Command and Control Evolutive Network Models for Command Substitution

  • Lidong Qian
  • Xiao Song
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 324)


Due to the damage of commander or command post in battlefield, it often appears the substitution of command right of C2 (Command and Control) nodes. Firstly, this paper analyzes information exchanging in C2 network and builds a classic army C2 network. Secondly, three kinds of command substitution such as backup-command, junior-command and bypass-command are concluded according to the actual combat, which also means that three evolutive networks are built based on the three evolutive rules. It shows that the original network and its evolutions all present different degree of complex network characteristics. Finally, based on communication decision-making model, it shows the diversity of synchronization in different networks with Netlogo simulation software and draws the conclusion that the synchronization of network by using backup-command is better than other two evolutive networks.


command substitution backup-command junior-command bypass-command synchronization 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lidong Qian
    • 1
  • Xiao Song
    • 1
  1. 1.Science and Technology on Aircraft Control Laboratory, School of Automation Science and Electrical EngineeringBeihang UniversityBeijingChina

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