More Than 50 Years of History and Accomplishments in Human Performance Model Development

  title={More Than 50 Years of History and Accomplishments in Human Performance Model Development},
  author={Richard W. Pew},
  journal={Human Factors: The Journal of Human Factors and Ergonomic Society},
  pages={489 - 496}
  • R. Pew
  • Published 1 June 2008
  • Sociology
  • Human Factors: The Journal of Human Factors and Ergonomic Society
Objective: I provide a summary that introduces three significant threads in the development of human performance models (HPMs) — manual control models derived from engineering control theory, network models founded on the definition of human reliability, and models derived from cognitive architectures. Background: HPMs are important because they allow the quantification of human performance capacities and limitations to be included in the analysis and simulation of engineering systems. Method… 
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