Accession Number : AD1043943


Title :   Advanced Video Activity Analytics (AVAA): Human Performance Model Report


Descriptive Note : Technical Report,01 Apr 2015,01 Jun 2016


Corporate Author : US Army Research Laboratory Aberdeen Proving Ground United States


Personal Author(s) : Plott, Beth M ; McDermott,Patricia L ; Barnes,Michael


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/1043943.pdf


Report Date : 01 Dec 2017


Pagination or Media Count : 54


Abstract : This report describes the initial human performance modeling effort of the Advanced Video Activity Analytics (AVAA) system. AVAA was designed to help US Army Intelligence Analysts exploit full-motion video more efficiently and effectively. The goal of the modeling effort is to provide an understanding of the current state of the system with respect to the impact on human performance and workload and the predicted impact of enhanced computer vision algorithms on overall system performance (e.g., throughput, operator workload) in the context of realistic missions. Modelers used Command, Control, and Communications Techniques for Reliable Assessment of Concept Execution (C3TRACE) to develop task network models for forensic and real-time intelligence gathering. Data from future field experiments can be incorporated into the basic modeling environment to validate and extend the preliminary results. This human performance modeling effort was conducted as part of a larger human systems integration effort to evaluate the usability and effectiveness of AVAA.


Descriptors :   video images , workload , Performance (Human) , computer vision , Human factors engineering


Subject Categories : Personnel Management and Labor Relations


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE