Accession Number : ADA327192

Title :   The 'Games' War Theorists Play.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Mar-Jun 97,

Corporate Author : NAVAL WAR COLL NEWPORT RI ADVANCED RESEARCH PROGRAM

Personal Author(s) : Tocchet, Gary J.

PDF Url : ADA327192

Report Date : 13 JUN 1997

Pagination or Media Count : 94

Abstract : This study proposes a research design that uses a game of strategy to further explore whether certain game proclivities can provide insights to the study of strategic culture. It does this by gaming' the players of different types of games against each other. The conclusions are preliminary ones and the study ends with an outline of a proposal for empirical research to test the potential this has of informing decision makers about dynamics of certain types of strategies that they may encounter in the future.

Descriptors :   *WAR GAMES, *GAME THEORY, TEST AND EVALUATION, WARFARE, MILITARY STRATEGY, RISK, DECISION MAKING, DYNAMICS.

Subject Categories : Operations Research
      Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE