2. NPS Outstanding Theses and Dissertations
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A multi-armed bandit approach to following a Markov Chain
(Monterey, California: Naval Postgraduate School, 2017-06)
Across defense, homeland security, and law enforcement communities, leaders face the tension between making quick but also well informed decisions regarding time-dependent entities of interest. For example, consider a law ...
Anti-submarine warfare search models
(Monterey, California: Naval Postgraduate School, 2016-09)
Stealth and high endurance make submarines ideally suited to a variety of missions, and finding ways to detect, track, and, if necessary, acquire and attack them has long been a topic of research. In this thesis, we study ...
What friends are for: collaborative intelligence analysis and search
(Monterey, California: Naval Postgraduate School, 2014-06)
Intelligence analysts face a glut of information and limited time to identify which information is relevant. Also, they are unaware of other analysts with similar intelligence problems, preventing collaboration and often ...
Algorithms for efficient intelligence collection
(Monterey, California: Naval Postgraduate School, 2013-09)
Modern intelligence techniques have drastically increased the rate at which communications data can be intercepted. The increased ability to collect and store this data poses a significant processing problem for intelligence ...
Sensor interceptor operational policy optimization for maritime interdiction missions
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2009-12)
Maritime Interdiction Missions (MIM) are of great interest and high operational importance to the U.S. Navy, the U.S. Coast Guard, and allied forces. The MIM scenario discussed in this thesis includes an area of interest ...
Modeling cognitive and tactical aspects in hunter-killer missions
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2006-12)
In this thesis, we present a Markov-based probability model for a human operated system of aerial hunter-killers attacking time-sensitive targets. We explore the effect of two resources -- time and supply of munitions ...
A model of Border Patrol to support optimal operation of border surveillance sensors
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2005-12)
Borders are monitored by a variety of moving and stationary sensors, e.g., patrol agents, video cameras, ground sensors, UAVs, etc. This paper introduces a model for a moving sensor that patrols a perimeter that is ...
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