eBook Network Topology in Command and Control: Organization, Operation, and Evolution, 1st Edition

  • T. J. Grant
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  • ISBN-10: 1466660597
  • ISBN-13: 9781466660595
  • DDC: 355.3
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 330 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released December 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014
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Over the past decade, the Command and Control (C2) field has been making a transformation from top-down, directive command to Network Centric Operations (NCO), peer-to-peer negation, self-synchronization, and agility. As the terms NCO and NEC suggest, C2 systems are regarded as networks, rather than a hierarchy. Accordingly, it is appropriate to view the C2 process and C2 systems through the lens of network theory. Network Topology in Command and Control: Organization, Operation, and Evolution aims to connect the fields of C2 and network science. Featuring timely research on topics pertaining to the C2 network evolution, security, and modeling, this publication is ideal for reference use by students, academicians, and security professionals in the fields of C2 and network science.

Table of Contents

Front Cover._x000D_
Title Page._x000D_
Copyright Page._x000D_
Advances in Information Security, Privacy, and Ethics (AISPE) Book Series._x000D_
Titles in This Series._x000D_
List of Reviewers._x000D_
Table of Contents._x000D_
Detailed Table of Contents._x000D_
1: De-Conflicting Civil-Military Networks._x000D_
2: Shaping Comprehensive Emergency Response Networks._x000D_
3: Networked Operations: Taking into Account the Principles of Modular Organizing._x000D_
4: Modelling Command and Control in Networks._x000D_
5: Formalized Ontology for Representing C2 Systems as Layered Networks._x000D_
6: Modeling C2 Networks as Dependencies: Understanding What the Real Issues Are._x000D_
7: Dynamical Network Structures in Multi-Layered Networks: Implementing and Evaluating Basic Principles for Collective Behavior._x000D_
8: Improving C2 Effectiveness Based on Robust Connectivity._x000D_
9: C2, Networks, and Self-Synchronization._x000D_
10: Complex Adaptive Information Networks for Defence: Networks for Self-Synchronization._x000D_
11: Cyber Security in Tactical Network Infrastructure for Command and Control._x000D_
12: Smart Surveillance Systems._x000D_
Compilation of References._x000D_
About the Contributors._x000D_