Nuclear heuristics selected writings of Albert and Roberta Wohlstetter by Albert J. Wohlstetter

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Published by Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College in Carlisle, Pa .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Nuclear weapons,
  • National security,
  • Ballistic missile defenses,
  • Military policy,
  • International Security,
  • Deterrence (Strategy),
  • Nuclear nonproliferation,
  • History

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StatementRobert Zarate, Henry Sokolski, editors
ContributionsWohlstetter, Roberta, Zarate, Robert, Sokolski, Henry D., Army War College (U.S.). Strategic Studies Institute
The Physical Object
Format[electronic resource] :
Paginationxi, 679 p. :
Number of Pages679
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25567355M
ISBN 101584873701
ISBN 109781584873709
OCLC/WorldCa299759154

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NUCLEAR HEURISTICS: SELECTED WRITINGS OF ALBERT AND ROBERTA WOHLSTETTER Robert Zarate Henry Sokolski Editors January The views expressed in this report are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the Department of the Army, the Department of Defense, or the U.S.

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Overview. Heuristics are the strategies derived from previous experiences with similar problems. These strategies depend on using readily accessible, though loosely applicable, information to control problem solving in human beings, machines and abstract issues. The most fundamental heuristic is trial and error, which can be used in everything from matching nuts and bolts to finding the.

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His studies led to the "second-strike" and "fail-safe" concepts for deterring nuclear war. These and other methods reduced the probability of accidental war. Professor Wohlstetter was affiliated with institutions such as the European-American Institute, the Hoover Institution, and PAN Heuristics Services.

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It covers classic methods of optimization, including dynamic programming, the simplex method, and gradient techniques, as well as recent innovations such as simulated annealing, tabu search, and evolutionary computation/5(14).

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However, the same glossing over of factors that makes heuristics a convenient and quick solution for many smaller issues means that they actually hinder the making of decisions about more complicated issues (Tversky & Kahneman, ).

Heuristics are simplifications, and while simplifications use fewer cognitive resources, they also, well, simplify. Heuristics are cognitive rules of thumb, hard-wired mental shortcuts that everyone uses every day in routine decision making and judgment.

The study of heuristics is one of the most robust areas of scientific research today, producing hundreds of academic articles a year, yet the concept is little known outside the labs and offices of academia. What are heuristics. Toby Ord — a Senior Research Fellow in Philosophy at Oxford University — has a new book The Precipice: For example, we tend to treat nuclear war as an utter disaster, so we fail to distinguish nuclear wars between nations with a handful of nuclear weapons (in which millions would die) from a nuclear.

A heuristic evaluation is a usability inspection method for computer software that helps to identify usability problems in the user interface (UI) design. It specifically involves evaluators examining the interface and judging its compliance with recognized usability principles (the "heuristics").

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My library.In psychology, heuristics are simple, efficient rules which people often use to form judgments and make are mental shortcuts that usually involve focusing on one aspect of a complex problem and ignoring others. These rules work well under most circumstances, but they can lead to systematic deviations from logic, probability or rational choice theory.

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