Aaron Mannes

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Stochastic Opponent Modeling Agents (SOMA) have been proposed as a paradigm for reasoning about cultural groups, terror groups, and other socioeconomic-political-military organizations worldwide. In this paper, we describe a case study that shows how SOMA was used to model the behavior of the terrorist organization, Hezbollah. Our team, consisting of a mix(More)
Stochastic Opponent Modeling Agents (SOMA) have been proposed as a paradigm for reasoning about cultural groups, terror groups, and other socio-economic-political-military organizations worldwide. In this paper, we describe a case study that shows how SOMA was used to model the behavior of the terrorist organization, Hamas. Our team, consisting of a mix of(More)
The Semantic Web could be a crucial tool to terrorism researchers, but to achieve this potential an accessible and flexible but comprehensive ontology needs to be designed to describe terrorist activity. Terrorist events are complicated phenomena that involve a large variety of situations and relationships. This paper addresses some of the issues the(More)
Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT for short) is one of the deadliest terrorist groups in the world. With over 100 attacks worldwide since 2004, LeT has become a political force within Pakistan, a proxy militia for the Pakistani Army, and a terror group that can carry out complex, coordinated attacks such as the 2008 Mumbai attacks. We have collected 25 years of data(More)
Lashkar-e-Taiba (LET) is one of the deadliest terrorist groups in the world. With over 100 attacks worldwide since 2004, LET has become a political force within Pakistan, a proxy fighting force for the Pakistani Army, and a terror group that can carry out complex, coordinated attacks such as the 2008 Mumbai attacks. In this paper, we develop a(More)
The frequency of adenomas of the large intestine in 331 cholecystectomised patients who underwent total colonoscopy was compared with that of a control group of patients with asymptomatic cholelithiasis who were matched for age and sex. Whereas no significant difference in the frequency of adenomas was found between two groups, a subgroup of patients aged(More)
PaperPuppy is a system designed to allow the exploration and analysis of a network of ISWC conference authors and publications. Using proceeding data from the first four ISWC conferences, we show co-authorship, citation, institutional affiliation, co-depiction in photographs, and other connections supported by the underlying ontologies. We demonstrate the(More)