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The Field Guide to Understanding 'Human Error'

3rd Edition

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Sidney Dekker
December 28, 2014

When faced with a ’human error’ problem, you may be tempted to ask 'Why didn’t these people watch out better?' Or, 'How can I get my people more engaged in safety?' You might think you can solve your safety problems by telling your people to be more careful, by reprimanding the miscreants, by ...

Human Performance in Automated and Autonomous Systems, Two-Volume Set

1st Edition

Mustapha Mouloua, Peter A. Hancock
January 31, 2020

This two-volume set addresses a variety of human factors issues and engineering concerns across various real-world applications such as aviation and driving, cybersecurity, and healthcare systems. The contents of these books also present recent theories and methods related to human performance,...

Techniques for Ship Handling and Bridge Team Management

1st Edition

Hiroaki Kobayashi
November 21, 2019

Hiroaki Kobayashi has trained 1500 mariners in ship handling over twenty years and he has systematized the methods of safe navigation into nine elemental techniques. Taking a rigorous and scientific look at good practice and attitudes, good seamanship can be viewed as a series of concrete technical...

Experimental Design: From User Studies to Psychophysics

1st Edition

Douglas W. Cunningham, Christian Wallraven
October 23, 2019

As computers proliferate and as the field of computer graphics matures, it has become increasingly important for computer scientists to understand how users perceive and interpret computer graphics. Experimental Design: From User Studies to Psychophysics is an accessible introduction to...

Human Performance in Automated and Autonomous Systems: Current Theory and Methods

1st Edition

Mustapha Mouloua, Peter A. Hancock
October 02, 2019

This book examines recent advances in theories, models, and methods relevant to automated and autonomous systems. The following chapters provide perspectives on modern autonomous systems, such as self-driving cars and unmanned aerial systems, directly from the professionals working with and...

Human Performance in Automated and Autonomous Systems: Emerging Issues and Practical Perspectives

1st Edition

Mustapha Mouloua, Peter A. Hancock
October 02, 2019

This book is devoted to the examination of emerging practical issues related to automated and autonomous systems. The book highlights the significance of these emergent technologies that determine the course of our daily lives. Each unique chapter highlights human factors and engineering concerns...

Human Factors in Aircraft Maintenance

1st Edition

Demetris Yiannakides, Charalampos Sergiou
September 30, 2019

This book provides an in-depth analysis of human failure and its various forms and root causes. The analysis is developed through real aviation accidents and incidents and the deriving lessons learned. Features: Employs accumulated experience, and the scientific and research point of view, and...

Safety Science Research: Evolution, Challenges and New Directions

1st Edition

Jean-Christophe Le Coze
August 19, 2019

Safety Science Research: Evolution, Challenges and New Directions provides a unique perspective into the latest developments of safety science by putting together, for the first time, a new generation of authors with some of the pioneers of the field. Forty years ago, research traditions were...

Behavioral Cybersecurity: Applications of Personality Psychology and Computer Science

1st Edition

Wayne Patterson, Cynthia E. Winston-Proctor
May 14, 2019

Since the introduction and proliferation of the Internet, problems involved with maintaining cybersecurity has grown exponentially, and have evolved into many forms of exploitation. Yet, Cybersecurity has had far too little study and research. Virtually all of the Research that has taken place in...

Designing for Older Adults: Principles and Creative Human Factors Approaches, Third Edition

3rd Edition

Sara J. Czaja, Walter R. Boot, Neil Charness, Wendy A. Rogers
February 04, 2019

Winner of the 2019 Richard M. Kalish Innovative Publication Book Award 2019 – Gerontological Society of America This new edition provides easily accessible and usable guidelines for practitioners in the design community for older adults. It includes an updated overview of the demographic...

Human Performance, Workload, and Situational Awareness Measures Handbook, Third Edition - 2-Volume Set

3rd Edition

Valerie Jane Gawron
January 28, 2019

This two-volume set was developed to help researchers and practitioners select measures to be used in the evaluation of human/machine systems. It can also be used to supplement classes at both the undergraduate and graduate courses in ergonomics, experimental psychology, human factors, human...

Human Performance and Situation Awareness Measures

3rd Edition

Valerie Jane Gawron
January 09, 2019

This book was developed to help researchers and practitioners select measures to be used in the evaluation of human/machine systems. The book begins with an overview of the steps involved in developing a test to measure human performance. This is followed by a definition of human performance and a...

Workload Measures

3rd Edition

Valerie Jane Gawron
January 09, 2019

This book was developed to help researchers and practitioners select measures to be used in the evaluation of human/machine systems. The book includes definitions of human workload and a review of measures. Each measure is described, along with its strengths and limitations, data requirements,...

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