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Decision Analysis and Counterterrorism

  1. Jamie D. Lloyd,
  2. Jason R. W. Merrick

Published Online: 14 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470400531.eorms1040

Wiley Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science

Wiley Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science

How to Cite

Lloyd, J. D. and Merrick, J. R. W. 2011. Decision Analysis and Counterterrorism. Wiley Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science. .

Author Information

  1. Virginia Commonwealth University, Statistical Sciences and Operations Research, Richmond, Virginia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2011

Abstract

Significant research has been performed on counterterrorism decisions in recent years. As with all applications involving significant potential risks and large investments, the efficacy of decision analysis has been tested and new ways of performing analyses found. In this article, we discuss several important studies and the approaches researchers have used to prescribe appropriate alternatives for counterterrorism.

Keywords:

  • counterterrorism;
  • adaptive adversary;
  • decision tree;
  • risk management