Monthly Archives: October 2019

Complex networks can shed light on the hidden patterns that connect terrorist actors


Network science is constantly proving to be an effective framework to study and analyse social phenomena. Its strengths can be exploited in the heterogeneous field of terrorism research as well. In a study published in Applied Network Science, Gian Maria Campedelli, Iain Cruickshank and Professor Kathleen M. Carley present an algorithmic framework for identifying latent communities of terrorist groups, based on the analysis of their operational characteristics.

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