Accession Number:

ADA024567

Title:

A Computer Model for Command and Control Analysis

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept

Corporate Author:

MANNED SYSTEMS SCIENCES INC NORTHRIDGECA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1975-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

55.0

Abstract:

One approach to the evaluation of manned systems and their command and control elements is direct empirical observation. However, direct measurement, and especially the analytic study of system variables by systematically altering conditions within a manned system, are often either impractical or can be performed to only a limited degree. A model of the system which allows the variations needed for assessment of a command and control element may therefore be an effective alternative, and a computer model for such purposes is sought in this paper. The purpose of this paper is to report the development of this model, using the General Purpose System Simulator GPSS language in the construction of an example simulation of a Carrier Air Traffic Control Center CATCC, and to present techniques and guidelines for constructing similar models of other manned systems. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Computer Programming and Software
  • Human Factors Engineering and Man Machine Systems
  • Command, Control and Communications Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE