REQUIREMENTS FOR AN AUTOMATED HUMAN FACTORS, MANPOWER, PERSONNEL AND TRAINING (HMPT) PLANNING TOOL

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Air Force
Amount:
$48,973.00
Award Year:
1991
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
n/a
Award Id:
15061
Agency Tracking Number:
15061
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
Po Box 1506, Ann Arbor, MI, 48106
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
Susan M Evans
Principal Investigator
(703) 521-5300
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institute:
n/a
Abstract
THE PHASE I RESEARCH WILL ESTABLISH THE FUNCTIONAL AND INFORMATION REQUIREMENTS FOR AN EFFECTIVE AUTOMATED DESIGN ANALYSIS AND CREW PERFORMANCE ASSESSMENT METHODOLOGY FOR USED IN PREMILESTONE I PLANNING. THE INFORMATION STRUCTURE WILL INCLUDE PROCESS, TASK, DYNAMIC CREW PEFORMANCE, OPERATOR GRAPHIC AND HUMAN FACTORS PARAMETERS, AND TRAINING REQUIREMENTS. EXISTING AUTOMATED TOOLS SUCH AS THE IDEFO STRUCTURED AMALYSIS METHODOLOGY, THE SAINT TASK NETWORK SIMULATION MODEL, AND VARIOUS OPERATOR GRAPHIC AND HUMAN FACTORS MODELS WILL BE EVALUATED, ALONG WITH OTHER PROVEN METHODOL OLOGIES SUCH AS IDEAL AND THE AIR FORCES INSTRUCTIONAL SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT (ISD) PROCESS. INSIGHTS FROM DESIGNERS AND OTHER POTENTIAL USERS WILL IDENTIFY SPECIAL FUNCTIONAL, INFORMATION, AND HARDWARE REQUIREMENTS TO BE INCLUDED IN THE METHODOLOGY. THE REQUIREMENTS WILL DIRECT THE IMPLEMENTATION OF AN AUTOMATED HUMAN FACTORS, MANPOWER, PERSONNEL, AND TRAINING SYSTEM IN PHASE II. THE RESULTING SYSTEM WILL MAKE A SIGNIFICANT CONTRIBUTION TO THE COMPLEX PROBLEMS OF CONSIDERING HMPT ISSUES EARLY IN SYSTEM PLANNING. INCLUSION OF ISD AND HUMAN OPERATORS MODELS WILL REPRESENT A UNIQUE CONTRIBUTION, WHICH ALSO COMPLEMENTS EFFORTS UNDERWAY IN OTHER DOD ORGANIZATIONS.

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