Safety Systems and Cognitive Models

Notes for a talk at Delft to the RoHMI network, March 1995

Simon Grant
European Commission Joint Research Centre
Institute for Systems Engineering and Informatics
Socio-Technical Systems Safety Sector
also was then
on leave from City University, London

Introduction

Outline

The classification

passive / active

responsive/autonomous

usual / unusual

dormant / latent

danger-centred / cognition-centred

Simplistic GPWS design

Cognition-centred safety systems

Cognition-centred safety systems

The SACHE design concept

Situation Awareness Correspondence between Human and Engineered system

Conclusion