Accession Number : AD0726029

Title :   Production Applications of Large-Scale Linear Programming Models for Optimized Resource Allocation Within the U.S. Department of Defense,

Corporate Author : RESEARCH ANALYSIS CORP MCLEAN VA

Personal Author(s) : Whiton,Justin C.

Report Date : 30 MAR 1971

Pagination or Media Count : 61

Abstract : The paper reviews four major large-scale linear programming models currently in use within the US Department of Defense. These models are examples of this technique as it is employed at the highest levels of decisionmaking within the DOD. A brief description and review of application experience are included for each model. The paper discusses developmental problems encountered between the model developers and the users. It concludes with a discussion of extension of applications described in this paper. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*LINEAR PROGRAMMING, MATHEMATICAL MODELS), (*DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE, DECISION THEORY), OPTIMIZATION, MILITARY OPERATIONS, MILITARY PROCUREMENT, MANAGEMENT PLANNING AND CONTROL, MILITARY BUDGETS, DECISION MAKING, MANPOWER, MILITARY TRANSPORTATION, DATA PROCESSING, COMPUTER PROGRAMMING

Subject Categories : Operations Research
      Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE