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Using Artificial Intelligence to Identify State Secrets

@article{Souza2016UsingAI,
  title={Using Artificial Intelligence to Identify State Secrets},
  author={Renato Rocha Souza and Fl{\'a}vio Codeço Coelho and Rohan Shah and M. Connelly},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2016},
  volume={abs/1611.00356}
}
Whether officials can be trusted to protect national security information has become a matter of great public controversy, reigniting a long-standing debate about the scope and nature of official secrecy. The declassification of millions of electronic records has made it possible to analyze these issues with greater rigor and precision. Using machine-learning methods, we examined nearly a million State Department cables from the 1970s to identify features of records that are more likely to be… Expand
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