32. Modeling Human Performance in Complex Systems

  1. Gavriel Salvendy6,7
  1. K. Ronald Laughery Jr.1,
  2. Beth Plott2,
  3. Michael Matessa3,
  4. Susan Archer4 and
  5. Christian Lebiere5

Published Online: 26 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118131350.ch32

Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Fourth Edition

Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Laughery, K. R., Plott, B., Matessa, M., Archer, S. and Lebiere, C. (2012) Modeling Human Performance in Complex Systems, in Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Fourth Edition (ed G. Salvendy), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118131350.ch32

Editor Information

  1. 6

    Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA

  2. 7

    Tsinghua University, Beijing, People's Republic of China

Author Information

  1. 1

    Alion Science and Technology, MA&D Operation, Boulder, Colorodo, USA

  2. 2

    Development Division, Alion Science & Technology, Boulder, Colorado, USA

  3. 3

    MA&D Operation, Alion Science and Technology, Boulder, Colorado, USA

  4. 4

    Alion Science and Technology, Boulder, Colorado, USA

  5. 5

    Department of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 7 MAR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470528389

Online ISBN: 9781118131350

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Keywords:

  • modeling human performance, in complex systems;
  • reductionist approach;
  • task network modeling;
  • adaptive control of thought–rational, architecture;
  • integration of approaches

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 Approaches

  • Summary

  • References