Context Fidelity as a Factor in Forensic Site Inspection

  • Ian Y. NoyEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 821)


Forensic HFE attempts to understand and explain factors that may have contributed to specific human-system failures or injury events. It involves, by definition, after-the-fact review of available evidence as well as activity analysis of all involved parties. If at all feasible, a comprehensive site inspection and evaluation can identify important contributing factors. Two case studies are described that illustrate the value of site inspection under conditions that correspond as much as reasonably possible to the actual conditions that existed at the time of the event of interest.


Forensic Human Factors Motor vehicle crash Optical factors Driving Vision 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Independent ConsultantFort MyersUSA

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