DIME (Diplomatic, Information, Military and Economic Power) Effects Modeling System: Applications for the Modeling of the Brain (pp. 257-273)
Authors: Newton Howard and Gerry Leisman
Abstract: This paper describes an analysis framework for estimating the effects of Diplomatic, Informational, Military, and Economic (DIME) activities in the context the brain. We are proposing to evaluate and recommend a set of candidate models of the flow and evolution of cognition and intention as the starting point for developing a DIME Effects Modeling System (DEMS) for command and control by the brain and nervous system. We identified the needs as: (1) understanding and representing the underlying causality within the population, (2) formulating models that are both sensitive and computable, and (3) validating the predictions of cognitions, intentions, and behaviors by model.