Combating Human Trafficking with Multimodal Deep Models

@article{Tong2017CombatingHT,
  title={Combating Human Trafficking with Multimodal Deep Models},
  author={Edmund Tong and Amir Zadeh and Cara Jones and Louis-Philippe Morency},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2017},
  volume={abs/1705.02735}
}
  • Edmund Tong, Amir Zadeh, +1 author Louis-Philippe Morency
  • Published 2017
  • Computer Science
  • ArXiv
  • Human trafficking is a global epidemic affecting millions of people across the planet. Sex trafficking, the dominant form of human trafficking, has seen a significant rise mostly due to the abundance of escort websites, where human traffickers can openly advertise among at-will escort advertisements. In this paper, we take a major step in the automatic detection of advertisements suspected to pertain to human trafficking. We present a novel dataset called Trafficking-10k, with more than 10,000… CONTINUE READING

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