Proactive information gathering for homeland security teams

Paul Kogut, John Yen, Yui Leung, Shuang Sun, Rui Wang, Ted Mielczarek, Ben Hellar

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Counterterrorism analysts are planning to support with software agents that dynamically anticipate their information requirements. A software assistant agent (AA) proactively provides relevant concise personalized information to an analyst or first responder and collaborates with other. A report of an explosion at a chemical plant is received by a home land security (HLS) analyst, local firefighters, and state police. Collaborative agents for simulating teamwork (CAST) is an agent architecture that empowers agents in a team to have a shared mental model about the structure and the process of the team.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)48-50
Number of pages3
JournalCommunications of the ACM
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 2004

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Computer Science


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