Accession Number:

ADA160325

Title:

Analysis of Preprocessors and Decision Aids in Organizations.

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.,

Corporate Author:

MASSACHUSETTS INST OF TECH CAMBRIDGE LAB FOR INFORMATION AND DECISION SYSTEMS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1985-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

8.0

Abstract:

The use of preprocessors and decision aids in command, control and communication C3 systems is meant to reduce the workload of individual decisionmakers and improve the quality of an organizations decisionmaking. An information theoretic framework is used to model the decision aids. Thus, it becomes possible to evalaute quantitatively the effect a decision aid has on the workload of a decisionmaker and to derive necessary conditions that preprocessors a generic form of decision aids must satisfy in order that they reduce the humans workload.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Cybernetics
  • Command, Control and Communications Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE