15. Contextual Factors Affecting Human-System Performance

  1. Roger Remington,
  2. Deborah Boehm-Davis and
  3. Charles Folk

Published Online: 28 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118393758.ch15

Introduction to Humans in Engineered Systems

Introduction to Humans in Engineered Systems

How to Cite

Remington, R., Boehm-Davis, D. and Folk, C. (2012) Contextual Factors Affecting Human-System Performance, in Introduction to Humans in Engineered Systems, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118393758.ch15

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 AUG 2012
  2. Published Print: 12 SEP 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470548752

Online ISBN: 9781118393758

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Keywords:

  • contextual factors affecting human-system performance;
  • workload and safe functioning of new systems;
  • workload estimation from task times/interruption;
  • MRT and cognitive task analysis;
  • cognitive walkthrough in interface development

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Workload

  • Interruption

  • Operator State

  • Summary

  • References