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Advances in Ergonomics Modeling and Usability Evaluation

Advances in Ergonomics Modeling and Usability Evaluation

1st Edition

Halimahtun Khalid, Alan Hedge, Tareq Z. Ahram
June 07, 2017

Taking the field of human factors and ergonomics beyond state of the art, this volume focuses on advances in the use of ergonomics modeling and on the evaluation of usability, which is a critical aspect of any human-technology system. The research described in the book's 70 chapters is an outcome...

Advances in Cognitive Ergonomics

Advances in Cognitive Ergonomics

1st Edition

Gavriel Salvendy, Waldemar Karwowski
June 07, 2017

The chapters in the book come from an international group of authors with diverse backgrounds including ergonomics, psychology, architecture, computer science, engineering, and sociology. Specific topics include biometric systems development, military command and control, cellular phone interface...

Advances in Human Factors and Ergonomics in Healthcare

Advances in Human Factors and Ergonomics in Healthcare

1st Edition

Vincent G. Duffy
June 07, 2017

Based on recent research, this book discusses how to improve quality, safety, efficiency, and effectiveness in patient care through the application of human factors and ergonomics principles. It provides guidance for those involved with the design and application of systems and devices for...

Advances in Occupational, Social, and Organizational Ergonomics

Advances in Occupational, Social, and Organizational Ergonomics

1st Edition

Gavriel Salvendy, Waldemar Karwowski
June 07, 2017

Worldwide, the attention for health, innovation, and productivity is increasing. In all situations, humans interact with their environment, which is the concern of the field of ergonomics. The need for knowledge and its applications is large and this book contributes to knowledge development as...

Advances in Applied Digital Human Modeling

Advances in Applied Digital Human Modeling

1st Edition

Vincent Duffy
May 31, 2017

This volume is concerned with digital human modeling. The utility of this area of research is to aid the design of systems that are benefitted from reducing the need for physical prototyping and incorporating ergonomics and human factors earlier in design processes. Digital human models are...

Advances in Understanding Human Performance: Neuroergonomics, Human Factors Design, and Special Populations

Advances in Understanding Human Performance: Neuroergonomics, Human Factors Design, and Special Populations

1st Edition

Tadeusz Marek, Waldemar Karwowski, Valerie Rice
May 31, 2017

Combining emerging concepts, theories, and applications of human factors knowledge, this volume focuses on discovery and understanding of human performance issues in complex systems, including recent advances in neural basis of human behavior at work (i.e. neuroergonomics), training, and universal...

Advances in Cross-Cultural Decision Making

Advances in Cross-Cultural Decision Making

1st Edition

Dylan Schmorrow, Denise Nicholson
May 22, 2017

The primary focus of the Cross Cultural Decision Making field is specifically on the intersections between psychosocial theory provided from the social sciences and methods of computational modeling provided from computer science and mathematics. While the majority of research challenges that arise...

Advances in Human Factors and Ergonomics 2012- 14 Volume Set: Proceedings of the 4th AHFE Conference 21-25 July 2012

Advances in Human Factors and Ergonomics 2012- 14 Volume Set: Proceedings of the 4th AHFE Conference 21-25 July 2012

1st Edition

Gavriel Salvendy, Waldemar Karwowski
August 06, 2012

With contributions from an international group of authors with diverse backgrounds, this set comprises all fourteen volumes of the proceedings of the 4th AHFE Conference 21-25 July 2012. The set presents the latest research on current issues in Human Factors and Ergonomics. It draws from...

Advances in Affective and Pleasurable Design

Advances in Affective and Pleasurable Design

1st Edition

Yong Gu Ji
July 17, 2012

This volume discusses pleasurable design — a part of the traditional usability design and evaluation methodologies. The book emphasizes the importance of designing products and services to maximize user satisfaction. By combining this with traditional usability methods it increases the appeal of...

Advances in Human Aspects of Road and Rail Transportation

Advances in Human Aspects of Road and Rail Transportation

1st Edition

Neville A. Stanton
July 17, 2012

Human factors and ergonomics have made considerable contributions to the research, design, development, operation and analysis of transportation systems and their complementary infrastructure. This volume focuses on the causations of road accidents, the function and design of roads and signs, the...

Advances in Design for Cross-Cultural Activities Part I

Advances in Design for Cross-Cultural Activities Part I

1st Edition

Dylan D. Schmorrow, Denise M. Nicholson
July 13, 2012

This reference focuses on decision-making styles within cultures. It focuses on cooperative, collaborative, avoidant, competitive, and dominant styles of decision making, and discusses how each process is modified by the culture. The contributors examine issues within culture that affect decision...

Advances in Cognitive Engineering and Neuroergonomics

Advances in Cognitive Engineering and Neuroergonomics

1st Edition

Kay M. Stanney, Kelly S. Hale
July 11, 2012

This volume explores cognitive ergonomics, which is concerned with mental processes—otherwise known as brain work. It discusses perception, memory, reasoning, and motor response, as they affect interactions among humans and other elements of a system. Topics will include mental workload,...

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