Theses and Dissertations
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A data base design for a multimedia C2 workstation in support of RESA
This thesis supports the Naval Postgraduate School's (NPS) program to develop a multimedia (text, voice, graphics) command and control (C2) workstation as a Decision Support System to aid players of the Research, Evaluation, ...
The development of visual interface enhancements for player input to the JTLS wargame
This thesis examines the design and development of a desktop prototype of a computer wargame. The prototype specifically deals with the ability to format the Joint Theater-Level Simulation's Model Interface Program (MIP) ...
Examining the reliability of a hand geometry identity verification device for use in access control
Controlling the access to secure government facilities has become increasingly important as these systems are entrusted with more sensitive applications. Unauthorized access could be very detrimental to our nation's ...
On terrorism: an analysis of terrorism as a form of warfare.
This thesis examines the proposition that terrorism is a form of war. To do this, this paper first analyzes warfare in terms of what it is and how it functions. This is done by surveying classical military thinkers such ...
Applicability of Army automation security guidance to local area computer network security
The U.S. Army Combat Developments Experimentation Center (USACDEC) Directorate of Information Management (DIM), Fort Ord, is currently involved with several network implementations, all at various stages of development, ...
The Icarus illusion: technology, doctrine and the Soviet Air Force
This thesis describes and analyzes the relationship between post-World War II Soviet fighter aircraft design and Soviet air employment doctrine. It tests the proposition that Soviet fighter aircraft are developed in response ...
The Soviet Central Asian challenge: a neo-Gramscian analysis
The Soviet Union faces a revolutionary challenge from its Central Asian Muslim population which is capable of undermining Soviet authority in the region. the thesis establishes a neo-Gramscian theory for analyzing the ...
An examination of radiation in an integrated marine atmospheric boundary layer model
An integrated marine atmospheric boundary layer (MABL) model is evaluated relative to its ability to estimate longwave and shortwave radiation. the model is initialized and verified using data taken during the 1983 Mixed ...
Initiative in Soviet Air Force tactics and decision making
This thesis discusses the evolution of individual initiative in fighter tactics of the Soviet Air Force. World War II forced pilots to break from restrictive tactics and to develop and use initiative in combat. By war's ...
Japan's emerging role as an Asian-Pacific power
In view of the rapidly changing security environment surrounding Japan—the growing Soviet military buildup, the relative decline of U.S. military, economic, and diplomatic power, and the growing influence of its regional ...
Branch Of Service
Captain, United States Air Force (63)