Development and Application of Test Software of Fine Operation Ability of Directional Motion

  • Weicai Tang
  • Yi XiaoEmail author
  • Fenggang Xu
  • Chunhui Wang
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 576)


The test software of fine operation ability of directional motion, which is used for handle control, is independently developed on the basis of the C++ program development platform for the discrete-type operation missions such as the spatial manipulator teleoperation, crane, excavator, etc. It aims to test the fine operation ability of directional motion of the operators, including the astronaut. The reliability and validity test results of the software indicate the software has good internal consistency reliability and retest reliability and can well differentiate the operators who have the training experience of manipulator teleoperation and the operators who are not trained. In addition, there is a significant correlation between the test and the operator’s age. The fine operation ability increases progressively with the increase of the age.


Fine operation ability Directional motion Test software Reliability Validity 



This work is supported by the Equipment Advance Foundation of National Key Laboratory, No. 614222201060317.

Compliance with Ethical Standards

The study was approved by the Logistics Department for Civilian Ethics Committee of China Astronaut Research and Training Center.

All subjects who participated in the experiment were 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

  • Weicai Tang
    • 1
  • Yi Xiao
    • 1
    Email author
  • Fenggang Xu
    • 1
  • Chunhui Wang
    • 1
  1. 1.Key Laboratory of Human Factors EngineeringChina Astronaut Research and Training CenterBeijingChina

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