Accession Number : ADA311629

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

Descriptive Note : Annual technical rept. 1 Jul 95-30 Jun 96,

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

Personal Author(s) : Levis, Alexander H.

PDF Url : ADA311629

Report Date : AUG 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 54

Abstract : Progress in research on coordination in distributed decision making organizations with variable structure is reported. First results on distributed process coordination in adaptive command and control teams are described. In addition, first results in formulating the problem of modeling the decision making process in a hierarchical C2 organization using influence diagrams and Petri Nets are given.

Descriptors :   *DECISION MAKING, *ORGANIZATION THEORY, ADAPTIVE CONTROL SYSTEMS, ORGANIZATIONS, DISTRIBUTION, VARIABLES, COMMAND AND CONTROL SYSTEMS, DIAGRAMS.

Subject Categories : Operations Research

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE