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Productivity Improvements in Simulation Modeling (PRISM) project

Douglas A. Popken

Productivity Improvements in Simulation Modeling (PRISM) project

concepts and motivations

by Douglas A. Popken

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Published by Air Force Human Resources Laboratory, Air Force Systems Command in Brooks Air Force Base, Tex .
Written in English

  • Artificial intelligence -- Military applications.,
  • Digital computer simulation.

  • Edition Notes

    Distributed to depository libraries in microfiche.

    StatementDouglas A. Popken.
    SeriesAFHRL technical paper -- 88-31, AFHRL-technical paper -- 88-13.
    ContributionsAir Force Human Resources Laboratory.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22445055M

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improvement opportunities which substantially increase the assembly line productivity can be successfully implemented. Objectives. The objectives of this project are: To optimize the productivity of a manual assembly line by applying operations analysis in.

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Model evolution. Models are not static, in the sense that as users learn more or as the factory environment changes (e.g., as a result of new rules, new heuristics, changing.

usually delivers localized improvements with marginal effects on the whole system. Printers are too focused on the productivity of specific equipment and not enough on the overall throughput of the system.

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Techniques. Gamification techniques are intended to leverage people's natural desires for socializing, learning, mastery, competition, achievement, status, self-expression, altruism, or closure, or simply their response to the framing of a situation as game or play.

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