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Human factor in vessel traffic management systems

Georgi Lyubomirov Dimitrov


Information systems are closely related to effective management of modern companies, shipping and aeronavigation today. The success of any organization depends on its capabilities and strategy to implement new technologies. Man as part of the system can play a certain amount of key roles that directly and indirectly affect the performance.
The load on the operator are the physical and/or mental requirements that individuals must meet in tackling a task or a combination of tasks. The moment the capacity to deal with assigned tasks suddenly drops, is considered as overload. This is the interaction between the operator and the task.


vessel traffic management systems, fatigue, mental stress, decision support systems, human factor, operator support applications

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