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Refugee Crisis: Interview Analysis

Refugees and Asylum Applicants are interviewed verbally. In most cases translators give answers in german. These answers are written manually into a protokol. The given information is critical for two reasons. Decision to Stay and Security. Today All information details are verified manually in a "best to know" approach.

What if the interview would be automatically written due to speech to text and analyzed intelligently.


By the way: This is appropriate for all verbal interviews. eG. Job Seeker Interviews 

  • Ralph Paul
  • Oct 25 2017
  • Already exists
Why is it useful?
Who would benefit from this IDEA? Homeland Security, Refugees for faster decisions, Politics
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Idea Priority High
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  • Joachim Stark commented
    October 25, 2017 08:09

    I would add that a machine translation can further strengthen this. However, we would need to overcome the typical constraints, that all languages are only translated to English, as we all know that a two-phased translation say from an Asian or MidEast Language translated to English, then translated to say German results in low quality that no client would accept as being valuable.

  • BHAVIK SHAH commented
    October 25, 2017 17:33

    So the ask is to provide speech to text for German correct? If so, we already have a idea for it SST-I-17

  • Christian Gawron commented
    November 24, 2017 13:04

    There is already a Watson project at Bundesamt für Migration und Flüchtlinge (BAMF).