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Characteristic trajectories of generalized Lanchester equations

John M. Wozencraft

Characteristic trajectories of generalized Lanchester equations

by John M. Wozencraft

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Published by Naval Postgraduate School, Available from National Technical Information Service in Monterey, Calif, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • ATTRITION,
  • TRAJECTORIES,
  • LANCHESTER EQUATIONS

  • About the Edition

    Generalized Lanchester-type differential equations are used to model attrition processes. This system of non-linear equations has multiple equilibrium solutions, which can be determined by a numerical technique called the Continuation Method when the problem"s dimensionality is moderate. System dynamics are investigated and shown to depend critically on a domain of attraction defined by a tube which connects the non-negative equilibrium points and contains the dominant eigenvector at those points. Principles are presented and illustrated for mapping NM-dimensional systems into equivalent two- dimensional systems. This capability is especially important when aggregating subsystems have only four mapping NM-dimensional systems into equivalent two- dimensional systems. This capability i especially important when aggregating subsystems in multi-level systems modeling. It is shown that the two-dimensional Lanchester systems have only four distinct modes of behaviour, depending on the number of real positive equilibrium points that they have. A method is described and illustrated for reallocating attrition as state variables approach zero in order to guarantee their non-negativity.

    Edition Notes

    Other titlesNPS-62-87-014.
    StatementJohn M. Wozencraft, and Paul H. Moose
    ContributionsMoose, Paul H., Naval Postgraduate School (U.S.). Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering
    The Physical Object
    Paginationi, 58 p. :
    Number of Pages58
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25510473M

    1. Introduction. In , Lanchester formulated his well-known equations of were discovered concurrently and independently by er a Red army and a Blue army, with populations R = R (t) and B = B (t) varying in time. Lanchester’s equations for Area (unaimed) Fire are: () d R d t = − α B R, d B d t = − β B R, α, β > 0. Attrition is proportional to product Cited by: 7. Book Description. Multivariate Generalized Linear Mixed Models Using R presents robust and methodologically sound models for analyzing large and complex data sets, enabling readers to answer increasingly complex research questions. The book applies the principles of modeling to longitudinal data from panel and related studies via the Sabre software package in R.

    THE UK LANCHESTER Study Group was formed early in as a forum for individuals with a common interest in the Lanchester theory of conflict to meet and exchange thoughts, ideas and information. Since its first meeting in May of that year, members of the group have met informally three or four times a year to hear a paper and to discuss other Cited by: 2. Linear models, their variants, and extensions are among the most useful and widely used statistical tools for social research. The Second Edition of Applied Regression Analysis and Generalized Linear Models provides an accessible, in-depth, modern treatment of regression analysis, linear models, and closely related Edition: 2nd

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Characteristic trajectories of generalized Lanchester equations by Wozencraft, John M.;Moose, Paul H. Publication date Topics ATTRITION., LANCHESTER EQUATIONS., TRAJECTORIES. Publisher Monterey, California: Naval Postgraduate School Notes.

some content may be lost due to the binding of the book. Addeddate Call Pages: Solutions of generalized differential equations are found to be functions of bounded variations. The book may be used for a special undergraduate course in mathematics or as a postgraduate text. As there are currently no other special research monographs or textbooks on this topic in English, this book is an invaluable reference text for those Cited by: Therefore, the main goal of this book is to give a systematic presentation of the original generalized estimating equations (GEE) and some of its further developments.

Subsequently, the emphasis is put on the unification of various GEE approaches. This is done by the use of two different estimation techniques, the pseudo maximum likelihood (PML Cited by: On Lanchester's Differential Equations and their Transform into a Markov Transition Matrix (or, the Markovization of the Lanchester Equations) August 10th, Carlos 7 comments I have been very curious as to whether the Markovization of differential equations is applicable to all systems, linear or not.

Lanchester's equations of modern warfare; they are appropriate when both sides use Characteristic trajectories of generalized Lanchester equations book fire and target-acquisition times are negligible.

[8,34] This paper concerns the solution of (1). However, other differential-equation combat models may be referred to as Lanchester-type equations.

