My Research in the Press
WAMC Northeast Public Radio.. Academic Minute.
Northeastern University. Artificial intelligence meets political science.
CCIS Network. "Number of New Faculty Members Reaches a New High: Increased Enrollments, Interdisciplinary Focus Spur Growth." Fall 2011.
The Economist. "Mining
social networks: Untangling the social web."
September 2, 2010.
A small correction to the article: SOMA does not track 200 sources, but LCCD's related T-REX and ACE programs jointly do so.
Foreign Policy. "Calculated Terror." December 15, 2009.
The Daily Star (Lebanon). "US academics design software to 'predict' Hizbullah behavior." October 22, 2008.
Security Manangement. "Calculating the Margin of Terror." June 2008.
New Scientist. "Can conflict forecasts predict violence hotspots?" March 18, 2008.
Information Week. "Researchers Forecast Terrorist Behavior." February 29, 2008.
American Public Media's Future Tense. "Social networking for terror fighters." February 28, 2008.
Computer World. "Univ. of Md. launches data mining portal for counter-terrorism research." February 26, 2009.
The Washington Post. "The Computer as a Road Map to Unknowable Territory." February 16, 2008.
Science. "COMPUTER SCIENCE: Cultural Modeling in Real Time." September 14, 2007.
Science. "U.S. SCIENCE FUNDING: Pentagon Is Looking for a Few Good Scientists." July 20, 2007.
American Association for the Advancement of Science. "Can Computer Models Help to Quell Insurgent-Drive Strife and Instability?" June 25, 2007.
Science. "CROSS-CULTURAL RESEARCH: Pentagon Asks Academics for Help in Understanding Its Enemies." April 27, 2007.
SOMA featured on the prime time CBS show 'Numb3rs'
My work was featured on Numb3rs, a popular television crime drama. The show directly references our SOMA (Stochastic Opponent Modeling Agent) system, and uses it to help solve a kidnapping.
Air Date: 23 October 2009
Identifier: Season 6, Episode 5