SURVEY OF VISION TESTS

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Army
Amount:
$496,000.00
Award Year:
1986
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
n/a
Agency Tracking Number:
826
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
Essex Corp.
1040 Woodcock Road, Suite 227, Orlando, FL, 32803
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
Robert S. Kennedy
(305) 894-5090
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
VISION TESTING IS PRESENTLY IN A STAGE OF FLUX BASED ON AUTOMATION AND COMPUTER IMPLEMENTATION OF CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL TASKS, AND A NUMBER OF AGENCIES HAVE ACKNOWLEDGED THE NEED FOR AN ORGANIZED, CENTRALIZED, AND AUTOMATED BATTERY OF VISION TESTS THAT ADEQUATELY INDEX THE VARIOUS DIMENSIONS OF VISUAL FUNCTION. AS A NECESSARY PRELIMINARY STEP TO THIS GENERAL GOAL, A SURVEY OF EXTANT VISUAL PERFORMANCE TESTS IS REQUIRED. TO BE OF OPTIMAL USE A SOURCEBOOK WILL BE GENERATED IN A COMPUTERIZED FORMAT WHICH WILL PERMIT SEARCHING AND SUBLISTINGS OF THESE TESTS RELATIVE TO A NUMBER OF IMPORTANT ATTRIBUTES. AMONG THESE ATTRIBUTES THE MOST IMPORTANT WILL BE DIMENSION OF VISUAL PERFORMANCE ASSESSED, DELINEATION OF THE SKILLS OR TASKS MOST CLOSELY RELATED AND AN ASSESSMENT OF THE EXTENT OF HIGHER COGNITIVE PROCESSES REQUIRED.

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