Stochastic Opponent Modeling Agents: A Case Study with Hezbollah

@inproceedings{Mannes2008StochasticOM,
  title={Stochastic Opponent Modeling Agents: A Case Study with Hezbollah},
  author={Aaron Mannes and Mary Mangira Michael and Amy Pate and Amy Sliva and V. S. Subrahmanian and Jonathan Wilkenfeld},
  year={2008}
}
Stochastic Opponent Modeling Agents (SOMA) have been proposed as a paradigm for reasoning about cultural groups, terror groups, and other socioeconomic- political-military organizations worldwide. In this paper, we describe a case study that shows how SOMA was used to model the behavior of the terrorist organization, Hezbollah. Our team, consisting of a mix of computer scientists, policy experts, and political scientists, were able to understand new facts about Hezbollah of which even seasoned… CONTINUE READING

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