Experts Leverage Statistical Methods to Investigate Human Trafficking
"Statisticians are increasingly applying their mathematical skills to estimate the prevalence of human trafficking in the United States and a pair of them presented several potential techniques to improve how data is collected and analyzed during a presentation at AAAS on 16 March.
Davina Durgana and Paul Zador, both statisticians working in the anti-trafficking field, walked through strategies that could provide investigators a better idea of the number of trafficking victims in a given geographical area.
The presentation was co-organized by AAAS, the Washington Statistical Society and Statistics Without Borders, a group that offers trained volunteers capable of using statistics and data science to help solve problems..."
To read more, check out AAAS's article