Visual and auditory symbols

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Authors: James P. Duncanson

Duncanson, J.P. (1994). Visual and auditory symbols: A literature review (DOT/FAA/CT-TN94/37). Atlantic City International Airport: Federal Aviation Administration Technical Center.


This report is a review of the human factors literature on visual and auditory symbols. The review is the first step in an effort to develop a set of standard symbols for use throughout Airway Facilities. The topics included in the review are: general principles, experimental findings, and standard guidelines. The report also includes an annotated bibliography and a list of possible research topics suggested by gaps in the experimental findings.

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