Data Mining and Predictive Analysis. Intelligence Gathering by Colleen McCue (Auth.)

By Colleen McCue (Auth.)

Content material:
Foreword, Pages xiii-xiv
Preface, Pages xv-xxiii
Introduction, Pages xxv-xxxi
1 - Basics, Pages 3-18
2 - area Expertise, Pages 19-24
3 - info Mining, Pages 25-41
4 - approach versions for information Mining and Analysis, Pages 45-66
5 - Data, Pages 67-92
6 - Operationally appropriate Preprocessing, Pages 93-115
7 - Predictive Analytics, Pages 117-141
8 - Public Safety-Specific Evaluation, Pages 143-163
9 - Operationally Actionable Output, Pages 165-174
10 - basic Crime, Pages 177-185
11 - Behavioral research of Violent Crime, Pages 187-213
12 - danger and risk Assessment, Pages 215-235
13 - Deployment, Pages 239-265
14 - Surveillance Detection, Pages 267-298
15 - complex Topics, Pages 301-313
16 - destiny Trends, Pages 315-321
Index, Pages 323-332

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