Command Decomposition as a Decision-Making Problem

  • Panos A. Ligomenides

Abstract

Large business, military, political, or economic systems are “open” to exchange of energy, materials, and information with their environments, and include regulatory processes which ensure the harmonization of their internal activities and nonlinear interactions. Such “cybernetic” systems with highly complex populations of units and groups can exhibit metastable evolutionary transitions.(14) Chance concatenations of inputs and of internal events may enforce or counteract local stability, so that it is only through dynamic programming and adaptive control that the behavior of the system may be maintained within desirable norms.

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© Plenum Press, New York 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • Panos A. Ligomenides
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  1. 1.Intelligent Machines Program and Electrical Engineering DepartmentUniversity of MarylandCollege ParkUSA

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