University of Southern California

Video Archive

CREATE Executive Program 2013

Game Theory & National Security

ARMOR PROTECT

P-R-O-T-E-C-T

Armor Trust

A law-enforcement application developed by The National Center for Risk and Economic Analysis of Terrorism Events (CREATE) at the University of Southern California.

Research at USC CREATE

Erroll G. Southers describes some of the research projects under way at USC's Department of Homeland Security-funded research center, CREATE (Center for Risk and Economic Analysis of Terrorism Events).

Economic Consequence and 9/11

CREATE Coordinator for Economics, Adam Rose, talks about economic consequence analysis relating to 9/11.

PortSec: Risk-Based Port Security Resource Allocation (USC CREATE Project)

Find out about the research projects of USC's Department of Homeland Security-funded research center, CREATE. This video highlights "PortSec," a risk-based port security resource allocation system that decision-makers can use to evaluate the costs and benefits of allocating various security resources to reduce risk from terrorist attacks while minimizing impact on port business operations.

ARMOR: Leveraging Game Theory for Security (USC CREATE Project)

Learn about some of the research projects at USC's Department of Homeland Security-funded research center, CREATE. The ARMOR project for optimal randomized allocation of limited security resources using game theory has been deployed at LAX, TSA, Boston Harbor and the Federal Air Marshals. Initiated by a USC doctoral student and further developed by graduate students at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering, this novel system has endless applications.

To Stay or Not to Stay: "The Day After" 50000 Deaths from an Anthrax Release (USC CREATE Project)

Get a glimpse into the projects of USC's Department of Homeland Security-funded research center, CREATE. This risk-perception project focuses on an anthrax release in the city of Seattle. Awareness of individuals' health and livelihood objectives, perceptions of risk, and ongoing uncertainties during and following a disaster situation has the potential to be extremely useful to policy makers managing the response and recovery process.

CREATE Distinguished Speaker Series - Marc Sageman

CREATE hosted Marc Sageman for its Distinguished Speaker Series on April 19, 2011. His lecture is titled, `"Recent Trends in Global Neo-Jihadi Terrorism in the West."

CREATE Distinguished Speaker Series - Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

CREATE hosted Daveed Gartenstein-Ross for its Distinguished Speaker Series on August 4, 2011. His lecture is titled, "Bin Laden's Legacy"

The Urban Commerce and Security Study (UCASS) at USC CREATE

Stephen C. Hora, Heather Rosoff and Samrat Chatterjee describe the Urban Commerce and Security Study (UCASS), one of the research projects under way at USC's Department of Homeland Security-funded research center, CREATE (Center for Risk and Economic Analysis of Terrorism Events).