HIP2008_090108Lecture

HIP2008_090108Lecture - ISE 5604: Human Information...

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ISE 5604: H uman I nformation P rocessing (HIP) An Introduction to the HIP Model 3 September 2008
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HIP Model (Wickens, 2004) 2
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3 Assumptions Information processing is: Semi-parallel Distributed Limited (in most components) Time Capacity Rapid and flexible Caveat: New things every day! New technologies reveal more information each day!
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Implications Fail-safe design: Users function at different levels physiologically from highly alert to unconscious. Design forgiveness: Users function on auto- pilot as well as at a conscious level. Avoiding Design Overload: Users can only effectively process so much at one time. Design customizability/adaptable complexity: Users can learn and are highly adaptable. 4 HIP: The Bottom Line: Human perception and cognition are complex and sophisticated but they are not without their limitations. An understanding of the capabilities and limitations of the human as information processor can
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This note was uploaded on 09/11/2008 for the course ISE 5604 taught by Professor Wwwinchester during the Fall '08 term at Virginia Tech.

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HIP2008_090108Lecture - ISE 5604: Human Information...

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