Apache Lucene receives the most headlines when it comes to discussion about open source search software. My RSS feed pulled up another open source search engine that shows promise in being a decent piece of software. Open Semantic Search is free software that cane be uses for text mining, analytics, a search engine, data explorer, and other research tools. It is based on Elasticsearch/Apache Solrs’ open source enterprise search. It was designed with open standards and with a robust semantic search.
Royal Danish Defence College: Official Minutes from Seminar on Open Source Intelligence, 19 April 2016
The Seminar on Open Source Intelligence at the Royal Danish Defence College, Tuesday 19th April 2016 has now come to an end. From a hosting perspective, we consider the event as being very successful. We had more than 140 participants with very diverse professional associations and backgrounds, ranging from Defence, Police, Academia, the private sector, and others. There were four key speakers (Mr. Robert David Steele, USA; Maj. Sebastian Hébert, CAN; Capt. Bradley Grimm, USA and Mr. Jonas Alastair Juhlin, DEN) that addressed the subject from four different perspectives adding scope and depth to the general value of the seminar. We also held two fruitful iterations of discussions in smaller groups. It is the findings from these discussions that are summarized into main findings in this text with the purpose of facilitating knowledge sharing among yourselves – the participants: