Accession Number : ADA255067

Title :   Human Performance in Complex Task Environments: A Basis for the Application of Adaptive Automation.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER AIRCRAFT DIV WARMINSTER PA AIR VEHICLE AND CREW SYST EMS TECHNOLOGY DEPT

Personal Author(s) : Morrison, Jeffrey G. ; Gluckman, Jonathan P. ; Deaton, John E.

Report Date : 01 MAR 1992

Pagination or Media Count : 11

Abstract : There are a number of human performance issues that are highlighted by the application of adaptive automation technology to complex task environments. Few of these issues have received empirical human performance research. This paper describes those issues that have arisen with the Naval Air Warfare Center's Adaptive Allocation for Intelligent Cockpits (AFAIC) program. adaptive automation; aircraft automation; pilot workload; person-machine systems; aviation human factors.

Descriptors :   *AUTOMATION, *COCKPITS, *PERFORMANCE(HUMAN), *HUMAN FACTORS ENGINEERING, AIRCRAFT, ALLOCATIONS, ENVIRONMENTS, HUMANS, MACHINES, PILOTS, WARFARE, WORKLOAD.

Subject Categories : Human Factors Engineering & Man Machine System
      Mfg & Industrial Eng & Control of Product Sys
      Aircraft

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE