A Faster Way to Annotate Transcript Data in PTSD Therapy Sessions

May 11th, 2020

The Problem   This project has been done with Christoph von Toggenburg, CEO of World Vision Switzerland, who was exposed to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in an armed ambush in Africa. PTSD can be triggered when someone experiences a severe traumatic event, and ins

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Named Entity Recognition with SpaCy to Identify Actors and Actions in News Articles

May 6th, 2020

Identifying actors and actions in news articles about land conflicts in India. The work has been part of an Omdena AI project with the World Resources Institute on identifiying land use conflicts and matching them with mediating government policies.   Suppose we ha

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Classifying Sexual Abuse in Chats through the Bag of Words NLP Model

April 26th, 2020

  This work is part of the Omdena AI project with the award-winning Zero Abuse Project.   The problem Child sexual abuse is a particular problem in academia. In the United States, “an estimated 10% of K–12 students will experience sexual misconduct by a school emp

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Using AI To Prevent Gang Violence by Analyzing Tweets

April 26th, 2020

Applying AI and machine learning to understand gang language and detect threatening tweets related to gang violence.   The problem   “Some believe that bolstering school security will deter violence, but this reactionary measure only addresses part of the pr

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An Attempt to Identify Cybersex Crimes through Artificial Intelligence

April 25th, 2020

Classifying the online chats between two persons as sexual abuse or non-sexual abuse using text mining and deep learning.   The problem The vast growth in technology and social media has revolutionized our lives by transforming the way we connect and communicate. Unfor

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