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Exploring Human-Technology Interaction in Layered Security Military Applications

  • Amanda Wachtel
  • Matthew Hoffman
  • Craig Lawton
  • Ann Speed
  • John Gauthier
  • Robert Kittinger
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9752)

Abstract

System-of-systems modeling has traditionally focused on physical systems rather than humans, but recent events have proved the necessity of considering the human in the loop. As technology becomes more complex and layered security continues to increase in importance, capturing humans and their interactions with technologies within the system-of-systems will be increasingly necessary. After an extensive job-task analysis, a novel type of system-of-systems simulation model has been created to capture the human-technology interactions on an extra-small forward operating base to better understand performance, key security drivers, and the robustness of the base. In addition to the model, an innovative framework for using detection theory to calculate d’ for individual elements of the layered security system, and for the entire security system as a whole, is under development.

Keywords

System-of-systems Layered security Human-technology interaction Human performance factors Modeling and simulation Detection theory 

Notes

Acknowledgements

Sandia National Laboratories is a multi-program laboratory managed and operated by Sandia Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Lockheed Martin Corporation, for the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration under contract DE-AC04-94AL85000 (SAND2016-1471 C).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Amanda Wachtel
    • 1
  • Matthew Hoffman
    • 1
  • Craig Lawton
    • 1
  • Ann Speed
    • 1
  • John Gauthier
    • 1
  • Robert Kittinger
    • 1
  1. 1.Sandia National LaboratoriesAlbuquerqueUSA

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