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The relative 'explosion' of computerised technology in recent years has been accompanied by a wealth of psychological research that has indicated a mixed response of attitudes to the now ubiquitous computer. Whilst many people hold positive attitudes about computers, many individuals express serious concerns and have been labelled 'technophobic'. This study… (More)
There is an increasing awareness of the importance and the benefits to be attained from consulting the end-users during system and product development. Although the rationale of utilizing the expertise of end-users in the system development life cycle appears to provide an apparently straightforward, even 'ideal' approach, there are many difficulties… (More)
It has been suggested that one of the most promising areas for the application of speech recognition is in helping handicapped people (Leggett and Williams, 1984). Within the last decade, many improvements have been made in the performance of automatic speech recognisers and current technology is discussed in relation to the needs of the disabled… (More)
Pilot Situational Awareness (SA), namely, the pilot's ability to accurately perceive, understand and predict events, is an essential requirement of effective decision-making . Good 'visibility' of aircraft state and environment is instrumental in maintaining a high level of SA. 'Cockpit transparency' indicates the capability of the cockpit to provide… (More)
Abe, M. (1997): Speaking styles: statistical analysis and synthesis by a text-to-speech system. In: van Santen et al. (1996). Workload and the use of automatic speech recognition: The effects of time and resource demands.