Yuval Bitan

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Cognitive Technologies Laboratory - University of Chicago (http://www.ctlab.org/)
Dr. Bitan applies his engineering education and professional background to the analysis, design, and management of systems. He has over twelve years of experience in the field of information technology that includes executive management positions as well as membership in multi-national and multi-disciplinary teams. Dr. Bitan received his doctorate in Industrial Engineering and Management from Ben-Gurion University in Beer Sheva, Israel. His early research focused on information display design.
His current research interests include human performance in information systems, and human perception of and responses to audible alarms. Why Better Operators Receive Worse Warnings (Meyer, J. and Bitan, Y. (2002). Human Factors, 44 (3) , 343-353.) is the most often cited among the professional journal papers he has published.

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Bitan, Yuval, Meyer, Joachim (2007): Self-initiated and respondent actions in a simulated control task. In Ergonomics, 50 (5) pp. 763-788. http://ctlab.org/documents/Scheduling_of_actions%20Ergonomics%202007%20-%20Abstract.pdf

Meyer, Joachim, Bitan, Yuval, Shinar, David (1995): Displaying a Boundary in Graphic and Symbolic "Wait" Displays: Duration Estimates and User. In International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction, 7 (3) pp. 273-290.