Accession Number:

AD1027543

Title:

Metrics for Systems Thinking in the Human Dimension

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report,01 Oct 2015,30 Nov 2016

Corporate Author:

ARMY TRADOC ANALYSIS CENTER MONTEREY CA MONTEREY United States

Report Date:

2016-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

68.0

Abstract:

The purpose of this memorandum is to provide documentation of research by the University of Virginia in collaboration with TRADOC Analysis Center, Monterey TRAC-MTRY. This research is focused on methods of analyzing a large corpus of journal length, or longer, documents to quickly characterize the corpus and to find documents most associated with a target set of text. The projects central purpose is to identifying Systems Thinking within a large corpus of documents and measure the extent to which systems thinking is occurring within the domain specified by the breadth of documents included in the corpus. However, our method of document analysis may be useful in assisting analysts in conducting research literature reviews of large amounts of documents by targeting the most specific documents related to the research the analyst is attempting to conduct. Our method may also have other areas of ell as several other applications. The UVA final report, which is included as an attachment, shows the body of the work conducted.

Subject Categories:

  • Statistics and Probability
  • Administration and Management

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE