Reports and Technical Reports
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Generating accurate skin sea surface temperature data from observations made using multiple platforms during CASPER field experiment
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2017-06); NPS-MR-17-001
The east coast field campaign of Coupled Air-Sea Processes and Electromagnetic ducting Research (CASPER) was conducted in the fall of 2015 offshore of Duck, North Carolina. CASPER observations were conceived to better our ...
Dynamic C2 design for asymmetric advantage: teams of autonomous systems and people
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2017-12); NPS-IS-17-004
The technologic capabilities of autonomous systems (AS) continue to accelerate, and integrated performance by AS and people working together can be superior to that of either AS or people working alone. We refer to this ...
Estimating the estimate: toward a quick and inexpensive method for weapon system cost estimation
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2017); SYM-AM-17-007
Can market pricing provide a reasonably accurate cost estimating methodology that is quick and less expensive to execute which provides actionable information to government program managers?
Acquisition research:creating synergy for informed change (April 26-27, 2017)
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2017-03-31); SYM-AM-17-058
This paper describes a process to provide low-cost and timely cost estimation for weapons system and services procurements based on data analytics. This will enable quick estimatio that can serve as a sanity check for ...
Total ownership cost - system software impacts
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2017-04-19); NPS-CE-17-042
Department of Defense (DoD) software-intensive systems and the software content in other systems will continue to grow and may dominate total ownership costs (TOC) in the future. These costs are exacerbated by the fact ...
Enhanced combat helmet (ECH) case study
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2017-07-26); NPS-AM-17-211
This Enhanced Combat Helmet (ECH) case study encourages critical analysis of a U.S. Defense Department project at two key decision points: project start and production. The case centers on the development, testing, and ...
BE Scan Toolset
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2017-09-29); NPS-CS-17-001
BE Scan provides a software stack of libraries and tools which, collectively, enable an infrastructure for scanning for digital artifacts in a big-data compute environment.This software stack includes a lightgrep_wrapper ...
Toward a system for visualizing and measuring dynamic knowledge
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2016-12); NPS-IS-17-003
Knowledge is key to sustainable competitive advantage, but different kinds of knowledge affect competitive advantage differently, and they exhibit qualitatively different dynamic properties and behaviors. This places ...
An application aware approach to scalable online placement of data center workloads
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2016-12-16); NPS-CS-16-003
Data center operators strive for maximum resource utilization while satisfying tenant service level agreements; however, they face major challenges as application workload types are diverse and tenants add, remove, and ...
Interests, intensity, and red lines model (I²R) preliminary report
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2017-01); NPS-DA-17-001
This report includes a methodology for red line analysis of target using an EXCEL model with the description of the model to perform red line analysis. The model utilizes input data to create a logistical surface in 3d and ...