Engineering Psychology and Cognitive Ergonomics: Volume 1: Transportation Systems

Engineering Psychology and Cognitive Ergonomics: Volume 1: Transportation Systems

by Don Harris

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ISBN-13: 9781351568265
Publisher: CRC Press
Publication date: 07/05/2017
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 480
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Don Harris is the Senior Research Fellow in Human Factors Engineering in the Human Factors Group at the College of Aeronautics, Cranfield University, Bedfordshire,UK He is the founding convenor of the International Conferences on Engineering Psychology and Cognitive Ergonomics. He has written numerous papers, mostly in the field of human factors in aviation, edited Human Factors For Flight Deck Certification (Cranfield University Press, 1997) and has been a guest editor for the International Journal of Cognitive Ergonomics. He is a member of the Ergonomics Society and the International Association of Applied Psychologists. at the College of Aeronautics, Cranfield University, Bedfordshire,UK He is the founding convenor of the International Conferences on Engineering Psychology and Cognitive Ergonomics. He has written numerous papers, mostly in the field of human factors in aviation, edited Human Factors For Flight Deck Certification (Cranfield University Press, 1997) and has been a guest editor for the International Journal of Cognitive Ergonomics. He is a member of the Ergonomics Society and the International Association of Applied Psychologists.

Table of Contents

Contents: Cockpit Interface Design Issues: Attentional issues in head-up displays; A comparison of alternative helmet mounted flight control displays; An evaluation of attitude symbology for helmet-mounted displays; Altimeter design in avionics: analogue versus digital?; An evaluation of alternative launch success zone formats in tactical pilot decision making; Visual support for the control of unmanned platforms; An evaluation of feedback requirements and cursor designs for virtual controls; Evaluation of a virtual interface for a cockpit procedures trainer; GPS = got position sussed : some challenges for engineering and cognitive psychology in the general aviation environment; Design and evaluation of a 4D navigation display with direct manipulation; Error analysis as a means for user interface evaluation: a comparison of graphically interactive and traditional FMS user interfaces; Practicing what we preach; A method of designing ergonomics for activity dynamics: an aeronautical example; A task analytic approach to human centered flight deck design and evaluation; Memory load and task interference: hidden usability issues in speech interfaces; Human machine interactions with future flight deck and air traffic control systems. Air Traffic Control: Proposal for a cognitive model of en-route air traffic control; Situational awareness in air traffic control: human cognition and advanced technology; Dynamic decision aiding: the impact of adaptive automation on mental workload; Cognitive complexity in management by exception: deriving early human factors requirements for an envisioned air traffic management world; A cognitive model of expert behaviour in an air traffic control task: enhanced speech recognition using situational knowledge; Malvern Capacity Estimate (MACE) - a proposed cognitive measure for complex systems. Aviation Psychology: The invariant that drives conflict detection; Effects of mild hypoxia on decision making: a signal-detection approach; A

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