Want to read Slashdot from your mobile device? Point it at m.slashdot.org and keep reading!


Forgot your password?
For the out-of-band Slashdot experience (mostly headlines), follow us on Twitter, or Facebook. ×

+ - Software used to find missing autistic man alive->

Submitted by
Relayman writes: "Software developed by a police officer was instrumental in finding a missing autistic man alive in Minnesota. The software analyzes the terrain of the search area and the type of vegetation that covers the area, takes into consideration what searchers have already covered and develops probabilities and recommendations for further searches. In this case, it suggested searching an area again. This software, dubbed Search Tracker, was written by St. Louis County Sheriff's Rescue Squad Lt. Rick Slatten, according to the article.

Technical note: I believe that the original article was in the Duluth News Tribune, but they require that you sign in to read it."

Link to Original Source
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Software used to find missing autistic man alive

Comments Filter:

The universe is like a safe to which there is a combination -- but the combination is locked up in the safe. -- Peter DeVries