Rampart: A service and agent-based architecture for anti-terrorism planning and resource allocation

Steven R. Haynes, Thomas George Kannampallil, Mark A. Cohen, Andrey Soares, Frank E. Ritter

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Abstract

This paper describes a novel architecture for anti-terrorism planning and resource allocation systems. The architecture uses web services and agents to provide a re-usable and extensible architecture for these types of systems. A dynamic web-based client and custom middle ware provide for the integration of otherwise de-coupled software components. The architecture has evolved from a longitudinal field study of U.S. Marine Corps anti-terrorism planners through recent empirical work in a more controlled setting. We describe this evolution, the architecture and its rationale, and provide some lessons learned for others engaged in development of anti-terrorism systems.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationIntelligence and Security Informatics - First European Conference, EuroISI 2008, Proceedings
Pages260-270
Number of pages11
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2008
Event1st European Conference on Intelligence and Security Informatics, EuroISI 2008 - Esbjerg, Denmark
Duration: Dec 3 2008Dec 5 2008

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)
Volume5376 LNCS
ISSN (Print)0302-9743
ISSN (Electronic)1611-3349

Other

Other1st European Conference on Intelligence and Security Informatics, EuroISI 2008
CountryDenmark
CityEsbjerg
Period12/3/0812/5/08

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Theoretical Computer Science
  • Computer Science(all)

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