Data Science Insight #2: Refugees

Data Science Insight #2: Refugees

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Striking insights created using open data, powered by Qualogy’s Data Science team

Take a look at the interactive graph and discover from where refugees have originated over the past 25 years, and how many refugees have been hosted by each country. Can you relate these numbers to events in those countries? Which countries have hosted the largest numbers of refugees? Is this in line with reports in the news?

Source: UNHCR

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Hamed Ghasemieh
About the author Hamed Ghasemieh

Hamed Ghasemieh is a Data Scientist at Qualogy. He holds a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Twente, with a research focus on stochastic model checking. He also recently obtained, in parallel to his PhD work, a second Master's degree in Applied Mathematics. Prior to academia, Hamed was involved in several industrial machine vision projects. Amongst others, he designed an image-based vehicle speed detection system that is now widely used on the streets of Iran. Hamed has a passion for complex, challenging puzzles, and in particular for finding hidden patterns in (big) data. He has also been an active member of the Toastmasters International Club, a group of enthusiasts who love to practice public speaking.

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