Accession Number:

ADA220017

Title:

Course of Action Assessment Tool (COAAT) Software Description

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Nov 1987-Nov 1989

Corporate Author:

SCIENCE APPLICATIONS INTERNATIONAL CORPLEAVENWORTH KS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1990-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

185.0

Abstract:

This report describes the software of the Course of Action Assessment Tool COAAT. COAAT is a computerized aid for assisting tactical operations officers in the assessment of various courses of action COA. COAAT assists the analysts in organizing critical events CE according to his chosen method for analyzing the battlefield, analyzing the detailed actions of each COA, and summarizing and comparing the results so the preferred COA may be identified. COAAT is written in Common Lisp for Symbolics computers operating under Genera 7.2. COAAT was conceived and developed as a prototype for a field operating system. It is configured for operation in the laboratory environment of EDDIC Experimental Development, Demonstration, and Integration Center at the Army Research Institute Field Unit, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. Although the current version of COAAT is not an artificial intelligence AI application, exercises using COAAT may reveal opportunities for the application of AI techniques. Keywords Decision support Course of action analysis Course of action comparison Tactical operations planning Computer programs Military tactics.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Operations Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE