Involving the User in the Design of Computer-Based Displays in Power Plant Control Rooms
Control room operators use large arrays of visual information when monitoring and controlling a power station plant. Increasing use is being made of computer-driven information displays in control rooms, and care must be taken to ensure that they are used to exploit information effectively. It is now widely recognized that the end-user, in this case the operator, should if possible contribute towards the design of new computer display systems (e.g., Gould, 1988; Stewart, 1988; Whiteside, 1988).
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