Optimal Search and Interdiction Planning
Royset, Johannes O.
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International law enforcement organizations around the world endeavor to combat high drug related mortality rates by seizing illicit drugs in transit over international waters. This mission requires e ective plans that route multiple aerial searchers and position surface interdictors through large expanses of geographical areas in the presence of highly uncertain estimates about drug smuggler whereabouts. This high uncertainty combined with the challenge of coordinating search and interdiction make it particularly di cult to conduct mission planning. We present optimal search and interdiction models that address these important challenges and demonstrate how planners can used these models by applying them to a realistic counterdrug operation scenario.
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Atkinson, Michael P.; Kress, Moshe; Szechtman, Roberto (Elsevier, 2017);Background: The US invests considerable effort in searching and interdicting drug-trafficking vessels in the Caribbean and Eastern Pacific regions. While some vessels are indeed interdicted, resulting in confiscation of ...
Kress, Moshe; Royset, Johannes O.; Rozen, N. (Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2010-06-24);Interdiction operations involving search, identification, and interception of suspected objects are of great interest and high operational importance to military and naval forces as well as nation’s coast guards and ...
Kress, Moshe; Royset, Johannes O.; Rozen, N. (2010-06-24);Interdiction operations involving search, identification, and interception of suspected objects are of great interest and high operational importance to miiitary and naval forces as well as nation's coast guards and border ...