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Alain Chavaillaz

Job: PostDoc
Office: RM C-4.112
Rue P.A. de Faucigny 2
1700 Fribourg
Phone: +41 26 300 7494
eMail: alain.chavaillaz@unifr.ch
 
Unit: Kognitive Ergonomie und Arbeitspsychologie   Development of Spatial Cognition    
Course(s):

Research

  • Work in highly automated systems  
  • Trust in automation  
  • Visual inspection

Teaching

Psychométrie: Aspects méthodologiques et statistiques


Publications

Journal Articles (peer-reviewed)

  • Sauer J. and Chavaillaz A. (in press). How operators make use of wide-choice adaptable automation: observations from a series of experimental studies. Theoretical Issues in Ergonomics Science.
  • Sauer, J., & Chavaillaz, A. (2017). The use of adaptable automation: Effects of extended skill lay-off and changes in system reliability. Applied Ergonomics, 58, 471-481. DOI: 10.1016/j.apergo.2016.08.007
  • Chavaillaz A., Wastell D., & Sauer, J. (2016). System reliability, performance and trust in adaptable automation. Applied Ergonomics, 52, 333-342. DOI: 10.1016/j.apergo.2015.07.012
  • Chavaillaz A., Wastell D., & Sauer, J. (2016). Effects of extended lay-off periods on performance and operator trust under adaptable automation. Applied Ergonomics, 53, 241-251. DOI: 10.1016/j.apergo.2015.10.006
  • Sauer, J., Chavaillaz A. and Wastell D. (2016). On the effectiveness of performance-based adaptive automation. Theoretical Issues in Ergonomics Science, 1-19. DOI: 10.1080/1463922X.2016.1207824
  • Sauer J., Chavaillaz A. and Wastell D. (2016). Experience of automation failures in training: effects on trust, automation bias, complacency, and performance. Ergonomics, 59 (6), 767-780. DOI: 10.1080/00140139.2015.1094577

 Oral presentations in Congresses

  • Chavaillaz, A., Michel, S., Schwaninger, A., & Sauer, J. (2015). Need some help? Effects of system reliability and degree of automation on performance in luggage screening. Annual meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, October 14th, Groningen, Netherlands.
  • Chavaillaz, A., Michel, S., & Schwaninger, A. (2015). Automatic support in luggage screening: effects of system reliability and degree of automation on performance. 14th Congress of Swiss Society of Psychology, September 8-9th, 2015, Geneva, Switzerland.
  • Sauer, J., Chavaillaz, A., & Wastell, D. (2014). Experience of automation failures in training. Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Europe Chapter, October 8-10th, 2014, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • Chavaillaz, A., Sauer, J., & Wastell, D. (2013). Effects of lay-off period and automation reliability on operator performance, trust and workload. Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Europe Chapter, October 16-18th, 2013, Turin, Italy.
  • Chavaillaz, A., Sauer, J., & Wastell, D. (2013). Influence of system reliability in training and testing sessions on operator performance, trust and use of automation. 13th Congress of Swiss Society of Psychology, September 11-12th, 2013, Basel, Switzerland
  • Chavaillaz, A., Sauer, J., & Wastell, D. (2012). Work in highly automated systems: influence of support system reliability on operator performance, automation use and trust. Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Europe Chapter, October 10-12th, 2012, Toulouse, France.
  • Chavaillaz, A., Krummenacher, J. (2007). Temporal characteristics of signal integration in cross-modal conjunction search. 10th Congress of the Swiss Society of Psychology, September 13-14th, 2007, Zürich, Switzerland.

Poster presentations

  • Sonderegger, S., Heyden, K., Chavaillaz, A, & Sauer, J. AniSAM & AniAvatar – Animated visualizations of affective states. Annual meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 14-16th October, Groningen, Netherlands.
  • Chavaillaz, A, Wastell, D., & Sauer, J., 2014. Effects of trust training and systemreliability n operator’s performance, trust, and use of automation. Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Europe Chapter, October 8-10th, 2014, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • Chavaillaz, A., & Zelinsky, G., 2011. Redundancy gains using real-world objects. Poster at the 11th annual meeting of the Visual Sciences Society, Naples, Florida, May 6-11th 2011.
  • Chavaillaz, A., & Krummenacher, G., 2011. The roles of visual features in the generation of the contextual cueing effect. Poster at the 11th annual meeting of the Visual Sciences Society, Naples, Florida, May 6-11th 2011.
  • ­Chavaillaz, A., & Krummenacher, J., 2009. When eyes face two targets: Oculomotor parameters during visual search for single and dual redundant targets. Poster at the 11th Congress of the Swiss Society of Psychology, Neuchâtel, August 19-20th 2009.
  • ­Utz, S., Chavaillaz, C., & Krummenacher, J., 2008. Visual Search Performance in Observers with the Asperger Syndrome. Poster at the "Second International Symposium on Visual Search and Selective Attention (VSSA 2008), Fribourg (Murten), 16.-19.07.2008.
  • Chavaillaz, A., Schönwälder, B., & Krummenacher, J., 2008. Relative processing time of dimensional signals in visual search depends on task requirements. Poster at the "Second Symposium on Visual Search and Selective Attention", Murten, July 16th -19th, 2008
  • Chavaillaz, A., & Krummenacher, J., 2008. Feature integration in search for singleton feature targets: Investigating temporal and spatial characteristics. Poster at the "Second Symposium on Visual Search and Selective Attention", July 16th -19th, 2008
  • Chavaillaz, A. & Krummenacher, J., 2007. Temporal characteristics of signal integration in cross-modal conjunction search. Poster at the international Symposium "Dynamics of attentional control", Munich (Holzhausen am Ammersee), June, 15th – 17th, 2007.

Short CV

From 2014 Lab Co-coordinator, University of Fribourg, CH
From 2011 Post-doc fellow, University of Fribourg, CH
2010-2011 Post-doc fellow, Stony Brook University, NY, USA
2006-2010 PhD in cognitive experimental psyychologie, University of Fribourg, CH
2006 License in cognitive psychologie, University of Fribourg, CH
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