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Master of Science in Operations Research


Department of Operational Sciences

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John O. Miller, PhD


This work is a follow on effort of two previous Master's theses. The first was Modeling and Simulation of the Military Intelligence Process by Captain Carl Pawling in 2004. The other was A Knowledge Matrix Modeling of the Intelligence Cycle by Captain Kevin Whaley in 2005. Both of these were done to facilitate the study and analysis of the intelligence process for the National Security Space Organization (NSSO). Here, modifications are made the Pawling model to include tasking multiple intelligence sources for data collection to fulfill Requests for Information (RFIs) and fusing the collected data into one new piece of intelligence. One fusion method is the one suggested by Whaley, which simply takes the best intelligence collected, while the other method captures the synergy of intelligence fusion. Both methods are compared to each other and to the baseline model where no fusion takes place.

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