### Theses/Dissertations from 2001

Analysis of the Effect of Centralizing Management of Mobility Readiness Spares Package Assets, Ian R. Hester

Utility of Experimental Design in Automatic Target Recognition Performance Evaluation, James M. Higdon

Evaluation of the Air Force's Alternative Fuel Vehicle Program in Complying with Executive Order 13149, Janette D. Ketchum

Malicious Hackers: A Framework for Analysis and Case Study, Laura J. Kleen

Using Statistical Process Control Methods to Classify Pilot Mental Workload, Terence Y. Kudo

Pitfalls of the A-76 Process, Justin W. Lavadour

Requirements-Based Methodology for Determining Age Inventory Levels, James A. MacKenna

A Methodology for Simulating the Joint Strike Fighter's Prognostics and Health Management System, Michael E. Malley

The Effect of Improving the Logistics Pipeline on Supply Support of Aerospace Expeditionary Forces, Steven L. Martinez

A Cost Comparison between Modes in the Shipment of Mission Capable Parts within the Continental United States, Jason L. Masciulli

Pilot Mental Workload Calibration, Jeremy B. Noel

Forecasting Readiness: Using Regression to Predict the Mission Capability of Air Force F-16 Fighter Aircraft, Steven A. Oliver

Revising R & D Program Budgets When Considering Funding Curtailment with a Weibull Model, Paul H. Porter

Modeling and Analysis of Social Networks, Robert S. Renfro II

Selecting Optimal Control Portfolios to Improve Army Aviation Safety, Sarah E. Shelton

JP-8+100LT: A Low Cost Replacement of JPTS as the Primary Fuel for the U-2 Aircraft, Christian G. Simms

BRAC to the Future: An Analysis of Past Savings from Base Closings, Charles S. Tapp II

A Verification and Validation Assessment of Rapid Availability Prototyping for Testing Operational Readiness, Gurhan Tarman

A Reactive Tabu Search Metaheuristic Extension of the Air Refueling Tanker Assignment Problem, Umit Hilmi Tekelioglu

Minimum Distance Estimation for Time Series Analysis with Little Data, Hakan Tekin

Air Mobility Command Passenger Reservation System Analysis, Robert E. Tuttle

Relating Initial Budget to Program Growth with Rayleigh and Weibull Models, Eric J. Unger

Identification of Preferred Operational Plan Force Mixes Using a Multiobjective Methodology to Optimize Resource Suitability and Lift Cost, David J. Wakefield Jr.

A Method for FMS Countries to Maximize CLSSA Service Levels while Minimizing Costs through Optimal Requisitioning Patterns, Robert A. Wasik

An Analysis of Total System Performance Responsibility in Air Force Acquisitions, Christopher P. White

Identifying Demand Indicators for Air Force Recruiting Service with Discriminant Analysis, Jason L. Williams

Technology Selection for Enhancing F-16 Capability: An Analysis Using Value Focused Thinking, Cihangir Yay

### Theses/Dissertations from 2000

The Evaluation of Competing Classifiers, Stephen G. Alsing

Determining the Aircraft Requirement for Turkish Air Mobility System, Mehmet M. Ari

The Distributor’s Three-Dimensional Pallet-Packing Problem: A Mathematical Formulation and Heuristic Solution Approach, Brian P. Ballew

Locating Search and Rescue Stations in the Aegean and Western Mediterranean Regions of Turkey, Melih M. Basdemir

Robust Multi-Scenario Optimization of an Air Expeditionary Force Force Structure Applying Genetic Algorithms to the Combat Forces Assessment Model, Barry D. Bennett Jr.

Using RSM, DOE, and Linear Regression to Develop a Metamodel to Predict Cargo Delivery of a Time Phase Force Deployment Document, Kenneth S. Browne

Hierarchical Interactive Theater Model (HITM): An Investigation into the Relationship between Strategic Effects and OODA Loops, Richard K. Bullock

A Decision Support Tool to Aid Campaign Planners in Selecting Combat Aircraft for Theater Crisis, Christopher D. Buzo

A Tabu Search for Scheduling and Rescheduling Combat Aircraft, Kevin M. Calhoun

A Tabu Search Metaheuristic for the Air Refueling Tanker Assignment Problem, Shay R. Capehart

An Incentive Model for International Telecommunications, Jeffrey R. Del Vecchio

Feature Selection for Predicting Pilot Mental Workload, Julia A. East

Multi-Objective Evaluation of Target Sets In A Logistics Network, Paul D. Emslie

A combined Inventory and Delivery Model for Repairable Items, Bahtiyar Eren

Global Positioning System (GPS) Error Source Prediction, Marcus G. Ferguson

Computer-Based Methods for Constructing Two-Level Fractional-Factorial Experimental Designs with a Requirement Set, Steven L. Forsythe

Analysis of UH-60 Blackhawk Safety Controls Using Value Focused Thinking and Monte Carlo Simulation, Roger D. Gallan Jr.

A Group Theoretic Tabu Search Approach to the Traveling Salesman Problem, Shane N. Hall

Modelling Information Assurance: A Value Focused Thinking Approach, Jonathan Todd Hamill

A Java Universal Vehicle Router in Support of Routing Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, Robert W. Harder

An Object-oriented Approach to the Modeling and Visualization of Breast Cancer Tumors, Bruce C. Jenkins

Toward Validating Vertical Aggregation in Object Oriented Simulation, George W. Johnson Jr.

A Hybrid Jump Search and Tabu Search Metaheuristic for the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Routing Problem, Gary W. Kinney Jr.

Using Simulation to Model an Army Recruiting Station with Seasonality Effects, David C. Longhorn

A Validation Assessment of the STORM Air-to-Air Prototype Algorithm, David M. Pugh

Estimating Budget Relationships with a Leontief Input-Output Model, Guenever L. R. Shariff

Leontief Metamodeling for Military Strategic Effects, Anthony W. Snodgrass

Simulation Evaluation of the Combat Value of a Standoff Precision Airdrop Capability, Michael W. Varner

Covalidation of Dissimilarly Structured Models, Samuel A. Wright

A Greedy Multiple-knapsack Heuristic for Solving Air Mobility Command’s Intratheater Airlift Problem, Nicholas J. Zeisler

### 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