Accession Number : ADD015616

Title :   Two-Step Method Constructing Large-Area Facilities and Small-Area Intra-facilities Equipments Optimized by User Population Density.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application, Filed 24 Sep 92,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : O'Brien, Francis J

Report Date : 24 Sep 1992

Pagination or Media Count : 59

Abstract : A two-step method is disclosed that enables in the first step to optimize facilities layout on the scale of miles with regard to, among others, population density and that enables in the second step to optimize intra-facilities layout on the scale of feet with regard to, among others, population density using non-metric multidimensional scaling (MDS) matrices in both the first and second steps.

Descriptors :   DENSITY, FACILITIES, FEET, POPULATION, SCALE, PATENT APPLICATIONS, PERSONNEL, MILITARY ORGANIZATIONS, HUMAN FACTORS ENGINEERING, MATHEMATICS

Subject Categories : Human Factors Engineering & Man Machine System

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE