Using Process-Oriented Interfaces for Solving the Automation Paradox in Highly Automated Navy Vessels

  • Jurriaan van Diggelen
  • Wilfried Post
  • Marleen Rakhorst
  • Rinus Plasmeijer
  • Wessel van Staal
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8610)


This paper describes a coherent engineering method for developing high level human machine interaction within a highly automated environment consisting of sensors, actuators, automatic situation assessors and planning devices. Our approach combines ideas from cognitive work analysis, cognitive engineering, ontology engineering, and task-based prototyping. We describe our experiences with this approach when applying this suite to develop an innovative socio-technical system for fighting the internal battle in navy vessels with a strongly reduced manning.


Human-machine interaction Cognitive engineering Task-oriented programming 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jurriaan van Diggelen
    • 1
  • Wilfried Post
    • 1
  • Marleen Rakhorst
    • 1
  • Rinus Plasmeijer
    • 2
  • Wessel van Staal
    • 3
  1. 1.TNOSoesterbergThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Radboud UniversityNijmegenThe Netherlands
  3. 3.EaglescienceAmsterdamThe Netherlands

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