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Development of Evaluation System for Aviation Mission Suitability Depending on Pilot`s Alertness and Physiological Stability Level
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Development of Evaluation System for Aviation Mission Suitability Depending on Pilot`s Alertness and Physiological Stability Level
Kim, Dongsoo; Lee, Wooil;
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Fighter pilot`s ability to maintain both mental and physical capabilities in highly stressful situations is important for aviation safety as well as mission performance because pilot may confront frequently unexpected physical and psychological stimulation. Cumulative psychological stress and physical fatigue can be causes of mood distortion, declined alertness, and can lead to reduction of combat capability. We have investigated bio-signals and performance tests to monitor stress and fatigue levels, and developed a system to evaluate aviation mission suitability before flight. This study elucidated that stress and fatigue level of pilot can be monitored by psychomotor cognitive test(PCT) and heart rate variability(HRV), and that the best of reference for aviation mission suitability was confidential interval obtained from cumulative data of individuals. The system to evaluate aviation mission suitability was constructed with measuring part with PCT and HRV and control part with DB and algorithm.
Stress;Fatigue;Mission Suitability;Alertness;Aviation Safety;Combat Capability;
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