Metrics For Quantifying Interdependencies
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The quantification of interdependencies is a major challenge when attempting to analyze the behavior of critical infrastructures. This paper presents a taxonomy of interdependency quantification metrics based on their information content, decision support and risk analysis capabilities, and computational costs. The paper also discusses a systematic approach for computing metrics and performance indices that measure the effectiveness of strategies designed to enhance critical infrastructure protection and resilience. A case study is used to illustrate the computation of the metrics and performance indices, and their application to the analysis of critical infrastructure interdependencies.
KeywordsInterdependencies metrics federated simulation
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