Importing Big CSV Files into Relational Databases

Importing several gigabytes into MariaDB using the mysqlimport command line tool. Python is used to prepare and check data.

Political Science Journals

My personal list of important scientific journals from the field of political science by topic / subfield.

Terrorism Databases & Reports

An overview of scientic and law enforcement databases regarding terrorism.

Accessing Databases with R

How to access a database management system from within the R environment.

Peace & Conflict Studies: Databases and Indices

A couple of databases for trend analysis and country comparison in Peace and Conflict Studies.

Social Network Analysis

Analyzing networks of people with specialized software. Identifying important persons and assets. Application of this methodology in security studies and counterterrorism.

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV)

State of the art regarding drones in military use.