Explicit or implicit situation awareness?: Situation awareness measurements of train traffic controllers in a monitoring mode
2014 (English)In: 11th International Conference on Engineering Psychology and Cognitive Ergonomics, EPCE 2014, Held as Part of 16th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, HCI International 2014, 2014, Vol. 8532 LNAI, 511-521 p.Conference paper (Refereed)
Railway traffic control faces the challenge of ensuring a high infrastructure capacity to maintain a constant train traffic flow. The current study assesses the situation awareness (SA), as a predictor of decision-making, of train traffic controllers to gain novel insights in their cognition. This study puts emphasis on levels of implicit and explicit situation awareness in a monitoring mode, through measures of SAGAT, MARS and performance. A human-in-the-loop simulator, called the PRL game is used to simulate the workspace of train traffic controllers. Initial findings indicate rather low levels of explicit SA, on the contrary to higher subjective SA scores through MARS and observer ratings, and a high performance on the punctuality and unplanned stops of trains.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2014. Vol. 8532 LNAI, 511-521 p.
, 11th International Conference on Engineering Psychology and Cognitive Ergonomics, EPCE 2014, Held as Part of 16th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, HCI International 2014, ISSN 0302-9743
Explicit, Gaming Simulation, Implicit, Situation Awareness, Train Traffic Control, Railroad traffic control, Controllers
Transport Systems and Logistics
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-167504DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-07515-0_51ScopusID: 2-s2.0-84903650378ISBN: 9783319075143OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-167504DiVA: diva2:820119
22 June 2014 through 27 June 2014, Heraklion, Crete
QC 201506112015-06-112015-05-222015-06-11Bibliographically approved