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Human Factors and Ergonomics


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With the rapid introduction of highly sophisticated computers, (tele) communication, service and manufacturing systems, a major shift has occurred in the way people use technology and work with it. The objective of this book series is to provide researchers and practitioners a platform where important issues related to these changes can be discussed and methods and recommendations can be presented for ensuring that emerging technologies provide increased productivity, quality, satisfaction, safety, and health in the new workplace and the information society.

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Handbook of Human Factors in Air Transportation Systems

Handbook of Human Factors in Air Transportation Systems

Forthcoming

Steven James Landry
October 23, 2017

One of the primary applications of human factors engineering is in the aviation domain, and the importance of human factors has never been greater as U.S. and European authorities seek to modernize the air transportation system through the introduction of advanced automation. This handbook provides...

The Universal Access Handbook

The Universal Access Handbook

Forthcoming

Constantine Stephanidis
June 30, 2017

In recent years, the field of Universal Access has made significant progress in consolidating theoretical approaches, scientific methods and technologies, as well as in exploring new application domains. Increasingly, professionals in this rapidly maturing area require a comprehensive and...

Human-Computer Interaction: Designing for Diverse Users and Domains

Human-Computer Interaction: Designing for Diverse Users and Domains

Forthcoming

Andrew Sears, Julie A. Jacko
June 30, 2017

Hailed on first publication as a compendium of foundational principles and cutting-edge research, The Human-Computer Interaction Handbook has become the gold standard reference in this field. Derived from select chapters of this groundbreaking resource, Human-Computer Interaction: Designing for...

Human-Computer Interaction: Development Process

Human-Computer Interaction: Development Process

Forthcoming

Andrew Sears, Julie A. Jacko
June 30, 2017

Hailed on first publication as a compendium of foundational principles and cutting-edge research, The Human-Computer Interaction Handbook has become the gold standard reference in this field. Derived from select chapters of this groundbreaking resource, Human-Computer Interaction: The Development...

Human-Computer Interaction: Design Issues, Solutions, and Applications

Human-Computer Interaction: Design Issues, Solutions, and Applications

Forthcoming

Andrew Sears, Julie A. Jacko
June 30, 2017

Hailed on first publication as a compendium of foundational principles and cutting-edge research, The Human-Computer Interaction Handbook has become the gold standard reference in this field. Derived from select chapters of this groundbreaking resource, Human-Computer Interaction: Design Issues,...

Handbook of Human Factors in Web Design, Second Edition

Handbook of Human Factors in Web Design, Second Edition

Kim-Phuong L. Vu, Robert W. Proctor
March 31, 2017

The Handbook of Human Factors in Web Design covers basic human factors issues relating to screen design, input devices, and information organization and processing, as well as addresses newer features which will become prominent in the next generation of Web technologies. These include...

Cognitive Neuroscience of Human Systems: Work and Everyday Life

Cognitive Neuroscience of Human Systems: Work and Everyday Life

Chris Forsythe, Huafei Liao, Michael Christopher Stefan Trumbo, Rogelio E. Cardona-Rivera
March 31, 2017

While there have been tremendous advances in our scientific understanding of the brain, this work has been largely academic, and often oriented toward clinical publication. Cognitive Neuroscience of Human Systems: Work and Everyday Life addresses the relationship between neurophysiological...

Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care and Patient Safety, Second Edition

Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care and Patient Safety, Second Edition

Pascale Carayon
March 30, 2017

The first edition of Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care and Patient Safety took the medical and ergonomics communities by storm with in-depth coverage of human factors and ergonomics research, concepts, theories, models, methods, and interventions and how they can be applied in...

Variability in Human Performance

Variability in Human Performance

Thomas J. Smith, Robert A. Henning, Michael G. Wade, Thomas Fisher
March 29, 2017

Understanding the conditions under which variability in performance may arise, and the processes related to its emergence, gives us insight into the development of techniques for improving the quality of performance. Variability in Human Performance details the scientific and the practical...

The Science of Footwear

The Science of Footwear

Ravindra S. Goonetilleke
March 29, 2017

Although we now have sophisticated algorithms and techniques for determining the shapes and sizes and for matching the fit between shoes and feet, few, if any, of the books currently available cover these new technologies until now. Bringing together high-quality and state-of-the-art contributions...

Data Mining: Theories, Algorithms, and Examples

Data Mining: Theories, Algorithms, and Examples

Nong Ye
March 29, 2017

New technologies have enabled us to collect massive amounts of data in many fields. However, our pace of discovering useful information and knowledge from these data falls far behind our pace of collecting the data. Data Mining: Theories, Algorithms, and Examples introduces and explains a...

Fall Prevention and Protection: Principles, Guidelines, and Practices

Fall Prevention and Protection: Principles, Guidelines, and Practices

Hongwei Hsiao, PhD
October 20, 2016

This book covers a wealth of knowledge from experts and informed stakeholders on the best ways to understand, prevent, and control fall-related risk exposures. Featured are subjects on: (1) a public health view of fall problems and strategic goals; (2) the sciences behind human falls and injury...

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