F09SESS20 6s0 - Displays IE/PSY 577 Session 20 Static...

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1 IE/PSY 577 Session 20 Static Visual Displays 2 IE/PSY 577 Session 20 Displays of Information Can be in any sense Static or dynamic Verbal or nonverbal Purpose is to convey information 3 Is this lane open? 4 Displays 5 IE/PSY 577 Session 20 The objective of a display may be to provide: Status information Historical information Predictive information Instructional information Command information 6 IE/PSY 577 Session 20 The “four cardinal rules” for displays are: Display only that information which is essential for adequate job performance. Display information only as accurately as is required for the operator’s decisions and control actions.
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2 7 IE/PSY 577 Session 20 The “four cardinal rules” (cont’d): Present information in the most direct, simple, understandable, and usable form possible. Present information in such a way that failure or malfunction of the display itself will be immediately obvious. 8 IE/PSY 577 Session 20 Visual or Auditory Display? Use visual presentation if The message is complex The message is long The message will be referred to later The message deals with location in space 9 IE/PSY 577 Session 20 Use visual presentation if The message does not call for immediate action The auditory system of the person is overburdened The receiving location is too noisy The person’s job allows remaining in one position 10 IE/PSY 577 Session 20 Use auditory presentation if The visual system of the person is overburdened The receiving location is too bright or dark-adaptation integrity is necessary The person’s job requires continual motion 11 IE/PSY 577 Session 20 Use auditory presentation if The message is simple The message is short The message will not be referred to later The message deals with events in time The message calls for immediate action 12 IE/PSY 577 Session 20 Visual Displays
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3 13 IE/PSY 577 Session 20 Principles that Enhance Effectiveness of Visual Display
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This note was uploaded on 11/04/2010 for the course IE / PHYS 577 taught by Professor Ng during the Fall '08 term at IUPUI.

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