“Mafias and terrorism can be fought at their roots by studying how recruitment processes take place in our cities. Computational science can help us in this sense ", says Giulia Andrighetto, researcher at the Institute of Cognitive Sciences and Technologies of the CNR in Rome
Fighting the mafia, preventing acts of terrorism. One of the fundamental actions to weaken and eradicate these criminal networks is to block their process of enlisting fresh forces. In other words, changing the economic and social conditions that allow them to expand, strengthen and regenerate themselves despite judicial inquiries and arrests.