Human terrain data - what should we do with it?

@article{Silverman2007HumanTD,
  title={Human terrain data - what should we do with it?},
  author={Barry G. Silverman},
  journal={2007 Winter Simulation Conference},
  year={2007},
  pages={260-265}
}
What are we in the Modeling & Simulation (M&S) community to do with the volumes of 'human terrain' data now being published by the military and others in databases of the demographics and needs/values/norms of populations of interest? This paper suggests that the M&S community would be remiss if it did not rise to this challenge and suggest next steps for the use of this Human Terrain (HT) data resource. These datasets are a key asset for those interested in synthesis of two major agent-based… CONTINUE READING