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Author: Andy W. Marshall
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Keywords: posture, force, nato, determinants
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A discussion of the political and economic factors that continue to keep Western Europe militarily weak despite the spending of almost twenty billion a year on defense.The author sees the major determining factors in the diversion of resources to national rather than alliance use, in diseconomies of scale, in the high production cost of weapons, and in underinvestment in new equipment.20 pp.......
Author: Andy W. Marshall
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Keywords: health, analysis, benefit, cost
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Discussion of the economics of medical care and medical research. The author reviews the relevant research on the problem of cost benefit analyses in health (the focus is on the work of economists interested in the economic implications of improved health), and explores the likely requirements, difficulties, and opportunities for cost-effectiveness studies in government health programs.A sample pr......
Author: Andy W. Marshall
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Keywords: carlo, monte, simulation, experimentation
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A discussion of simulation and Monte Carlo as modes of analysis of particular interest in problems of operations analysis involving many variables.After defining these terms, the author considers (1) Monte Carlo design when simulation aspects are not emphasized, and (2) simulation design with Monte Carlo aspects.......
Author: Andy W. Marshall
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Keywords: sampling, branch, randomized
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A discussion of the operation of randomized branch sampling, the relation between this sampling plan and importance sampling developed in Monte Carlo calculations, and some improvements to Jessen's theory based on the identity of these methods.......
Author: Andy W. Marshall
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Keywords: power, military, estimating, problems
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Mere tabulations of military forces are not meaningful estimates of military power, which is always relative to the military posture of some other country or alliance.Until we understand the decisionmaking process within typical military bureaucracies and take account of the political balancing, coordination problems, information flow, conflicting objectives, etc., we cannot effectively forecast f......
Authors: Andy W. Marshall, William Meckling
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Keywords: development, success, time, costs, predictability
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Results of some recent research into the extent and nature of the uncertainty in new developments, with emphasis on problems of development in the Air Force."Early" estimates of important parameters are usually quite inaccurate because they are "biased" toward overoptimism and because the errors in estimates evidence a substantial variation.The accuracy of estimates is found to be a function of th......
ISBN: 0833026631, 9780833026637
Authors: Zalmay Khalilzad, John White, Andy W. Marshall
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Keywords: information, warfare, role, changing, appraisal, strategic
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Advances in information technology have led us to rely on easy communication and readily available information — both in our personal lives and in the life of our nation. For the most part, we have rightly welcomed these changes. But information that is readily available is available to friend and foe alike; a system that relies on communication can become useless if its ability to communica......
ISBN: 1607023385, 9781607023388
Author: Andy Y. Li
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Keywords: collection, jade, old
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Publisher: Old Jade CollectionPublished Time: Old Jade CollectionPages: 32......
Author: Andy Adams
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Keywords: adams, andy, brothers, wells
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Language: English Published in: 1911 Categorie(s):Fiction,WesternsWord count: 74,078 words (≈ about 5 hours)Source: http://www.gutenberg.orgCopyright: This work is available for countries where copyright is Life+70 and in the USA. A cowboy story, firmly based on Adams's own experience.......
Author: Andy Adams
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Keywords: adams, andy, cowboy, log
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Copyrights: Public Domain

Language: English Published in: 1903 Categorie(s):Fiction,WesternsWord count: 98,850 words (≈ about 7 hours)Source: http://www.gutenberg.orgCopyright: This work is available for countries where copyright is Life+70 and in the USA. The Log of a Cowboy is an account of a five-month drive of 3,000 cattle from Brownsville, Texas, to Montana in 1882 along the Great Western Cattle Trail. Although ......
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