Foraging Online Social Networks

Gijs Koot, Mirjam Huis in ’t Veld, Joost Hendricksen, Rianne Kaptein, Arnout Vries, Egon van den Broek

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    A concise and practical introduction is given on Online Social Networks (OSN) and their application in law enforcement, including a brief survey of related work. Subsequently, a tool is introduced that can be used to search OSN in order to generate user profiles. Both its architecture and processing pipeline are described. This tool is meant as a flexible framework that supports manual foraging (and not replaces it). As such, we aim to bridge science’s state-of-the-art and current security officer’s practice. This article ends with a brief discussion on privacy and ethical issues and future work.
    Original languageUndefined
    Title of host publicationProceedings of the 2014 IEEE Joint Intelligence and Security Informatics Conference (JISIC2014)
    EditorsM. den Hengst, M. Israël, D. Zeng, C. Veenman, A. Wang
    Place of PublicationLos Alamitos, CA, USA
    PublisherIEEE Computer Society
    Number of pages4
    ISBN (Print)978-1-4799-6364-5
    Publication statusPublished - 24 Sep 2014
    Event2014 IEEE Joint Intelligence and Security Informatics Conference, JISIC 2014 - The Hague, The Netherlands
    Duration: 24 Sep 201426 Sep 2014

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    PublisherIEEE Computer Society


    Conference2014 IEEE Joint Intelligence and Security Informatics Conference, JISIC 2014
    Other24-26 September 2014


    • HMI-IE: Information Engineering
    • HMI-SLT: Speech and Language Technology
    • Security
    • IR-93100
    • EWI-25143
    • Forensics
    • Information Management
    • METIS-309595
    • Online Social Networks

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