John S. Hollywood is a full operations researcher at the RAND Corporation and a professor of policy analysis at Pardee RAND Graduate School. His principal focus is information systems research related to improving information collection and analysis methods to prevent violence, ranging from violent crime to terrorism to insurgent attacks. He currently serves as the principal investigator of the Information and Geospatial Technologies Center of the National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center, which provides strategic planning, liaison and outreach support on information technology and analytics for the National Institute of Justice. Other recent projects include a study characterizing recent US terror plots and how they have been foiled and development of a tool to predict areas at risk of increased crime. He has written opinion pieces on foiling US terrorist plots for CNN and the Charlotte Observer.
John S. Hollywood, Kevin J. Strom, Mark W. Pope, "Using 9-1-1 Calls for Service to Identify Potential Instances of Terrorist Surveillance," The Police Chief, 75(10):160-165, 2008
Daniel R. Gonzales, Eric Landree, John Hollywood, Steven Berner, Carolyn Wong, Navy/OSD Collaborative Review of Acquisition Policy for DoD C3I and Weapon Programs, RAND (DB-528), 2007
Daniel R. Gonzales, John S. Hollywood, Jerry Sollinger, James McFadden, John DeJarnette, Sarah Harting, Donald Temple, Networked Forces in Stability Operations: 101st Airborne Division, 3/2 and 1/25 Stryker Brigades in Northern Iraq, RAND (MG-593-OSD), 2007
John S. Hollywood, "An Approximate Planning Model for Distributed Computing Networks," Naval Research Logistics, 52(6):590-605, 2005
John S. Hollywood, Kenneth N. McKay, "An Adaptive Scheduling Framework for Heterogeneous Computer Networks," Control Engineering Principles, 12:725-734, 2004
John S. Hollywood, Diane Snyder, Kenneth N. McKay, John Boon, Out of the Ordinary: Finding Hidden Threats by Analyzing Unusual Behavior, RAND (MG-126-RC), 2004