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Handoff strategies in settings with high consequences for failure: lessons for health care operations.
OBJECTIVE To describe strategies employed during handoffs in four settings with high consequences for failure. DESIGN ANALYSIS of observational data for evidence of use of 21 handoff strategies.Expand
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The effect of context on the structure of categories
Abstract Three experiments examined the effect of context on the representativeness ordering of exemplars of a category. Experiments 1 and 2 employed an online reading time paradigm to examine theExpand
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Integrating cognitive analyses in a large-scale system design process
This paper describes the integration of cognitive analysis into the early stages of design of a new, large-scale system--a next generation US Navy Surface combatant. Influencing complex systemExpand
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Operator monitoring in a complex dynamic work environment: a qualitative cognitive model based on field observations
Complex and dynamic work environments provide a challenging litmus-test with which to evaluate basic and applied theories of cognition. In this work, we were interested in obtaining a betterExpand
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A prospective study of patient safety in the operating room.
BACKGROUND To better understand the operating room as a system and to identify system features that influence patient safety, we performed an analysis of operating room patient care using aExpand
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Achieving Cyber Defense Situational Awareness: A Cognitive Task Analysis of Information Assurance Analysts
A Cognitive Task Analysis (CTA) was performed to investigate the workflow, decision processes, and cognitive demands of information assurance (IA) analysts responsible for defending against attacksExpand
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Can We Ever Escape from Data Overload? A Cognitive Systems Diagnosis
Abstract: Data overload is a generic and tremendously difficult problem that has only grown with each new wave of technological capabilities. As a generic and persistent problem, three observationsExpand
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There Is More to Monitoring a Nuclear Power Plant than Meets the Eye
A fundamental challenge in studying cognitive systems in context is how to move from the specific work setting studied to a more general understanding of distributed cognitive work and how to supportExpand
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Chapter 1 – Cognitive Systems Engineering
Publisher Summary This chapter discusses the cognitive systems engineering. To build a cognitive description of a problem solving world, it is necessary to understand how representations of theExpand
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Cognitive Work Analysis
Cognitive Work Analysis (Vicente, 1999) is a work-centered conceptual framework developed by Rasmussen, Pejtersen & Goodstein (1994) to analyze cognitive work. The purpose of Cognitive Work AnalysisExpand
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