Interpreting Remote Sensing Imagery: Human Factors
Edited by Robert R Hoffman and Arthur B Markman
Hardback 304 pp ISBN 9781566704137
- Brings together leading psychologists, remote sensing scientists, and government and industry scientists to
consider issues involving satellite image interpretation
- Presents topics ranging from the aesthetics of scientific visualization to the mathematical analysis of perceptible
objects to the applied problems of training and interface design
- Breaks down the cognitive process of data interpretation
- Contains line drawings, color illustrations, and tables that illustrate the concepts covered by the text
No matter how advanced the technology, there is always the human factor involved - the power behind the technology.
Interpreting Remote Sensing Imagery: Human Factors draws together leading psychologists, remote sensing scientists,
and government and industry scientists to consider the factors involved in expertise and perceptual skill.
This book covers the cognitive issues of learning, perception, and expertise, the applied issues of display design,
interface design, software design, and mental workload issues, and the practitioner's issues of workstation design,
human performance, and training. It tackles the intangibles of data interpretation, based on information from experts
who do the job. You will learn:
Information and perception
What do experts perceive in remote sensing and cartographic displays?
Reasoning and perception
How do experts "see through" the data display to understand its meaning and significance?
How do experts work with their displays and what happens when the "fiddle" with them?
Learning and training
What are the milestones in training development from novice to expert image interpreter?
Interpreting Remote Sensing Imagery: Human Factors breaks down the mystery of what experts do when
they interpret data, how they learn, and what individual factors speed or impede training. Even more importantly,
it gives you the tools to train efficiently and understand how the human factor impacts data interpretation.
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