Accession Number : ADA303555

Title :   Adaptive Decision Making and Coordination in Variable Structure Organizations.

Descriptive Note : Semi-annual technical rept. 1 Jul-31 Dec 95,

Corporate Author : GEORGE MASON UNIV FAIRFAX VA CENTER OF EXCELLENCE IN COMMAND CONTROL COMMUNIC ATIONS/INTELLIGENCE

Personal Author(s) : Levis, Alexander H.

PDF Url : ADA303555

Report Date : JAN 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 70

Abstract : Progress in research on coordination in distributed decision making organizations with variable structure is reported. A new approach to designing feasible organizational structures using a genetic algorithm is presented. Then, a methodology for modeling and design of distributed coordination is described. Finally, an influence diagram representation of distributed decision making is outlined.

Descriptors :   *DECISION MAKING, *ADAPTIVE SYSTEMS, ALGORITHMS, ORGANIZATIONS, DISTRIBUTION, VARIABLES, DIAGRAMS.

Subject Categories : Command, Control and Communications Systems

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE