A first approach to logistics system simulation

by Murray A. Geisler

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A description of the early efforts of RAND's Systems Research Laboratory to create simulation techniques that permit the study of the complex logistic systems under laboratory conditions. The simple modeling of logistic organizations used in PROLOG 1 is examined, together with the way in which they operated during the trial exercise. PROLOG 1 was useful in providing experience in simulation and modeling techniques and pointed the way for improved and more substantive experiments.

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