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Function Allocation and New Roles for Humans in Rail Automation

Document Series
Research Results
Federal Railroad Administration
Report Number
RR 22-18
Subject Human Factors
Work domain analysis, human-automation function allocation, rail, human factors, cognitive task analysis, Cab Technology Integration Laboratory, CTIL

The purpose of this work was to demonstrate improved system performance on a selected automated system by implementing a function allocation methodology that enables design of a display interface for that system that makes best use of human as well as machine capabilities.

Last updated: Tuesday, September 13, 2022