Using signal detection theory to measure situation awareness in command and control

Edgar, Graham K and Edgar, Helen E and Curry, Martin B (2003) Using signal detection theory to measure situation awareness in command and control. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting, 47 (18). pp. 2019-2023. ISSN 15419312

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Abstract

This paper describes a technique for measuring situation awareness (SA) referred to as QUASATM (QUantitative Analysis of Situation Awareness). QUASATM uses the principles of signal detection theory to assess situation awareness. The technique is designed to provide objective measures of individual SA, dynamic SA and different components of SA. The paper describes the theoretical basis of QUASATM and its application in a simulated command and control environment.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: SA, Situation Awarenesss, Situational Awareness, Signal Detection theory, QUASA, QASA
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Q Science > Q Science (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Business, Computing and Applied Sciences > School of Natural & Social Sciences > Psychological Sciences
Depositing User: Graham Edgar
Date Deposited: 27 May 2014 14:17
Last Modified: 10 Mar 2016 11:39
URI: http://eprints.glos.ac.uk/id/eprint/593

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