Ergonomics & Human Factors

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Healthcare Systems: Future Predictions for Global Care

1st Edition

Jeffrey Braithwaite, Russell Mannion, Yukihiro Matsuyama, Paul G. Shekelle, Stuart Whittaker, Samir Al-Adawi
May 15, 2018

In this book, we invited 146 authors with expertise in health policy, systems design, management, research, or practice, from each of the countries included, to consider health reforms or systems improvements in their country or region. The resulting case studies, of 52 individual countries and...

Remote Sensing and Cognition: Human Factors in Image Interpretation

1st Edition

Raechel A. White, Arzu Coltekin, Robert R. Hoffman
May 08, 2018

Human factors play a critical role in the design and interpretation of remotely sensed imagery for all Earth sciences. This book will bring together current topics widely recognized and addressed regarding human cognition in geographic imagery, especially remote sensing imagery with complex data....

Work Study and Ergonomics

1st Edition

P.C. Tewari
April 20, 2018

In the present era of liberalization, privatization and globalization, industrial growth is probably the most critical factor while analyzing a country’s economy. Sustenance of industry primarily depends on its productivity levels in the highly competitive environment. Productivity enhancement can...

Handbook of Virtual Environments: Design, Implementation, and Applications, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Kelly S. Hale, Kay M. Stanney
April 10, 2018

A Complete Toolbox of Theories and Techniques The second edition of a bestseller, Handbook of Virtual Environments: Design, Implementation, and Applications presents systematic and extensive coverage of the primary areas of research and development within VE technology. It brings together a...

Data-Driven Storytelling

1st Edition

Nathalie Henry Riche, Christophe Hurter, Nicholas Diakopoulos, Sheelagh Carpendale
March 29, 2018

This book presents an accessible introduction to data-driven storytelling. Resulting from unique discussions between data visualization researchers and data journalists, it offers an integrated definition of the topic, presents vivid examples and patterns for data storytelling, and calls out key...

Principles and Practices of Aquatic Law

1st Edition

John Robert Fletemeyer
March 20, 2018

Principles and Practices of Aquatic Law presents the best practices and principles related to aquatic law and risk management. Its focus is injury and death occurring in aquatic environments including the ocean, pools, water parks, canals, rivers, lakes, dams, etc. It discusses the importance of...

The Right Light: Matching Technologies to Needs and Applications

1st Edition

Spiros Kitsinelis
March 09, 2018

With so many new lighting technologies available for a wide range of visual environments, how do you choose the options that best address the needs and improve the quality of life for various groups? Focusing on applications and everyday use of light sources, The Right Light: Matching Technologies...

Skill Training in Multimodal Virtual Environments

1st Edition

Massîmo Bergamasco, Benoit Bardy, Daniel Gopher
March 09, 2018

The advent of augmented reality technologies used to assist human operators in complex manipulative operations—has brought an urgency to research into the modeling and training of human skills in Virtual Environments. However, modeling a specific act still represents a challenge in cognitive...

Quality of Life Technology Handbook

1st Edition

Richard Schulz
March 09, 2018

A collaboration between leading scientists, practitioners, and researchers at Carnegie-Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh, this book is a comprehensive resource describing Quality of Life technologies and their development, evaluation, adoption, and commercialization. It takes an...

Computer Systems Experiences of Users with and Without Disabilities: An Evaluation Guide for Professionals

1st Edition

Simone Borsci, Masaaki Kurosu, Stefano Federici, Maria Laura Mele
March 09, 2018

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...

Multiplayer Online Games: Origins, Players, and Social Dynamics

1st Edition

Guo Freeman
February 23, 2018

Multiplayer Online Games (MOGs) have become a new genre of "play culture," integrating communication and entertainment in a playful, computer-mediated environment that evolves through user interaction. This book comprehensively reviews the origins, players, and social dynamics of MOGs, as well as...

Human-Centered Design for Mining Equipment and New Technology

1st Edition

Tim Horberry, Robin Burgess-Limerick, Lisa J. Steiner
February 16, 2018

Human-Centered Design for Mining Equipment and New Technology first introduces Human-Centered Design (HCD) and outlines the benefits of this approach for mining equipment and new technology: HCD is a process that aims to make equipment and systems more usable and acceptable by explicitly focusing...

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