Accession Number:

ADA499921

Title:

A Human-Centered Approach to Sense and Respond Logistics

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Aug 2005-Dec 2008

Corporate Author:

ARKANSAS UNIV FAYETTEVILLE DEPT OF INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING

Report Date:

2009-04-10

Pagination or Media Count:

167.0

Abstract:

The goal of this research effort was to develop quantitative and scientific methods that capable of assisting researchers and military logisticians in the analysis of the effectiveness of logistics technology and processes in a Sense Respond Logistics SRL environment that incorporated both a human-centered and a system-based perspective. The specific research efforts summarized in the report include 1 Effective Scheduling and Coordination of Disaster Relief Operations, 2 Experimental Evidence on Team Coordination and Collaboration Within a Distributed Logistics Network, 3 A New Paradigm For Studying Trust In Virtual Teams, 4 Developing and Evaluating Operationally Robust Forecasting Techniques in Military Logistics, 5 Integrated Distribution Planning and Forecasting for Medical Logistics, 6 An Auction-Based Framework for Resource Allocation in Disaster Relief Operations, 7 Comparing Maintenance Policies for Single-Unit, Markovian Systems, and 8 Improved Outbreak Detection for Bio Terror Response Logistics.

Subject Categories:

  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies
  • Personnel Management and Labor Relations

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE