RevealFlow: A Process Control Visualization Framework

  • Ronald BoringEmail author
  • Thomas Ulrich
  • Roger Lew
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9744)


In this paper we describe current and historic permutations of control room technology and describe a new set of design principles for digitally displaying process control parameters. The design principles focus on helping operators effectively monitor changes during process control. The change detection approach is called RevealFlow and is illustrated in the context of the Computerized Operator Support System currently being developed for nuclear power plant control rooms.


Process control Distributed control system Control room Change detection Computerized operator support system 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Idaho National LaboratoryIdaho FallsUSA
  2. 2.University of IdahoMoscowUSA

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