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Product Description: Extends research on model-based exploratory analysis for strategic planning with massive scenario generation (MSG), a technique that combines virtues of human-intensive and model-intensive exploration of "the possibility space." Metrics are identified for measuring the virtues of a particular approach to MSG, and two experiments using MSG are described, one starting with a reasonable but untested analytical model, the other starting without a model but with a list of distinguishing conditions...read more

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9780833040176 | Rand Corp, July 15, 2007, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Extends research on model-based exploratory analysis for strategic planning with massive scenario generation (MSG), a technique that combines virtues of human-intensive and model-intensive exploration of "the possibility space.

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Product Description: The checkered history of predicting the future-e.g., "Man will never fly"-has dissuaded policymakers from considering the long-term effects of decisions. New analytic methods, enabled by modern computers, transform our ability to reason about the future...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780833032751 | Rand Corp, November 1, 2003, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: The checkered history of predicting the future-e.

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Product Description: A framework for intelligence analysts to use to think systematically about the potential for the rise of a peer competitor to the United States. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Steven C. Bankes (editor), Daniel L. Byman (editor), Derek Eaton (editor), Seth G. Jones (editor) and Thomas S. Szayna (editor)

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9780833030566 | Rand Corp, October 1, 2001, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: A framework for intelligence analysts to use to think systematically about the potential for the rise of a peer competitor to the United States.

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Product Description: The nonpolitical impediments to expanding today's Army are well understood. The first bottleneck is training, particularly advanced brigade- and division-level training. After there are sufficient trained brigades to man available equipment, the main impediment would become the ability of the industrial base to produce more equipment...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780833028433 | Rand Corp, February 1, 2001, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: The nonpolitical impediments to expanding today's Army are well understood.

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Product Description: The qualities of commanders and their ideas are more important to a general theory of command and control than are the technical and architectural qualities of their computers and communications systems. This theory separates the art of command and control (C2) from the hardware and software systems that support C2...read more

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9780833024503 | Rand Corp, November 1, 1999, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: The qualities of commanders and their ideas are more important to a general theory of command and control than are the technical and architectural qualities of their computers and communications systems.

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