chapter  9
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Human Factors Participation in Large-Scale Intelligent Transportation System Design and Evaluation

There is historical precedence for the participation and role of human factors in the design and evaluation of large-scale systems. Primary examples include the human factors specialists who have had significant roles in the testing of a wide variety of space and military systems dating back to the late 1940s. The evaluation methodologies conducted for these systems were driven by standards that required verification of the safety and efficiency with which a set of required tasks could be performed. This verification included equipment design, logistics support, training, personnel selection, time-line adherence, procedures, and personnel safety among others.