Software pinpoints Afghan fighters

Publication: msnbc.com   Date: April 5, 2011   View Article

The ongoing military campaign against Afghan insurgents may get a boost from new computer software designed to zero in on the locations of weapons caches and warlords.

“The idea is to say, look, this is a large area, where do you target your resources,” Venkatramanan Subrahmanian, co-director of the Lab for Computational Cultural Dynamics at the University of Maryland, told me today.

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