### Theses/Dissertations from 1999

Modeling and Analysis of Aerial Port Operations, Timothy W. Albrecht

Visualizing Early-Stage Breast Cancer Tumors in a Mammographic Environment through a 3-Dimensional Mathematical Model, Christopher B. Bassham

Analysis of a Non-Trivial Queueing Network, Kelly Scott Bellamy

The Quota Allocation Model: The Linear Optimization of a Markov Decision Process, David A. Brown

Quality Function Deployment from an Operations Research Perspective, Eve M. Burke

A Comparison of Genetic Algorithm Parametrization on Synthetic Optimization Problems, Mehmet Eravsar

A Bayesian Decision Model for Battle Damage Assessment, Daniel W. Franzen

Pilot Inventory Complex Adaptive System (PICAS): An Artificial Life Approach to Managing Pilot Retention, Martin P. Gaupp

Efficient Simulation via Validation and Application of an External Analytical Model, Thomas H. Irish

An Approach for Tasking Allocated Combat Resources to Targets, David A. Koewler

Selection of Psychophysiological Features across Subjects for Classifying Workload Using Artificial Neural Networks, Trevor I. Laine

Using Simulation to Model The Army Recruiting Station With Multi-Quality Prospects, Edward L. McLarney

Two-Stage Stochastic Linear Programming with Recourse: A Characterization of Local Regions using Response Surface Methodology, David T. Mills

Portfolio Selection of Innovative Technologies via Life Cycle Cost Modeling, Scott C. Naylor

A Validation Assessment of THUNDER 6.5's Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Module, Francine N. Nelson

Dynamic Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Routing with a Java-Encoded Reactive Tabu Search Metaheuristic, Kevin P. O'Rourke

Solving the Multidimensional Multiple Knapsack Problem with Packing constraints using Tabu Search, Jonathan M. Romaine

Implementation of the Metaheuristic Tabu Search in Route Selection for Mobility Analysis Support System, David M. Ryer

A Value Focused Approach to Determining the Top Ten Hazards in Army Aviation, Brian K. Sperling

Strategic Effects of Airpower and Complex Adaptive Agents: An Initial Investigation, Thomas R. Tighe

Multi-Discipline Network Vulnerability Assessment, Karilynne Wallace

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Mission Level Simulation, Jennifer G. Walston

An Evaluation and Comparison of the ACE and BRACE Airfield Models, David W. Wiliams

Technology Selection for the Air Force Research Laboratory Air Vehicles Directorate: An Analysis Using Value Focused Thinking, Michael F. Winthrop

### Theses/Dissertations from 1998

Forecasting Market Index Performance Using Population Demographics, Bradley J. Alden

Calculating a Value for Dominant Battlespace Awareness, Eric A. Beene

Parameter Estimation of the Mixed Generalized Gamma Distribution Using Maximum Likelihood Estimation and Minimum Distance Estimation, Dean G. Boerrigter

A VFT Approach to Allocation of Manpower and Budget Cuts, Thomas G. Boushell

Sensitivity Analysis of Brawler Pilot Skill Levels, Daniel C. Buschor

Solving Geometric Knapsack Problems using Tabu Search Heuristics, Christopher A. Chocolaad

Using Simulation to Model Time Utilization of Army Recruiters, James D. Cordeiro Jr. and Mark A. Friend

An Airlift Hub-and-Spoke Location-Routing Model with Time Windows: Case Study of the CONUS-to-Korea Airlift Problem, David W. Cox

Sensitivity Analysis of the Thunder Combat Simulation Model to Command and Control Inputs Accomplished in a Parallel Environment, David A. Davies

A Life Cycle Cost Model for Innovative Remediation Technologies, Osman S. Dereli

The Application of Statistical Sampling Techniques to the Operational Readiness Inspection, Troy L. Dixon and Timothy S. Madgett

A Value Function Approach to Information Operations Measures of Merit, Michael P. Doyle

Generating Bomber Routes for the Delivery of Gravity Weapons, Gregory J. Ehlers

Feature Saliency in Artificial Neural Networks with Application to Modeling Workload, Kelly A. Greene

An Operational Review of Air Campaign Planning Automation, William R. Haas

A Model to Forecast Civilian Personnel Inventory for the National Security Agency, Stephen G. Hoffman

A Value Focused Thinking Approach to Academic Course Scheduling, Shane A. Knighton

A Network Disruption Modeling Tool, James A. Leinart

Cross-Resolution Combat Model Calibration Using Bootstrap Sampling, Bryan S. Livergood

Optimizing the Efficiency of a Multi-Stage Axial-Flow Compressor: An Application of Stage-Wise Optimization, Shawn A. Miller

A Variable-Complexity Modeling Approach to Scramjet Fuel Injection Array Design Optimization, Michael D. Payne

Verification and Validation of FAARR Model and Data Envelopment Analysis Models for United States Army Recruiting, Gene M. Piskator

Parallel Implementation of an Artificial Neural Network Integrated Feature and Architecture Selection Algorithm, Craig W. Rizzo

Optimum Preventive Maintenance Policies for the AMRAAM Missile, Scott J. Ruflin

Embedding a Reactive Tabu Search Heuristic in Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Simulations, Joel L. Ryan

