Liz Treadwell HeroX team
Nov. 21, 2018
10:07 a.m. PST

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3 Replies

Matt Kaufman
Dec. 3, 2018
8:10 a.m. PST
Hello Liz,

I am excited to register today for the ODNI IARPA CASE Challenge; I believe that an ontology and self-proving business logic may be important in the development of a novel and creative method for accurately accessing the state and accuracy (logic) of a credability assessment; whether it is in historical, real-time or future.

Interested in applications across government, academia and primarily industry, especially in counter-intelligence, business intelligence & or early/anticipatory opportunity and intelligence + trust detection.

My company, MI2 HOLDINGS LLC and DIG (Document Interest Group) has been working in this area since 2014.

Charla M. Burnett
Dec. 4, 2018
7:48 a.m. PST
Hello Liz and Matt,

I'm also very pleased to register today. My work has predominately focused on credibility assessments for public participatory geographic information systems and to collect information in real time and not post-hoc that is useful to policymakers. The assessment is built upon many theories including game theory, negotiation theory, and structuration theory. I'm interested learning more about this in the private sector (i.e., Business Intelligence). My work is heavily embedded in the rights of marginalized and indigenous peoples. The view that a person is or an evaluation is "credible" rests on individual values, beliefs, and experiences, not on actual facts. As a result, to be perceived as credible (having the power to deceive other's thoughts of credibility) does not actually mean the person or evaluation is actually credible.

I come from the public sector as a certified mediator who works to rebuild credibility between communities and their governments. There's a "real" need for credibility but I argue we must question whether these novel approaches allow the powerful to manipulate and build a false credibility and not actually address our collective reality/security. I look forward to having these discussions and participating in this process.

Please let me know if I can ever be help to anyone. This is my life's passion and will be working in this field well beyond this competition.

Robert Holmes
Dec. 7, 2018
7:04 p.m. PST
I want to help though I am unclear as to whether we're talking about individuals and what they say in person or what they write. Facebook has become riddled with information that fails to list reference to where the author got their information.
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