This 2014 article uses a case study method to examine the implications of using the emerging technology of predictive analytics in a homeland security context, to provide increased intelligence for counterterrorism initiatives.
This paper presents a theoretical computerized system to detect social polarization and to estimate the related chances of violent radicalization. Existing technologies are analyzed to determine how they can be integrated into the proposed system to fulfil the authors’ objectives.
This 2013 article analyzes content generated on Twitter during the attacks at the Boston Marathon in April 2013. The authors perform an in-depth characterization of what factors influenced malicious content and profiles becoming viral.
The authors of this 2011 article hypothesize that the results of Google Trends, given its daily and weekly reports on queries related to various industries may be correlated to the current level of economic activity in these industries.
This portal gathers an annotated collection of recent research on the ways in which social media and new technologies may be leveraged in the fight against violent extremism