A Game-Theoretic Improvement Model for Stochastic Networks: Reliability vs. Throughput, Jeffrey A. Schavland

Analysis of Alternatives: Multivariate Considerations, John J. Siegner

The Application of Sequential Convex Programming to Large-Scale Structural Optimization Problems, Todd A. Sriver

Using Bayesian Statistics in Operational Testing, Thuan H. Tran

An Integer Program Decomposition Approach to Combat Planning, John C. Van Hove

The Measurement of Human Intellectual Capital in the United States Air Force, Thomas J. Wagner

An Analytical Tool to Assess Aeromedical Evacuation Systems for the Department of Defense, Scott A. Wilhelm

Development of an Operations Research Software Package for Army Divisions, Blane C. Wilson

A Risk Analysis of Remediation Technologies for a DOE Facility, Helene A. Wilson

### Theses/Dissertations from 1997

C-17/Paratrooper Risk Assessment Analysis, Jose C. Belano

Sensitivity Analysis of a Combat Simulation Using Response Surface Methodology, William J. Berg

Optimization Considerations for Adaptive Optics Digital Imagery Systems, Robert T. Brigantic

System Comparison Procedures for Automatic Target Recognition Systems, Anne E. Catlin

The Application of Statistical Process Control to Departure Reliability Improvement, Liu W. Chieh

Statistical Modeling and Optimization of Nuclear Waste Vitrification, Todd E. Combs

Ranking and Generating Alternatives for the National Air Intelligence Center's (NAIC) Resource Allocation Strategy, Steven M. Cox

A Methodology for Evaluating and Enhancing C4I Networks, Christine C. Davis

Decision Support Model to Select the Optimal Municipal Solid Waste Management Policy at United States Air Force Installations, Johnathon L. Dulin

Sensitivity of Availability Estimates to Input Data Characterization, Darren P. Durkee

Modeling MIRV Footprint Constraints in the Weapons Assignment Model, Elliot T. Fair

Optimizing Airborne Area Surveillance Asset Placement, Douglas E. Fuller

Modeling a Chemical Battlefield and the Resulting Effects in a Theater-Level Combat Model, Todd M. Gesling

A Cost Impact Assessment Tool for PFS Logistics Consulting, Angela P. Giddings

Linking Procurement Dollars to an Alternative Force Structures' Combat Capability Using Response Surface Methodology, James B. Grier

Analysis of Aircraft Sortie Generation with Concurrent Maintenance and General Service Times, Daniel V. Hackman

Aerospace Ground Equipment's Impact on Aircraft Availability and Deployment, Jeffrey D. Havlicek

Simulation Model of Fighter Pilot Assignment Process, Anthony J. Hutfles

Analysis of a Methodology for Linear Programming Optimality Analysis, Chanseok Jeong

Alternative Implementations of Expanding Algorithm for Multi-Commodity Spatial Price Equilibrium, Yu-Shen Ke

Transportation Modeling of Remote Radar Sites and Support Depots, Sonia E. Leach

Analyzing and Improving Stochastic Network Security: A Multicriteria Prescriptive Risk Analysis Model, David L. Lyle

Selecting a Health Care Option for Military Beneficiaries that Minimizes Health Care Costs While Maintaining Personal Desires for Choice, Norman H. Pallister

Analyzing Remediation Technologies for Department of Energy Sites Contaminated with DNAPL Pollutants, Anthony F. Papatyi

Experiments in Aggregating Air Ordnance Effectiveness Data for the TACWAR Model, James E. Parker

An Object Oriented Simulation of the C-17 Wingtip Vortices in the Airdrop Environment, Hans J. Petry

Modeling and Analyzing the Effect of Ground Refueling Capacity on Airfield Throughput, W. Heath Rushing

Applying Tabu Heuristic to Wind Influenced, Minimum Risk and Maximum Expected Coverage Routes, Mark R. Sisson

Turkish Air Mobility Modeling, Huseyin Topcuoglu

Scheduling and Sequencing Arrivals to a Stochastic Service System, Peter M. Vanden Bosch

A Comparison of Circular Error Probable Estimators for Small Samples, Charles E. Williams

Nested Fork-Join Queuing Networks and Their Application to Mobility Airfield Operations Analysis, Craig J. Willits

### Theses/Dissertations from 1996

Issues and Challenges in Validating Military Simulation Models, Michael R. Elmer

The Effects of Changing Force Structure on Thunder Output, Michael R. Farmer

Applying Probabilistic Risk Assessment and Decision Analysis Techniques to Avoid Excessive Remedial Investigation Costs, Alejandro Hinojos

Modeling Mobility Engineering in a Theater Level Combat Model, Brian K. Hobson

Measuring the Impact of Programmed Depot Maintenance Funding Shortfalls on Weapon System Availability, Donald F. Hurry

Replicative Use of an External Model in Simulation Variance Reduction, Thomas H. Irish

The Capacity of the Air Force Satellite Control Network, Kwangho Jang

Personnel Airdrop Risk Assessment Using Bootstrap Sampling, Wonsik Kim