Software models border security issues at the Peace Bridge

April 2006
Government Security;Apr2006, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p18
The article presents information on the software models used in the border security at the Peace Bridge, which is located near Buffalo, New York. This area is the third busiest crossing between the United States and Canada and a vital link to long distance interstate travel and international trade. Regal Decision Systems Inc. that specialized in simulation software and decision support analysis, has worked with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and evaluated the changes in inspection procedures for safety measures.


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