93. Modeling Human Performance in Complex Systems

  1. Gavriel Salvendy Ph.D. professor founding editor founding chair member scientist Honorary Doctrate Fellow
  1. K. Ronald Laughery Jr. President1,
  2. Susan Archer Director of Operations2 and
  3. Kevin Corker Associate Professor3

Published Online: 5 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470172339.ch93

Handbook of Industrial Engineering: Technology and Operations Management, Third Edition

Handbook of Industrial Engineering: Technology and Operations Management, Third Edition

How to Cite

Laughery, K. R., Archer, S. and Corker, K. (2001) Modeling Human Performance in Complex Systems, in Handbook of Industrial Engineering: Technology and Operations Management, Third Edition (ed G. Salvendy), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470172339.ch93

Editor Information

  1. School of Industrial Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Micro Analysis and Design, Inc., Boulder, Colorado, USA

  2. 2

    Micro Analysis and Design, Inc., Pearl East Circle, Boulder, CO 80301, USA

  3. 3

    Computer Information and Systems Engineering Department, San José State University, San José, California, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 11 MAY 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471330578

Online ISBN: 9780470172339

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Keywords:

  • modeling human performance in complex systems;
  • workload-related performance problems;
  • reductionist models and first principle models;
  • Man–Machine Integrated Design and Analysis System (MIDAS);
  • human–automation integration

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Objectives of this Chapter

  • The Types of Questions that are being Addressed by Human Performance Models

  • The Two Classes of Simulation Models of Human–System Performance

  • An Example of a Reductionist Approach: Task Network Modeling

  • An Example of a First Principled Approach to Human/System Performance Modeling: The Man—Machine Integrated Design System (MIDAS)

  • Summary

  • References

  • Additional Reading