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National Research Council. 1987. Human Factors in Automated and Robotic Space Systems: Proceedings of a Symposium. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.

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480 pages |  8.5 x 11 |  Paperback
ISBN: 978-0-309-07803-0
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Front Matter i-xiv
Symposium Summary 1-10
Opening Session 11-12
Welcome 13-14
Introduction 15-16
Keynote Address: Human Factors Research for the NASA Space Station 17-28
Session I: System Productivity: People and Machines 29-30
Productivity in the Space Station 31-81
Discussion: Comments on System Productivity: People and Machines 82-86
Synopsis of General Audience Discussion 87-88
Session II: Expert Systems and Their Use 89-90
AI Systems in the Space Station 91-112
Expert Systems: Applications in Space 113-141
Discussion: Comments on Expert Systems and Their Use 142-146
Synopsis of General Audience Discussion 147-148
Session III: Language and Displays for Human-Computer Interaction 149-150
Change in Human-Computer Interfaces on the Space Station: Why it Needs to Happen and How to Plan for It 151-175
Cognitive Factors in the Design and Development of Software in the Space Station 176-200
Discussion: Designing for the Face of the Future: Research Issues in Human-Computer Interaction 201-207
Synopsis of General Audience Discussion 208-208
Session IV: Computer-Aided Monitoring and Decision Making 209-210
Robustness and Transparency in Intelligent Systems 211-233
Decision Making-Aided and Unaided 234-262
Discussion: Issues in Design and Uncertainty 263-274
Synopsis of General Audience Discussion 275-276
Session V: Telepresence and Supervisory Control 277-278
Teleoperation, Telepresence, and Telorobotics: Research Needs for Space 279-291
Telerobotics for the Evolving Space Station: Research Needs and Outstanding Problems 292-319
Discussion: Comments on Telepresence and Supervisory Control 320-322
Synopsis of General Audience Discussion 323-326
Session VI: Social Factors in Productivity and Performance 327-328
Social Stress, Computer-Mediated Communication Systems, and Human Productivity in Space Stations: A Research Agenda 329-355
Control, Conflict, and Crisis Management in the Space Station 356-389
Discussion: Conflict and Stress in the Space Station 390-401
Synopsis of General Audience Discussion 402-402
Session VII: The Human Role in Space Systems 403-404
The Roles of Humans and Machines in Space 405-417
Sharing Cognitive Tasks Between People and Computers in Space Systems 418-443
Discussion: Comments on the Human Role in Space Systems 444-450
Synopsis of General Audience Discussion 451-452
Conclusion 453-454
Concluding Remarks by Allen Newell 455-456
Concluding Remarks by Thomas B. Sheridan 457-462
Appendix: Symposium Program 463-464

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