Research of Image Recognition Training Method on Manual Rendezvous and Docking

  • Jiayi CaiEmail author
  • Bin Wu
  • Xiang Zhang
  • Jie Li
  • Weifen Huang
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9736)


Astronauts may need to face a lot of complex operations and the emergency in the future space station mission. The manual rendezvous and docking image recognition training method was established based on meta-cognition in this study.

In this research, they were analyzed about the cognitive task and the image recognition process of rendezvous and docking mission. The meta-cognitive question list which help subjects to monitor their own cognitive process was designed depending on the difficulty of image recognition, then establish the meta-cognitive auxiliary training method.

By implementing metacognitive training, the following research conclusions were obtained: Metacognitive levels and self-learning results of the RVD Pictorial Handbook Test were positively correlated: Metacognitive training could effectively enhance participants’ metacognitive levels and Metacognitive training could effectively enhance participants’ image recognition abilities.


Metacognition RVD Training Image recognition 



This research was financially supported by the Fund of Chinese Manned Spaceflight (2014SY54A0001).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jiayi Cai
    • 1
    Email author
  • Bin Wu
    • 1
  • Xiang Zhang
    • 1
  • Jie Li
    • 1
  • Weifen Huang
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.China Astronaut Research and Training CenterBeijingChina
  2. 2.National Key Laboratory of Human Factors EngineeringChina Astronaut Research and Training CenterBeijingChina

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