventing Road Crashes and Saving Lives
March 9th, 2021

A team of 31 Omdena collaborators leveraged various AI techniques like object detection to help assess road crash risk at scale. The team applied labeling, object detection, CNNs, and various regression techniques to provide features for road safety estimation on roads

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Using Convolutional Neural Networks To Improve Road Safety And Save Lives
February 23rd, 2021

Applying AI on satellite images for improving road safety. We used pre-trained CNNs, VGG, ResNet, and Inception models to count vehicles on roads and analyze traffic flow to help save many lives.   By Lois Anne Leal and Chaitree Sham Baradkar   The Why At nigh

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Adopting an Agile Navigation Approach in an AI Project
December 16th, 2020

By Diana Roccaro Applying Natural Language Processing in an agile AI project to investigate Online Violence against Children. I had the honor to contribute to the 29th Omdena project, aimed at investigating Online Violence against Children (OVAC), conducted in partnersh

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A Chatbot Warning System Against Online Predators
November 18th, 2020

By Jeremy Wood and Guneet Singh Kohli     Using Natural Language Processing to warn children against online predators. The following work is part of the Omdena AI Challenge on preventing online violence against children, implemented in collaboration with John Zo

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Augmenting Public Safety Through AI and Machine Learning
August 21st, 2020

In this demo day, we took a close look at the tremendous potential AI offers for making communities safer, by helping to reduce, prevent, and respond to crimes. When it comes to public safety, it is often critical to act quickly. AI technologies can supplement the work

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