Category: Research technologies
Security Force Monitor has crunched 5,600 pages of State Department PDFs to create new version of the U.S. foreign military training data. Today we release a tool to explore these 200,000 rows of data.
WhoWasInCommand shows you all the sources that evidence every piece of data – but you probably missed the way it does this
Here's how to see all the sources our researchers used to evidence every single piece of data on WhoWasInCommand.
OpenStreetMap is (sometimes) a handy database of military and police locations – here’s how to see them
OpenStreetMap is a useful tool for getting an impression of a security force's bases and physical infrastructure. How do we do this?
Image: Clipping from 8 February 2004 Wayback Machine snapshot of SEDENA army commanders page. How do we get all the data out of that and 50 other captures of the same page? We’re going to write about our...
Can computers help Security Force Monitor’s researchers increase the speed and accuracy of extracting relevant data about security forces from the text of news articles and reports?