Enhancing Civics Data with Elasticsearch, pandas and Eland

🔗 May 04, 2021 00:00 AM

Many cities in the United States provide data as a part of the oversight initiatives and federal compliance. However, datasets often present information in incomplete or hard-to-compare formats.

This talk will break down how to compile data from the San Diego Police Department into pandas dataframes and use geopandas, eland, and Elasticsearch to enrich the data with approximate GeoPoints so that it can be visualized in Kibana or a public plotting platform.