Science Behind the News: Predictive Policing

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"The Los Angeles Police Department is using a new tactic in their fight against crime called “predictive policing.” It's a computer program that was originally developed by a team at UCLA, including mathematician Andrea Bertozzi and anthropologist Jeff Brantingham. “Science Behind the News” is produced in partnership with NBC Learn.

Provided by the National Science Foundation & NBC Learn

INVIS - The Movie

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The TNO INVIS system provides a real-time all-weather all-time full color image with a natural color appearance, by fusing Intensified Visual, Near-Infrared and Thermal imagery, using the TNO patented ''Color the Night'' false color mapping principle. The system also provides a virtual 3D representation of the observed environment, and includes a range of different real-time image enhancement techniques, like dynamic noise reduction and superresolution. The INVIS can be used for navigation...

SDSU Geological Sciences Webinar - Stephen T. Hasiotis

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Ichnology for the 21st Century: Understanding the differences between continental and marine trace fossils, with implications to the diversity, distribution, and evolution of soil biota ; Department of Geological Sciences, San Diego State University, Seminar Series ; The study of ichnology has come a long way since its inception and it continues to evolve. In particular, progress is being made in understanding the implications of trace fossils in the continental realm and how they can be...