Activity-Based Intelligence: Principles and Applications

Activity-Based Intelligence: Principles and Applications

By: Stephen Ryan (author), Patrick Biltgen (author)Hardback

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This new resource presents the principles and applications in the emerging discipline of Activity-Based Intelligence (ABI). This book will define, clarify, and demystify the tradecraft of ABI by providing concise definitions, clear examples, and thoughtful discussion. Concepts, methods, technologies, and applications of ABI have been developed by and for the intelligence community and in this book you will gain an understanding of ABI principles and be able to apply them to activity based intelligence analysis.

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Patrick Thomas Biltgen is a senior principal systems engineer in the Intelligence and Security Sector at BAE Systems Inc. in Reston, VA. He received his Ph. D, M.S, and his B.S. in aerospace engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology.


Introduction and Motivation; History and Origins; Discovering the Pillars of ABI; The Lexicon of ABI; Analytical Methods and ABI; Disambiguation and Entity Resolution; Discreteness and Durability in the Analytical Process; Patterns of Life and Activity Patterns; Incidental Collection; Data, Big Data, and Datafication; Collection; Analysis and Visualization; Correlation and Fusion; Knowledge Management; Anticipatory Intelligence; ABI and the D.C. Beltway Sniper; Analyzing Transactions in a Network; ABI and the Search for Malaysian Airlines Flight 370; ABI in Policing; Visual Analytics for Pattern-of-Life Analysis; Multi-INT Spatiotemporal Analysis; Pattern Analysis of Ubiquitous Sensors; ABI Now and Into the Future; Conclusion.

Product Details

  • publication date: 31/12/2015
  • ISBN13: 9781608078769
  • Format: Hardback
  • Year: 2015
  • Number Of Pages: 470
  • ID: 9781608078769
  • weight: 862
  • ISBN10: 1608078760

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