Why and what can we learn from human errors?

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    Abstract

    In this paper the traditional paradigm for learning and training of operators in complex systems is discussed and criticised. There is a strong influence (the doctrine of 'mental logic') coming from research carried out in artificial intelligence discussed in relation to expertise, intuition and implicit knowledge. The importance of faults and errors are discussed in the context of cognitive structures to describe expertise, and how knowledge about unsuccessful behaviour influences the actual decisions
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationAdvances in Applied Ergonomics : proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Applied Ergonomics (ICAE '96), Istanbul, Turkey, May 21-24, 1996
    EditorsA.F. Özok, G. Salvendy
    Place of PublicationLafayette, IN, USA
    PublisherUSA Publishing
    Pages827-830
    ISBN (Print)0471880159
    Publication statusPublished - 1996

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