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Global Terrorism Database: Real-time Data Collection Pilot Evaluation


In 2021, the Global Terrorism Database (GTD) research team planned and executed a pilot project to evaluate real-time data collection for the GTD. The goal of this was to assess two aspects of reliability and validity of real-time data collection: 1) the accuracy of information published about terrorist attacks in the immediate aftermath of the event, and 2) the effect of several stages of review and quality assurance built into the typical GTD workflow.

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Miller, Erin and Brian Wingenroth. “Global Terrorism Database: Real-time Data Collection Pilot Evaluation.” College Park, MD: START, 2023.

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