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Practical modelling of dynamic decision making
Evertsz R., Thangarajah J., Ly T., Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2019. 116 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319951-94-2)
Computational models hold considerable promise for planning and prediction in applied domains such as military operations. But such models face a knowledge acquisition bottleneck when applying them to complex real-world problems. For example, agen...
Oct 21 2019
Recent advances in computational intelligence in defense and security
Abielmona R., Falcon R., Zincir-Heywood N., Abbass H., Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2015. 752 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319264-48-6)
While it is obvious that computational problems in defense and security are some of the most crucial in existence, involving the lives and homes of people across the world, it’s also true that they are some of the most difficult. Datasets ar...
Jul 29 2016
Perspectives on defense systems analysis: the what, the why, and the who, but mostly the how of broad defense systems analysis
Delaney W., The MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2015. 288 pp. Type: Book (978-0-262029-35-3)
This book describes the evolution and history of the processes of systems analysis for defense systems, and in this I am somewhat disagreeing with the book’s subtitle. “The how,” if it can be called such, sort of begins only on p...
May 23 2016
Cyber warfare: a multidisciplinary analysis
Green J., Routledge, New York, NY, 2015. 196 pp. Type: Book (978-1-138793-07-1), Reviews: (2 of 2)
The issue: The nature of cyber warfare involves technology, the military, and laws as well as the whole society. However, government decision makers, security professionals, and academic researchers from various disciplines have different views on...
Dec 14 2015
Cyber warfare: a multidisciplinary analysis
Green J., Routledge, New York, NY, 2015. 196 pp. Type: Book (978-1-138793-07-1), Reviews: (1 of 2)
This book provides a much-needed discourse around the complex subject of cyber warfare. Providing a wide-ranging, grounded, and comprehensive discussion on various topics related to cyber warfare, anyone who wishes to gain a deeper understanding o...
Dec 10 2015
Cyber warfare: building the scientific foundation
Jajodia S., Shakarian P., Subrahmanian V., Swarup V., Wang C., Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated, Cham, Switzerland, 2015. 321 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319140-38-4)
This collection of basic research is designed for advanced students and practitioners. With a broad orientation including botnets, honeypots, human factors, game theory, big data, and cognitive modeling, several international researchers have cont...
Jul 23 2015
Code breaking in the Pacific
Donovan P., Mack J., Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated, New York, NY, 2014. 387 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319082-77-6)
I was excited to review this book, and I was not disappointed; the book is “weird” in a really good way. The publishers classified the book as a computer science book, and, of course, they are not wrong. But it is also a history book a...
Apr 22 2015
Autonomous military robotics
Nath V., Levinson S., Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated, New York, NY, 2014. 56 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319056-05-0)
This short book presents a research project dealing with a humanoid robot called iCub that is able to autonomously and accurately fire toy bullets at a bulls-eye target in lab conditions. Therefore, this monograph is framed within the context of m...
Aug 11 2014
The Chinese information war: espionage, cyberwar, communications control and related threats to United States interests
Poindexter D., McFarland & Company, Inc. Publishers, Jefferson, NC, 2013. 200 pp. Type: Book (978-0-786472-71-0)
What is “war”? Are we in one? If so, how do we know it? These are the primary questions addressed by the author in this book. He lays out a case that the Chinese government, both alone and in collusion with Chinese businesses, is using...
Dec 11 2013
Cyber war will not take place
Rid T., Oxford University Press, Inc., New York, NY, 2013. 218 pp. Type: Book (978-0-199330-63-8)
Amid the anxieties of others over cyber threats to national security, political scientist Thomas Rid, as his book’s title suggests, takes a contrarian stance. His argument is in part scholastic: cyber operations have so far failed to satisfy...
Nov 11 2013
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