Accession Number:

AD0266926

Title:

INFORMATION TRANSFER IN DISPLAY CONTROL SYSTEMS. I. SURVEY AND VARIABLES INCLUDED IN A PROPOSED DISPLAY EVALUATIVE INDEX

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APPLIED PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES VILLANOVA PA

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Report Date:

1961-09-16

Pagination or Media Count:

1.0

Abstract:

HE LOGIC AND B SIS OF N I X FOR EVALUATING T E INFORMATION TRANSFER CHARACTERIS ICS OF THE DISPLAYS IN A DISPLAY-HUMAN OPERATOR-CONTROL SYSTEM ARE PRESENTED. The purpose of the index is to allow comparative, quantitative evaluation of proposed systems while the systems are in the system concept or the early design stages. T HE IN E IS RELATED O A LOGIC DERIVED FROM COMMUNICATIONS THEORY AND INCLUDES FIVE BASES. The technique for deriving the scores on which the index depends is described by ex mple and proof of the independence of the variables which form the substrate of the index is offered. Author

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APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE