Accession Number : AD0778627

Title :   A Statistical Procedure for Determining Battle Outcome Utilizing Semi-Markov Process.

Descriptive Note : Rept. for 1 Jul 73-30 Jun 74,

Corporate Author : NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Wang,Peter C. C.

Report Date : 10 MAR 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 15

Abstract : The paper presents a stochastic approach to a Combat Model of tanks vs. tanks with emphasis of the following: A scheme for development of trail validation criteria; A useful procedure that can be expanded to a Semi-Markov model for combat; Approaches to data presentation; Insight into data analysis and data reduction. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Tanks(Combat vehicles), *Warfare, Stochastic processes, Mathematical models

Subject Categories : Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE