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Analytics

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The Analytics portfolio supports research around algorithms, datasets, and open-source tools that can be leveraged by public safety organizations to analyze emergency events.

Analytics Portfolio Pecha Kucha
Analytics Portfolio Pecha Kucha
Analytics Portfolio overview portion of the PSCR 2021 Pecha Kucha presentation.

Public Safety Analytics Portfolio Mission:

To support the growth of critical mass in public-safety-focused analytics R&D and critical enabling technologies and standards that will promote a robust and evolving state-of-the-art public safety communications analytics ecosystem

Public Safety Analytics Portfolio Vision:

A robust public safety communications analytics ecosystem incorporating the state-of-the-art in analytic technologies that are accurate, effective, dependable, customizable, affordable, secure, and usable.

Featured Project


The Automated Streams Analysis for Public Safety (ASAPS) Prize Challenge is an open innovation program focused on the development of algorithms to detect and analyze a variety of emergency events from unstructured public safety data served from a live streaming data processing framework. The framework leverages an extensive and unique staged dataset designed to stimulate a day in the life of a busy city as viewed through the lens of many parallel, multimodal, unstructured data streams. Look for more information about this dataset in Spring 2022.

Internal Research Projects

  •  Analytics Container Environment (ACE) Development and Testing Framework
  • TREC Social Media Incident Streams Filtering and Sorting for Public Safety Evaluation Series
  • Automated Streams Analysis for Public Safety (ASAPS) Prize Challenge Series
  • Differential Privacy Prize Challenge Series

Extramural Research 

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Created September 20, 2017, Updated February 9, 2022