Modeling terrorist behavior with Sandia social-cultural assessments

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  • 2019-04-03

Modeling terrorist behavior with Sandia social-cultural assessments

Part of what makes terrorists so frightening is their penchant for unpredictable, indiscriminate violence. One day they could attack a global financial center. And the next they could hit a neighborhood bike path. A team of Sandia social-behavioral scientists and computational modelers recently completed a two-year effort, dubbed “Mustang,” to assess interactions and behaviors of

  • Posted by: admin
  • 2019-04-03

Social Media Shapes Boston Bombings Response

Fifteen minutes after Sara Bozorg, a doctor at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary in Boston, finished the Boston Marathon on Monday, she heard the first loud blast. Then she heard the second one, and spied the smoke rising. Police quickly descended around the finish line and, with cell phones mostly not working, Bozorg and her