Re: Oppose AI in crime solving

Cynthia (
Wed, 09 Jun 1999 15:37:40 -0700

> My understanding is that what they are after is something conceptually
> similar to the image-enhancement software the military uses. You feed all
> the data you can get your hands on into the program, and it points out
> non-obvious connections and/or makes guesses about which suspects (out of a
> group of thousands or more) you ought to be investigating. Either way the
> AI's output isn't considered evidence - its just a tool to help
> investigators sort through mountains of irrelevant data.

Couple AI technology with a few strategically placed cameras, and the perpetrators of violent crimes will nearly always be caught.