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Title: Development of military performance models for the assessment of psychopharmacological agent impact. Annual report (Final), 1 September 1984-30 September 1987

Abstract

In time of war, the human operators of military systems may be exposed to harmful psychopharmacological agents. Certain pretreatment drugs are known to ward off the harmful effects of chemical agents, but these drugs have adverse side effects that may degrade a soldier's ability to perform an operation. This report describes the development of a task network modeling tool which is used to simulate the effect of drugs on human performance. This tool is a software package known as Micro SAINT. It runs on an IBM PC or compatible microcomputer. The construction of models is entirely menu-driven, and does not require knowledge of computer programming. This report contains recommended procedures for conducting simulation analysis. Micro SAINT is presently being used in over 55 government installations.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Micro Analysis and Design, Boulder, CO (USA)
OSTI Identifier:
6325739
Report Number(s):
AD-A-225550/3/XAB
CNN: DAMD17-84-C-4234
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
45 MILITARY TECHNOLOGY, WEAPONRY, AND NATIONAL DEFENSE; CHEMICAL WARFARE AGENTS; BIOLOGICAL EFFECTS; MILITARY PERSONNEL; PERFORMANCE; COMPUTER CODES; COMPUTERIZED SIMULATION; CONSTRUCTION; DRUGS; MATHEMATICAL MODELS; MICROCOMPUTERS; MILITARY EQUIPMENT; PHARMACOLOGY; PROGRESS REPORT; TOXICITY; COMPUTERS; DIGITAL COMPUTERS; DOCUMENT TYPES; EQUIPMENT; PERSONNEL; SIMULATION; WEAPONS 450600* -- Military Technology, Weaponry, & National Defense-- Chemical & Biological-- (1990)

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Laughery, K.D., and Drews, C. Development of military performance models for the assessment of psychopharmacological agent impact. Annual report (Final), 1 September 1984-30 September 1987. United States: N. p., 1987. Web.
Laughery, K.D., & Drews, C. Development of military performance models for the assessment of psychopharmacological agent impact. Annual report (Final), 1 September 1984-30 September 1987. United States.
Laughery, K.D., and Drews, C. 1987. "Development of military performance models for the assessment of psychopharmacological agent impact. Annual report (Final), 1 September 1984-30 September 1987". United States. doi:.
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