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Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/1807/24415

Title: Validating Integrated Human Performance Models Involving Time-critical Complex Systems
Authors: Gore, Brian
Advisor: Milgram, Paul
Department: Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
Keywords: Human Performance Model
Validation
Time Sensitive Tasks
Complex System Operations
Issue Date: 29-Apr-2010
Abstract: The current research sets out to demonstrate a comprehensive approach to validate complex human performance models as applied to time-sensitive tasks. This document is divided into 4 sections. Section 1 (Chapters 1 – 3) outlines previous efforts in the literature that have attempted to validate complex human performance models in the field with an emphasis on manual control models, task network models, cognitive models and integrated architectures. Section 2 (Chapters 4 – 7) elaborates on a validation approach and applies it to a baseline model of a complex task in the air traffic control domain. Section 3 (Chapters 7-12) outlines the importance of adopting an iterative model development-model validation process and reports on the three model iterations in an attempt to improve the validity of the baseline model. Each model augmentation was validated using the same validation approach and measures that were defined in Section 2. Section 4 (Chapters 13-14) provides a discussion and interpretation of the model results and highlights contributions to the field of both model validation and the field of human performance modelling of complex systems.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1807/24415
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