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Comparing combat models using analytical surrogates
Green, John R.
by Naval Postgraduate School, Available from the National Technical Information Service in Monterey, Calif, Springfield, Va
Written in English
The widespread availability of inexpensive high-speed computers has led to the development of complex, detailed technical models of combat. These high resolution computer simulations and wargames are touted by their proponents as low-cost alternatives to extensive, high-cost field training exercises for the training of combat leaders. The validity of these simulations as models of combat, and thus as useful training tools is unproven. Direct comparison of simulations with field training exercises is often frustrated by the inherent complexities in each, and the shortage of quality data from field exercises. This thesis examines the feasibility of comparing these systems indirectly through the use of surrogate analytical models. A simple discrete time stochastic surrogate model is examined. Techniques for using the surrogate model to compare battle data are studied using simulated data from a simple combat model. Areas for further research are discussed. Combat models, Simulated annealing, Regression, Difference equations, Stochastic models.
|Contributions||Barr, Donald Roy|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||82 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||82|
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need an analytical tool (e.g., model, simulation, or field test) to answer our basic question. We realized early on that a pen and paper analysis would not be able to capture the multitude of variables that can influence ground combat; we knew we needed a more robust tool.
One of our first observations was that the number of variables. A surrogate model is an engineering method used when an outcome of interest cannot be easily directly measured, [disputed – discuss] so a model of the outcome is used instead.
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