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December 1, 2016

Dr. Shu-Ching Chen was elected as an American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellow. Election as a Fellow honors members whose efforts on behalf of the advancement of science or its applications in service to society have distinguished t

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November 11, 2016

Washington - The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) Office of University Programs (OUP) is now accepting applications for summer internships in homeland security related science, technology, engineerin

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November 8, 2016

The 2016 Visualization Technical Achievement Award goes to David Ebert in recognition of foundational work in visual analytics, both through development of fundamental predictive techniques and as Director of thePurdue/DHS Visual Analytics Center of

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October 7, 2016

Our ability to collect, manipulate, analyze, and act on vast amounts of data is having a profound impact on all aspects of society. This transformation has led to the emergence of data science as a new discipline[1].

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September 10, 2016

A feature of SMART was used to provide Twitter "traffic flow" information to an intelligence analyst at the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security. Utilizing Twitter data a heat map of the spatial distribution of Twitting people reveal

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September 3, 2016

During Labor Day weekend, the Coast Guard regional intelligence analyst used SMART to monitor social media traffic at River Fest in Cincinnati, OH. The analyst reported that SMART allowed him to monitor the "mood" of the crowd during the event which

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September 1, 2016

The exponential escalation of mobile computing and analytics has given officers intelligence on the go and greatly improved their chances of being in the right place at the right time.

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August 12, 2015

Rachel Sitarz, a recent VACCINE HS-STEM alumni, was recognized for her cyber forensics research by the cloud-based security provider DuoSecurity.

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August 12, 2015

VACCINE Director Dr. David Ebert was one of five new members across the country to be named to the Computing Research Association (CRA) Government Affairs Committee.

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August 12, 2015

On Friday, August 7th, five Purdue University students completed their Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) with the VACCINE Center.

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August 11, 2015

One of VACCINE’s research assistants and current HS-STEM students, David Wiszowaty, is working with United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to develop a new feature for VACCINE’s SMART tool.

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August 7, 2015

Chicago LTE, one of VACCINE's projects, was recently featured on GCN.com, a government computer news entity.

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August 5, 2015

Dr. Louis Ngamassi, a College of Business professor at Prairie View A&M University, recently completed a summer research program with VACCINE.

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August 4, 2015

VACCINE’s social media analytics tool was used by U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Sector Ohio Valley (SOHV) during Major League Baseball’s All-Star Week.

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August 3, 2015

The VACCINE DHS Center of Excellence facilitated a Southern Border Goals and Metrics Working Group Meeting in July in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

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August 3, 2015

VACCINE’s social media analytics tool, SMART, has been selected for inclusion in the DHS Virtual Technology Showcase to be held September 17th.

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July 29, 2015

VACCINE’s work on the LTE Chicago Project: Real-Time High Definition Video Surveillance Imagery to Improve First Responders’ Situational Awareness was recently highlighted in a Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate (DHS S

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July 27, 2015

VACCINE and American Military University will be hosting a bi-monthly webinar series beginning July 31st.

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July 24, 2015

Six students from Morgan State University (MSU) recently completed a week-long summer research program at VACCINE from July 19th-25th.

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July 2, 2015

VACCINE and members of the United States Air Force Academy collaborated in a five-week summer research program that ended July 2nd, 2015.

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November 10, 2014

The State of Indiana, National Center for Complex Operations (NCCO), NSWC Crane, WestGate Tech Park and Academy, Indiana National Guard, academia and private corporations have a unique and immediate opportunity to leverage existing public and private

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November 10, 2014

U.S. Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) recently recognized Rachel Sitarz, a Ph.D. candidate in cyber forensics at Purdue University and VACCINE HS STEM Fellow, for her efforts in support of a nationally coordinated investigation in 2012.

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November 10, 2014

Justin Baghai's research snapshot covered "Visual Analytics: The Emerging Technology Moving Business and Society Forward." Jun Xiang Tee's research snapshot covered "Web-Based Visual Analytics for Social Media Data."

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November 10, 2014

VACCINE hosted two Senate Appropriations staff members for a visit on October 8th.

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November 10, 2014

VACCINE was selected as a featured topic for Purdue's 2014 Back to Class Program held on October 10th at Purdue's West Lafayette campus.

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November 10, 2014

VACCINE was invited to participate in a Rolls Royce event held in Indianapolis on October 8th.

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August 14, 2014

VACCINE hosted its kick-off Public Safety Consortium luncheon for the new academic year on August 28th.

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August 13, 2014

Mr. Gary Rasicot, U.S. Coast Guard Director of Marine Transportation Systems; Captain Scott Smith, Deputy Director of Marine Transporation Systems; and Dr. Joseph DiRenzo, Senior Advisor to the Area Commander for Science, Technology and Innovation Co

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August 6, 2014

DHS S&T hosted a pilot of the first Centers of Excellence Virtual Technology Showcase featuring law enforcement technologies on September 30th.

