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User Centred Design Approach to Situation Awareness

by Nuka Nwiabu, Ibrahim Adeyanju
International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Volume 49 - Number 17
Year of Publication: 2012
Authors: Nuka Nwiabu, Ibrahim Adeyanju

Nuka Nwiabu, Ibrahim Adeyanju . User Centred Design Approach to Situation Awareness. International Journal of Computer Applications. 49, 17 ( July 2012), 25-30. DOI=10.5120/7721-1118

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author = { Nuka Nwiabu, Ibrahim Adeyanju },
title = { User Centred Design Approach to Situation Awareness },
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issue_date = { July 2012 },
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Situation awareness is a variety of cognitive processes employed by operators in a complex and dynamic environment to understand the current state of the environment in order to know its future state. Information systems designed on the principle of situation awareness adopt the technique of user-centred design (UCD) methodology. A UCD approach involves users in system development process to make the system meet end-users requirements. Such user-friendly systems result in better decision making and optimal performance. In this paper, we model situation awareness with agile user-centred development method for predicting hydrate formation during crude oil drilling. The design is implemented with Case-Based Reasoning, an experiential machine learning paradigm, to expand the scope of the decision-making module.

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Index Terms

Computer Science
Information Sciences


Situation awareness User-centred design Case-based reasoning Agile delopment