EXPERIMENTAL VERIFICATION OF PSYCHOPHYSIOLOGICAL PERFORMANCE OF A SELECTED FLIGHT PERSONNEL AND SW: PRESURVEY FOR TRANSPORT SAFETY

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EXPERIMENTAL VERIFICATION OF PSYCHOPHYSIOLOGICAL PERFORMANCE OF A SELECTED FLIGHT PERSONNEL AND SW: PRESURVEY FOR TRANSPORT SAFETY

Miroslav KELEMEN / Matej ANTOŠKO * / Stanislav SZABO / Luboš SOCHA / Jaroslav JEVČÁK / Ladislav CHOMA / Alica TOBISOVÁ

Keywords : transport safety; human factor in transport; software; psychophysiology; experiment

Citation Information : Transport Problems. Volume 14, Issue 3, Pages 145-154, DOI: https://doi.org/10.20858/tp.2019.14.3.13

License : (CC BY 4.0)

Received Date : 27-May-2018 / Accepted: 04-September-2019 / Published Online: 04-November-2019

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Flight personnel have various factors that cause high psychological stress during the performance of flight tasks, thereby influencing their psycho-physiological experience, which may be a cause of a breach of air traffic safety. The paper presents the results of an experimental verification of task management under load, which allowed selection of probands from a sample of 100 participants in the presurvey. Overall, 70% of the probands achieved better results than the minimum level of success of simulated and the complex tasks, 60%. The main aim of the experiment, the presurvey, is to verify and prepare a final version of sets of test tasks in the field of measuring the psychophysiological performance of the candidates for aviation personnel and to complete the creation of a technical device and the software tool for these processes. The software will be filed for the patent protection of copyrights and subsequently used for solving an approved research project supported by a grant from the Agency for Science and Research of the Slovak Republic.

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