Using Eye-Tracking to Investigate Strategy and Performance of Expert and Novice Control Room Operators

  title={Using Eye-Tracking to Investigate Strategy and Performance of Expert and Novice Control Room Operators},
  author={Christina Koffskey and Laura Ikuma and Craig M. Harvey and Fereydoun Aghazadeh},
  journal={Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting},
  pages={1667 - 1671}
The strategies of expert and novice petrochemical control room operators were investigated using eye-tracking as they monitored and corrected a crude refinement simulation. Plotted scan paths were used to investigate the differences in eye behavior of three expert control room operators and six novice students. The effects of expertise and interface type on participant eye movements were evaluated. Scan path analysis revealed that monitoring strategy and interface type influenced how quickly… 

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