Exploring extremism and terrorism on the web: The Dark Web project

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Abstract

In this paper we discuss technical issues regarding intelligence and security informatics (ISI) research to accomplish the critical missions of international security and counter-terrorism. We propose a research framework addressing the technical challenges facing counter-terrorism and crime-fighting applications with a primary focus on the knowledge discovery from databases (KDD) perspective. We also present several Dark Web related case studies for open-source terrorism information collection, analysis, and visualization. Using a web spidering approach, we have developed a large-scale, longitudinal collection of extremist-generated Internet-based multimedia and multilingual contents. We have also developed selected computational link analysis, content analysis, and authorship analysis techniques to analyze the Dark Web collection.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationLecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)
Pages1-20
Number of pages20
Volume4430 LNCS
StatePublished - 2007
Event2007 Pacific Asia Workshop on Intelligence and Security Informatics, PAISI 2007 - Chengdu, China
Duration: Apr 11 2007Apr 12 2007

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)
Volume4430 LNCS
ISSN (Print)03029743
ISSN (Electronic)16113349

Other

Other2007 Pacific Asia Workshop on Intelligence and Security Informatics, PAISI 2007
CountryChina
CityChengdu
Period4/11/074/12/07

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Terrorism
Authorship
Multimedia
Informatics
Crime
Link Analysis
Intelligence
Research
Internet
Content Analysis
Data mining
Computational Analysis
Knowledge Discovery
Visualization
Open Source
Databases

Keywords

  • Dark web
  • Intelligence and security informatics
  • Terrorism informatics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Science(all)
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Theoretical Computer Science

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Chen, H. (2007). Exploring extremism and terrorism on the web: The Dark Web project. In Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics) (Vol. 4430 LNCS, pp. 1-20). (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); Vol. 4430 LNCS).

Exploring extremism and terrorism on the web : The Dark Web project. / Chen, Hsinchun.

Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). Vol. 4430 LNCS 2007. p. 1-20 (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); Vol. 4430 LNCS).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Chen, H 2007, Exploring extremism and terrorism on the web: The Dark Web project. in Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). vol. 4430 LNCS, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), vol. 4430 LNCS, pp. 1-20, 2007 Pacific Asia Workshop on Intelligence and Security Informatics, PAISI 2007, Chengdu, China, 4/11/07.
Chen H. Exploring extremism and terrorism on the web: The Dark Web project. In Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). Vol. 4430 LNCS. 2007. p. 1-20. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)).
Chen, Hsinchun. / Exploring extremism and terrorism on the web : The Dark Web project. Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). Vol. 4430 LNCS 2007. pp. 1-20 (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)).
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