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On decentralized design: Rationale, dynamics, and effects on decision-making
The focus of this dissertation is the design of complex systems, including engineering systems such as cars, airplanes, and satellites. Companies who design these systems are under constant pressure to design better products ...
Public and Private Partnerships in Disaster Management
The objective of this dissertation is to provide insights to better understand how public and private partnerships (PPPs) play an important role in ensuring that private incentives are aligned with public policies. This ...
Modeling and Simulating the Network Behavior of Agencies during Disaster Relief Operations
The objective of this dissertation is to advance the study of disaster response and recovery (generally, disaster relief) by providing insight and tools to agencies that work in disaster relief. In disaster relief, resources ...
Developing schedules for air marshals that closely match a game theoretic solution
The goal of this thesis is to develop schedules for a set of Air Marshals in a way that matches, as closely as possible, the solution obtained from a game theoretic formulation. Game theoretic formulations of the Air Marshal ...