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Simulation of military conflict

Published 1967

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A discussion of the techniques of simulating military conflicts. Simulations are classified according to three characteristics: (1) size--number of elements or amount of detail; (2) formalization--extent to which rules are explicit or complete; and (3) analyticity-- extent to which preferred or optimal solutions are computed. The four uncertainties that are encountered in evaluating weapon systems and weapons use are examined: stochastic, epistemic, strategic, and axiological. Specific models are described. 20 pp.

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