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Cognitive Function Analysis for Human-Centered Automation of Safety-Critical Systems

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Cognitive Function Analysis for Human-Centered Automation of Safety-Critical Systems
The Cognitive Function Analysis is a methodology supportedby a mediating tool for the human-centered automationof safety-critical systems[4]. It is basedon a socio-cognitive model linking the artifact being designed, the user’s activity, the task to be performed, and the organizational environment. Cognitive functions can be allocatedto humansor machines.They arecharacterizedby their role, context definition and associatedresources.The methodology is supportedby active design documentsas mediating representationsof the amfact, the interaction description and cognitive function descriptors being designed,redesignedandusedasusability criteriato evahrate the distribution of cognitive functions among humansand machines. This methodolo,y enhancesusercenteredand participatory design,andtraceability of designdecisions.It was successfullytestedon three main applicationsin the aeronauticsdomain.Oneof themis presented. Keywords Active documents, aeronautics, evaluation, function allocation, a...
Guy A. Boy
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Type Conference
Year 1998
Where CHI
Authors Guy A. Boy
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