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By C. S. Forester

Those exciting stories of high-seas experience within the Napoleonic period, which Winston Churchill came across "vastly entertaining" and Ernest Hemingway prompt to "every literate I know", are being eagerly embraced through a brand new new release of readers. again Bay takes excitement in reissuing those vintage stories in good-looking new alternate paperback editions.
-- The Hornblower renaissance is in complete sail with a virtually tenfold bring up in revenues: greater than I5O, OOO Hornblower books bought within the first six months of 1999.
-- The A&E tv network's sequence of unique videos in keeping with Hornblower's adventures were greatly profitable -- praised through critics, loved by means of millions of audience, and winner of the Emmy Award for top miniseries.
-- new video clips might be premiering within the spring on A&E.
-- Readers and booksellers who appreciate Patrick O'Brian's novels appreciate getting to know this "new" sequence of nautical event tales.

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This area is addressed in Chapter 5, where the need for alignment and synchronization between Service and joint experimentation is noted. Chapter 6 provides recommendations for achieving the desired balance, as well as ways to maximize participation in joint experimentation as a precursor to improved joint operations. 2 Experimentation—What It Means The Navy and the Marine Corps have embraced experimentation as a fundamental tool for force development. This chapter examines what it means to experiment in the context of military operations.

The committee recognizes that other definitions of experimentation are in use and plausible. Appendix C provides definitions of experimentation terms used in this report. What Others Say an Experiment Is There is surprisingly little agreement among definitions of the term “experimentation” in the military context. Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) Publication 1, the DOD’s authoritative source for standard definitions, does not define it. S. ”1 Given actual practice, this definition is relatively narrow with respect to both the purpose of joint experimentation and its methods.

Recognized errors typically do not cause serious problems because the data that they affect can be analyzed separately or discarded. However, mistakes that go unrecognized can lead to false interpretations that destroy the validity of an experiment. Another set of problems can be introduced when people play roles in an experiment. Research indicates that when complex decision making is involved, there may be differences in performance between people who hold the roles in reality and those who play their roles during experimental events.

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