Detecting Covert Members of Terrorist Networks

  title={Detecting Covert Members of Terrorist Networks},
  author={Susan E. Martonosi and Nicholas Pippenger},
Terrorism threatens both international peace and security and is a national concern. It is believed that terrorist organizations rely heavily on a few key leaders and that destroying such an organization’s leadership is essential to reducing its influence. Martonosi et al. (2011) argues that increasing the amount of communication through a key leader increases the likelihood of detection. If we model a covert organization as a social network where edges represent communication between members… CONTINUE READING
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