Evaluation of Workload, Arousal, Fatigue, and Attention on Time-Series Vigilance Task

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Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 527)


Monitoring work performance declined has became security monitoring need solution of important problem, to prevent security monitoring personnel of monitoring performance declined, this research in simulation monitoring task based on Machworth’s Clock Test and subjective evaluation of workload, arousal, fatigue and attention. The results show Monitoring work performance declined with the time series on. Hit ratios relate to reaction time, arousal, fatigue and attention, also task load and psycho-load. It is discussed to moderate the attention by controlling the workload, fatigue, and arousal level to enhance monitoring performances.


Vigilance performance Hit ratios Reaction time Arousal Fatigue Attention Task load Psycho-load Monitor 



We thank the students and control subjects for their participation. The skilful work by vigilance expert Mr. Deqian Zhang gratefully acknowledged. This study is financed from the National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. 31260238), the regional agreement on psycho-training and clinical research in Jinggangshan University, Jian City project.

Compliance with Ethical Standards

The study was approved by the Logistics Department for Civilian Ethics Committee of Jinggangshan University.

Each subjects who participated in the experiment was provided with and signed an informed consent form.

All relevant ethical safeguards have been met with regard to subject protection.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Psychology Department of Jinggangshan UniversityJianChina

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