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August 4, 2014

The 2014 IACP (International Association of Chiefs of Police) Annual Conference will include the presentation of three VACCINE technologies. This event that takes place in Orlando, Florida from October 25th-28th involves more than 10,000 professional

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August 1, 2014

VACCINE's Gang Graffiti Automatic Recognition and Interpretation (GARI) program was featured at the INGang Network's Annual Training Conference in Indianapolis, Indiana on August 14th.

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May 20, 2013

Purdue graduate students contributed to the development of a program to advance recovery from a hurricane. Researchers at Purdue with Visual Analytics for Command, Control and Interoperability Environments (VACCINE), part of the Purdue Research Pa

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May 7, 2013

In efforts to prioritize and efficiently manage the repair of boats and stations damaged by Superstorm Sandy, the U.S. Coast Guard has accredited a system called Coast Guard Search and Rescue Visual Analytics (cgSARVA) developed in collaboration with

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February 25, 2013

Visual Analytics for Command, Control, and Interoperability Environments (VACCINE) and the Miami-Dade County Department of Emergency Management, DITRG has produced a tool known as the Multimedia Aided Disaster Information Integration System (MADIS).

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October 19, 2012

Discovery Magazine September 2012

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September 13, 2012

Public safety and homeland security agencies are adopting tools developed by a Purdue-led center to help officials manage emergency response and allocate resources efficiently, sometimes using smart phones or other portable electronic devices.

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April 20, 2012

As part of the Great Lakes Recreational Boating and Water Safety Campaign Plan for the U.S. Coast Guard’s Ninth District, the VACCINE Center at Purdue University developed sophisticated modeling tools and a technology called cgSARVA which allowed the

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March 22, 2012

Now researchers are creating applications that enable cell phones and other portable devices to translate the meaning of gang graffiti for law enforcement and hazardous materials placards for emergency first responders. The researchers presented thei

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February 9, 2012

The principle goal of this two-day workshop is to define a research agenda for the "Science of Interaction" to support ubiquitous and collaborative analysis and discovery utilizing new, transparent interaction tools. The resulting agenda should seek

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February 8, 2012

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February 8, 2012

VACCINE Research Helps Coast Guard Reduce Deaths in Great Lakes

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January 27, 2012

NSF Science of Interaction for Data and Visual Analytics Workshop March 6-7, 2012 University of Texas, Austin

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November 5, 2011

Visual Analytics is the science of analytical reasoning facilitated by interactive visual interfaces. Data Analytics is the science of developing mathematical foundations in a new generation of computationalmethods for drawing out patterns and infer

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October 7, 2011

VACCINE's Purdue University has spent the past several months working with the U.S. Coast Guard to provide visual analytics to multiple risk-related projects. Most significant of these projects was a detailed model allowing a thorough assessment of a

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August 19, 2011

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Researchers are creating applications that enable cell phones and other portable devices to translate the meaning of gang graffiti for law enforcement and hazardous materials placards for emergency first responders.

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August 18, 2011

VACCINE faculty and researchers will present a total number of nine papers at the IEEE Conference on Visual Analytics Science and Technology to be held in Providence, RI, in October, 2011.

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August 18, 2011

Yang Yang, a senior electrical engineering student at Purdue, received one of six awards for best poster presentation for a summer research project in the 2011 Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURF).

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August 18, 2011

Morgan State University joined VACCINE as an official partner in early 2011 and brought a group of 15 students to the Purdue campus in June for an extensive two-week internship in visual analytics.

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June 3, 2011

Ahmad Mujahid Mohd Razip developed an app for iPhone and iPad that displays local crime and traffic information. Using the GPS feature in the devices, a user can see what crimes have occurred in the area, by type and location, as well as trends for s

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June 3, 2011

Ken Pelman graduated in May 2011 with his Master of GIS degree, the first GeoVISTA MGIS affiliate. Ken's advisor was GeoVISTA Assistant Director Dr. Anthony Robinson. Ken came to the Penn State MGIS program (www.pennstategis.com) after completing his

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November 17, 2010

On October 14, the University of Washington's Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering hosted over forty crisis managers from around the Puget Sound area for a multi-jurisdictional exercise delivered through an electronic framework for inter

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October 1, 2010

On July 14th, VACCINE held its first Technology Showcase at Purdue University. VACCINE was well represented with team members from Georgia Tech, Penn State, Purdue and the University of North Carolina-Charlotte...

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September 24, 2010

Under the direction of the not-for-profit Purdue Research Foundation, VACCINE has established a limited liability corporation to oversee its corporate visionary partner program...

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September 17, 2010

During the summer of 2010, VACCINE hosted ten Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) students at Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN...

