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Career Analyzer Planning Tool (CAPT)
Technical note, 1 Apr 2008-31 May 2009
NAVY PERSONNEL RESEARCH STUDIES AND TECHNOLOGY MILLINGTON TN
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The overall objective of this research is to analyze the impact of a Sailors personal attributes and demographics as well as the prevailing macroeconomic conditions and Navy policy on a Sailors career. In this study a transition probability for each Sailor is estimated. This model allows investigators to examine many different possible scenarios, such as promotion probability, given an individuals acquisition of new skills or training, changes in geographic location, or economic downturns. The technique used is an Information Theoretic, Generalized Cross Entropy IT-GCE method.
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