Ergonomics & Human Factors

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Published:
April 09, 2014
Author(s):
Ken Parsons
In the ten years since the publication of the second edition of Human Thermal Environments: The Effects of Hot, Moderate, and Cold Environments on Human Health, Comfort, and Performance, Third Edition, the world has embraced electronic communications, making international collaboration almost 
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April 07, 2014
Author(s):
Peter Robert Boyce
The availability of electric lighting has changed the lives of people the world over, yet as a major user of electricity it has come under increasing scrutiny in recent years. This scrutiny has focused largely on the environmental consequences, with little consideration of the benefits of lighting. 
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Published:
April 04, 2014
Editor(s):
Sarah Sharples, Steven Shorrock
The broad and developing scope of human factors and ergonomics - the application of scientific knowledge to improve people’s interaction with products, systems and environments - has been illustrated for 28 years by the books which make up the Contemporary Ergonomics series. This book presents the 
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Published:
January 28, 2014
Editor(s):
Marie-Francine Moens, Juanzi Li, Tat-Seng Chua
Originating from Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and many other networking sites, the social media shared by users and the associated metadata are collectively known as user generated content (UGC). To analyze UGC and glean insight about user behavior, robust techniques are needed 
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Published:
December 19, 2013
Author(s):
Stephen J. Guastello
Although still true to its original focus on the person–machine interface, the field of human factors psychology (ergonomics) has expanded to include stress research, accident analysis and prevention, and nonlinear dynamical systems theory (how systems change over time), human group dynamics, and 
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Published:
December 11, 2013
Author(s):
Ian Ronald Johnston, Carlyn Muir, Eric William Howard
Should we really accept road trauma as collateral damage from daily road use? Eliminating Serious Injury and Death from Road Transport: A Crisis of Complacency explores why societies and their elected leaders view traffic safety as a (relatively) minor problem. It examines the changes in the 
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Published:
December 10, 2013
Editor(s):
Tonya L. Smith-Jackson, Marc L. Resnick, Kayenda T. Johnson
Even when products and systems are highly localized, rarely is there one design suitable for a single, mono-cultural population of users. The products and systems created and used are cultural artifacts representing shared cognitions that characterize mental models that result from interactions 
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November 18, 2013
Author(s):
Simone Borsci, Masaaki Kurosu, Stefano Federici, Maria Laura Mele
This book provides the necessary tools for the evaluation of the interaction between the user who is disabled and the computer system that was designed to assist that person. The book creates an evaluation process that is able to assess the user's satisfaction with a developed system. Presenting a 
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Published:
October 25, 2013
Editor(s):
Matej Rojc, Nick Campbell
Embodied conversational agents (ECA) and speech-based human–machine interfaces can together represent more advanced and more natural human–machine interaction. Fusion of both topics is a challenging agenda in research and production spheres. The important goal of human–machine interfaces is to 
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October 16, 2013
Editor(s):
Yoel Donchin, Daniel Gopher
The occurrence of failures and mistakes in health care, from primary care procedures to the complexities of the operating room, has become a hot-button issue with the general public and within the medical community. Around the Patient Bed: Human Factors and Safety in Health Care examines the 
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