Readings

The readings below are listed beside the lecture session for which they are required. Additional resources are also provided below.

LEC # TOPICS READINGS
1 Human Supervisory Control of Automated Systems  
2 Human-Centered Systems Engineering Design Apporaches

Wickens, C. D., and J. G. Hollands. Engineering Psychology and Human Performance. 3rd ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice-Hall Inc., 2000, pp. 513-550.

Billings, C. E. Aviation Automation: The Search for a Human-Centered Approach. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1997.

Parasuraman, R., T. B. Sheridan, and C. D. Wickens. “A Model for Types and Levels of Human Interaction with Automation.” IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics. Vol. 30. 2000, pp. 286-297.

Kaliardos, W. N., and R. J. Hansman. “Semi-Structured Decision Processes.” ICAT, MIT, Cambridge, MA 2003.

3 Task Analysis and Function Allocation

Hancock, P. A., and S. F. Scallen. “Allocating Functions in Human-Machine Systems.” In Viewing Psychology as a Whole: The Integrative Science of William M. Dember. Edited by J. Warm. Washington DC: American Psychological Association, 1998, pp. 509-537.

Potter, S. S., E. M. Roth, D. D. Woods, and W. C. Elm. “Bootstrapping Mulitple Converging Cognitive Task Analysis Techniques for System Design.” In Cognitive Task Analysis. Edited by V. L. Shalin. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2000.

Vicente, K. J. “Work Domain Analysis and Task Analysis.” In Cognitive Task Analysis. Edited by V. L. Shalin. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2000.

4 Guest Lecture
Historical and Social Implications
 
5 Memory and Attention Wickens, C. D., and J. G. Hollands. Engineering Psychology and Human Performance. 3rd ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice-Hall Inc., 2000, pp. 69-108 and 241-284.
6 Activity
Group Presentations
 
7 Activity
Group Presentations (cont.)
 
8 Classical Decision Theory and Bayes’ Theorem

Lehto, M. “Decision Making.” In Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics. Edited by G. Salvendy. 2nd ed. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1997, pp. 1207-1218.

In Praise of Bayes.” Economist. 2000.

Easton, V. J., and J. H. McColl. “Statistics Glossary: Probability.” 1997.

9 Signal Detection Theory, and Information Theory Wickens, C. D., and J. G. Hollands. Engineering Psychology and Human Performance. 3rd ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice-Hall Inc., 2000, pp. 17-61.
10 Judgment Under Uncertainty: Heuristics and Biases

Wickens, C. D., and J. G. Hollands. Engineering Psychology and Human Performance. 3rd ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice-Hall Inc., 2000, pp. 293-330.

Tversky, A., and D. Kahneman. “Judgment under Uncertainty: Heuristics and Biases.” Science 185 (1974): 1124-1131.

Jiang, J. J., and G. Klein. “Side Effects of Decision Guidance in Decision Support Systems.” Interacting with Computers 12 (2000): 469-481.

11 Naturalistic Decision Making

Lipshitz, R., G. Klein, J. Orasanu, and E. Salas. “Taking Stock of Naturalistic Decision Making.” Journal of Behavioral Decision Making 14 (2001): 331-352.

Kahn, L. “Naturalistic Decision Making and Selecting a Spouse.” 2003.

12 Workload and Situation Awareness

Wickens, C. D., and J. G. Hollands. Engineering Psychology and Human Performance. 3rd ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice-Hall Inc., 2000, pp. 439-470.

Endsley, M. “Theoretical Underpinnings of Situation Awareness: A Critical Review.” In Situation Awareness Analysis and Measurement. Edited by D. J. Garland. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2000, pp. 3-32.

13 Aircraft Displays and Flight Management Systems Wickens, C. D., and J. G. Hollands. Engineering Psychology and Human Performance. 3rd ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice-Hall Inc., 2000, pp. 119-151.
14 Activity
Mid-Term Presentations
 
15 Guest Lecture
Human Error and Reliability

Wickens, C. D., and J. G. Hollands. Engineering Psychology and Human Performance. 3rd ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice-Hall Inc., 2000, pp. 480-507.

Reason, J. Human Error. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 1990.

16 Research Methods and Experimental Design

Layton, C., P. J. Smith, and E. McCoy. “Design of a Cooperative Problem-Solving System for En-Route Flight Planning: An Empirical Evaluation.” Human Factors 36 (1994): 94-119.

Moray, N., T. Inagaki, and M. Itoh. “Adaptive Automation, Trust, and Self-Confidence in Fault Management of Time-Critical Tasks.” Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied 6 (2000): 44-58.

Kaber, D. B., and M. R. Endsley. “The Effects of Level of Automation and Adaptive Automation on Human Performance, Situation Awareness and Workload in a Dynamic Control Task_._” Theoretical Issues in Ergonomics. (In Press)

17 Alerting Systems Norman, D. “The Problem of Automation: Inappropriate Feedback and Interaction, Not Over-Automation.” In Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, 1990.
18 Command and Control/Air Traffic Control  
19 Guest Lecture
Model-based Programming of Cooperating Explorers
 
20 The Coming Transition in Automobile Cockpits - Insights from Aerospace

Ross, T., and G. Burnett. “Evaluating the Human-Machine Interface to Vehicle Navigation Systems as an Example of Ubiquitous Computing.” International Journal of Human-Computer Studies 55 (2001): 661-674.

Kantowitz, B. H., and M. J. Moyer. “Integration of Driver In-Vehicle ITS Information.” Presented at 9th Annual ITS AMERICA Meeting, Washington DC, 1999.

21 Guest Lecture
Telemedicine/Telerobotics
 
22 Guest Lecture
Medical Interface Design
 
23 Nuclear and Process Control Plants

Mumaw, R. J., E. M. Roth, K. Vicente, and C. Burns. “There is more to Monitoring a Nuclear Power Plant than Meets the Eye.” Human Factors 42 (2000): 36-55.

Guerlain, S., G. Jamieson, P. Bullemer, and R. Blair. “The MPC Elucidator: A Case Study in the Design of Representational Aids.” IEEE Journal of Systems, Man, and Cybernetics 32 (2002): 25-40.

24 Social Implications

Sheridan, T. B. Telerobotics, Automation, and Human Supervisory Control. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1992.

Skitka, L. J., K. L. Mosier, and M. D. Burdick. “Accountability and Automation Bias.” International Journal of Human-Computer Studies 52 (2000): 701-717.

25 Activity
Term Project Presentations
 
26 Activity
Term Project Presentations
 

Additional Resources

Draper, M.H. and H.A. Ruff. “Multi-sensory displays and visualization techniques supporting the control of unmanned air vehicles.” IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, San Francisco, California, 2000.

Federal Aviation Administration. “The interfaces between flightcrews and modern flight deck systems.” Report of the FAA Human Factors Team, June 18, 1996. (PDF - 1.0 MB)