Accession Number : ADA290222

Title :   Visual and Auditory Symbols: A Literature Review.

Descriptive Note : Technical note,

Corporate Author : CTA INC MCKEE CITY NJ

Personal Author(s) : Duncanson, James P.

PDF Url : ADA290222

Report Date : OCT 1994

Pagination or Media Count : 69

Abstract : This report is a review of the human factors literature on visual and auditory symbols. The review is the first step in an effort to develop a set of standard symbols for use throughout Airway Facilities. The topics included in the review are: general principles, experimental findings, and standard guidelines. The report also includes an annotated bibliography and a list of possible research topics suggested by gaps in the experimental findings. (AN)

Descriptors :   *HUMAN FACTORS ENGINEERING, *SYMBOLS, *VISUAL TARGETS, *AUDITORY SIGNALS, EXPERIMENTAL DATA, LITERATURE SURVEYS, COMPARISON, BIBLIOGRAPHIES, STANDARDS, RECOGNITION, CIVIL AVIATION, VISUAL PERCEPTION, INSTRUCTIONS, AVIATION SAFETY, AIRPORTS, BACKGROUND NOISE, VISUAL SIGNALS, AUDITORY PERCEPTION.

Subject Categories : Commercial and General Aviation
      Acoustics
      Human Factors Engineering & Man Machine System
      Anatomy and Physiology
      Optics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE