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Modelling and Simulation of Unknown Factors in Simulation Based Acquisition

by Hultberg, Ida

Abstract (Summary)
When a new product should be acquired, a model over its functionality is made. A quite new idea in the military area is to use simulations to find out what and how much to acquire. Since the product never has been on the market before it is hard to know how factors in the surroundings, like weather and other active objects, will affect it. Therefore these unknown factors that appear during the creation or acquiring of a new product need to be taken into consideration.A literature study is performed about how modelling of simulations can be done, and how unknown factors can be considered when modelling a simulation. The study goes into if unknown factors are taken into consideration when modelling in the Process component in Simulation Based Acquisition (SBA). The result of this study shows that SBA facilitates in the process of finding and reducing unknown factors.
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School:Högskolan i Skövde

School Location:Sweden

Source Type:Master's Thesis

Keywords:modelling simulation unknown factors risks based acquisition

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Date of Publication:02/04/2008

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