Accession Number : AD0712829

Title :   UNITED STATES MILITARY INVOLVEMENTS SINCE 1775 MODELED AS A MARKOV PROCESS.

Descriptive Note : Master's thesis,

Corporate Author : NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Pariseau,Richard Roland

Report Date : SEP 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 71

Abstract : Unclassified historical data concerning the United States involvement in military conflicts is used to model the behavioral patterns of the past as a Markov Process. The stochastic properties of the model are calculated and their usefulness as tools in the study of cost-effectiveness is discussed. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*MILITARY OPERATIONS, MATHEMATICAL MODELS), (*WARFARE, COST EFFECTIVENESS), STOCHASTIC PROCESSES, HISTORY, REVIEWS, CLASSIFICATION, TIME, FREQUENCY, THESES

Subject Categories : Economics and Cost Analysis
      Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE