Detecting and ANalysing TErrorist-related online contents and financing activities

Project duration: September 2016 > February 2019

Website: www.h2020-dante.eu


The DANTE project aims to deliver more effective, efficient, automated data mining and analytics solutions and an integrated system to detect, retrieve, collect and analyse huge amount of heterogeneous and complex multimedia and multi-language terrorist-related contents, from both the Surface and the Deep Web, including Dark nets.

The final goal of the project is to discover, detect, analyse, and monitor potential terrorist-related activities and people, with a special focus on:

online raising funds activities
training and disinformation activities
The DANTE framework introduces innovative knowledge mining, information fusion, and automated reasoning techniques and services and provide automated functionalities such as

detection and monitoring of sources of relevant terrorist-related data in surface/deep Web, and dark nets;
accurate and fast detection, analysis, categorization of suspect terrorist related multi-language contents;
large-scale temporal analysis of terrorism trends;
real-time summarization of multilingual and multimedia terrorist-related contents;
detection of dis-information in online contents;
detection and monitoring of relevant individuals and linking pseudonyms with the original authors;
accurate and fast identification of terrorist online communities and groups;
capturing, storing and preserving relevant data for further forensic analysis.


DANTE is a project funded by the European Commission
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation program under Grant Agreement n°700367