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The goal of the Contrails project is to help preserve and disseminate the technical record of 20th century aerospace research, highlighting in particular the research endeavors of the Illinois Tech community.

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28 reports

Research on Criteria of Officer Effectiveness

Author(s): Glenn E. McClure; Ernest C. Tupes; John T. Dailey
Corporate Author: Human Resources Research Center
Laboratory: Personnel Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 5/1/1951
Report Number: HRRC RB 51-8
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A Study in the Applicability of the Same Minimum Qualifying Scores for Technical Schools to White Males, WAF, and Negro Males

Author(s): Mary Agnes Gordon
Corporate Author: Human Resources Research Center
Laboratory: Personnel Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-11
Report Number: HRRC TR 53-34
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Comparative Factor Analyses of Tests Using Three Different Scoring Techniques

Author(s): Virginia Zachert; Frank C. Ivens
Corporate Author: Human Resources Research Center
Laboratory: Personnel Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 8/1/1951
Report Number: HRRC RB 51-16
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A Review of Procedural Variations in Level of Aspiration Studies

Author(s): Henry N. Ricciuti
Corporate Author: Human Resources Research Center
Laboratory: Personnel Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 11/1/1951
Report Number: HRRC RB 51-24
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A Study of the Relative Effects of Six-Week and Twelve-Week Experimental Basic Training Programs on a Sample of Limited-Aptitude Airmen: Part I. Basci Training Analyses Part II. Six-Week Follow-Up Analyses

Author(s): Salvatore Mastropaolo, Maj, USAF, Abraham Carp, Robert L. Erdmann, 1st Lt. USAF, and John Schmid, Jr.
Laboratory: Personnel Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-09
Report Number: AFPTRC TR 54-36
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A Study of the Relative Effects of Six-Week and Twelve-Week Experimental Basic Training Programs on a Sample of Limited-Aptitude Airmen: Part III. Eight-Month Follow-Up Comparisons

Author(s): Salvatore Mastropaolo, Maj, USAF, Abraham Carp, Robert L. Erdmann, 1st Lt. USAF
Corporate Author: Personnel Research Laboratory
Laboratory: Personnel Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-09
Report Number: AFPTRC TR 54-37
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Relationship Between Length of Acquaintance and Nature of Trait Rated and Agreement Between Raters

Author(s): Russell J. Mays
Corporate Author: Personnel Research Laboratory
Laboratory: Personnel Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-11
Report Number: AFPTRC TR 54-55
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A Method of Content Analysis for Use with "Word Pictures"

Author(s): Elizabeth G. French
Corporate Author: Personnel Research Laboratory
Laboratory: Personnel Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-11
Report Number: AFPTRC TR 54-56
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The Relation Between Seat Location and Performance on Two Radio Code Tests Using Loudspeaker Administration

Author(s): John A. Creager and Howard M. Detter, A/1C, USAF
Corporate Author: Personnel Research Laboratory
Laboratory: Personnel Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-11
Report Number: AFPTRC TR 54-64
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Comparative Validation of Two Radio Code Tests When Used with the Airman Classification Battery in Selecting Radio Operator Trainees

Author(s): John A. Creager
Corporate Author: Personnel Research Laboratory
Laboratory: Personnel Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-11
Report Number: AFPTRC TR 54-65
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Factor Analysis of the Airman Classification Battery AC-1B; The USES General Aptitude Test Battery, Experimental Visualization and Spatial Tests, and Psychomotor Tests

Author(s): Gabriel Friedman, M Sgt, USAF and Frank C. Ivens, M Sgt, USAF
Corporate Author: Personnel Research Laboratory
Laboratory: Personnel Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-12
Report Number: AFPTRC TR 54-67
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Use of Previous Flying Experience as a Predictor Variable

Author(s): Joseph A. Tucker, Jr.
Corporate Author: Personnel Research Laboratory
Laboratory: Personnel Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-12
Report Number: AFPTRC TR 54-71
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A General-Purpose Card-Programmed Control Panel for the IBM Type 602-A Calculating Punch

Author(s): Keith R. Henry, A/1C, USAF and Joe H. Ward, Jr.
Corporate Author: Personnel Research Laboratory
Laboratory: Personnel Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-12
Report Number: AFPTRC TR 54-72
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The Relative Predictive Efficiency of Three Methods of Utilizing Scores from Biographical Inventories

