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Starlight 3.0 - Visualization of potential terrorist networks

MIT Technology Review, John Gartner, May 10, 2005

Search engines may be more than adequate to comparison shop or to identify the capital of Moldova (itís Chisinau) -- but searching the electronic universe to find patterns indicating terrorist activity requires higher-caliber technology.

A new generation of software called Starlight 3.0, developed for the Department of Homeland Security by the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), can unravel the complex web of relationships between people, places, and events. And other new software can even provide answers to unasked questions.

In September 2005, NVAC, a division of the PNNL, will release its Starlight 3.0 visual analytics software, which graphically displays the relationships and interactions between documents containing text, images, audio, and video.

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