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Predicting where crimes will occur

If you were in charge of a police force, how could you use Big Data to choose where to locate your police resources in order to reduce crime?

If you were in charge of a police force, how would you choose where to locate your police resources in order to reduce crime?

Watch this video to discover how analyses of big data sets can help uncover patterns which allow us to better predict where crimes might occur – and find out what earthquakes have to do with all of this.

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Big Data: Measuring And Predicting Human Behaviour

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