The title is misleading though. These just provide predictions at areas - not predictions of individual child abusers. The article though makes this distinction.
via Joel Caplan on the geo-crime list-serve.
Accepted position at University of Texas at Dallas
After being on the job market 2+ years, I have finally landed a tenure-track job at the University of Texas at Dallas in their criminology d
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Where to hate daylight saving time and where to love it | Andy Woodruff
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A time lapse of changing USA boundaries, 1629-2000
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Understanding the Bayesian approach to false discovery rates (using base...
Previously in this series
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The link between processed meat and cancer is not as scary as many headlines would have you believe.
"Fruit and other food in season... seems to have been completely overloo...
The good ol' days... I love spending time in John Jay College's great Lloyd Sealy Library browsing NYPD annual police reports from 100 years