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Title Out of the ordinary : finding hidden threats by analyzing unusual behavior / John Hollywood [and others]
Published Santa Monica, Calif. : RAND Corp., 2004


Description 1 online resource (xxx, 155 pages) : illustrations, charts
Contents Introduction -- Data analyzed in the ASAP Schema -- The Atypical Signal Analysis and Processing Architecture -- Finding the dots -- Connecting the dots -- Understanding the dots: generating and testing hypotheses -- Conclusion -- Case study: "The November 9th incident" -- Systems realted to the ASAP architecture
Summary Presents a unique appraoch to selecting and assembling disparate pieces of information to produce a general understanding of a threat. The Atypical Signal Analysis and Processing schema identifies atypical behavior potentially related to terror actvity; puts it into context; generates and tests hypotheses; and focuses analysts' attention on the most significant findings. A supporting conceptual architecture and specific techniques for identifying and analyzing out-of-the-ordinary information are also described
Notes "MG-126-RC."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 151-155) and appendices
Notes Title from title screen (viewed 11/23/2004)
Subject Criminal behavior, Prediction of -- United States
Crime forecasting -- United States
Criminal methods -- United States
Terrorism -- Forecasting
Terrorism -- Psychological aspects
Intelligence service -- United States.
National security -- United States.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Freedom & Security -- Law Enforcement.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Security (National & International)
Crime forecasting.
Criminal behavior, Prediction of.
Criminal methods.
Intelligence service.
National security.
Terrorism -- Forecasting.
Terrorism -- Psychological aspects.
United States.
Form Electronic book
Author Hollywood, John S., 1973-
Rand Corporation.
LC no. 2003023703
ISBN 9780833048172