Limit search to available items
Book Cover

Title Industrial neuroscience in aviation : evaluation of mental states in aviation personnel / Gianluca Borghini, Pietro Aricò, Gianluca Di Flumeri, Fabio Babiloni
Published Cham, Switzerland : Springer, 2017
Online access available from:
Springer eBooks    View Resource Record  


Description 1 online resource
Series Biosystems & biorobotics ; volume 18
Biosystems & biorobotics ; 18
Contents Preface; Contents; Abbreviations; List of Tables; 1 Introduction; References; 2 Preliminary Concepts; 2.1 Nervous System; 2.1.1 Basic Neurophysiology; 2.1.2 EEG Generation; References; 3 Mental States in Aviation; 3.1 Aviation Medicine Hystory; 3.2 Mental Workload; 3.3 Cognitive Control Behavior; 3.4 Training; 3.5 Crew Resourses Management; References; 4 Cognitive Processes; 4.1 Working Memory; 4.2 Attention; 4.3 Decision-Making; 4.4 Procedural Memory; References; 5 Simulators; 5.1 Simulators; 5.2 NASA-Multi Attribute Task Battery (MATB); 5.3 ATM Environment; 5.4 Flight Simulators; References
6 Neurophysiological Signals Processing6.1 EEG Analysis; 6.2 Estimation of Brain Cortical Sources Current Density; 6.3 Generation of the Regions of Interest (ROIs); 6.4 EEG-Based Mental Workload Index (WEEG); 6.5 Inter-brain Connections; 6.5.1 Coherence (COH); 6.5.2 Partial Directed Coherence (PDC); 6.5.3 Phase Locking Value (PLV); 6.6 Autonomic Data Analysis; 6.7 Machine Learning; 6.7.1 Supervised Learning Systems; 6.7.2 Unsupervised Learning Systems; 6.7.3 Reinforcement Learning System; 6.7.4 Linear Discriminant Analysis (LDA); 6.7.5 Stepwise Linear Discriminant Analysis (SWLDA)
6.7.6 Automatic-Stop SWLDA (asSWLDA) asSWLDA Over-Time Stability; Mental Workload Discrimination; Discussion and Conclusions; 6.8 Self-reported Questionnaires; 6.8.1 NASA-Task Load Index (NASA-TLX); 6.8.2 Instantaneous Self Assessment (ISA); References; 7 Applications; 7.1 Mental Workload Evaluation; 7.1.1 Air Traffic Controllers' Mental Workload Evaluation; 7.1.2 Mental Workload and CRM Evaluation in Commercial Fligths; 7.1.3 Military Pilots Comparison from a Cognitive Perspective; 7.1.4 Mental Workload Evaluation in Real Flights
7.1.5 Neuroergonomics: Avionic Technologies Testing7.2 Training Assessment; 7.3 Expertise Estimation of Professional ATCOs; References; 8 General Conclusions; References
Summary This book discusses the emerging field of industrial neuroscience, and reports on the authors' cutting-edge findings in the evaluation of mental states, including mental workload, cognitive control and training of personnel involved either in the piloting of aircraft and helicopters, or in managing air traffic. It encompasses neuroimaging and cognitive psychology techniques and shows how they have been successfully applied in the evaluation of human performance and human-machine interactions, and to guarantee a proper level of safety in such operational contexts. With an introduction to the most relevant concepts of neuroscience, neurophysiological techniques, simulators and case studies in aviation environments, it is a must-have for both students and scientists in the field of aeronautic and biomedical engineering, as well as for various professionals in the aviation world. This is the first book to intensively apply neurosciences to the evaluation of human factors and mental states in aviation
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed May 24, 2017)
Subject Industrial psychiatry.
Form Electronic book
Author Aricò, Pietro, author
Babiloni, Fabio, author
Borghini, Gianluca, author
Flumeri, Gianluca Di, author
ISBN 3319585983 (electronic bk.)
9783319585987 (electronic bk.)