Optimization of Combat Dynamics.
Final rept. 1 Oct 77-30 Sep 79,
NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA
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This report outlines research accomplishments for a two-year project studying the optimization of combat dynamics. Results were obtained for two basic topics 1 obtaining insights into the dynamics of combat by mathematically analyzing relatively simple Lanchester-type models and 2 investigating the structure of optimal time-sequential tactical decisions with such simple differential-equation models. However, research efforts were primarily concentrated on the first topic, and new research directions were established e.g. ground-breaking work on simple-approximate battle-outcome-prediction conditions. A complete list of publications originating from the project is given. Author
- Operations Research
- Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics