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Defense Transportation: Algorithms, Models and Applications for the 21st Century
Defense Transportation: Algorithms, Models and Applications for the 21st Century

Defense Transportation: Algorithms, Models and Applications for the 21st Century

Robert T. Brigantic, Jean Mahan
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Defense Transportation: Algorithms, Models and Applications for the 21st Century

Robert T. Brigantic, Jean Mahan
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Defense Transportation: Algorithms, Models and Applications for the 21st Century contains papers divided into three general sections according to the title of this text: algorithms, models, and applications. The first section on algorithms contains papers that are theoretical in nature or contain new techniques that relate to Defense Transportation System (DTS) processes. A sampling of the papers contained in this section deals with group theoretic "tabu" search techniques, shortest path sailing distance algorithms, and strategic airlift model validation methods. The second section contains papers on various transportation models used throughout the DoD and transportation industry, as well as some newly developed transportation modelling methods that may eventually find their way into larger scale transportation models. A review of the major strategic mobility models is also contained in this section. The third section contains papers on various transportation applications that have been used to support various DTS studies and analyses. This section also contains a diverse set of topics, with articles ranging from a paper on North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) strategic lift requirements to an analysis paper on theater reception, staging, onward movement, and integration.

  • Preface by General John W. Handy, Commander, United States Transportation Command
  • Focus on land, sea, and air transportation models and methods
  • Manuscripts written by analysts and researchers active in the field and directly supporting the United States Defense Transportation System
  • Research methods were instrumental in defining the in-place DTS that so efficiently deployed forces for Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom
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Publisher
Elsevier Science
Year
2004
ISBN
9780080913858
Topic
Business
Subtopic
Business Intelligence

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