TECH | FUTURE | DARPA wants ‘pre-crime’ technology


In the Tom Cruise film “Minority Report,” specially trained agents
detect and arrest criminals before they commit their crimes.

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is seeking algorithms
that will allow it to do something similar, according to Wired’s
“Danger Room” blog. But instead of finding criminals among the general
population, DARPA wants to find troops at risk of endangering
themselves or their compatriots.

Recent incidents such as the fatal shootings at Fort Hood and the
release of classified information via WikiLeaks has some military
leaders on edge.

“The idea behind the Anomaly Detection at Multiple Scales, or ADAMS,
effort is to sift through ‘massive datasets’ to find the warning signs
of looming homicide, suicide or other destructive behavior,” writes
Spencer Ackerman for “Danger Room.”

He goes on to quote a DARPA statement: “The focus is on malevolent
insiders that started out as ‘good guys.’ The specific goal of [ADAMS]
is to detect anomalous behaviors before or shortly after they turn.”

READ STORY: http://defensesystems.com/articles/2010/10/12/darpa-wants-precrime-tech.aspx?s=ds_181010

DARPA Program Jobs:
http://www.intelligencecareers.com/jobsearch/jobsearch2_dd.cfm?jsc=d012345&c2…

Advertisements

Leave a comment

Filed under Uncategorized

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s