Deception techniques are Information Warfare strategies commonly used by biological organisms and organisations to gain an advantage during competition. In this paper we examine two related techniques, misperception and self-deception, which we relate to the four canonical Information Warfare strategies and Boyd's OODA loop model.
In his 1998 book " Why Is Sex Fun? "  Jared Diamond assumed he was asking a rhetorical question. How could it not be fun for those at the tail end of billions of years of evo-lution? In the meantime, however, an emerging subspecies of economists have been arguing that Diamond's question needs to be taken seriously: sex is fun only by evolutionary… (More)
This paper develops a theoretical model of the internal processes of the Orientation step of Boyd's OODA loop model. The Orientation step is important from an Information Warfare perspective as it is where the decision-maker combines their existing knowledge with new information. Any new information is a potential target for manipulation by Information… (More)