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Author Gerstner, C. ♦ Siegfried, R. ♦ Kratzke, N.
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2010
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Special computer methods
Subject Keyword Command and control systems ♦ Analytical models ♦ Modeling and simulation ♦ Biological system modeling ♦ Weapons ♦ Network-centric warfare ♦ Fires ♦ GRAMS reference model ♦ Multi-agent simulation ♦ Complexity theory ♦ Joints ♦ joint fire
Abstract This paper presents an agent-based model to compare different coordination patterns in joint fire support (JFS) scenarios. Modern war fighting approaches depend heavily on a separation of concerns (like reconnaissance, coordination and engagement) and therefore impose high requirements on the coordination of all involved parties. Following the General Reference Model for Agent-Based Modeling and Simulation (GRAMS), we present an agent-based model of this problem domain. Our simulations indicate that decentralized JFS coordination leads to smaller average times from identification of a target to final engagement, while at the same time requiring extensive resources. Central coordination is more effective in terms of engaged units and reduced resource requirements, but tends to take more time.
ISBN 9781424484829
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2010-08-31
Publisher Place Canada
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
Size (in Bytes) 380.14 kB
Page Count 4
Starting Page 338
Ending Page 341


Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library