Accession Number : ADA185926

Title :   An Approach to Validation and Verification of the Communications Load Model with Supporting User's Guide.

Descriptive Note : Master's thesis,

Corporate Author : NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA

Personal Author(s) : Cox, William R

PDF Url : ADA185926

Report Date : Sep 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 125

Abstract : This thesis investigates the issues of validation and verification of the Communications Load Model (CLM) being used in the Battle Group Communications Simulation Facility at the Naval Air Development Center. The processes involved in creating user input files are explained and evaluated. A user's guide is included to assist the user in interpreting input into the proper data structure and format for use by the model. Structure and function of the model and its components are examined. Calculations of results predicted by scenario inputs are compared to actual program output. The analysis is used to determine appropriate methodology to be utilized in validation and verification of the CLM. Keywords: Thesis; Joint Tactical Information Distribution System; Command, Control and Communications; Network simulation; Communication network development.

Descriptors :   *COMMUNICATIONS NETWORKS, *COMMUNICATIONS TRAFFIC, *SIMULATION, *USER MANUALS, DATA BASES, FILES(RECORDS), INPUT, MODELS, NETWORKS, OUTPUT, USER NEEDS, VALIDATION

Subject Categories : Command, Control and Communications Systems
      Information Science

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE