Decision Analysis and Counterterrorism
Published Online: 14 JAN 2011
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Wiley Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science
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Lloyd, J. D. and Merrick, J. R. W. 2011. Decision Analysis and Counterterrorism. Wiley Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science. .
- Published Online: 14 JAN 2011
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.
- adaptive adversary;
- decision tree;
- risk management