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I highly recommend this book. It really walks you through applying network science to a human context and the context of terrorist and other "Dark" networks

https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.amazon.com_Understanding-2DDark-2DNetworks-2DStrategic-2DFramework_dp_1442249447&d=DwIFaQ&c=pZJPUDQ3SB9JplYbifm4nt2lEVG5pWx2KikqINpWlZM&r=uXI5O6HThk1ULkPyaT6h2Ws3RKNKSY__GQ4DuS9UHhs&m=MD_yrO_kg-oScBHRx_GXGe1nqgbzLafMZ_d6ncsa7M4&s=15LHczZv98U3VdqM86gp34BlIJMIhX9YwIYTMs-3g9c&e=

> On Mar 29, 2018, at 3:17 PM, Cody Buntain <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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> 
> 	I am affiliated with the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START Center) at the University of Maryland. We’ve done some work here in how social media is used in the aftermath of terror attacks [1]. There’s also the Brookings Institute’s “ISIS Twitter Census” [2].
> 
> 	I’m happy to try and answer questions about some of this! Glad to see other researchers are interested in this area! :)
> 
> -All the best,
> Cody Buntain
> 
> [1] C. Buntain, J. Golbeck, B. Liu, and G. LaFree, “Evaluating Public Response to the Boston Marathon Bombing and Other Acts of Terrorism through Twitter,” in International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media, 2016.
> [2] B. J. M. Berger and J. Morgan, “The ISIS Twitter Census,” 2015. https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.brookings.edu_wp-2Dcontent_uploads_2016_06_isis-5Ftwitter-5Fcensus-5Fberger-5Fmorgan.pdf&d=DwIFaQ&c=pZJPUDQ3SB9JplYbifm4nt2lEVG5pWx2KikqINpWlZM&r=uXI5O6HThk1ULkPyaT6h2Ws3RKNKSY__GQ4DuS9UHhs&m=MD_yrO_kg-oScBHRx_GXGe1nqgbzLafMZ_d6ncsa7M4&s=v06ESdwcQLpDy1Nj_wyuqX9mFC5LY7_mbJxlHTkQ_UA&e=
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> Intelligence Community Postdoctoral Fellow
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>> On Mar 29, 2018, at 11:13 AM, Matti Pohjonen <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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>> Dear SocNet,
>> 
>> I am a recent arrival here and thought this would be a great place to
>> get some suggestions for literature/researchers.
>> 
>> As a part of the VOX-Pol research network, we are organising a
>> workshop looking at the uses of computational and data analysis
>> methods (so-called “terrorism informatics”) in detecting violent
>> extremist content online. We are especially interested in researchers
>> working with methods such as data mining, data integration, social
>> network analysis (SNA), dynamic network analysis (DNA), sentiment
>> analysis, and image and video processing to do this.
>> 
>> We are having some challenges in finding researchers and/or literature
>> that have focused *critically* on especially the use of methods in
>> social network analysis (SNA) or dynamic network analysis (DNA) for
>> this purpose.  Would any of you good people here have leads on
>> literature, researchers or organisations who have focused especially
>> on the critical analysis of techniques and methods in SNA or DNA for
>> this purpose?
>> 
>> I am looking for more specific suggestions here than the broader topic
>> of ethics of algorithms, which already has a great pool of literature
>> I can draw from.
>> 
>> All help would be greatly appreciated!
>> 
>> Regards,
>> 
>> Dr. Matti Pohjonen
>> Researcher
>> VOX-Pol Network of Excellence*
>> 
>> *The VOX-Pol Network of Excellence (NoE) is a European Union Framework
>> Programme 7 (FP7)-funded academic research network focused on
>> researching the prevalence, contours, functions, and impacts of
>> Violent Online Political Extremism and responses to it.
>> 
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