Towards an Intelligent Tutoring System for Situation Awareness Training in Complex, Dynamic Environments

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Some accidents in complex systems have been attributed to a lack of situation awareness. Despite increased use of automation and improvements in display design, accidents of these types have not been eliminated. One option is to train operators to acquire and to maintain situation awareness. This paper describes an instructional design, human-computer interface, and the computational architecture for implementing an intelligent tutoring system for training situation awareness. The system furnishes detailed guidance in the early practice stages of training and provides performance feedback in the reinforcement stages of training. The system includes a debriefing capability to structure the review after performance and aid in the evaluation of student performance.


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  1. 1.Search TechnologyNorcross

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