Interdiction Model for Exploring Halt Capabilities in a Large Scenario Space

by Jimmie McEver, Paul K. Davis, James H. Bigelow


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Documents a relatively simple personal-computer model of interdiction in "the early halt problem" — the military problem of halting an invading army quickly. The authors' emphasis is on broad-ranging exploratory analysis at the aggregate level.

Table of Contents

  • Preface

  • Figures

  • Tables

  • Summary

  • Acknowledgements


  • Abbreviations

  • Chapter One


  • Chapter Two

    The Conceptual Model Underlying EXHALT

  • Chapter Three

    Inputs and Outputs of EXHALT

  • Appendix A

    Implementing a Decision Agent Within EXHALT: the Commander'S Wait-Time Decision

  • Appendix B

    Input Data Dictionary for the Full EXHALT Model

  • Appendix C

    Verification and Validation

  • Appendix D

    Batch Runs in EXHALT

  • Appendix E

    Reviewing and Modifying Algorithms

  • Bibliography

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