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IAP 2003 Activity

Human Factors in Industry Seminars
Hayley Davison of MIT Human Factors & Ergonomics Society
No enrollment limit, no advance sign up
Participants welcome at individual sessions (series)
Prereq: none

In this IAP seminar series, the MIT HFES would like to expose the MIT community to industry applications of the field of human factors. Prestigious human factors practitioners from the Boston area will each present a seminar on a relevant human factors topic and relay their experiences as practitioners making human factors work in the real world.
Web: http://web.mit.edu/afs/athena/activity/h/hfes/www/Home.htm
Contact: Hayley Davison of MIT Human Factors & Ergonomics Society, 35-217, 253-7575, hayley@mit.edu
Sponsor: Hayley J Davison, 35-217, 617 225-1104, hayley@mit.edu

Air Traffic Control Modeling
Dr. Dick Pew, Senior Researcher at BBN Technologies
Dr. Pew will be presenting on how he used his modeling language, D-OMAR, to model ATC taxi and departure operations at O'Hare International Airport.
Thu Jan 9, 03-04:30pm, 33-116

Field Observation Techniques
Dr. Emilie Roth, Principal Researcher in Roth Cognitive Engineering
Dr. Roth will be speaking about effective field observation techniques used to both better understanding a domain and to elicitation information from experts.
Thu Jan 16, 03-04:30pm, 33-418

Easy Listening: The Role of Human Factors Engineers at Bose Corporation
Dr. David Aurelio, Mgr. of the User Research & Usability Group of the Bose Co.
Dr. Aurelio will be presenting on usability issues revealed by the usability group in Bose products and the approaches used in resolving these issues.
Thu Jan 23, 03-04:30pm, 33-116

Virtual Reality & Medical Telerobotics
Dr. Larry Hettinger, Senior Researcher of the Northrop Grumman Corporation
Dr. Hettinger will be speaking on his experiences modeling telerobotics tasks using virtual environments.
Thu Jan 30, 03-04:30pm, 33-418
Latest update: 23-Jan-2003

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