Although not. Lanchester Systems and the Lanchester Laws of Combat F.W. Lanchester was among the first theorists to apply higher mathematics tohe began to analyze the aerial war that was taking place over goal was nothing less than the Holy Grail of military analysts: a means of reliably and reasonably quickly predicting the outcome of military encounters (battles to you and me.

In statistics, a generalized estimating equation (GEE) is used to estimate the parameters of a generalized linear model with a possible unknown correlation between outcomes. Parameter estimates from the GEE are consistent even when the covariance structure is misspecified, under mild regularity conditions.

The focus of the GEE is on estimating the average response over the population. Lanchester's laws are mathematical formulae for calculating the relative strengths of military Lanchester equations are differential equations describing the time dependence of two armies' strengths A and B as a function of time, with the function depending only on A and B.

Induring World War I, Frederick Lanchester and M. Osipov independently devised a series of. Now if both armies consist of different unit types, components, and each component's units can have different strengths against other components, we can summarize all the components in a vector $\mathbf{x}$, and all the relative strengths in a matrix $\mathbf{A}$, where all the elements of $\mathbf{A}$ are negative or zero, and write a matrix.

equations govern the dynamics. We will return to this topic when discussing Lanchester’s Square Law. Sheet IwoJima of contains a numerical solution of Engel’s Iwo Jima equations. Implemenation in a spreadsheet makes it easy to experiment with different parameters α and β, or different reinforcement Size: KB.

Lanchester’s equations are named for the Englishman, F.W. Lanchester, who formulated and presented them in in a series of articles contributed to the British journal, Engineering, which then were printed in toto in Lanchester ().More recent presentation of these results appeared in the Operations Evaluation Group Report No.

54, Methods of Operations Research by Philip M. Morse and. Generalized Sylvester Equations: Unified Parametric Solutions presents a unified parametric approach for solving various types of GSEs.

In an extremely neat and elegant matrix form, the book provides a single unified parametric solution formula for all the types of GSEs, which further reduces to a specific clear vector form when the parameter.

The Lotka–Volterra equations, also known as the predator–prey equations, are a pair of first-order nonlinear differential equations, frequently used to describe the dynamics of biological systems in which two species interact, one as a predator and the other as prey.

The populations change through time according to the pair of equations: = −, = −. The business of war is a tough one, and, in all likelihood, one that will never go away. Our military forces are developing into a more complex entity, continually striving to.

Simple Lanchester equations with one equation for each side. These equations are used when the weapons for each side are homogeneous in nature (all small-arms) or as a simplified approximation of a heterogeneous situation. to solve variable-coefficient Lanchester-type equations of modern warfare for combat between two homogeneous forces.

In that paper, we introduced canonical hyperbolic-likeLanchester functions for construct­ ing the solution. Unfortunately, with only these previous results one is limited to computing force-level trajectories and cannot gain a real.

Lanchester’s equations in three dimensions Lanchester’s equations, and [17] and [18] for some rigorous mathematical results using tools of control theory and differential games.

However, we believe this paper contains some new ideas, particularly the surrounding direct fire. Solving systems of differential equations using Sage Project Mosaic M-cast D. Joyner Love, War and Zombies - Systems of Differential Equations using Sage War and Zombies - Systems of Differential Equations using Sage.

Lanchester’s model The Romeo and Juliet model Lanchester’s book Aircraft in Warfare, D. Joyner Love File Size: 1MB. We fit deterministic generalized Lanchester models to daily sortie and loss data from the Battle of Britain. The best fit for the period 14th August to 30th October is δB ∼ G, δG.

Lanchester model of the battle, the proportionalityconstant αand βare equal. If, as might be the case in these times, the battle is accurately modeled by the Lanchester equations, the general’s army will lose the battle.

Fortunately, the general has 5; reinforcementon the way. On Lanchester’s Differential Equations and WWII: Modeling the Iwo Jima Battle August 18th, Carlos Leave a comment Go to comments Almost at the end of World War II, a battle to the death between US and Japanese forces took place off Japan in the island of Iwo Jima.An accessible and self-contained introduction to statistical models-now in a modernized new edition Generalized, Linear, and Mixed Models, Second Edition provides an up-to-date treatment of the essential techniques for developing and applying a wide variety of statistical models.

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