Auditory cues and situation awareness, Auditory cues and teams, virtual environment design and teams, virtual environment design and situational awareness, auditory cues in virtual environments
This dissertation investigated the effects of spatialized auditory cues on the development of situation awareness for teams. Based on extant research, it was hypothesized that 3-D spatialized auditory cues can be utilized by teams to develop knowledge about team member location in addition to supporting the usage of team behaviors for developing and maintaining situation awareness. Accordingly, the study examined how situation awareness would be differentially influenced by varying the type of auditory cues incorporated into virtual environment (VE) team training scenarios within the context of a MOUT team task. In general, the results of this study provided partial support for the beneficial effects of 3-D audio cues in facilitating the development of situation awareness and reducing workload. Implications are discussed in the context of design guidance for VE training systems.
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Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
College of Arts and Sciences
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Doctoral Dissertation (Open Access)
Milham, Laura, "Investigating The Effects Of 3-d Spatialized Auditory Cues On The Development Of Situation Awareness For Teams" (2005). Electronic Theses and Dissertations. 592.