Advancing the Understanding of Sociospatial Dependencies in Terrorist Networks

@article{Medina2011AdvancingTU,
  title={Advancing the Understanding of Sociospatial Dependencies in Terrorist Networks},
  author={Richard M. Medina and George F. Hepner},
  journal={Trans. GIS},
  year={2011},
  volume={15},
  pages={577-597}
}
Terrorist networks operate in hybrid space where activities in social and geographic spaces are necessary for logistics and security. The Islamist terrorist network is analyzed as a sociospatial system using social network analysis, Geographic Information Science (GISc), and novel techniques designed for hybrid space analyses. This research focuses on identifying distance and sociospatial dependencies within the terrorist network. A methodology for analyzing sociospatial systems is developed… CONTINUE READING

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