It Pays to Be Popular: a Study of Civilian Assistance and Guerilla Warfare

@article{Wheeler2005ItPT,
  title={It Pays to Be Popular: a Study of Civilian Assistance and Guerilla Warfare},
  author={Scott Wheeler},
  journal={J. Artificial Societies and Social Simulation},
  year={2005},
  volume={8}
}
  • Scott Wheeler
  • Published 2005 in J. Artificial Societies and Social Simulation
This paper presents a study into the benefits imparted by friendly civilian populaces in assisting peacekeepers to conduct operations under the threat of guerrilla warfare. In this study, civilians report observed insurgent activity to peacekeepers with varying levels of enthusiasm depending on the reputation of the peacekeepers with the local populace. A simulation model is developed using an agent-based approach and a statistically significant number of Monte Carlo simulations conducted to… CONTINUE READING

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