Cases on Research and Knowledge Discovery: Homeland Security Centers of Excellence, 1st Edition

  • Cecelia Wright Brown
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  • ISBN-10: 1466659475
  • ISBN-13: 9781466659476
  • DDC: 353.30973
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 357 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released August 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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To ensure its protection from enemies both foreign and domestic, a government must invest resources and personnel toward the goal of homeland security. It is through these endeavors that citizens are able to live out their lives in peace. Cases on Research and Knowledge Discovery: Homeland Security Centers of Excellence presents a series of studies and descriptive examples on the US Department of Homeland Security and related research. Through its investigation of interesting challenges and thought-provoking ideas, this volume offers professionals, researchers, and academics in the fields of security science, engineering, technology, and mathematics an in-depth discussion of some of the issues that directly affect the safety, security, and prosperity of the nation.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Advances in Information Security, Privacy, and Ethics (AISPE) Book Series.
Titles in this Series.
Editorial Advisory Board.
List of Reviewers.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: Homeland Security Centers of Excellence.
2: The Challenges of Obtaining Credible Data for Transportation Security Modeling.
3: The Center for Secure and Resilient Maritime Commerce: A DHS National Center of Excellence in Maritime Security.
4: Command, Control, and Interoperability Center for Advanced Data Analysis: A Department of Homeland Security Data Sciences Center of Excellence.
5: Research and Knowledge Discovery.
6: Detecting Electronic Initiators Using Electromagnetic Emissions.
7: Maritime Security Summer Research Institute.
8: Frienemies: Assessing the Interactions between Native American Tribes and the U.S. Government in Homeland Security and Emergency Management Policy.
9: Visual Analytics for Students and Teachers (VAST) Model at a Minority Serving Institution: A Department of Homeland Security Project for Strengthening STEM Teaching and Learning.
10: Critical Infrastructure Higher Education Initiative.
11: An Examination of Challenges Faced by First Responders in the Midst of Disaster.
12: DHS Minority Serving Institution (MSI) Programs: Research Linked to DHS Centers of Excellence (COE).
13: Homeland Security Information Technology and Engineering (ITE) Professional Development Training for Educators in Urban High Schools.
14: Conclusion: Perspectives on Effective Collaborative STEM Research Experiences Linked to DHS Centers of Excellence (COE).
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.