Activity Sampling
Activity sampling is a technique for determining the percentage of time a particular activity occurs. As opposed to continuous observation, activity sampling takes “snapshots” at intervals of time. Ea . (Read Complete Description)
Air Traffic Workload Input Technique (ATWIT)
ATWIT measures mental workload in “real-time” by presenting auditory and visual cues that prompt a controller to press one of seven buttons on the workload assessment keypad (WAK) within a specified a . (Read Complete Description)
Aircrew Workload Assessment System
This tool is used to assess workload. It has been developed by the British Aerospace. . (Read Complete Description)
Bedford Workload Scale
The Bedford Scale is a uni-dimensional rating scale designed to identify operator's spare mental capacity while completing a task. The single dimension is assessed using a hierarchical decision tree t . (Read Complete Description)
Cooper Harper Rating Scale
A uni-dimensional rating scale used to assess workload qualities. It is simple, quick and easy to apply in situ. ( . (Read Complete Description)
Dynamic Workload Scale
This scale is a seven point workload scale used in aircraft certification. . (Read Complete Description)
Hart & Bortolussi Rating Scale
This is a single point workload rating scale . (Read Complete Description)
Hart & Hauser Rating Scale
A six-item rating scale used to measure workload: 1) stress 2) mental sensory effort 3) fatigue 4) time pressure 5) overall workload and 6) performance . (Read Complete Description)
NASA Task Load Index (NASA-TLX)
NASA-TLX is a subjective, post-hoc workload assessment tool. NASA-TLX allows users to perform subjective workload assessments on operator(s) working with various human-machine systems. NASA-TLX is a m . (Read Complete Description)
Operator Workload Knowledge-Based Expert System Technology (OWLKNEST)
OWLKNEST is a microcomputer-based methodology that guides selection of the appropriate techniques for assessing Operator Workload (OWL). The output of OWLKNEST is a list of OWL techniques with a ranki . (Read Complete Description)
Programmable User Modeling Applications (PUMA)
Programmable User Model (PUM) is a model of human behavior relating to operating a device to obtain a desired result. A PUM Application (PUMA) is an analysis performed using PUM. The purpose is to gai . (Read Complete Description)
Subjective Workload Assessment Technique (SWAT)
SWAT provides an easily administered subjective scaling method to be used in the cockpit or other crewstations to quantify the workload associated with various activities. SWAT postulates a multidimen . (Read Complete Description)
Task Analysis Workload (TAWL)
TAWL uses task analysis information to develop operator workload prediction models, i.e., estimates of the workload associated with the cognitive, psychomotor, and sensory components of individual and . (Read Complete Description)
Time Lines
Time lines are an analytical technique for the derivation of human performance requirements which attends to both the functional and the temporal loading for any given combination of tasks. (Source: K . (Read Complete Description)
WinCrew can be used to predict operator workload for a crew given a design concept. It provides users with a method to assign workload estimates to tasks that crew members are performing. It also has . (Read Complete Description)
Workload Consultant for Field Evaluations (WC Fielde)
WC FIELDE is a microprocessor-based system designed to assist users in selecting appropriate workload assessment procedures. It suggests measures in descending order of utility based on the user's ans . (Read Complete Description)