A Harrier jump-jet hovers above an aircraft carrier deck. Its pilot relies on automated stability systems in order to control the aircraft. (Image is taken from U.S. Navy's Web site
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Human Supervisory Control of Automated Systems discusses elements of the interactions between humans and machines. These elements include: assignment of roles and authority; tradeoffs between human control and human monitoring; and human intervention in automatic processes. Further topics comprise: performance, optimization and social implications of the system; enhanced human interfaces; decision aiding; and automated alterting systems. Topics refer to applications in aerospace, industrial and transportation systems.