The UPSI and CSRI hosted its first hackathon event with South Wales Police in the summer of 2018. The two organisations worked together to define a broad challenge which became the focus of the problem-solving event.
The Sentinel platform provides a multi-level interface into information extracted from the social Web. The purpose of this platform is to evaluate to what degree social media data can be converted into actionable intelligence relating to public-interest events and topics in terms of reliability, usability and timeliness.
Allowing police and their partner agencies to identify and target the issues that have a disproportionate impact upon neighbourhood security.