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Advancing Diversity, Inclusion, and Social Justice Through Human Systems Engineering

1st Edition

Rod D. Roscoe, Erin K. Chiou, Abigail R. Wooldridge
October 17, 2019

Advancing Diversity, Inclusion, and Social Justice through Human Systems Engineering highlights how scholars and practitioners of HSE (inclusively defined to span many fields) can apply their theories and methods to understand and support healthy communities, include and empower diverse populations...

Green Up!: Sustainable Design Solutions for Healthier Work and Living Environments

1st Edition

Stevie Famulari
October 07, 2019

There are unique greening solutions and practices that help create a lifestyle shift, improving the health of living and working spaces for its occupants from a personal, business, environmental, and profitable perspective. Short-term and long-term considerations are important elements when moving...

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...

Ergonomics for the Layman: Applications in Design

1st Edition

Prabir Mukhopadhyay
September 11, 2019

This book explains the application of ergonomics in three different areas of design, namely product, space, and communication. The book is written in layman's language and provides examples so that the reader can easily apply the principles to their designs. This book is easy to understand for...

A Practical Guide to the Safety Profession: The Relentless Pursuit

1st Edition

Jason A. Maldonado
September 04, 2019

A Practical Guide to the Safety Profession: The Relentless Pursuit will help reshape the way we talk about safety, prompt action, and engage workers from all levels of an organization. The book includes real-life experiences and characters that are relatable to anyone who has worked in the safety...

Advice for the Novice Investigator: Examples Taken from Movement Sciences

1st Edition

Nick Stergiou
August 23, 2019

This book is intended to help young and novice scientists by providing them with advice on how to overcome adversities. This advice comes in the form of numerous examples from the author’s career but also from the careers of many other scientists. It follows the thinking process of Ramon Y Cajal...

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...

Brain–Computer Interfaces Handbook: Technological and Theoretical Advances

1st Edition

Chang S. Nam, Anton Nijholt, Fabien Lotte
August 19, 2019

Brain–Computer Interfaces Handbook: Technological and Theoretical Advances provides a tutorial and an overview of the rich and multi-faceted world of Brain–Computer Interfaces (BCIs). The authors supply readers with a contemporary presentation of fundamentals, theories, and diverse applications of...

Auditory Cognition and Human Performance: Research and Applications

1st Edition

Carryl L. Baldwin
July 29, 2019

Hearing and understanding sound — auditory processing — greatly enriches everyday life and enhances our ability to perform many tasks essential to survival. The complex soundscape in which we live influences where we direct our attention, how we communicate with each other, and how we interact with...

Human Factors in Simulation and Training

1st Edition

Peter A. Hancock, Dennis A. Vincenzi, John A. Wise, Mustapha Mouloua
July 29, 2019

Measure twice, cut once. Although applicable to all areas of human factors research, the old adage is especially relevant to simulation and training. As a tool, simulation is an aid to the imagination, however, if incorrectly or inadequately used, it can lead to inaccurate outcomes that not only...

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