Amy Sliva

Areas of Study

International Security and Development, Intelligence and Security Informatics, Cultural/Adversarial Reasoning, Science and Technology Policy

Selected Publications

  • Gerardo I. Simari, Maria Vanina Martinez, Amy Sliva, V.S. Subrahmanian, “Focused Most Probable World Computations in Probabilistic Logic Programs,” Annals of Mathematics and Artificial Intelligence, Accepted—To Appear 2011.
  • Aaron Mannes, Jana Shakarian, Amy Sliva, V.S. Subrahmanian. “A Computationally Enabled Analysis of Lashkar-e-Taiba Attacks in Jammu & Kashmir,” European Intelligence and Security Informatics Conference (EISIC), September 2011.
  • Sliva, A., Subrahmanian, V. S., Martinez, V., and Simari, G. I. “CAPE: Automatically predicting changes in group behavior”. In Mathematical Methods in Counterterrorism, N. Memon, J. D. Farley, D. L. Hicks, and T. Rosenorn, Eds. Springer Verlag, 2009, pp. 247–263.
  • A. Sliva, V. Martinez, G.I. Simari, V.S. Subrahmanian. “The SOMA Terror Organization Portal (STOP): social network and analytic tools for the real-time analysis of terror groups,” International Workshop on Social Computing, Behavioral Modeling, and Prediction, April 2008.
  • Samir Khuller, Maria Vanina Martinez, Dana Nau, Gerardo Simari, Amy Sliva, and V.S. Subrahmanian. “Computing Most Probable Worlds of Action Probabilistic Logic Programs: Scalable Estimation for 1030,000 Worlds.” Annals of Mathematics and Artificial Intelligence, November 2007.

Selected Professional Activities

  • Researcher, National Defense University, Institute for National Strategic Studies, 2010–2011
  • Program Committee, International Symposium on Open Source Intelligence & Web Mining (OSINT- WM), 2011
  • Program Committee, European Intelligence and Security Informatics Conference (EISIC), 2011
  • Program Committee, International Conference on Computational Cultural Dynamics (ICCCD), 2008

Upcoming and Recent Courses Taught


  • CS 5100—Foundations of Artificial Intelligence
  • CS 7180—Special Topics in Artificial Intelligence