The "human operator" — some requisits for a theoretical concept

  • J. Simões da Fonseca
  • R. Moreno Diaz
  • J. Mira y Mira
Knowledge Based Systems, Artificial Perception And CAST
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 410)


The more relevant aspect of our proposal involves the use of a computer simulation of the "human operator" to specify the variables which should be selected to be submitted to an experimental study concerning relevance.

This computer program involved the modeling of hypothesis generation and transformation by the human operator. It represents a shift from the usual viewpoint which is considered in Information Processing Systems from the logical processes to the generation of hypothesis which finds its characterization in phantasy processes which are assumed to obey to a dual space of reinforcement reference free systems.

Again the individual is assumed to constitute a symbol for himself through a procedure of asking questions under which emerges an overdetermination of qualities which characterize signification and intention. This approach produces a computer aided systemic procedure to study dimensions of characterization of the "human operator" using systemically produced attributions which attain the level which is characteristic of personality studies.

Finally this may represent a relevant turnpoint in a theoretical representation of human operator in a way which is possibly convenient for intelligent interfacing in complex man-machine systems.


Human Operator Paranoid Schizophrenia High Level Operator Intelligent Interfacing Theoretical Representation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Simões da Fonseca
    • 1
  • R. Moreno Diaz
    • 1
  • J. Mira y Mira
    • 1
  1. 1.Universidad Nacional de Education a Distancia Dpto. de Informática y Automática Facultad de Ciencias UNED Senda D'El ReyCiudad UniversitariaMadrid

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