Author(s): Evan W. Pickrel
Corporate Author: Personnel Research Laboratory
Laboratory: Personnel Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-12
Report Number: AFPTRC TR 54-73
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Factor Analyses of Airman Classification Battery AC-1A and Selected Air Force and Civilian Tests from the 1949 Normative Survey

Author(s): Gabriel Friedman, M Sgt, USAF and Howard M. Detter, A/1C, USAF
Corporate Author: Personnel Research Laboratory
Laboratory: Personnel Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-12
Report Number: AFPTRC TR 54-75
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Administration of the Aviation Cadet-Officer Candidate Qualifying Test Under Operational Versus Part-Timed Conditions

Author(s): Jane McReynolds
Corporate Author: Personnel Research Laboratory
Laboratory: Personnel Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-12
Report Number: AFPTRC TR 54-78
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Development of Short Alternatives for a Valid Classification Test

Author(s): Helen Tomlinson
Corporate Author: Personnel Research Laboratory
Laboratory: Personnel Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-12
Report Number: AFPTRC TR 54-80
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Prediction of the Trainability of "Slow Learners" from Tests with a Symbolic and Nonsymbolic Content

Author(s): Evan W. Pickrel
Corporate Author: Personnel Research Laboratory
Laboratory: Personnel Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-12
Report Number: AFPTRC TR 54-82
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Survey of Research on Spatial Factors

Author(s): Gordon V. Anderson, Benjamin Fruchter, Hershel T. Manuel, and Philip Worchel
Corporate Author: Personnel Research Laboratory
Laboratory: Personnel Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-12
Report Number: AFPTRC TR 54-84
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An Application of Linear and Curvilinear Joint Functional Regression in Psychological Prediction

Author(s): John H. Ward, Jr.
Corporate Author: Personnel Research Laboratory
Laboratory: Personnel Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-12
Report Number: AFPTRC TR 54-86
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The Development of Aircrew Job Element Aptitude Tests

Author(s): Mahlon V. Taylor, Jr. and Richard O. Peterson
Corporate Author: Personnel Research Laboratory
Laboratory: Personnel Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-12
Report Number: AFPTRC TR 54-88
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The Development of a Preliminary Life Experience Inventory for the Study of Fighter Interceptor Pilot Combat Effectiveness

Author(s): E. Paul Torrance
Corporate Author: Personnel Research Laboratory
Laboratory: Personnel Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-12
Report Number: AFPTRC TR 54-89
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An Inquiry into the Problem of Predicting Achievement

Author(s): Robert M. W. Travers
Corporate Author: Personnel Research Laboratory
Laboratory: Personnel Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-12
Report Number: AFPTRC TR 54-93
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The Quartimax Method: An Analytic Approach to Orthogonal Simple Structure

Author(s): Jack O. Neuhaus and Charles Wrigley
Corporate Author: Personnel Research Laboratory
Laboratory: Personnel Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-12
Report Number: AFPTRC TR 54-105
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Some Relations Among Linear Composites, Multiple Regression and Factor Analysis Useful in Estimating Unknown Correlations

Author(s): John A. Creager
Corporate Author: Personnel Research Laboratory
Laboratory: Personnel Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-12
Report Number: AFPTRC TR 54-107
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Tables for Predicting Success from Stanines

Author(s): Mary Agnes Gordon
Corporate Author: Personnel Research Laboratory
Laboratory: Personnel Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-12
Report Number: AFPTRC TR 54-124
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The Light Plane as a Pre-Primary Selection and Training Device: III. Analysis of Selection Data

Author(s): Eli S. Flyer and Lawrence R. Bigbee, A/1C, USAF
Corporate Author: Personnel Research Laboratory
Laboratory: Personnel Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-12
Report Number: AFPTRC TR 54-125
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Comparative Factor Analyses of Three Radio Operator Training Criteria

Author(s): Gabriel Friedman, M Sgt, USAF, Walter E. Hempel, Jr., 1st Lt, USAF, and Howard M. Detter, A/1C, USAF
Corporate Author: Personnel Research Laboratory
Laboratory: Personnel Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-01
Report Number: AFPTRC TN 55-2
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