The data science behind the International Travel Restriction Dashboard
Natural language processing was used to extract country-specific travel restrictions mentioned in numerous sources and visualized in this dashboard.
You can find more information in the blog here: https://emergentalliance.org/information-extraction-from-travel-restrictions-data/.
About the Data
Data source: WFP – World Food Programme. COVID-19 global travel restrictions and airline information. Humanitarian Data Exchange. https://data.humdata.org/dataset/covid-19-global-travel-restrictions-and-airline-information. Data accessed daily. License: Creative Commons Attribution International
About the Authors
We are a team of data scientists from IBM’s Data Science & AI Elite Team, IBM’s Cloud Pak Acceleration Team, and Rolls-Royce’s R2 Data Labs working on Regional Risk-Pulse Index: forecasting and simulation within Emergent Alliance. Have a look at our challenge statement!
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