Increasing Fault Tolerance in Operational Centres using Human Sensing Technologies: Approach and Initial Results

Nelson Silva


The analysis of users’ behaviours when working with user interfaces is a complex task. It requires various sensing technologies and complex modelling of input/response relationships. A huge amount of data is collected and analysed today but there are multiple crucial factors that play an unknown role in improving human decision processes. The development of new user interfaces and the usage of suitable techniques to recognize interaction patterns, is crucial for creating adaptive systems. Our work is focused on fault tolerance of Human Machine Interfaces and we develop systems that accept physical user measurements as additional inputs. This can be applied to multiple domains such as Operational Control Centres.We have conducted experiments with professional air traffic controllers with the company Frequentis AG and we present and discuss the results obtained in a project called Sixth Sense. We also discuss limitations and extensions for future systems.


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Paper Citation

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Silva N. (2015). Increasing Fault Tolerance in Operational Centres using Human Sensing Technologies: Approach and Initial Results . In European Project Space on Computer Vision, Graphics, Optics and Photonics - EPS Berlin, ISBN 978-989-758-156-4, pages 25-49. DOI: 10.5220/0006164100250049

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@conference{eps berlin15,
author={Nelson Silva},
title={Increasing Fault Tolerance in Operational Centres using Human Sensing Technologies: Approach and Initial Results},
booktitle={European Project Space on Computer Vision, Graphics, Optics and Photonics - EPS Berlin,},

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JO - European Project Space on Computer Vision, Graphics, Optics and Photonics - EPS Berlin,
TI - Increasing Fault Tolerance in Operational Centres using Human Sensing Technologies: Approach and Initial Results
SN - 978-989-758-156-4
AU - Silva N.
PY - 2015
SP - 25
EP - 49
DO - 10.5220/0006164100250049