Designing human computer interfaces for command and control environments

Amardeep Aujla, Neville A Stanton, Daniel P Jenkins, Paul M Salmon, Guy H Walker, Mark S Young

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution


    This paper will introduce the human factors command and control test bed developed at Brunei University. The system was developed to facilitate experiments into command and control within a military context. The purpose of the system is to support experimentation, it is not intended to represent a product that could be used in the field by the MoD. The test bed developed represents a controlled environment allowing the manipulation of individual variables. The manipulation of these variables allows researchers to address fundamental human factors questions emerging from the transition form an analogue paper based planning process to a digital network enabled process. Areas of particular interest for this system include collaborative working, distributed command centres, the flow of information as well as changes to the command hierarchy. The system consists of a number of commercial off the shelf products synthesised by a bespoke planning application.

    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationEngineering Psychology and Cognitive Ergonomics
    Subtitle of host publication7th International Conference, EPCE 2007, Held as Part of HCI International 2007, Beijing, China, July 22-27, 2007. Proceedings
    EditorsDon Harris
    Number of pages7
    ISBN (Electronic)978-3-540-73331-7
    ISBN (Print)978-3-540-73330-0
    Publication statusPublished - 2007
    Event7th International Conference on Engineering Psychology and Cognitive Ergonomics - Beijing, China
    Duration: 22 Jul 200727 Jul 2007

    Publication series

    NameLecture Notes in Computer Science
    ISSN (Print)0302-9743


    Conference7th International Conference on Engineering Psychology and Cognitive Ergonomics
    Abbreviated titleEPCE 2007
    OtherHeld as Part of HCI International 2007


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