Accession Number : AD0616557

Title :   STRATEGIC GAMING,

Corporate Author : RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Helmer,Olaf

Report Date : 10 FEB 1960

Pagination or Media Count : 19

Abstract : The paper uses a number of exhibits relating to a strategic procurement game in order to illustrate various concepts and techniques of operational gaming. In particular, the relative merits of play by human players versus machine play are discussed, as are those of rigid rules versus umpire rulings. The roles of the experts in different aspects of gaming are examined and illustrated. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*GAME THEORY, STRATEGIC WARFARE), (*STRATEGIC WARFARE, GAME THEORY), TACTICAL WARFARE, DECISION MAKING, PROBABILITY

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE