LTI researchers contribute invaluable perspective to Washington Post coverage

Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - by David Mortensen

LTI Research Professor Alexander Hauptmann

Alex Hauptmann’s lab in the LTI has developed a reputation for sophisticated analysis of video recordings of crowds, particularly when the crowds turn newsworthy. In an ongoing partnership with the Washington Post, they have already provided a crucial analysis of the January 6th incident at the US Capitol. This latest installment demonstrates how robust, nimble, and adaptable the technologies developed by Hauptmann’s group are. The analysis demonstrates, in vivid detail, that most of the Astroworld victims were packed into a single space, contrary to the recommendations of safety experts.

The full article is availabe via the Washington Post.

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