Accession Number : ADD015857

Title :   Process Which Aids to the Laying Out of Locations of a Limited Number of 100, Personnel and Equipments in Functional Organization.

Descriptive Note : Patent, filed 30 Aug 91, patented 10 Aug 93,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

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

Report Date : 10 Aug 1993

Pagination or Media Count : 14

Abstract : A method which is of aid in the laying out of locations of personnel and equipments in functional organizations where the personnel and equipments do not exceed number 100 and can be represented as density units in rectangular or square lattices. The relationship among objects in a particular space can be accurately determined to minimize crowding. The method has utility in laying out military attack center items of equipments being operating upon by center personnel for purposes of enhancing man-machine interfaces throughout the attack center. The method of the invention may be used alone or in combination with other techniques such as multidimensional scaling (MDS) to improve the accuracy of such other techniques.

Descriptors :   *PATENTS, *LOGISTICS SUPPORT, *SPATIAL DISTRIBUTION, *MILITARY APPLICATIONS, ACCURACY, DENSITY, INTERFACES, PERSONNEL, MAN MACHINE SYSTEMS, POPULATION(MATHEMATICS), DEMOGRAPHY, MATHEMATICAL MODELS

Subject Categories : Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies
      Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics
      Statistics and Probability

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE