Situation Awareness-Oriented Alarm Visualizations: A next Step in HSC Environments

Rosa Romero-Gómez, David Díez, Paloma Díaz, Ignacio Aedo

Abstract

Due to their effective capability to fix the attention of control room operators to such conditions that require some kind of response, alarm visualizations have become key control artifacts in Human Supervisory Control environments. Nevertheless, the increasing complexity and interconnectivity of controlled processes highlights the necessity of new control artifacts that support both identification and diagnosis tasks. In this line of work, this paper posits the need of redesigning alarm visualizations in order to assist not only the real-time detection of failures but also the achievement of Situation Awareness by control room operators. Based on dynamic interaction and exploration capabilities, this new design perspective for alarm visualizations may improve the operator’s ability to diagnose the causes of abnormal situations.

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Romero-Gómez R., Díez D., Díaz P. and Aedo I. (2013). Situation Awareness-Oriented Alarm Visualizations: A next Step in HSC Environments . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications and International Conference on Information Visualization Theory and Applications - Volume 1: IVAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2013) ISBN 978-989-8565-46-4, pages 483-488. DOI: 10.5220/0004208504830488


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@conference{ivapp13,
author={Rosa Romero-Gómez and David Díez and Paloma Díaz and Ignacio Aedo},
title={Situation Awareness-Oriented Alarm Visualizations: A next Step in HSC Environments},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications and International Conference on Information Visualization Theory and Applications - Volume 1: IVAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2013)},
year={2013},
pages={483-488},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004208504830488},
isbn={978-989-8565-46-4},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications and International Conference on Information Visualization Theory and Applications - Volume 1: IVAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2013)
TI - Situation Awareness-Oriented Alarm Visualizations: A next Step in HSC Environments
SN - 978-989-8565-46-4
AU - Romero-Gómez R.
AU - Díez D.
AU - Díaz P.
AU - Aedo I.
PY - 2013
SP - 483
EP - 488
DO - 10.5220/0004208504830488