Accession Number:

ADA220436

Title:

Construction of Realistic Messages from Computer-Generated Alert Messages

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. May 1988-May 1989,

Corporate Author:

VREULS RESEARCH CORP THOUSAND OAKS CA

Report Date:

1990-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

24.0

Abstract:

Command groups are increasingly turning to computer-driven command post exercise CPX as an economical and convenient means of training. The overall realism of this method of training relies heavily upon the capabilities of the control staff, who must act as key personnel and generate an information stream of tactical messages. The messages produced in a CPX environment typically are not as realistic as the messages from field training exercises FTXs. In this study, a set of messages was created using only the materials available to a CPX controller. This set of messages unlike actual CPX messages, was found to be similar to FTX messages when judged by experienced Army officers. eg

Subject Categories:

  • Computer Programming and Software
  • Human Factors Engineering and Man Machine Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE