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Human Performance and Situation Awareness Measures, Third Edition

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Human Performance and Situation Awareness Measures, Third Edition

Human Performance and Situation Awareness Measures, Third Edition
CRC Press | English | 2019 | ISBN-10: 0367002310 | 210 pages | ePUB | 1.76 MB

by Valerie Jane Gawron (Author)

This book was developed to help researchers and practitioners select measures to be used in the evaluation of human/machine systems. The book begins with an overview of the steps involved in developing a test to measure human performance. This is followed by a definition of human performance and a review of human performance measures. Another section defines situational awareness with reviews of situational awareness measures. For both the performance and situational awareness sections, each measure is described, along with its strengths and limitations, data requirements, threshold values, and sources of further information. To make this reference easier to use, extensive author and subject indices are provided.


Features

Provides a short engineering tutorial on experimental design
Offers readily accessible information on human performance and situational awareness (SA) measures
Presents general description of the measure
Covers data collection, reduction, and analysis requirements
Details the strengths and limitations or restrictions of each measure, including proprietary rights or restrictions

About the Author
Valerie Gawron has a PhD in Engineering Psychology from the University of Illinois. She has written over 400 publications including the Human Performance, Workload, and Situation Awareness Measures Handbook (second edition) and 2001 Hearts: The Jane Gawron Story. Both of these are being used internationally in graduate classes, the former in human factors and the latter in patient safety. Dr. Gawron is a fellow of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, and a fellow of the International Ergonomics Association