An infiltration game with time dependent payoff
Thomas, Marlin U.
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The problem of assigning patrol boats, subject to resource constraints, to capture or delay an infiltrator with perishable contraband attempting escape across a long, narrow strait is formulated as a two‐sided time sequential game. Optimal mixed strategies are derived for the situation of one patrol boat against one smuggler. Procedures for obtaining numerical solutions for R > 1 patrol boats are discussed.
The article of record as published may be found at http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/nav.3800230211
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