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Leonard Adelman

SEOR Dept., MS4A6
George Mason University
4400 University Drive
Fairfax, VA 22030

  • Ph.D., University of Colorado, 1976
  • M.A.,University of Colorado, 1973
  • B.A., Florida State University, 1971

  • Judgment and decision processes, decision support systems, human-computer interaction, and system evaluation

  • Adelman, L., & Riedel, S.L (1997). Handbook for Evaluating Knowledge-Based Systems:  Conceptual Framework and Compendium of Methods. Norwell, MA: Kluwer Academic.
  • Andriole, S.J., & Adelman, L. (1995). Cognitive Systems Engineering for User-Computer Interface Design, Prototyping, and Evaluation. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates
  • Adelman, L. (1992). Evaluating Decision Support and Expert Systems. New York: Wiley.

Selected Articles
  • Adelman, L. (2013). Evaluation: Does the cognitive engineering effort do what it  was envisioned to do? In J.D. Lee and A. Kirlick (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Cognitive Engineering. Oxford, England: Oxford University Press. pp.315-326.
  • Lehner, P.E., Michelson, A., Adelman, L., & Goodman, A. (2012). Using inferred probabilities to measure the accuracy of imprecise forecasts. Judgment and Decision Making, 7(6), 728-740.
  • Lehner, P.E., Adelman, L., DiStasio, R.J., Erie, M.C., Mittel, J.S., & Olson, S.L. (2009).  Confirmation bias in the analysis of remote sensing data. IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics -–Part A: Systems and Humans 39(1), 218-226.
  • Keltz, I.K., and Adelman, L. (2008). Testing information order effects in a long series of evidence.   Engineering Management Journal 20(2), 22-29.
  • Lehner, P.E., Adelman, L., Cheikes, B.A., & Brown, M. (2008). Confirmation bias in complex analyses. IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics -–Part A: Systems and Humans, 38(3), 584-592.
  • Klein, G. L., Adelman, L., Kott, A. (2008). Enabling Collaboration: realizing the  collaborative potential of network-enabled command. In Battle of Cognition: The Future of Information-Rich Warfare and the Mind of the Commander (Alexander Kott, Ed.), Greenwood Publishing Group, Westport, CT, pp. 167-193.

Professional Awards
  • Elected Senior Member of IEEE
  • Research grants:  U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research, U. S. Army Research Institute, and National Science Foundation

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