Accession Number : AD0738118

Title :   Selected Military Applications of Nonlinear Programming.

Descriptive Note : Technical paper,

Corporate Author : RESEARCH ANALYSIS CORP MCLEAN VA

Personal Author(s) : Jones,Arnold P.

Report Date : FEB 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 175

Abstract : The paper presents a technical discussion of several military applications of nonlinear programming (NLP) that have been made by RAC during the past decade. The mathematical presentations included in the paper enable the reader, who has some general familiarity with NLP, to acquire some facility in NLP modeling. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*NONLINEAR PROGRAMMING, OPTIMIZATION), (*MILITARY OPERATIONS, MATHEMATICAL MODELS), ALGORITHMS, REPLACEMENT THEORY, MILITARY SUPPLIES, WAR GAMES, SEARCH THEORY, ANTISUBMARINE WARFARE, ANTIMISSILE DEFENSE SYSTEMS, TARGET ACQUISITION, LINEAR PROGRAMMING, DECISION THEORY, DYNAMIC PROGRAMMING, MANAGEMENT PLANNING AND CONTROL, COSTS, SIMULATION, MAINTENANCE

Subject Categories : Operations Research
      Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE