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Parallel approaches to composite production: interfaces that behave contrary to expectation

Frowd, Charlie D.; Bruce, Vicki; Ness, Hayley; Bowie, Leslie; Paterson, Jenny; Thomson-Bogner, Claire; McIntyre, Alex and Hancock, Peter J. B. (2007). Parallel approaches to composite production: interfaces that behave contrary to expectation. Ergonomics, 50(4) pp. 562–585.

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This paper examines two facial composite systems that present multiple faces during construction to more closely resemble natural face processing. A �parallel� version of PRO-fit was evaluated, which presents facial features in sets of six or twelve, and EvoFIT, a system in development, which contains a holistic face model and an evolutionary interface. The PRO-fit parallel interface turned out not to be quite as good as the �serial� version as it appeared to interfere with holistic face processing. Composites from EvoFIT were named almost three times better than PRO-fit, but a benefit emerged under feature encoding, suggesting that recall has a greater role for EvoFIT than was previously thought. In general, an advantage was found for feature encoding, replicating a previous finding in this area, and also for a novel�holistic� interview.

Item Type: Journal Item
Copyright Holders: 2007 Taylor & Francis
ISSN: 1366-5847
Keywords: facial composites; witness; holistic; parallel presentation
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Psychology
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Research Group: Harm and Evidence Research Collaborative (HERC)
Item ID: 24564
Depositing User: Hayley Ness
Date Deposited: 17 Feb 2011 10:50
Last Modified: 07 Dec 2018 09:43
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