Chapter 36. Modeling Human Performance in Complex Systems

  1. Gavriel Salvendy Ph.D. Chair, Professor, and Head of the Department3,4
  1. K. Ronald Laughery Jr. President1,
  2. Christian Lebiere Principal Research Scientist2 and
  3. Susan Archer Director of Operations1

Published Online: 28 FEB 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470048204.ch36

Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Third Edition

Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Third Edition

How to Cite

Laughery, K. R., Lebiere, C. and Archer, S. (2006) Modeling Human Performance in Complex Systems, in Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Third Edition (ed G. Salvendy), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0470048204.ch36

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA

  2. 4

    Tsinghua University Beijing, People's Republic of China

Author Information

  1. 1

    Micro Analysis and Design Inc., 4949 Pearl East Circle, Boulder, Colorado, USA

  2. 2

    Micro Analysis and Design Inc., 600 Thomas Boulevard, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 FEB 2006
  2. Published Print: 27 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471449171

Online ISBN: 9780470048207

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Keywords:

  • human performance models;
  • task network model;
  • thought–rational cognitive architecture

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Questions Addressed by Human Performance Models

  • Classes of Simulation Models

  • Reductionist Approach: Task Network Modeling

  • First-Principle Approach: Adaptive Control of Thought–Rational Cognitive Architecture

  • Integration of the Approaches

  • Summary

  • References