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Lanchester models of warfare

Author: James G Taylor
Publisher: Arlington, Va. : Ketron, Inc., 1983.
Series: MAS series
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This monograph is a comprehensive treatise on Lanchester-type models of warfare, i.e. differential-equation models of attrition in force-on-force combat operations. Its goal is to provide both an introduction to and current- state-of-the-art overview of Lanchester-type models of warfare as well as a comprehensive and unified in-depth treatment of them. Both deterministic as well as stochastic models are considered.  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Taylor, James G.
Lanchester models of warfare.
Arlington, Va. : Ketron, Inc., 1983
(OCoLC)623357699
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James G Taylor
OCLC Number: 9563151
Notes: "March 1983."
Description: 2 volumes : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: VOL. I. --
1. Background and research --
2. Lanchester's classic combat formulations --
Appendix A. Background for the mathematics of Lanchester's classic combat formulations --
3. Some simple models of battle termination --
Appendix B. The probability that one random variable is less than another --
4. Stochastic Lanchester-type combat models --
Appendix C. Solution of the fundamental partial-difference equation for the probability that X wins with m final survivors --
VOL. II. --
5. Lanchester attrition-rate coefficients --
6. Homogeneous-force models --
Appendix D. Tables of LCS functions for analysis of homogeneous-force battles --
7. Modelling tactical engagements --
Appendix E. Finite-difference approximations to Lanchester-type equations --
8. Optimizing tactical decisions --
Appendix F. Comprehensive bibliography on the Lanchester theory of combat.
Series Title: MAS series
Responsibility: by James G. Taylor.

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This monograph is a comprehensive treatise on Lanchester-type models of warfare, i.e. differential-equation models of attrition in force-on-force combat operations. Its goal is to provide both an introduction to and current- state-of-the-art overview of Lanchester-type models of warfare as well as a comprehensive and unified in-depth treatment of them. Both deterministic as well as stochastic models are considered. Such models have been widely used in the United States and elsewhere for the modelling of force-on-force attrition over the complete spectrum of combat operations, from combat between platoon-sized units through theater-level air-ground combat. This material should be of interest primarily to individuals concerned with defense planning, quantitative aspects of military analysis, military OR, war gaming, or combat modelling, although it may also be of interest to the reader concerned with the modelling and analysis of other dynamic systems. It should also be of interest to the concerned citizen who is interested in the foundations for defense analysis and has the appropriate technical background.

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