Accession Number : AD0743997

Title :   MESA: A Model for Multiple-Exchange Synthesis and Analysis,

Corporate Author : RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Emerson,D.

Report Date : FEB 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 58

Abstract : The report presents a technical description of MESA, a fully interactive, highly modularized computer model designed to analyze a variety of possible sequences of battle situations. MESA is designed to accomodate on-the-spot changes in various factors and rapid rerunning of the problem; MESA can be modified for automatically sequenced runs with variations in the input data for use in sensitivity analyses. Appendixes include a sample calculation, MESA organization, and a JOSS computer program. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*WAR GAMES, MATHEMATICAL MODELS), GAME THEORY, COMPUTER PROGRAMS

Subject Categories : Operations Research
      Computer Programming and Software
      Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE