Converging Minds: Assessing Team Performance Using Psychophysiological Measures

  • Aniket A. Vartak
  • Siddharth S. Somvanshi
  • Cali M. Fidopiastis
  • Denise Nicholson
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5638)


Effective teams are an integral component to the success and the advancement of any organization. This issue emphasizes the need to develop valid measures for team performance especially in operational environments. The use of psychophysiological data has been proposed as a candidate for developing these team-level measures. In this paper, we review past research in the field and discuss two contrasting approaches to model human cognition used in the context of teams. We then propose a test-bed for evaluating these models for human-in-the loop adaptive systems using psychophysiological measures.


Team Performance Team Cognition Psychophysiology Social Cybernetics Information Processing Closed-Loop Human Systems 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Aniket A. Vartak
    • 1
  • Siddharth S. Somvanshi
    • 1
  • Cali M. Fidopiastis
    • 1
  • Denise Nicholson
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute for Simulation and TrainingOrlandoUSA

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