Human factors in cargo X-ray examination systems

Galea, Vincent. 2008, Human factors in cargo X-ray examination systems, M.Sc. thesis, School of Psychology, Deakin University.

Title Human factors in cargo X-ray examination systems
Author Galea, Vincent.
Institution Deakin University
School School of Psychology
Faculty Faculty of Health, Medicine, Nursing and Behavioural Sciences
Degree name M.Sc.
Date submitted 2008
Keyword(s) Airports - Security measures - Human factors
Airline passenger security screening - Human factors
Aeronautics, Commercial - Security measures - Human factors
Visual discrimination
Summary The project investigated factors which may determine operator performance in X-ray screening of cargo, which is of similar importance to aviation security screening. A target detection paradigm showed significant difference in several measures of performance between baggage and postal contexts which provides evidence that these may constitute separate expertise domains.
Notes Degree conferred 2009.
Language eng
Description of original xviii, 133 leaves + appendices : ill. ; 30 cm.
Dewey Decimal Classification 363.2876
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