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Explainable machine learning for predicting homicide clearance in the United States


  • Campedelli, Gian Maria


To explore the potential of Explainable Machine Learning in the prediction and detection of drivers of cleared homicides at the national- and state-levels in the United States.

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  • Campedelli, Gian Maria, 2022. "Explainable machine learning for predicting homicide clearance in the United States," Journal of Criminal Justice, Elsevier, vol. 79(C).
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:jcjust:v:79:y:2022:i:c:s0047235222000186
    DOI: 10.1016/j.jcrimjus.2022.101898

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