Cover: Patrol Car Allocation Model

Patrol Car Allocation Model

Program Description

Published 1975

by Jan M. Chaiken, Peter Dormont

Download

Download eBook for Free

FormatFile SizeNotes
PDF file 5.5 MB

Use Adobe Acrobat Reader version 10 or higher for the best experience.

Purchase

Purchase Print Copy

 Format Price
Add to Cart Paperback190 pages $15.00

Detailed documentation of the Patrol Car Allocation Model (PCAM), written for data processing personnel. Most users will need only the first two chapters describing installation procedures, file formats, core requirements, and minor program modifications. To permit substantial program modifications, the report also contains complete documentation, including a FORTRAN program listing with a detailed description of each subprogram. As listed and as distributed by RAND at cost of copying and postage, PCAM is set up to run in batch mode, with changes for interactive mode indicated. Storage required depends on the size of the user's database and the amount accessed at one time; directions are given for determining the core storage needed. A separate program used to calculate some of the data input is described and listed in an appendix. Other appendixes present a demonstration database, a program cross-reference table, and addresses for further information. (For a nontechnical overview of PCAM, see R-1786/1; for the user's manual, see R-1786/2.)

This report is part of the RAND report series. The report was a product of RAND from 1948 to 1993 that represented the principal publication documenting and transmitting RAND's major research findings and final research.

This document and trademark(s) contained herein are protected by law. This representation of RAND intellectual property is provided for noncommercial use only. Unauthorized posting of this publication online is prohibited; linking directly to this product page is encouraged. Permission is required from RAND to reproduce, or reuse in another form, any of its research documents for commercial purposes. For information on reprint and reuse permissions, please visit www.rand.org/pubs/permissions.

RAND is a nonprofit institution that helps improve policy and decisionmaking through research and analysis. RAND's publications do not necessarily reflect the opinions of its research clients and sponsors.