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Human-in-the-Loop Modeling and Simulation

Human-in-the-loop is also called Simulation-based Training. A simulation model of a system, e.g., airplane, air traffic control center, emergency management plan, or military operation is developed for the purpose of training people. Trainees interact with the visual simulation model for the purpose of learning, e.g., how to fly an airplane (using a flight simulator), how to control air traffic at an airport, how to manage an emergency in response to a disaster, or how to make military decisions. Human-in-the-loop M&S can also be used as a cost-effective method for evaluating human performance and behavior for a proposed system design.

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Gas Cloud Simulation

A simulation of how a gas cloud that has been observed approaching the supermassive black hole at the centre of the galaxy.

Advanced Test Reactor Simulation

Advanced simulation capabilities can model reactors, such as INL's Advanced Test Reactor shown here, from atomic scales to full-sized reactor assemblies.

Underwater EVA Simulation

Underwater simulation of extravehicular activity (EVA).

Combat Simulation

A screen capture depicts a combat situation in a digital world during a command post exercise inside the Joint Multinational Simulations Center.

Motorcycle Simulator

Testing motorcycle simulator at the Pentagon to get a feel for how the bike would handle some situations.

Wake Turbulence Simulation

Wake turbulence simulation for an Airbus A340 on final approach, just before touchdown.

Driving Conditions Simulator

View from the cockpit of the simulator. Multiple screens provide a view similar to what one would see in a snowplow on the road.

Molecules Simulation

Dynamic computer simulations of molecular systems.

Global Aerosols Simulation

This portrait of global aerosols was produced by a Goddard Earth Observing System Model, Version 5 (GEOS-5) simulation at a 10-kilometer resolution.

Driving Simulation

Simulation for driving training.

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Human-in-the-Loop Modeling and Simulation

 

Description

• Human-in-the-loop M&S is also called Simulation-based Training.

• A simulation model of a system, e.g.,

  – airplane
  – air traffic control center
  – emergency management plan
  – military operation
is developed for the purpose of training people.

• Trainees interact with the visual simulation model for the purpose of learning, e.g.,

  – how to fly an airplane (using the flight simulator)
  – how to control air traffic at an airport
  – how to manage an emergency in response to a disaster
  – how to make military decisions
• Human-in-the-loop M&S can also be used as a cost-effective method for evaluating human performance and behavior for a proposed system design.


Intended Uses / Objectives

        • Operational Test & Evaluation
        • Training

 

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