Accession Number:

AD0712829

Title:

UNITED STATES MILITARY INVOLVEMENTS SINCE 1775 MODELED AS A MARKOV PROCESS.

Descriptive Note:

Master's thesis,

Corporate Author:

NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CALIF

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1970-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

71.0

Abstract:

Unclassified historical data concerning the United States involvement in military conflicts is used to model the behavioral patterns of the past as a Markov Process. The stochastic properties of the model are calculated and their usefulness as tools in the study of cost-effectiveness is discussed. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Economics and Cost Analysis
  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE