SOS (SOMIW Operating System) is the result of a four-year eeort at INRIA to deene an object-oriented operating system. SOS provides support for arbitrary, user-deened, typed objects. The system implements object migration; this mechanism is generic, but can be tailored to speciic object semantics thanks to the prerequisite and upcall concepts. SOS also… (More)
The kernel of a multiprocessor operating system.
This report is the final report of the first phase of a study of head up displays (HUD) symbology conducted for DGAC/SFACT, in the frame of its pre normative research program for civil aviation safety. This report describes the main steps and results of the study : 1. Comparative analysis of the JAA and FAA regulations concerning HUD in general, and more… (More)
Within the framework of a prospective ergonomic approach, we simulated two multimodal user interfaces, in order to study the usability of constrained vs spontaneous speech in a multimodal environment. The first experiment, which served as a reference, gave subjects the opportunity to use speech and gestures freely, while subjects in the second experiment… (More)
Three experiments were conducted on 90 flying personnel to determine the role of luminance, hue, and saturation contrasts on angular visual acuity measured on a CRT system. A Snellen E test object was displayed under various visual acuity conditions on a TV screen, in color contrast, using red, yellow, green, cyan, blue, purple, white, and black. The… (More)