Accession Number : ADA186830

Title :   Quarterly R&D Summary,

Corporate Author : AIR FORCE HUMAN RESOURCES LAB BROOKS AFB TX

Personal Author(s) : Barlow, Esther M

PDF Url : ADA186830

Report Date : Oct 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 10

Abstract : This document contains a summary of each Air Force Human Resources Laboratory Technical Report and Technical Paper that the Humans System Division Public Affairs Office has approved for public release during the past 3 months. It outlines an empirical system for assessing the impact of aptitude requirement adjustments on Air Force initial skills training; Appropriateness measurement; Walk-through performance testing: An innovative approach to work sample testing; Job performance measurement in the military: A classification scheme, literature review, and directions for research; Integrated Maintenance Information System: Training technology scenarios; Air traffic controller trainee selection; Basic Attributes test (BAT) system: A preliminary evaluation; Aircrew training devices: Utility and utilization of advanced instructional features; Visual attention effects on discrimination of line orientation and line arrangement; Training Decisions System: Overview, design, and data requirements; Visual contrast sensitivity functions: A comparison of two psychophysical procedures using untrained observers; How quickly can attention affect form perception, and Manpower, personnel, training, and safety guidance and control for weapon system acquisitions.

Descriptors :   *AIR FORCE PERSONNEL, *AIR FORCE TRAINING, *AIR FORCE RESEARCH, *HUMAN FACTORS ENGINEERING, *LABORATORIES, ACQUISITION, AIR FORCE, APTITUDES, ATTENTION, CLASSIFICATION, CONTRAST, DECISION MAKING, FLIGHT CREWS, GUIDANCE, INFORMATION SYSTEMS, INTEGRATED SYSTEMS, JOBS, LITERATURE SURVEYS, MAINTENANCE, MANPOWER, MEASUREMENT, OBSERVERS, ORIENTATION(DIRECTION), PERCEPTION, PERFORMANCE(HUMAN), REQUIREMENTS, SAFETY, SCENARIOS, SENSITIVITY, SKILLS, TRAINING, TRAINING DEVICES, VISION, VISUAL PERCEPTION, WEAPON SYSTEMS, HUMAN RESOURCES

Subject Categories : Information Science
      Humanities and History
      Human Factors Engineering & Man Machine System

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE