Pilot Situational Awareness Modeling for Cockpit Interface Evaluation

  • Xu WuEmail author
  • Xiaoru Wanyan
  • Damin Zhuang
  • Shuang Liu
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9736)


As the highly development of complexity and automation level of human-machine system in airplane cockpit, flight information shown in display and control system became diversified and complicated, which meant tremendous information was required to be simultaneously processed for pilot’s sake. Therefore, great information would provide with more comprehensive data support while raise higher requirement of interface design of cockpit display. This paper concentrated on pilot situational awareness (SA) modeling based on human-machine interaction in cockpit system and developed theoretical application research in three connected parts: SA modeling based on attention resource allocation, SA modeling based on cognitive process analysis and SA modeling based on interface evaluation.


Situational awareness Attention allocation Cognitive process analysis Interface design 



This study was financially supported by Foundation of Key Laboratory of Science and Technology for National Defense (Program Grant No. 9140C770102140C77313).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Xu Wu
    • 1
    Email author
  • Xiaoru Wanyan
    • 1
  • Damin Zhuang
    • 1
  • Shuang Liu
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Aeronautics and EngineeringBeihang UniversityBeijingChina
  2. 2.China Institution of Marine Technology and EconomyBeijingChina

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