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September 10, 2010

On April 1st, VACCINE’s David Ebert was the guest speaker at the Anti Terrorism Advisory Council (ATAC) meeting for the Northern District of Illinois...

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September 3, 2010

On May 13, 2010, David Ebert and Tim Collins of VACCINE met with the United States Coast Guard in New London, Connecticut at the USCG Research & Development Center to discuss visual analytics needs and research collaborations...

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September 1, 2010

The Justice Institute of British Columbia and the VACCINE Center of Excellence hosted a DHS-sponsored workshop for first responders and scientists on September 20/21 in Vancouver, British Columbia

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September 1, 2010

Given a set of hospital admittance and death records, the VAST 2010 Mini Challenge 2 was to characterize the spread of a pandemic in terms of the attack and mortality rates, spatiotemporal patterns of onset and the recovery time...

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August 18, 2010

VACCINE's Purdue University has spent the past several months working with the U.S. Coast Guard to apply visual analytics to multiple risk-related projects...

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August 12, 2010

On his way to making academic history at Purdue University, the usually confident Nwokedi Idika could not avoid the tiny voice of doubt. It constantly reminded him that he was a young black man, and as such did not fit the image of an expert in co

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August 11, 2010

Engineers and computer scientists designed a tool to track the spread of a flu pandemic, comparing scenarios with and without the influence of antiviral drugs and social distancing measures. The tool uses data from the 1918 flu pandemic to simulate t

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April 26, 2010

Visual analytic tools speed understanding of large quantities of data related to bird strike risks

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April 22, 2010

Washington, D.C. -- Disease statistics buried within patient records or detailed in newspaper clippings can be sorted and organized to depict geographic patterns, allowing the discovery of trends that were previously overlooked, according to a Penn S

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January 5, 2010

As communities brace for rising wintertime influenza cases, scientists are developing a mathematical and visual analytic toolkit to help health officials quickly analyze pandemics and craft better response strategies.

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November 20, 2009

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November 20, 2009

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November 20, 2009

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November 20, 2009

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November 20, 2009

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November 20, 2009

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November 20, 2009

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November 20, 2009

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November 17, 2009

The Tippecanoe County Sheriff, Tracy Brown, recently hosted Dr. Joe Kielman, Dr. Matt Clark and Dr. Andrew Vallerand during a tour of the county’s Enhanced 911 Communications Center. The distinguished guests were able to see first-hand, the capabili

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November 16, 2009

Purdue officials on Monday (Nov. 9) unveiled a national center to help homeland security and emergency personnel respond to and manage a variety of calamities, from disease outbreaks to economic crises.

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November 11, 2009

Purdue on Monday celebrated the inception of the national center, dubbed VACCINE or Visual Analytics for Command, Control and Interoperability Environments. The center, funded by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, is a collaboration among 1

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November 11, 2009

Purdue University on Monday celebrated the inception of a visual data center intended to help local, state and federal authorities respond more efficiently to emergencies.

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November 5, 2009

Purdue on Monday (Nov. 9) will kick off a national center to develop specialized software to help homeland security and emergency personnel respond to and manage a variety of calamities, from disease outbreaks to economic crises.

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November 4, 2009

Purdue University VACCINE Center (Visual Analytics for Command, Control and Interoperability Environments) Kick Off Event Monday, November 9, 2009 1:30 p.m. Fowler Hall, Stewart Center 128 Memorial Mall Drive Technology Showcase and Reception to Foll

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October 29, 2009

When hurricanes, wildfires or other disasters strike, emergency services personnel frequently turn to geographic information systems (GIS) to help coordinate their response. Since GIS is a relatively young and rapidly evolving technology, many users

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October 8, 2009

Enter the newly formed Center of Excellence in Command, Control and Interoperability. Purdue, with Ebert as Director, will join Rutgers University to co-lead the international research and education group in the six-year, $30 million U.S. Department

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October 8, 2009

Over the summer, VACCINE partners Purdue University and the University of Washington, in collaboration with the FAZD Center, worked closely with U.S. Coast Guard and other agencies to provide a current operational picture and decision support system

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October 8, 2009

VACCINE's Purdue University and University of Texas at Austin were recently awarded a $7 million NSF Extreme Scale Data Visualization grant. Kelly Gaither at Texas is the PI and David Ebert at Purdue is a CO-PI on the grant entitled, "Enabling Trans

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October 8, 2009

VACCINE's Purdue University was awarded an NSF award in the amount of $377,000.00. David Ebert is PI on the grant entitled, “TLS – Applied Visual Analytics for Economic Decision-Making” Community". Brian Fisher from Simon Fraser University, another

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October 8, 2009

A three day hands-on learning module on visual analytics, developed by Ross Maciejewski, PhD Research Assistant from Visual Analytics for Command, Control and Interoperability Environments (VACCINE), was presented at Triton Central High School by Mar

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