Errata for Naval Operations Analysis, Third Edition, Naval Institute Press, 1999

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ERRATA:

date

page

location

description

09-01-11

Xvii

Line 2

URL should be http://www.usna.edu/Users/math/tjs/NOA/index.htm

09-08-99

66

Problem 15

Problem 15 should refer back to problem 11 (vice 10).

09-08-99

67

Problem 17

Problem 17 should refer back to problem 16 (vice 15).

09-09-02

69

Answer to problem 3c

3.c The answer should be S sub 3 (vice S sub 2).

09-08-99

69

Answer to problem 8

8. a. The answer should be S sub 5 (vice S sub 6) and 
8. b. should not include S sub 5.

05-04-00

78

Several places on the page.

The use of a is non-standard.  The usual notation is for a (1-a)*100% confidence interval, with a being the confidence level.  For example, for a 95% confidence interval a would be .05.  In the text terminology, it would be .95.

09-16-09

159

Three lines below Figure 6.3

Replace 0 t 2y0/k with 0 t 2y0/v.

11-09-99

164

Example calculation of Pd in the middle of the page.

In the third line the last + sign should be a - sign.

04-06-01

180

In Figure 7.6

In formula for inverse cube law, replace f by .j

11-09-99

197

In Figure 8.7

The probability associated with point C should be .24 not .29.

11-16-99

200

Title of figure 8.13

The time of the map is (TIME = 6 HOURS); not 3 HOURS.

12-06-99

231

Problem 5 part d

Bad question: Replace it with "What track spacing will result in a symmetric crossover barrier?

12-06-99

232

Answers to 5 d and e.

5. d. 17.45, e. 1

09-11-03

400

Answer to 4b.

4. b. .0364

10-01-03

397

Problem 22

f(x) = 1/8 for 0<=x<=8.


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