Detection of Terrorist Threats in Air Passenger Luggage: Expertise Development

@article{Liu2007DetectionOT,
  title={Detection of Terrorist Threats in Air Passenger Luggage: Expertise Development},
  author={Xi Liu and A D Gale and Tao Song},
  journal={2007 41st Annual IEEE International Carnahan Conference on Security Technology},
  year={2007},
  pages={301-306}
}
Currently, detecting potential threats in air passenger baggage heavily depends on the human examination of X-ray images of individual luggage items. In order to improve the performance of airport security personnel in searching images of air passenger luggage it is important first to understand fully the requirements of the demanding task. Here, an experiment is reported where eye movements of naive observers and screeners were recorded when they searched 30 X-ray images of air passenger… CONTINUE READING