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Human Performance Principles, Data and Data Sources

  • Harold P. Van Cott

Abstract

If human factors considerations are to be incorporated into system design, then designers need to be able to easily access reliable information in a usable form about human capabilities and limitations. Over the years many attempts have been made to meet this need. Two of the most recent are the Engineering Data Compendium: Human Perception and Performance and the Crew Systems Ergonomics Information Analysis Center (CSERIAC). This chapter examines the evolution of a series of attempts to package human factors information into increasingly user-friendly design support systems for use with MANPRINT and other human-system integration programs. All of these systems have as their goal the lowering of a longstanding barrier to the use of human factors principles and data by engineers.

Keywords

Human Factor Human Performance Compact Disc Subject Matter Expert Human Factor Society 
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