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Goal Programming For Preliminary Design And Critical Technology Identification: Application To Infrared Step-Stare Moving Target Detection
Author(s): P. L. Smith; H. B. Dyner
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Paper Abstract

Analytic models of technology development risk allow the use of powerful numerical optimization techniques earlier than usual in the design of advanced systems. Goal programming is used to find preliminary designs with the best performance-to-cost ratio for a given development risk budget. The advanced technologies that are allocated the greatest portions of this risk budget are the most critical. The application of this approach to space-based infrared step-stare sensors is discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 31 March 1982
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0304, Modern Utilization of Infrared Technology VII, (31 March 1982); doi: 10.1117/12.932667
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P. L. Smith, The Aerospace Corporation (United States)
H. B. Dyner, The Aerospace Corporation (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0304:
Modern Utilization of Infrared Technology VII
Irving J. Spiro, Editor(s)

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