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Serendipity in Robbery Target Selection
Robbery and crime decision are some of the most valuable and sought after predictions of decisions and actions today. This article examines the balance between the rational, calculated nature of target selection and the happenstance, serendipitous aspect of these choices.
Background:
– Decision sciences attempt to understand and predict the choices of living organisms. This is an incredibly intricate and complex task
– Work in Artificial Intelligence showcases the immensely complicated nature of an organism’s decision making process.
-Predicting crime incidents is the topic of much debate, both in the field of criminology and in popular culture.
-It is important to understand whether the decision is the culmination of planning or a spur of the moment, and thus less predictable, event.