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Mathematical Problems in Engineering
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 645651, 17 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/645651
Research Article

Modeling and Analyzing Operational Decision-Making Synchronization of C2 Organization in Complex Environment

Air and Missile Defense College, Air Force Engineering University, Xi’an 710051, China

Received 5 June 2013; Revised 24 July 2013; Accepted 24 July 2013

Academic Editor: J. A. Tenreiro Machado

Copyright © 2013 Zou Zhigang et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Abstract

In order to improve capability of operational decision-making synchronization (ODMS) in command and control (C2) organization, the paper puts forward that ODMS is the negotiation process of situation cognition with three phases about “situation cognition, situation interaction and decision-making synchronization” in complex environment, and then the model and strategies of ODMS are given in quantity. Firstly, measure indexes of three steps above are given in the paper based on the time consumed in negotiation, and three patterns are proposed for negotiating timely in high quality during situation interaction. Secondly, the ODMS model with two stages in continuous changing situation is put forward in the paper, and ODMS strategies are analyzed within environment influence and time restriction. Thirdly, simulation cases are given to validate the process of ODMS under different continuous changing situations the results of this model are better than the other previous models to fulfill the actual restrictions, and the process of ODMS can be adjusted more reasonable for improving the capability of ODMS. Then we discuss the case and summarize the influence factors of ODMS in the C2 organization as organization structure, shared information resources, negotiation patterns, and allocation of decision rights.