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Enabling Context-Aware Web Services: Methods, Architectures, and Technologies

Quan Z. Sheng, Jian Yu, Schahram Dustdar
June 14, 2017

With recent advances in radio-frequency identification (RFID) technology, sensor networks, and enhanced Web services, the original World Wide Web is continuing its evolution into what is being called the Web of Things and Services. Such a Web will support an ultimately interactive environment where...

Ergonomics for Rehabilitation Professionals

Shrawan Kumar
June 14, 2017

Despite the apparently distinct differences between the disciplines of ergonomics and rehabilitation, they deal with the same issues, although at different ends of the spectrum. Keeping this in mind, Ergonomics for Rehabilitation Professionals explores their philosophies and goals, their parallel,...

Human-Computer Interaction: Development Process

Andrew Sears, Julie A. Jacko
June 14, 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...

The Universal Access Handbook

Constantine Stephanidis
June 13, 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...

Cognitive Work Analysis: Applications, Extensions and Future Directions

Neville A. Stanton, Paul M. Salmon, Guy H. Walker, Daniel P. Jenkins
June 12, 2017

Over the past decade, Cognitive Work Analysis (CWA) has been one of the popular human factors approaches for complex systems evaluation and design applications. This is reflected by a diverse range of applications across safety critical domains. The book brings together a series of CWA...

Social Computing and Virtual Communities

Panayiotis Zaphiris, Chee Siang Ang
June 07, 2017

Growing more quickly than we can study or come to fully understand it, social computing is much more than the next thing. Whether it is due more to technology-driven convenience or to the basic human need to find kindred connection, online communication and communities are changing the way we live....

Advances in Ergonomics Modeling and Usability Evaluation

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

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...

Cognitive Systems Engineering: An Integrative Living Laboratory Framework

Michael D. McNeese, Peter Kent Forster
June 07, 2017

This book provides a framework for integrating complex systems that are problem-centric, human-centered, and provides an interdisciplinary, multi-methodological purview of multiple perspectives surrounding the human factors/human actors within living ecosystems. This book will provide useful...

Advances in Human Factors and Ergonomics in Healthcare

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

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...

Innovative Solutions: What Designers Need to Know for Today's Emerging Markets

Apala Lahiri Chavan, Girish V. Prabhu
June 07, 2017

Expanding into emerging markets brings with it a specific set of challenges for designing products and services. Not only do cultural differences play a role in what, how, and why customers behave the way they do, but existing technologies, distribution channels, and the wants and needs of...

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