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Helping the operator in the loop: practical human machine interface principles for safe computer controlled systems

  title={Helping the operator in the loop: practical human machine interface principles for safe computer controlled systems},
  author={Andrew Rae},
  • Andrew Rae
  • Published 1 December 2007
  • Computer Science
This paper addresses a need for practical human machine interface (HMI) design principles for safety-related computer controlled systems. Most HMI design principles and guidelines focus on aspects of usability. Whilst usability is important for reducing the incidence of human error, more is required of a safe human machine interface. A safe HMI design must reduce incidence of human error but equally importantly, it must reduce the consequences of both operator and computer error by helping the… 

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