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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.

DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00140130601154855
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Abstract

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 Article
Copyright Holders: 2007 Taylor & Francis
ISSN: 1366-5847
Keywords: facial composites; witness; holistic; parallel presentation
Academic Unit/Department: Social Sciences > Psychology in the Social Sciences
Item ID: 24564
Depositing User: Hayley Ness
Date Deposited: 17 Feb 2011 10:50
Last Modified: 23 Oct 2012 10:52
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/24564
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