Cover: Pitfalls in military systems analysis

Pitfalls in military systems analysis

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A discourse on the kinds of errors that are found in systems analysis studies. Systems analysis is designed to suggest a course of action by systematically examining the costs, effectiveness, and risks of alternative policies of strategies, and by designing additional ones if those examined are found wanting. The errors mentioned are divided into two classes: simple mistakes or blunders, which are largely due to ignorance, stupidity, or carelessness; and fallacies, which represent a false idea or an error in logic. 12 pp.

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