Accession Number : ADP001143

Title :   Assessment of Reliability and Validity for the Systems Operability Measurement Algorithm (SOMA),

Corporate Author : PACIFIC MISSILE TEST CENTER POINT MUGU CA

Personal Author(s) : Williams,Kendrick N.

Report Date : MAY 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 29

Abstract : The Systems Operability Measurement Algorithm (SOMA) was developed as a system evaluation methodology to provide decision makers with information about system adequacy and design alternatives within the context of mission needs and requirements. During the past year a research effort has been directed toward evaluation of SOMA in terms of its reliability and validity.

Descriptors :   *Pilots, *Workload, *Performance(Human), *Measurement, Operational effectiveness, Job analysis, Systems analysis, Decision making, Algorithms, Mathematical prediction, Optimization, Test methods, Psychological tests, Performance tests, Reliability, Psychomotor tests, Correlation techniques, Regression analysis, Workshops

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE