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Type of Document Master's Thesis
Author Savage, Cynthia Leigh
URN etd-03152003-190105
Title Optimizing Aviation Security Architectures using the SAFE Model
Degree Master of Science
Department Industrial and Systems Engineering
Advisory Committee
Advisor Name Title
Kobza, John E. Committee Co-Chair
Koelling, Charles Patrick Committee Co-Chair
Bish, Ebru K. Committee Member
Jacobson, Sheldon H. Committee Member
Keywords
  • probability theory
  • airport security
  • false clear
  • false alarm
Date of Defense 2003-03-03
Availability restricted
Abstract
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) wishes to minimize the overall operational costs of their aviation security detection systems. These systems consist of a collection of security devices. The objective of this research is to develop an algorithm to design the optimal system of devices. The Secure Air Flight Effectiveness (SAFE) Model accomplishes this objective by using the probability of detection and the probability of giving a false alarm for each individual device. A Generalized Hill Climbing (GHC) algorithm was implemented to identify the system with the minimum operational cost. Suggestions for future research directions are also included.
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