Solving Complex Problems with Geospatial Machine Learning

Solving Complex Problems with Geospatial Machine Learning

Sam Brazil came to GeoDecisions in 2015, ready to apply his computer science degree from Virginia Commonwealth University. As a trained data scientist, Sam is passionate about using predictive modeling and data mining algorithms--machine learning--to solve complex problems. A branch of artificial intelligence, machine learning makes decisions with minimal human intervention based on analytical model building. Some recent projects that Sam has contributed to include neural network analysis of crash data, real estate classification, and optical character recognition for improved data entry processing.

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Increasing Transportation Planning Resiliency with Landslide Vulnerability Modeling

Increasing Transportation Planning Resiliency with Landslide Vulnerability Modeling

April showers bring May flowers has been a saying from as far back as the 1500s. Lately, the showers just keep coming—and so does the stormwater that follows. All this rain is leading to an increase in landslides, damaging roads and highways in southwestern Pennsylvania. Last year, millions of dollars were allocated for landslide remediation in this region.

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Ohan Oumoudian Driven By the Solution Journey

Ohan Oumoudian Driven By the Solution Journey

He has a sparkle in his eye and smiles when he talks about his work. Ohan Oumoudian has the secret formula to success and innovation in the GIS field. He smiles because it is not so much a secret as it is common sense and passion – enjoy what you do, learn all the time and give the client the best solution in the most efficient way possible.

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