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The Role of Simulation in Designing Human-Automation Systems

  • Christina F. RusnockEmail author
  • Jayson G. Boubin
  • Joseph J. Giametta
  • Tyler J. Goodman
  • Anthony J. Hillesheim
  • Sungbin Kim
  • David R. Meyer
  • Michael E. Watson
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9744)

Abstract

Human-machine teaming is becoming an ever present aspect of executing modern military missions. In this paper, we discuss an extensive line of research currently being conducted at the Air Force Institute of Technology focused specifically on using simulation in the design of automated systems in order to improve human-automation interactions. This research includes efforts to predict operator performance, mental workload, situation awareness, trust, and fatigue. This research explores using simulation to design interfaces, perform trade studies, create adaptive systems, and make task allocation decisions.

Keywords

Human-machine teaming Human-performance modeling Simulation System design 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Christina F. Rusnock
    • 1
    Email author
  • Jayson G. Boubin
    • 1
  • Joseph J. Giametta
    • 1
  • Tyler J. Goodman
    • 1
  • Anthony J. Hillesheim
    • 1
  • Sungbin Kim
    • 1
  • David R. Meyer
    • 1
  • Michael E. Watson
    • 1
  1. 1.Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright-Patterson AFBDaytonUSA

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