Applications Of Information Systems To Homeland Security And Defense

Overview

A range of threats in the areas of safety and security, from natural disasters to terrorism to conventional warfare, involve complex interactions that are beyond the scope and capabilities of traditional problem solving techniques. Applications of Information Systems to Homeland Security and Defense provides an overview of complex systems' techniques and presents both guidelines and specific instances of how they can be applied to security and defense applications. In today's uncertain times, these techniques can...

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Overview

A range of threats in the areas of safety and security, from natural disasters to terrorism to conventional warfare, involve complex interactions that are beyond the scope and capabilities of traditional problem solving techniques. Applications of Information Systems to Homeland Security and Defense provides an overview of complex systems' techniques and presents both guidelines and specific instances of how they can be applied to security and defense applications. In today's uncertain times, these techniques can provide a breakthrough in the capability to model, plan and respond to critical events in modern society.

Applications of Information Systems to Homeland Security and Defense is a must read for anyone who is interested in the areas of security and defense, as well as for undergraduate and postgraduate students who are eager to learn about the applications of complex adaptive systems to real-life problems.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781591406402
  • Publisher: IGI Global
  • Publication date: 9/30/2005
  • Pages: 274
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.63 (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. I Hazards analysis : a complexity perspective 1
Ch. II Small & simple : application-specific multi-agent systems 17
Ch. III How hard is it to red team? 46
Ch. IV Network robustness for critical infrastructure networks 79
Ch. V Distributed intrusion detection systems : a computational intelligence approach 107
Ch. VI The game of defense and security 138
Ch. VII Realized applications of positioning technologies in defense intelligence 167
Ch. VIII The advancement of positioning technologies in defense intelligence 196
Ch. IX Simulating complexity-based ethics for crucial decision making in counter terrorism 221
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