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Title: A system-of systems approach to the development of flexible, cost-effective training environments
Authors: Ciocoiu, Luminita
Henshaw, Michael
Hubbard, Ella-Mae
Keywords: Training system
Training environment
Training media
LVC
Decision-making
Systems of systems
Issue Date: 2012
Publisher: © IEEE
Citation: CIOCOIU, L., HENSHAW, M. and HUBBARD, E-M., 2012. A system-of systems approach to the development of flexible, cost-effective training environments. Presented at the 7th International Conference on System of Systems Engineering (SoSE), Genoa, Italy, 16-19 July, pp. 531-536.
Abstract: In today's aircrew training context, although there is an abundance of training systems that can enhance training and reduce costs, the challenge for the military training organizations to select the most cost-effective training systems to address their immediate and future needs is unresolved. The urgency of this dilemma is exacerbated by shrinking defense budgets. This paper shows how the systems engineering perspective can help the decision-making process for selecting the training media equipment to construct a cost-effective training media environment. A multidisciplinary approach and systems engineering techniques were used to develop a theoretical model of the Mission Training Environment arrangement. Implications of the approach, such as that the training environment can be viewed as a system of systems and that the choice is based on combination of equipment, will be discussed.
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Version: Accepted version
DOI: 10.1109/SYSoSE.2012.6384171
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/25293
Publisher Link: https://doi.org/10.1109/SYSoSE.2012.6384171
ISBN: 9781467329750
Appears in Collections:Conference Papers and Presentations (Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering)

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