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Statistical modelling of a terrorist network. / Aitkin, Murray; Vu, Duy; Francis, Brian Joseph.

In: Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A Statistics in Society, Vol. 180, No. 3, 06.2017, p. 751-768.

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Aitkin, M, Vu, D & Francis, BJ 2017, 'Statistical modelling of a terrorist network', Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A Statistics in Society, vol. 180, no. 3, pp. 751-768. https://doi.org/10.1111/rssa.12233

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Aitkin, M., Vu, D., & Francis, B. J. (2017). Statistical modelling of a terrorist network. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A Statistics in Society, 180(3), 751-768. https://doi.org/10.1111/rssa.12233

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Aitkin M, Vu D, Francis BJ. Statistical modelling of a terrorist network. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A Statistics in Society. 2017 Jun;180(3):751-768. https://doi.org/10.1111/rssa.12233

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Aitkin, Murray ; Vu, Duy ; Francis, Brian Joseph. / Statistical modelling of a terrorist network. In: Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A Statistics in Society. 2017 ; Vol. 180, No. 3. pp. 751-768.

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abstract = "This paper investigates the group structure in a terrorist network through the latent class model and a Bayesian model comparison method for the number of latent classes. The analysis of the terrorist network is sensitive to the model specification. Under one model it clearly identifies a group containing the leaders and organisers, and the group structure suggests a hierarchy of leaders, trainers and “footsoldiers” who carry out the attacks.",
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